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7 Effective Techniques to Boost Employee Morale Without Increasing Salaries

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Employee morale. Wikipedia defines it as job satisfaction or a feeling of well-being in the workplace. But morale offers more than just happiness. Research shows a clear link between employees’ morale and better job performance.

Everything You Need to Know About SMART Goals

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Goal setting is a necessary component for success, especially in the workplace. Not only do goals boost employee productivity, but they also give us purpose and help us turn our aspirations into reality.

Age Discrimination is Affecting Company Culture

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Age Discrimination in the Workplace. We recently spoke about discrimination against women in the workplace, but unfortunately, gender bias isn’t the only prejudice found in companies across the nation.

How to Set and Measure OKRs (Objectives & Key Results)

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What do Amazon, Google, and Intel all have in common? Though phrases like “market dominance” or “daring leadership” may come to mind, the answer is actually goal setting.

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Candidate Screening Simplified

Speaker: Allen Samuel, Senior Sourcer & Serial Entrepreneur

When it comes to finding the right candidates for your company, you want to ensure that they are a good “fit.” By having an understanding of the job description, accurate skillset criteria and a short conversation with the hiring manager, you will be armed with the resources to quickly and effectively convert potential candidates to new hires. Join Senior Sourcer & Serial Entrepreneur Allen Samuel to learn the steps you should be taking in your candidate screening process.

Ramadan in the Workplace 2019: HR Best Practices

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We recently published a series of blog posts regarding inclusivity in the workplace, and we wanted to broaden the conversation to include people who practice different faiths. The purpose of these articles is to bring awareness to specific holidays or traditions that aren’t widely covered in the U.S.

How to Make Work Fun with Kazoo

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Have you ever had an experience or moment that stuck with you, to this day? It could be anything from a magical trip to a Disney resort, or a surprise birthday party. Now, imagine if you could recreate a moment like this on the spot and instantly make your day better, particularly at work.

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50 Employee Behaviors Worth Recognizing and Rewarding

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In today’s workforce, recognizing employees isn’t just part of good company culture – it’s a critical component of retention, productivity, and employee engagement. Sound like fluff?

13 Simple Ways to Recognize Employees without Spending Money

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Most people would agree that receiving extra money is a good incentive to work harder and stay motivated on the job. Maybe you offer an annual bonus but are looking for ways to reward employees for the rest of the year to keep them motivated.

26 Staff Appreciation Ideas and Recognition Ideas that Won’t Break the Bank

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As any successful business owner will tell you, employees are the lifeblood of a company. When they’re disgruntled or apathetic, they clog the arteries of your operations. But keep your employees happy and engaged, and they’ll help your business flow smoothly. The good news: The heart of employee engagement is easy and inexpensive to roll out, yet impacts revenue, retention, and absenteeism in droves. Ready for it? It’s simple appreciation.

Technology does not make Digital Transformations Effective - People Do!

There is no doubt that digital transformation strategies are technology driven; however, that is not the only factor. The human element is still relevant - in fact, it is necessary to succeed in the digital era.

5 Key Drivers of Employee Engagement

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Employee Disengagement. Disengaged employees have needs that are being neglected. As soon as they begin lacking motivation and become detached from their daily work, their productivity plummets. Many employers then think the best solution is to increase salaries, benefits, and perks.

Equal Pay Day 2019: How You Can Help

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The gender pay gap has garnered a lot of discussion in the past few years due to the shocking statistics behind it and the recent monumental women’s movements such as #MeToo.

What Is Your Management Style Based on Your Enneagram Type?

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Raise your hand if you’ve ever given out (and taken!) a personality test for a new job or as a team-building exercise at work. Chances are, many of you have – and with very good reason.

The Art of Giving and Receiving Feedback

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While it may not seem like it on the surface, the ability to effectively give and receive feedback is the most important soft skill to have today. Why is feedback a career gamechanger? Having the ability to give and receive feedback – and do both well – means that you’re coachable as an employee and able to coach as a manager. In today’s modern workplace where a feedback culture reigns supreme, this can mean the difference between success and failure.

5 Culture Trends for 2019

As we approach 2019, major shifts in the work environment will continue to affect the ways companies do business. Companies that are looking to attract, engage, and retain top talent should leverage these trends to create workplaces where employees thrive.

Meet Paul Pellman, Our New CEO

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Last month when we launched Kazoo (formerly YouEarnedIt/HighGround), we also announced Paul Pellman as our new CEO. We had a few burning questions for him at this exciting juncture in the company’s history and we want to help you to get to know him. So without further ado, meet Paul!

[Podcast] How to Build a Great Culture From Scratch with Mark McClain

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The latest episode of What Culture Could Be – a podcast by Autumn Manning – is brought to you by Kazoo. Have you ever wondered how companies build and sustain their culture as they grow?

