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How to Increase Productivity for Your Remote Workers

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Welcome to How We Do at Kazoo, our series where we share actionable insider tips to make the workplace awesome.

How to Give Great Employee Recognition [Examples and Tips]

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Welcome to How We Do at Kazoo, our series of actionable insider tips to make the workplace awesome. Today, we talked with Kazoo Implementation Manager Patty Williams about how to give great employee recognition. Stay tuned for employee recognition examples and tips!

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Introducing: 9 Key Shifts for the New Future of Work

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When our team at Kazoo released our Employee Experience Manifesto in early March 2020, we never imagined the world we’d be releasing it into.

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Introducing Kazoo’s Employee Experience Impact ROI Calculator

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We’ve undergone a seismic shift in the workplace. And the employee experience (EX) is, more than ever before, a critical aspect of business performance. Yet, most executives have trouble connecting it to their bottom line.

How Businesses are Managing the New Reality of Work: A Paycor Survey

We wanted to know how COVID-19 impacted businesses and their workforces. Did they need government funds? How many workers did they layoff or furlough? Are employees working from home now? How’s team morale? And perhaps most importantly, what are their plans for the future? This guide offers a pretty good idea of how business leaders are feeling, what keeps them up at night, and what approaches they’re taking to solve problems. Download the guide to see all the survey results and where your organization might stand comparatively.

Why We Made Juneteenth a Company Holiday

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In the past week, Nike, Target, and Best Buy have made Juneteenth an official company holiday. We at Kazoo are proud to join them — and you should, too.

Announcing New E-Course: Creating a Company Goal Process

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Hitting goals is hard. Using them to align your workforce shouldn’t be. But without a tried and true company goal process , it can be hard to know where to start. That’s why, on July 15, we’re launching a 7-part email course for HR professionals: Creating a Company Goal Process.

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7 Predictions for the New (Ab)normal Workplace

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As we begin to return to business as normal, everyone’s looking for workplace predictions and insights into the new future of work.

Our Powers Combined: New Kazoo and BambooHR Integration

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Here at Kazoo, we’re all about teamwork. That’s why we’re excited to announce our new product integration with BambooHR. . BambooHR is a fantastic HR software for small and medium businesses that makes it easy to: collect, maintain, and analyze your people data. improve the way you hire talent.

Integrations: How Kazoo Does More for You

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They say it takes a village, and we agree. That’s why Kazoo has partnered with top HR tech companies on integrations that help you do more. Today, we’ll talk about what integrations are , what integrations do for you, and how Kazoo’s integrations help you do more.

Mission Critical: Leveraging Learning Engineering to Drive Digital Transformation

Speaker: Trish Uhl, Founder of Owl's Ledge LLC and the Talent & Learning Analytics Leadership Forum

Digital is disrupting every part of an organization's value chain at a record pace, creating a critical need to transform operations and employees' ways of working. Formal training alone can't keep up; it's often too slow, too generic, inconvenient, inefficient, unduly expensive and lacks or lags methods for measuring business-related effectiveness. Trish Uhl show you how to start leveraging Learning Engineering, a multidisciplinary approach that combines modern technology, data analytics, decision science, learning sciences and change management with human-centered engineering design methodologies to ultimately deliver targeted learning outcomes and business results that keep pace with the business and merge learning into the flow of work and lead Digital Adoption.

Is Your Workforce Thriving? Take Our Employee Experience Assessment

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You’ve heard us talk about the employee experience (EX). Now, let’s talk about yours. In this uncharted new age of work, are your employees thriving ? Or are they just getting by?

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Own It! Company Culture Ideas from Kazooligan Shawn Bell

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What is company culture ? It starts with great ideas from great employees — like Kazoo Solutions Consultant Shawn Bell, winner of Kazoo’s Culture Code award for Q4. Every quarter, Kazoo celebrates our company’s culture by highlighting employees who make Kazoo a great place to work.

14 Work Appreciation Ideas for Nurses and Medical Workers

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No one needs a thank-you more than your favorite nurse. It’s a high-caring, high-stress profession, and often their efforts go overlooked. But on the hospital floor, their expertise is gold. So we’ve put together 14 appreciation ideas for nurses.

