News You Might Have Missed

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Check out a few of the recent stories that caught our eye as well as HighGround in the news. Even though employee appreciation day was last week, that doesn’t mean you should stop recognizing, thanking and acknowledging your workforce. HighGround’s Director of People and Culture, Libby Rapin, shares some simple tips on how to appreciate your employees on a daily basis. Vote] HighGround is in ChicagoInno’s Tech Madness.

It’s Holiday Bonus Time… Or Is It?

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On the whole, it’s good news for employees this holiday season. So, what are the other 25% of companies doing for employees this holiday season? If employees were expecting it, it could lead to an uncomfortable situation. The last thing a company needs is a group of disgruntled, unengaged employees as you kick off a new year. Here’s some (mostly) free ways to rally your employees together in an effort to encourage a little holiday cheer and thankfulness this season.

The “Elements” of an Engaged Company Culture

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First up is Appreciation (Ap). More than half of employees say that hearing an occasional “thank you” from their managers gives them a high sense of satisfaction. But many organizations don’t have an engagement solution that gives managers an easy, public way to extend appreciation to their team. And employees agree. You’ll get the latest HighGround and industry news sent straight to your inbox. . Let’s get a little nerdy.