Why A Retention Strategy Is Essential For Your Company

Building a stronger, more skillful, and more productive workforce is a priority for every employer, regardless of the industry that they’re based in. Developing a strong recruitment strategy is a major part of that effort, and most organizations (understandably) commit huge amounts of time, energy, and resources to identifying and onboarding new talent. While recruitment… Read More »

Casual Friday and Beyond – How a Flexible Dress Code Can Improve Your Culture

As managers, we’re always on the lookout for new, creative, and effective ways to enhance the employee experience and improve the cultures that define our workplace. As a consequence, it’s important that we ask ourselves: what are the factors that actually contribute to optimizing workplace culture? There are several, but certainly one of the big… Read More »

Employee Development – Bringing The Best Out Of Your Team

The scope of responsibility for modern managers is changing almost as rapidly as industry best-practices themselves. Today, it isn’t enough for managers to merely be the individuals within a business that are able to make the tough decisions or keep the trajectory of an organization on course. In 2020, managers are also expected to be… Read More »

How to Properly Collect Feedback From Your Team

Creating a positive, dynamic, and engaging workplace inevitably leads to decreased rates of employee turnover, increased productivity, and a generally more healthy and harmonious work environment. As managers, it’s our responsibility to ensure that we’re taking advantage of every possible opportunity there is to improve our workplace cultures. In order to achieve this, we must… Read More »

5 Ways You Can Boost Workplace Safety This Winter

Winter, finally, has arrived. The days are growing shorter, the snow is falling, roads have become coated in ice, and shoppers are working themselves into a frenzy in preparation for Christmas. It’s undoubtedly a beautiful time of the year, but it also poses certain dangers to those that aren’t careful. Incidents of workplace accidents and… Read More »

Understanding Call Center Attrition, and the Best Ways to Combat It

Employee turnover – or “attrition” – is a perennial problem for employers across all industries, but it appears to have a disproportionately serious impact on the call center industry. In fact, recent research suggests that the turnover rate in call centers may be as much as 15% to 30% higher than the national average (30%-45%,… Read More »

Does Your Company Culture Promote Productivity?

The culture that you cultivate within your workplace will always directly determine the day-to-day and long-term attitudes, relationships, and productivity of your team. If your employees have access to the resources and tools that they need to do their jobs quickly and effectively, productivity will increase. If, on the other hand, they continually have access… Read More »

How You Can Turn Your Employees Into Your Best Spokesperson

In our modern age of ubiquitous screens and social media, employee reviews can spell the critical difference between glowing and permanently tainted reputations for our companies. Potential candidates and clients are constantly using reviews left by active and past employees to gauge our workplace culture and management abilities. As such, it should be a top… Read More »

5 Negative Effects of a Long Hiring Process

When it comes to hiring top talent, time is of the essence. More often than not, gifted job candidates are actively pursued by competing companies and recruiters. So, in many cases, the employer that ultimately wins the day is the one that can provide a streamlined communication, interviewing, and hiring process. Most of us are… Read More »

Why Companies Lose Talent, and How to Stop Turnover

Employee turnover is a perennial problem for companies operating within any industry. It can often be a particularly frustrating issue for employers because it is far from clear what the causes are that are leading employees to jump ship and look for opportunities elsewhere. While there are undoubtedly idiosyncrasies regarding each employee’s decision to leave… Read More »