5 collaboration ideas for the workplace

By now we’re all on the same page about why collaboration is beneficial to organizations, right? If not, here are a few good reasons that sum up why collaboration is important:

  • Increases efficiency
  • Improves retention
  • Boosts morale
  • Opens up
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14 Surprising Statistics about Employee Retention

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The reasons a great employee leaves (or the methods of how to keep one) can be a bit of a mystery if you haven’t had time to think deeply about your company culture, or if you’re just starting to build …

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20 Characteristics of High-Potential Employees

How do you know you've got a high potential employee?

Even if your team is made up solely of supremely talented individuals, there are always a few employees who stand out from the rest of the pack. According to the Harvard Business Review, these high-potential employees account for an …

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Increase Employee Engagement With These 20 Fun Survey Questions

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The easiest way to figure out whether your employees are engaged or whether they dread coming to the office each day is by asking them directly.

Unfortunately, you simply can’t ask each employee whether they’re engaged during your routine 1:1

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3 Examples of Organizational Change Done Right

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Organizational change is one of the riskiest, most earth-shaking things a company can do. But a successful reorg can set an organization on the path to future success like nothing else can.

It’s a radical move, but often it is …

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Performance Reviews: A Smart Guide to Self-Evaluating

Study after study shows that employees and managers alike are fed up with traditional, annual performance reviews. In a 2017 study of 1,500 office workers, Adobe – who ditched traditional performance reviews in 2012 – found that 59% of those …

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3 Proven Methods for Bringing Company Values to Life

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Your company values are such an essential piece of your organizational culture and brand. But while the executive leadership may understand the list of these values deeply — even maybe had a hand in creating them — you have to …

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Your Company Culture And The Uniqueness Paradox

Advising senior leaders on the topic of organizational culture for the last fifteen plus years has provided me with a multitude of opportunities to examine the ways in which groups of people organize themselves to accomplish their work and to …

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7 Common (but Fixable) Causes of Employee Turnover

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It costs a lot to hire an employee. On top of salary expenses, there are also benefits to be paid and costs associated with recruiting and onboarding. Additionally, companies also have to deal with a learning curve; it can

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Healthcare Benefits are Broken. Fixing Them Requires Redefining the Industry.

Much attention has been paid to fixing our country’s broken healthcare system. But what often gets missed are the problems with employer-sponsored health benefits and the role they play within the broader healthcare crisis. Employers in North America alone are …

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