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Startup Tips

6 Unique Employee Perks, From Trips Across the World to RFID Chip Implants

There's free lunch and unlimited vacation time, and then there's these creative work perks.

To cultivate the workforce you want, it might be time to starting thinking outside the box. From sending employees on all-expense-paid trips to offering new dog owners “paw-ternity” leaves—companies are getting creative about what they offer their employees.Related: 17 Incredible Employee Perks of ...

by Rose Leadem  | October 12, 2018 08:00:00
Startup Tips

8 in 10 Employees Live Paycheck to Paycheck -- How You Can Help Them Break the Cycle

Financial struggles for employees also create problems for employers.

Counting down to payday is a stressful, but all too common practice. Unfortunately, an August 2017 CareerBuilder survey found that the vast majority (78 percent) of the 3,462 full-time U.S. workers polled said they live paycheck to paycheck.This isn’t just the employees’ problem. Financial ...

by Heather Huhman  | May 21, 2018 08:00:00
Run & Grow

12 Great Ways Employees Can Be Rewarded Without Breaking the Bank

If you can't afford to give your employees a raise, these might help you make sure they feel appreciated

Your business is nothing without the employees and team members that make the wheels turn day in and day out. Rewarding hard-working employees is a simple and effective way to let them know how much they are appreciated, which can then lead ...

by Jonathan Long  | March 26, 2018 08:00:00
Startup Tips

Exactly How Many Leaves Do You Have Under PH Labor Laws?

As we all come back to work, we know what's on your mind

With the new year come new vacation leaves. Some companies are pretty generous with their benefits, while others stick to the minimum required by law. If you're wondering what you're actually entitled to (and how your bennies compare), here's a simple breakdown ...

by Angelica Gutierrez for  | January 05, 2018 12:00:00
Run & Grow

5 Things That Will Keep Your Team Satisfied Without Paying Them More

Money isn't the only motivator

While money might be the motivating factor for some, it alone doesn't guarantee the happiness of your team members. Creating a strong company culture and strong bond between your entire team helps to maintain a healthy work environment.Keeping your team satisfied and motivated not only keeps ...

by Jonathan Long  | November 06, 2017 06:00:00
Startup Tips

6 reasons why your best employees quit

A healthy employee is a happier employee.

Just because a person is satisfied with their job does not necessarily mean they are not looking for new opportunities. Because of this, it is critical to keep up with your employees’ needs and continue to motivate and challenge them with work ...

by Jacqueline Whitmore  | July 15, 2016 01:00:00
Startup Tips

This is the 1 simple thing employees really want

Stop focusing on ping-pong tables and margarita Fridays, and start investing in what really matters to employees.

 New perks, new strategies, new working models—employers are trying everything they can to keep their employees happy and motivated. But in many ways, it is not really working. In March, employee engagement reached a high of 34.1%, only a slight increase, a Gallup ...

by Matt Straz  | June 30, 2016 03:00:00
Startup Tips

Smart employers find ways to ease commuting woes

Time to support employees who don’t want to drive, commute to work during rush hour.

Smart businesses seek to improve productivity by keeping their employees happy and healthy, and making sure that talent sticks around. And, more and more, companies are accomplishing this aim by crafting policies around the way those employees commute.Related: 8 Tips for an Awesome, Healthier CommuteThere are ...

by Leo Welder  | June 08, 2016 11:00:00
Startup Tips

5 reasons to start working out at work

Endorphin-filled activities push employees to work more productively.

You know you should exercise. What you might not know is that you need to this at work, or – even better—during work. Our best intentions can easily fall by the wayside when they meet the realities of a packed schedule, bad ...

by Michael Hollauf  | May 09, 2016 09:00:00
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5 qualities of the best places to work for

Focus on what makes a great corporate culture, rather than simply looking for elaborate perks.

Over the years I have been with Adobe, the company has been named to many “Best Companies to Work For” lists and we are proud to be recognized for creating a great employee experience, especially since many of these rankings are determined ...

by Donna Morris  | May 08, 2016 09:00:00
Run & Grow

How to make people stay in your company

Like any relationship, letting people grow is the best way to make them stay.

It is hard to find a good employee, so when you do find the right person you want them to stick around. As the boss, there are things you can do to help ensure that your employees and co-workers not only stay, ...

by Jacqueline Whitmore  | May 02, 2016 01:00:00
Startup Tips

The 4 tax-exempt benefits your employees want most

Prevent turnovers in your company with these benefits.

Employee benefits are critical: 63% of respondents to the Society for Human Resource Management’s (SHRM) 2015 Job Satisfaction and Engagement Report described benefits as very important to job satisfaction.Related: Lost in translation: 4 ways to improve employee-benefits communicationsConsidering today’s increasingly competitive job market, employers need ...

by Matt Straz  | March 02, 2016 03:00:00
News and Events

What the firing of Yelp employee teaches millennials about work ethics

Is this how you’re going to tell your CEO about your employment concerns? Read and weigh in.

In case you missed it, an online post about a 25-year-old Yelp employee—eh, former employee—has gone viral, and is expected to continue as more parties chime in on the matter.Talia Ben-Ora, a former customer service representative at Yelp’s food delivery business Eat24, ...

by Lynda C. Corpuz  | February 26, 2016 03:00:00