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Retain Employees With Family-Friendly Workplace Policies
By Business News Daily Editor | May 15, 2020

Offering perks that support working parents could be the key to attracting and retaining top employees.

6 Tips for Writing an Effective Performance Review
By Sean Peek | May 12, 2020

Performance reviews have value for employees and employers alike, highlighting what is and isn't working, and keeping everyone on the same page.

Employee Freedom Breeds Loyalty and Commitment
By Business News Daily Editor | May 11, 2020

Giving employees freedom can lead to lower turnover.

Money Is the Top Motivator for Employees Who Quit Their Jobs
By Business News Daily Editor | May 08, 2020

Employees of all generations agree that being underpaid is the top factor motivating them to leave their jobs.

Why Gratitude Is the Best Employee Retention Strategy
By Lauren Wingo | May 04, 2020

Employee retention is important to keeping morale high and costs low. Here's why gratitude and employee appreciation are important elements of retention.

What Company Financial Data Should You Share With Employees?
By Business News Daily Editor | April 29, 2020

More than half of private employers now share how their organizations are faring financially with employees. Here's how to share this sensitive information.

Don't Burn Out: Pace Yourself to Avoid Workplace Fatigue
By Business News Daily Editor | April 28, 2020

Employees need to pace themselves during the day to avoid becoming overfatigued, which can result in lower morale and productivity.

Gen Y: Your Work BFF?
By Business News Daily Editor | April 20, 2020

According to one consultant, you should be cozying up to Gen Y at work.

Why Your Employees Hate Teamwork
By Business News Daily Editor | March 24, 2020

Working in teams is so frustrating to some employees that they have considered looking for new jobs because of it.

7 Questions That Could Help You Keep Your Employees
By Business News Daily Editor | March 18, 2020

Asking your employees about their career goals may be the key to retaining them.

Want to Inspire Employees? Share Their Peers' Successes
By Business News Daily Editor | March 16, 2020

New employees respond better to inspiring stories of their peers than those about company leaders.

Should You Offer Student Loan Repayment to Employees?
By Andrew Martins | March 12, 2020

Employee perks are a great way to attract and retain exceptional employees. Would offering student loan repayment give your business a significant leg up on the competition?

Speak Up! Dissension Is Key to Successful Teamwork
By Business News Daily Editor | March 06, 2020

Having someone on your team who can subtly express diverging opinions can pay big dividends.

6 Things Employees Want to Hear From Their Bosses
By Business News Daily Editor | March 06, 2020

Are you the type of boss who commends your employees for their contributions, meets with them one-on-one and takes an active interest in their lives?

Microsoft Workplace Analytics: How Your Business Can Benefit
By Business News Daily Editor | March 05, 2020

Technology in the workplace can both help and hinder efficiency. Microsoft Workplace Analytics seeks to help your team sift out the distractions for more productivity.

Top Performers Behaving Badly? Don't Let It Slide
By Business News Daily Editor | February 24, 2020

High-performing employees can get away with bad behavior because employers often believe their production outweighs their wrongdoings.

How to Best Lead a Multicultural or International Team
By Business News Daily Editor | February 19, 2020

Researchers offer a number of tips for how to get the most out of a diverse, multicultural team, whether it's in your office or across global borders.

What Does Poor Onboarding Really Do to Your Team?
By Business News Daily Editor | February 18, 2020

More than one-third of employers don't have a thorough, structured onboarding process for new hires. Read more about the negative implications of that here.

How to Use Personality Tests to Unify Your Team
By Business News Daily Editor | February 13, 2020

Personality tests can be great tools for managers who want to improve company culture.

Can Football's Wonderlic Test Predict Overall Job Performance?
By Business News Daily Editor | February 13, 2020

The Wonderlic test questions get progressively more difficult to ascertain one's general cognitive ability.

Want a Better Workplace? Encourage Employees to Volunteer
By Business News Daily Editor | February 12, 2020

A new study finds that creating a culture that encourages volunteering can help employers boost employee morale, workplace atmosphere and brand perception.

Can You Avoid Talking Politics at Work?
By Andrew Martins | February 06, 2020

With the 2020 election around the corner, workplaces are struggling to keep political conversations civil and productive.

Wages Keep Growing While Job Growth Remains Stagnant
By Andrew Martins | February 04, 2020

New employment data from Paychex and IHS Markit highlights continued wage growth amid a tight labor market.

Get Your Facts Straight: The Truth About Background Checks
By Skye Schooley | January 29, 2020

Believing these common misconceptions about background checks can lead to poor hiring decisions.

Study Finds SMBs Hurt by Daily Commutes
By Andrew Martins | December 19, 2019

Allowing employees to work remotely can save your SMB thousands of dollars per year.

U.S. Employees Want On-Demand Pay Schedules
By Andrew Martins | December 18, 2019

A recent study suggests that most U.S. workers want to change how they get paid.

Employee Retention Is Vital to the Healthcare Industry
By Andrew Martins | December 17, 2019

Researchers learn how important employee retention is to the healthcare industry.

Hiring Veterans? What Employers Need to Know
By Julianna Lopez | November 11, 2019

Are you considering hiring veterans for your small business? Here are some things you should know.

Falling Back May Disrupt Your Whole Week
By Marisa Sanfilippo | November 03, 2019

Daylight saving time is ending. Here's how to avoid letting the changing clocks disrupt your productivity.

Want Top Talent? Give Employees the Flexibility They Seek
By Joshua Stowers | October 31, 2019

Want to improve employee satisfaction and productivity? Offer workplace flexibility.