How to Calculate Employee Turnover

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For any business, it’s important to understand the percentage of people who leave your company over a given time period. Knowing your employee turnover percentage and comparing it from year to year can help you improve your recruiting and retention …

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How to Welcome New Employees with Effective Onboarding

What does it mean to feel welcome? While everyone has a different answer to this question, feeling welcome boils down to feeling understood—that others recognize you, empower you, and accept your place in the group.

When your organization helps

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How to Celebrate Employee Birthdays in the Workplace

Many people are eager to celebrate their birthdays. And if someone’s birthday falls on a weekday, they’ll be spending a precious chunk of that day at work.

So the question isn’t, “Should companies celebrate their employees’ birthdays?” Rather, companies should

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10 Great Examples of Google’s Company Culture

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A world-class company culture has been a key part of Google’s employer brand for years. In fact, Google earned 12 awards from Comparably in 2018 alone, including Best Company Culture, Best CEO and Best Company Happiness. Comparably reveals company cultures …

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Blue Collar Employees Need Recognition, Too!

No matter what industry and employee population, we all recognize the need to engage, appreciate, and motivate our workforce. Fortunately, there are plenty of creative solutions to engage employees, encourage both peer and management recognition, and deliver rewards.

Not all

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Why Many Culture Efforts Struggle To Drive Sustainable Change

There I was, sitting in the office of a senior executive who was struggling to come to terms with the reality that their organizational change effort, though having somewhat significant success initially, was not sustaining. People were quickly slipping back …

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Seven Team Building Activities That Actually Build Stronger Teams

Here’s how we react when we hear about strong teams: 🎉

Here’s how we react when we hear about “team building activities”: 😰

Let’s face it. Team building activities can be awkward. When you’re used to interacting with folks

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10 Foolproof Ideas for Your Company Volunteer Day

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Getting Started

Re-examine your company values: Volunteering is more fulfilling if it aligns with your company’s vision and values. As we’ve written before on TINYpulse, values lay the groundwork for how employees approach and think about the work they’re …

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Masterful Leaders – The Leader as Coach, Mentor and Teacher

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Among the many attributes a leader must possess, the most important is the ability to effortlessly transition from one leadership approach to another, in effect gliding between styles that best serve the developmental needs of …

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How to Save Your Company from Unhealthy Turnover and Optimize Retention

High turnover is a major concern for many organizations. In 2018, over 40 million people quit their jobs in the US compared to just 30 million in 2014.

But how do you know if your turnover really is an

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