Industry News: February 2016

February 3, 2016 Perks WW Employee Experts

People Leave Bosses, Not Companies. Maybe That Boss Is You!
Huffington Post
People leave bosses, not companies! This is a statement that almost every single one of us has heard at some point during our careers, in fact, it might even be something that we have said ourselves...Link to complete article (opens in new window)

Company culture tips from Netflix, Zappos, Atlassian
It is easy to fall into the trap of thinking about an organization’s “culture” as the surface-level stuff — foosball tables, cool looking office spaces, and free lunches. Basically, perks. The best businesses large and small alike recognize that their culture is much more than the surface stuff and more than a cult of personality.,. Link to complete article (opens in new window)

Here's How You Can Make More Friends at Work
Authenticity has become a buzzword for everything from advertising to personal style to politics. In today’s world, where so much is mediated and polished by technology, the widespread desire for authenticity is really a bid to get back to the ‘human’ side of things and away from filters. And the desire for authenticity is just as strong in the workplace. Building authentic relationships at work is a key aspect of ensuring that employees are satisfied, engaged, and productive...Link to complete article (opens in new window)

5 Traits of a Disengaged Employee and How You Can Turn Them Around
Business 2 Community
Improving employee engagement is often at the forefront of every manager’s HR solutions list. Disengaged employees often harm a small business’s growth, so taking care of the problem as soon as possible is vital to your company’s bottom line...Link to complete article (opens in new window)

Employee Happiness Is Key Predictor of Loyalty
Bloomberg BNA
Tracking employee happiness can help employers determine which workers are most likely to leave the organization and how to get them to change their minds, according to a report released by Swedish-based employer branding firm Universum...Link to complete article (opens in new window)

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Perks WW Employee Experts

Engaging employees of various backgrounds, interests, and generations may seem next to impossible. As an employer you want to reward your workers on an individual and meaningful level for reaching business goals, but may not have the time or knowledge to do so. If your organization is suffering in the areas of: retention, attracting new talent, low satisfaction, or safety issues among others, consider partnering with Perks. By pairing our Science of Motivation™ methodology with your unique business needs, our incentive programs have a proven track record of strengthening all areas of employee engagement, most importantly: productivity and ROI. Our programs provide unique employee engagement solutions by rewarding workers based on performance. Whether rewarding an employee for going above and beyond, referring new talent, or taking the necessary steps to prevent workplace accidents, Perks will work with you to design the ultimate incentive program to meet your needs.

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