How Companies Can Cultivate Workplace Friendships

As National Friendship Day 2018 approaches on August 5th, it’s the perfect time to reflect on how companies can cultivate workplace friendships and why workplace friendships are important.

Survey Says…

In an article about workplace friendships for L & D Daily Advisor, writer Lin Grensing-Pophal cites a Gallup Q-12 employee engagement assessment tool which asks the questions, “Do you have a best friend at work?” Why ask that question? 

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5 Halloween Contest Ideas for the Workplace

Need Halloween contest ideas for the workplace? It’s not too late! You still have plenty of time to plan something fun and engaging for employees.

Your instincts to celebrate Halloween in the workplace are spot-on.

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Summer Inspiration for Your Workplace Wellness Programs!

Workplace wellness programs lead to healthier, happier, more engaged and more productive employees. And that’s good for your business.

Summer is just the time to jumpstart your workplace wellness programs, since the season’s bounty provides plenty of opportunities to spark your employees’ enthusiasm.

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Employee Safety Incentives Made Easy

It may not be the most exciting part of workplace culture, but everyone agrees that employee safety is non-negotiable!

What you may not already know is how far employee safety incentives have come, even in the last few years!

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5 Simple Ways to Boost Workplace Happiness

Workplace happiness is just steps away!Work-life balance isn’t always easy. Stress, miscommunication, and unexpected life circumstances can chip away at our sense of satisfaction both in and outside of work.

But as we’ve learned, happiness isn’t merely a feeling; it’s a science, a choice, and a lifestyle!

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Super Bowl Monday Offers Easy Community Building

Super Bowl Monday Offers Opporunity to Connect with EmployeesTake advantage of Super Bowl Monday to build workplace community and have a little fun at work, too!

Everyone arrives Monday morning ready to talk about the important moments of the game, the commercials they loved or hated, Katy Perry and the half-time show or the party they hosted. 

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The Importance of Recapping Last Year with Employees

Recapping last year with employees is just smart business practice.  It communicates that everyone is important in achieving company goals.  Management has the opportunity to thank employees for their dedication and specific contributions, discuss important learning and set expectations for the year ahead. 

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Change Your Attitude, Change Workplace Culture

“It takes just a moment to change your attitude. And, in that quick moment, you can change your entire day.” — Author Unknown

A healthy workplace culture depends on a workforce that is committed to positive thinking.

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Back-to-School: An Employee Engagement Opportunity

Employee engagement opportunities arise every season. For instance, getting kids ready for school can be exciting and stressful for kids and parents—especially parents working outside the home—but you can help ease the transition for your employees and take advantage of a natural opportunity to build engagement.

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