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35 Insanely Fun Team Building Activities For Work (“Trust Falls” Not Included)

SnackNation

35 Insanely Fun Team Building Activities For Work (“Trust Falls” Not Included). Believe it or not, team building activities for work are critically important to the success of your business. Go team! Team Hike.

Re-energize your workforce: 13 easy ways to get employees engaged

HR Morning

Presenteeism – the act of showing up to work unfocused – costs companies $150 billion a year in productivity, according to the American Medical Association. Implementing a few of these simple ideas in each category will set you on the path to a more productive workforce: Communication.

Employee Training On A Budget: 10 Tips For Small Businesses [INFOGRAPHIC]

SAP Innovation

There may be several sales pros, a content marketer or two, perhaps an HR recruiter, clerical staff, and employees who produce products or deliver services to customers and clients. At most small businesses, everyone is part of the entire team of employees.

12 budget-friendly team bonding activities for your business

Insperity

Team bonding activities can be an effective strategy for building a strong, cohesive workforce. Although working together may give your employees a glimpse into their coworkers’ personalities and work styles, it doesn’t always foster the team dynamic that bonding activities can help you build – company-wide. Extreme or embarrassing activities like this have given team building a bad name in some circles. Tailor activities to your team bonding goals.

A Guide to Planning the Best Offsite Meeting

Bonusly

This begs the question: what is it that makes an offsite meeting productive and memorable? When the way you spend time and resources on an offsite activity confirms what you value, it can strengthen how your employees feel about your culture. Is it to produce a product?

3 Key Ingredients for an Effective Work Retreat

Tsheets

How to thrive and stay productive in an unplugged, off-the-grid work environment. While beneficial (conferences, for example, usually include a lot of skill-sharpening, speech-attending, and networking), travel can often call for early mornings and late nights.

How to plan a successful small group retreat

Fast Company The Future of Work

I found and booked a home located on Eagle Ridge Resort in Galena, Illinois, but if you’re looking for something a less location-specific, sites like Airbnb or VRBO present endless options for finding a home-based location in almost any city. Retreats like this can also serve as a networking opportunity to build new professional relationships in a relaxed setting. Schedule time for people to be alone. Arrange a time to cook a meal together.

Tomorrow’s Leadership Trends: Bridging the Global Generation Gap in Human Resources

HR Daily Advisor

While attending the International HR Conference in Barcelona, Spain recently, Keystone Partners’ Managing Partner, Elaine Varelas, brought back insights on new trends in global leadership. I’ve taught them a bit of programming, and now we have something of a team.

5 Budget-Friendly Ideas for Launching an Employee Learning and Development Program

Zenefits

The great news about zeroing in on employee learning and development is that there are plentiful resources to get you started that can suit your team size, budget, and time restraints. As an employer, when you provide the opportunity to do so, you signal prioritization of your team’s growth. It may take time for employees to absorb new processes, but once they’ve made it through that curve, their excitement and engagement will be palpable. Crowdsource your team.

Digital Detox: How to Unplug and Why You Should

TalentCulture

Remember when we all had hopes that technology was going to reduce our “busy time?” However, I also understand the benefits of a “digital detox,” and unplugging from technology from time to time. Our brains need time to unwind after work. And that’s a win-win in my book.

The Secret Ingredients You Need To Improve Talent Acquisition

Spark Hire

Show how you’ve invested time and energy into your current employees: Do you bring in guest speakers to educate your staff? This illustrates that you care about more than just day-to-day productivity. They want information to be communicated in an open, timely way.

A Step-by-Step Guide to Onboarding New Employees

WorkStride

It takes a long time to adjust to a new environment, learn the ins and outs, the different tools and processes, etc. It’s amazing how little time and energy is put into onboarding at most companies when you consider how much time and energy is put into recruiting.

8 Employee Engagement Ideas for Employers Who Care

Capterra

It’s that time of day. No, wait, it’s just a “New York Times” opinion bit. But what if this is how your employees look all the time? ” And there’s only so many times you can read those repeated tips without falling victim to the 2 p.m. 3 employee engagement ideas: As part of the onboarding process for new hires, help them understand their role and how they will interact with not only their team but the company as a whole.

59 Awesome Employee Engagement Ideas & Activities for 2018 (Plus 10 New Bonus Ideas)

SnackNation

Find out what your team members are passionate about. Kevin Sheridan , New York Times best-selling Author of Building a Magnetic Culture , has helped some of the world’s largest corporations improve their culture and foster productive engagement. Celebrate your team.

17 Proven Ways to Improve Employee Satisfaction and Create an Awesome Office

SnackNation

How many times have you heard a manager or executive say this: “It’s called work for a reason.”. Communication doesn’t have to be a big production. Ask yourself this – when was the last time your entire organization was in the same place at the same time?

121 Employee Wellness Program Ideas Your Team Will Love

SnackNation

121 Employee Wellness Program Ideas Your Team Will Love. . Employee wellness programs have become a staple in many companies as a way to attract top talent, keep them happy and productive, and decrease employee turnover. Productivity Boosters. Hook your team up with a Bevi.

The Heartbeat of the Organization

Conversation Matters

They go in order to meet with others to talk together about the planning and coordination issues their team or department is facing. 3 Cisco’s study of 2000 of their teleworkers in five global regions provided an estimated $277 million in annual productivity savings, and more than 47,000 metric tons of greenhouse gases avoided. Cisco’s study shows that remote employees are most productive and creative when allowed to self-manage.

Talent and Performance Management Survey Summary

HR Daily Advisor

The HR Daily Advisor research team conducted the 2016 Talent and Performance Management Survey in January, 2016. The number one response was, “they accomplish the intended goal most of the time” (46.9%). Team building. Time management. Not enough time for training.

37 Creative Employee Reward Ideas (2016 Update)

Bonusly

Aligning the rewards you provide with the things your team truly values will make a big difference in how they're received. Creativity, not cost, is the real key to building a great set of employee rewards everyone will be excited to earn. Time Off. Team-Building.