Why Employee Engagement Is Different For Your Hourly, Pink & Blue Collar Workforces

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Three Employee Engagement Strategies for Hourly Workers

Bonfyre

An edited version of this article was originally published on TLNT under the title “ 3 Steps to Building Engagement Among Hourly Workers.” ” It’s time to stop taking the hourly employee for granted. Despite the fact that hourly employees are nearly 60% of the US workforce , leaders have a tendency to discount them when formulating their employee engagement strategies. Blog Engagement

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The Wage and Hour Pitfalls of Smartphones

HR Daily Advisor

Are your nonexempt employees sneaking a peek at work-related e-mail while off the clock? Watch out: There could be tricky wage and hour dangers ahead. Have loyal employees trying to help out after hours and off the clock? Learn More.

How Healthcare Organizations Can Increase Employee Engagement

Precheck

How Healthcare Organizations Can Increase Employee Engagement May. Its importance is reflected in its sustained growth — even during the Great Recession, the healthcare industry continued to expand. Healthcare is facing a crisis in culture, even at the physician level.

The Right Way to Increase Minimum Wage at Your Organization

Visier

On July 18th, 2019, the U.S. government passed a bill to gradually increase the minimum wage to $15 by 2025. of wage-earning workers and their employers. . The hourly rate of labor directly influences your bottom line. Understand the full impact.

7 Ways to Keep Call Center Employees Engaged

Achievers

Your call center employees are very often the first employees your customers interact with. They are problem solvers, and they are the keys to driving innovation, knowledge, and revenue throughout your organization. How can you inspire engagement at your organization?

Should HR Give Employees Advice – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

Let’s face it, human resources professionals often know personal things about their employees, like how much money they make. As a result, it can be tempting to want to help employees tap into community resources. That’s not a bad thing, if it’s done the right way.

Is a recognition gap wrecking your employee engagement?

Insperity

There’s a tendency to think that employee recognition is one-size-fits-all. But the truth is, what feels like recognition to one person may be meaningless to another. And with today’s workforce listing recognition as one of the top motivators in their job satisfaction, an employee recognition gap can be detrimental to the success of your business. But only one-third of them said they were happy with the way they were being recognized in their organization.

Both Sides Of The Coin: The Merits & Drawbacks Of Hourly Wages

Mitrefinch

Wages and salaries constitute the core element of income for the majority of working population. A wage is a monetary compensation an employer pays to an employee in exchange for a job done. The payment may be calculated as a fixed amount for each task completed or at an hourly or daily rate or based on an easily measured quantity of the job the employee has done. Merits of Hourly Wages.

4 Ways to Support Employees During a Crisis

UpstartHR

Over the last few weeks the environment has changed dramatically when it comes to work and life. As an HR leader, I can remember other times of crisis in the past, such as when our employees had their homes destroyed by tornadoes. At home, that’s not the case.

4 key steps to maintaining HR compliance

HRExecutive

Furthermore, the perils of noncompliance are fierce: fines, penalties, potential class-action lawsuits—not to mention the hit to your company’s reputation. For example, while the federal minimum wage remains unchanged, 21 states raised their minimum wage on Jan.

Recruit Better: Employee Discount Programs and Taxes

HR Bartender

Here on HR Bartender, we’ve talked about the partnerships HR needs to have in the organization with finance, risk management, and marketing…just to name a few. One very important partnership that we haven’t spent much time covering is the partnership between human resources and payroll.

Reliable Time & Attendance for Employees, Managers & Business Owners

nettime solutions

Between the country’s economic growth and the record low unemployment rate of 4.1%, times are looking good for many companies and workers. Now wages are starting to nudge upwards too. Many companies see salary increases as a way to retain employees. Read the Report.

What you can and can’t do when employees discuss wages

Insperity

Can your employees discuss their salaries or wages with their co-workers? In fact, having a policy against it could get you in hot water with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) because such policies generally violate federal labor law. The National Labor Relations Act protects employees’ rights to discuss conditions of employment, such as safety and pay even if you’re a non-union employer. Shifts or hours at work.

Employee Burnout: 4 Ways Technology Can Help

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at Kronos , the global leader in delivering workforce solutions in the cloud. To help employers navigate the upcoming U.S. Enjoy the post!). We need employees performing their best.

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Asking Employees for Reimbursement After They’ve Departed – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

Today’s reader note is about a company that’s doing something really nice for employees and ends up with a huge dilemma on their hands. Our company takes all employees (along with their family, significant other, friend, etc.) to Disney for the weekend.

The Best Features of a High-Performance Engagement and Retention Strategy

CakeHR

For much of the past decade, HR departments everywhere in the world have been dealing with an unprecedented challenge. In such a hiring environment, businesses no longer have the upper hand, and job-hopping has become the new normal. Begin With the Right Metrics.

