Category Archives: Employee Satisfaction

Empowered Execution Keeps Employees Happy (And Makes Work Easier)

Empowered Execution Keeps Employees Happy (And Makes Work Easier) Brad Anderson / 03 Oct 2022   Today’s employees aren’t content to see work as a transactional relationship. The idea of putting in hours in exchange for a paycheck doesn’t keep them satisfied. Instead, it spreads the seeds of discontentment that lead to presenteeism, absenteeism, and … Continue reading Empowered Execution Keeps Employees Happy (And Makes Work Easier)

‘It’s the government’s job to protect people’: States are finally starting to ban ‘forever chemicals’

  By alex brown October 05, 2022 “Forever chemicals” are everywhere. The thousands of chemicals in the group known as perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS, are found in cookware, packaging, cosmetics, clothing, carpet, electronics, firefighting foam, and many other products. The chemicals, which do not naturally break down, are so widespread that they’re found … Continue reading ‘It’s the government’s job to protect people’: States are finally starting to ban ‘forever chemicals’

Other presidents have tried and failed to expand overtime pay. Can Biden succeed?

By Marcus Baram   May 14, 2022 After decades of decline in overtime pay, the Biden administration is considering action to sharply expand access in a time of high inflation. This is the second article of a four-part series examining the 40-year effort by big business and elected officials to deny Americans extra pay for … Continue reading Other presidents have tried and failed to expand overtime pay. Can Biden succeed?

Value Your Employees and Pay Them Well to Improve Your Call Center Experience

Laura Krajewski July 31, 2021 Businesses need to be profitable to keep running. So when talking about money, it can be tempting to cut your budget in a number of places – starting with the paychecks of your entry-level employees. But, what happens when a company underpays their employees? For your call center agents, it … Continue reading Value Your Employees and Pay Them Well to Improve Your Call Center Experience

Employee Well-being & Company Success Are Linked: How to Foster Flourishing Teams that Last

Isaac Kohen May 26, 2021 Here’s how small business leaders can position their employees to thrive in a post-pandemic operational reality. The recent pandemic and associated economic fallout were especially challenging for small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs). The Washington Post estimates that more than 100,000 small businesses have permanently closed, and overall revenue plummeted by … Continue reading Employee Well-being & Company Success Are Linked: How to Foster Flourishing Teams that Last

Fair Treatment of Employees: Efforts to Unionize Amazon Warehouses

Angela Hausman, PhD April 8, 2021 Unions certainly have their place in our society. We have unions to thank for such as the five-day workweek, overtime pay, safe working conditions, and many other rights we take for granted as workers today. Unions were needed because employers abused their workers by creating unsafe working conditions and … Continue reading Fair Treatment of Employees: Efforts to Unionize Amazon Warehouses

Employee Poaching: Keep Them Happy or Someone Else Will

Karl Sakas April 6, 2021 Follow these 11 tips to reduce (or even prevent) employee poaching at your agency. Great team members are highly valuable—which means other companies are trying to poach your best employees. You’ve worked hard to build and invest in your agency’s team—so why wouldn’t someone else want to reap the benefits? … Continue reading Employee Poaching: Keep Them Happy or Someone Else Will