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The Art of Giving and Receiving Feedback

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While it may not seem like it on the surface, the ability to effectively give and receive feedback is the most important soft skill to have today. Why is feedback a career gamechanger?

Ramadan in the Workplace 2019: HR Best Practices

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We recently published a series of blog posts regarding inclusivity in the workplace, and we wanted to broaden the conversation to include people who practice different faiths. The purpose of these articles is to bring awareness to specific holidays or traditions that aren’t widely covered in the U.S.

Dice 2018 Recruitment Automation Report

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) technologies are rapidly changing the way many recruit and hire talent. Read Dice's first-ever Recruitment Automation Report to discover how you can employ new, cutting-edge technologies to source and hire tech talent faster.

50 Employee Behaviors Worth Recognizing and Rewarding

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In today’s workforce, recognizing employees isn’t just part of good company culture – it’s a critical component of retention, productivity, and employee engagement. Sound like fluff?

What Is Your Management Style Based on Your Enneagram Type?

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First up: If don’t know your type, take the free Enneagram personality test before reading the rest of this blog. Raise your hand if you’ve ever given out (and taken!) a personality test for a new job or as a team-building exercise at work.

How Age Discrimination in the Workplace Affects Company Culture

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Age Discrimination in the Workplace. We recently spoke about discrimination against women in the workplace, but unfortunately, gender bias isn’t the only prejudice found in companies across the nation.

Experience Kazoo at the 2019 Total Rewards Conference

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Get excited! The 2019 WorldatWork Total Rewards Conference is coming up on May 6-8 in Orlando, FL. And guess what? Kazoo will be there at Booth #317! Cue the confetti dance. This year’s Total Rewards Conference is focused on: Innovating how you reward and engage employees.

How Recruiters Can Create a Predictable Candidate Pipeline

Even the most experienced recruiting professionals face challenges filling critical roles in their organizations from an inability to establish, nurture and grow a sustainable talent pipeline. Download this eBook to get a jump on sourcing and learn how to build a high performance recruiting pipeline.

How to Make Work Fun with Kazoo

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Have you ever had an experience or moment that stuck with you, to this day? It could be anything from a magical trip to a Disney resort, or a surprise birthday party. Now, imagine if you could recreate a moment like this on the spot and instantly make your day better, particularly at work.

7 Effective Techniques to Boost Employee Morale Without Increasing Salaries

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Employee morale. Wikipedia defines it as job satisfaction or a feeling of well-being in the workplace. But morale offers more than just happiness. Research shows a clear link between employees’ morale and better job performance.

2019 HR Strategies That Matter Most [GUIDE]

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Everywhere you turn, a different expert is declaring the best ways to move your HR program forward in 2019. There’s definitely something to gain from each of them.

The Art of Giving and Receiving Feedback

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The #1 Skill Holding You Back. While it may not seem like it on the surface, the ability to effectively give and receive feedback is perhaps one of the most THE MOST important soft skill to have today. Why is feedback a career gamechanger?

Newton’s Guide to OFCCP Compliance

For federal contractors, keeping up with OFCCP regulations can be a major challenge when recruiting and hiring. Download our guide to OFCCP compliance and learn the major regulations that you must adhere to.

2019 Holiday and Incentive Calendar

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Looking for new ways to engage your team with the Kazoo platform? Good news! We’ve compiled a list of our favorite holidays you and your employees can celebrate with our Rewards & Recognition platform.

4 Lessons HR Teams Can Learn from HBO’s Westworld

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Professionals in the HR space can find more than their fair share of helpful advice from the characters of HBO’s WestWorld. It is, after all, a story about self actualization, interpersonal relationships, and questionable leadership.

Get Your Office Involved: Holiday Giving + New Year Incentives

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Looking for inspiration on how to make the Kazoo platform a holiday hit? Whether you’re interested in holiday rewards for employees or simply want to encourage giving, we’ve put together a list of our favorite ideas for employees, teams, and managers as we head into 2019.

5 Advantages of Technology-Enabled Performance Management

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Each organization designs a performance management process that is uniquely suited to their employees. From goal setting and feedback to performance conversations and annual reviews, no two processes look exactly the same from one company to the next.

Why All the AI Research You’re Reading is Dead Wrong

Speaker: Ben Eubanks, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, Principal Analyst at Lighthouse Research & Advisory

While we may be “people” professionals, it is part of our job to understand AI and how this technology can enable us to make smarter decisions and develop more efficient processes. Join Lighthouse Research & Advisory Principal Analyst Ben Eubanks where he will discuss how AI can be used for HR and recruiting processes, including how to create more human interactions and engagement through the strategic application of technology.