Own It! Company Culture Ideas from Kazooligan Shawn Bell

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What is company culture ? It starts with great ideas from great employees — like Kazoo Solutions Consultant Shawn Bell, winner of Kazoo’s Culture Code award for Q4. Every quarter, Kazoo celebrates our company’s culture by highlighting employees who make Kazoo a great place to work.

The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

Measure Remote Employee Engagement with Insights

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It’s the question for the new age of remote work: In this environment, h ow do you measure employee engagement? Kazoo’s got you covered.

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.

Your Company’s Full-Remote for Coronavirus: What To Do Next

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To combat coronavirus and flatten the curve, companies have made the transition to full-remote — in some cases, before they were fully prepared. . Now, it’s time to pick up the pieces.

26 Unmissable HR Podcasts

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Ready to turn up the energy of your commute? Get plugged into the conversations, challenges, and questions shaping the work landscape with these 26 HR and workplace podcasts.

How to Elevate Employee Voice to Guide a Culture Transformation

2020’s boldest people leaders are building and living core values along with their employees. Elevating Employee Voice engages an organization’s “collective hearts and habits” to drive transformation at scale. It connects every individual, manager and team in an authentic dialogue to create shared alignment, ownership and trust in the path ahead.

How to Set Goals That Connect and Align Remote Teams

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In the face of coronavirus, his sales team was on the brink of going full-remote for the first time ever. So Kazoo’s Chief Customer Officer Tony Capasso did what strategic leaders do: He set goals. Remote team goals. “

Announcing The Employee Experience Revolution: A Manifesto

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There’s no question — even before the recent health crisis upended our work culture, we’ve been heading for a revolution in the workplace. We’re undergoing a true employee experience revolution.

3 Key Takeaways from Josh Bersin’s Employee Experience Platform Report

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Haven’t had a chance to read HR thought leader Josh Bersin’s latest report on the employee experience platform market ? We’ve got you! Read on for our top takeaways. Takeaway #1. Employee experience (EX) is growing out from under the HR umbrella and becoming its own field of work.

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12 Blogs Every HR Professional Should Be Reading

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Do a quick search for “human resources” on Google and you’ll get a mind-boggling 4.5 BILLION results. Yes, that’s billion with a B. But with an infinite amount of content at our fingertips, it can be hard to know where to start when looking for great advice on the latest HR trends.

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Group Demonstration Webinar: 100% Remote New Employee Onboarding

Speaker: David Secunda, CEO, WorkBright

Companies are looking to adjust their new hire onboarding to accommodate unique ‘social distancing’ challenges like securely collecting personally identifiable information and understanding new compliance regulations like Form I-9 verification. Join Workbright on Thursday, August 27th, to get a first-hand look at how a 100% remote onboarding process works using their system. They'll cover a few of the new COVID-19 related legislation changes and how they can be easily facilitated with their platform.

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.

20 Best Books for HR Professionals

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Readers are leaders, and leaders are readers. Here’s a list of 20 great reads that have the power to transform both you and your organization. Investing in People. Author: Wayne Cascio and John Boudreau.

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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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.

COVID-19: Returning to the Workplace in a New Reality

COVID-19 has created a new set of risks that require a new way of working. Download Gallagher’s latest COVID-19 report for insights into encouraging resiliency in your people, building confidence in your organization, and preparing for the future of work.

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.

SHRM 2018 Recap: The Three Things We Love Most About Conferences

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Another SHRM conference has come and gone. This year’s event held in Chicago brought together 22,000 HR professionals for several days of networking, keynote presentations, breakout sessions and fun.

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.

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.

The D&I Garden: Seeds of Innovation that Grow into Creative Breakthroughs

Speaker: Donald Fan, Senior Director of the Global Office of Culture, Diversity & Inclusion at Walmart Inc.

In the digital era, rife with uncertainty and ambiguity, innovation plays an essential role in sustaining organic growth and outperforming the global competition. Research proves time and again, there exists a robust bond between innovation and diversity & inclusion (D&I); our challenge is to help our leaders understand how to plant the seeds of innovation in the fertile D&I garden in order to drive a strategic and competitive advantage from the office and in the digital landscape.

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.

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.

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?

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?

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.