My Birthday Wish for 2020

Jason Lauritsen

There’s also the birthday tradition of blowing out the candles on your cake—a tradition both magical and potentially humiliating (no one wants to be the kid who doesn’t get them all out). The magic is in the birthday wish. Be a light in the darkness.

This Company Raised Their Wages And This Is What They Learned

SAP Innovation

Right now the U.S. is embroiled in a national discussion about compensation, the cost of living, and employee engagement. One company took the plunge and upped their employee’s pay last February. The results so far? Are you doing enough training?

The Value of Employee Incentive Programs for Manufacturing

Achievers

These days, a good manufacturing industry employee is like struck gold. Even though the manufacturing sector pays an average hourly wage of $29.34 , good workers are hard to find. Build engaging employee incentive programs for manufacturing.

How to Take Advantage of Employee Benefits

Get Hppy

Most workers are classified as either an independent contractor or employee. Independent contractors usually have the freedom to set their own hours and choose their own tasks whereas employees work the hours set by their employer and have little or no say in their assigned duties.

What’s Keeping HR Up at Night in 2020?

HRExecutive

The number of job openings in the U.S. million in January 2020, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Is this an early sign that the talent shortage is dwindling? Although the talent shortage began dominating the labor market more than a decade ago, the No.

5 Tips for Employees Who Are Relocating

Achievers

Employee Engagement Consultant, Achievers. Relocating for your career is the perfect opportunity to explore a new way of life, meet new people, and get to know yourself that much better as you step outside of your comfort zone. This tip is the most important by far!

7 Tips for Helping Employees That Are Burnt Out

Bonusly

Employee burnout is a real problem. Just ask the World Health Organization which recently said that employee burnout consists of three things: Feelings of energy depletion or exhaustion. Add them up, and you have about 70% of your employees struggling with this issue!

Steps to Take Toward a (Smart) Smartphone Policy

HR Daily Advisor

In yesterday’s Advisor , we discussed the wage and hour compliance dangers of employee cell phone use; today, help with crafting intelligent cell phone policies. If employees are checking e-mails for 2 or 3 minutes, or taking a quick call (Where’s the ABC file?),

Student Loan Repayment 101: The Lowdown on 2020’s Hottest Employee Benefit

PlanSource

Chances are, you’ve probably heard about student loan repayment as an employee benefit. While innovative, student loan debt repayment as an employee benefit might not make sense for every employer. — What is Student Loan Repayment as an Employee Benefits? .

10 Ways to Motivate Your Retail Employees

Fond

Turnover in the retail industry is notoriously higher than any other, and it’s no surprise why. The hours are long, employees often spend entire shifts on their feet, and pay is typically minimum wage with no benefits. What is employee motivation?

Using Total Rewards for a Great Employee Experience

Bonusly

When you think about employee experience at your organization, consider this: employees want experiences that continue to invigorate them—not just by fulfilling their basic needs, but by offering career growth and expansion opportunities to look forward to. Employee Engagement

Preventing Employee Burnout

MTM Recognition

For many employees, the holidays can be stressful both at home and at work. While having a negative relationship with a direct supervisor is the leading cause of disengagement, there is a close second that has been becoming more prominent over the past few years: employee burnout.

Are Your Engaged Employees Relentlessly Curious Employees?

Babette Ten Haken - Human Capital & Industrial IoT

Engaged employees are not necessarily relentlessly curious employees. Do you identify who the relentlessly curious employees are in your organization? In general, employee engagement focuses on the value of perceived, and measured, employee-centric experiences.

What Drives Employee Happiness? Here are Few Facts

Empxtrack

This year, Finland grabbed top position in the list of world’s happiest countries, followed by Norway, Denmark, Iceland and Switzerland. Over the past two decades, Happiness Quotient has been varying dramatically in some countries. Happiest Countries in the World.

The Truth About Millennials’ Work Ethics

Fond

The internet contains no shortage of articles from previous generations lamenting the lackluster performance of the 73 million millennials. Almost always, this reminiscing is accompanied by a scornful attitude towards millennials, who were fortunate enough to avoid the same fate.

Companies Can Help Employees With Financial Emergencies [infographic] – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

I’ve spent the majority of my career working in industries with large hourly workforces. And much of that hourly workforce was paid minimum wage – or just above it. As a result, when employees had financial emergencies, it impacted their work.

The Difference Between Good and Great Managers

Everwise

If Hollywood and the humdrum of our everyday lives have taught us anything, it’s that bad bosses far outnumber the good ones. And, more importantly, what separates the beyond awful from the good, and the good from the great?

Handling Presenteeism in the Workplace

Rise

In the midst of this increasingly competitive war for talent, you’re doing well if you just have people in seats. It means you’re filling positions, retaining the team, and keeping absenteeism to a minimum. Do managers come into the office when they have the flu?