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employee engagement
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Employee Engagement: Keeping Your Employees Passionate

Oftentimes, the idea of employee engagement is ignored by businesses. Businesses will hire an employee and will not attempt to keep the employee interested in work. Due to the lack of care of employee engagement, employee retention will skyrocket downward. The more a business applies employee engagement ideas into the workplace, the longer they will keep that employe[...]

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Ensuring Diversity in Your Workplace

The right candidate for a job can come from a variety of different walks of life. Many great candidates get missed when companies don't do enough to foster a diverse work environment. Research has shown several benefits of diversity in the workplace, including offering different perspectives, quicker problem solving, increased profits, decreased employee turnover, an[...]

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Human Capital: Why Your Business Needs It

It is a well-known fact that an organization is only as good as its people. Each employee is an asset to the company and it would not be able to function without them. There is a term for what people are bringing to the table within an organization: Human Capital.  What is Human Capital? Human capital is not found on a company’s balance sheet with all th[...]

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Dealing with Chronic Absenteeism in Your Workplace

Operating a workforce of any size can come with a wide array of challenges, with one of these being scheduling and punctuality. Tardiness or absenteeism, if not curbed, can become a far too often occurrence. It can go from once in a while to weekly or monthly in the blink of an eye. Although, there are methods to help resolve chronic absenteeism. Handling Chronic[...]

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5 Tips for Dealing with a Disgruntled Employee

When it comes to operating a company, employees are the most valuable asset. Employees are what keep a company productive, operating smoothly, and being financially positive. This is why it is important to keep employees in a positive and happy state of mind. Of course, there are times where an employee becomes disgruntled. This can be difficult to deal with. Fortuna[...]

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Employee Training and Turnover: A Correlation?

Training and development (T&D) in the hotel industry is often viewed as costly.  Choi and Dickson (2009) found that hospitality companies do not value training and as a result, hotel companies do not invest in T&D.  Moreover, Choi and Dickson (2009) argued that well-executed management training programs could reduce turnover and increase job satisfaction. [...]