Monthly Archives: January 2016

Create Buy-In With More Employee Storytelling

January 27, 2016 | 497 views

Create Buy-In With More Employee Storytelling

Create Buy-In With More Employee Storytelling

In business, you spend a lot of time focusing on your buyers. How can you get more people in the store? What can you do to attract more customers? How can you boost sales?

 

One overlooked strategy of growing your business and creating a loyal base of buyers is employee storytelling.

 

What is Employee Storytelling?

 

Employee storytelling is using your employees backgrounds and personal interests to create a stronger connection with your buyers.

 

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The Benefits to Offering Educational Opportunities to All Your Employees

January 20, 2016 | 437 views

The Benefits to Offering Educational Opportunities to All Your Employees

The Benefits to Offering Educational Opportunities to All Your Employees

Are you concerned about offering educational opportunities as a benefit? You’re not alone.

 

Many companies shy away from offering this perk because they worry the employee will leave once his training is complete. You would foot the bill for the education, then another competing company would reap the benefits.

 

Although this is a common concern, it shouldn’t be enough to stop you from offering this benefit to your employees.

 

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3 Tips for Tracking Employee Performance

January 13, 2016 | 470 views

3 Tips for Tracking Employee Performance

3 Tips for Tracking Employee Performance

One of the most important things you can do as a manager is monitor how your employees work with your customers.

 

Your employees are the face of your business. They’re what can make or break a customer experience. If they’re not performing, your business could be suffering.

 

Before You Start Tracking

 

Before you track anything, make sure your employees know what is expected. Outline the exact things you want your employees to do. Although most might seem intuitive, such as showing up to work on time, it’s important to specify what you need from your team. Without doing this, your employees might make assumptions about their job that are simply not true.

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Turning Traditional on Its Head: Flexible Scheduling Options

January 6, 2016 | 479 views

Turning Traditional on Its Head: Flexible Scheduling Options

Turning Traditional on Its Head: Flexible Scheduling Options

A new study is catching a lot of attention. 77% of Millennials say flexible schedules make them more productive, according to a study by Bentley University.

 

It’s not a surprise, when you think about it. People’s productivity ebbs and flows throughout the day in the same way the ocean surges and recesses from the shoreline. Sometimes work is efficient. Other times, people struggle to get even the most basic tasks done.

 

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