• MOTIVATION
    Why Employee Motivation Matters

    Customer service is at the center of every business, whether it is B2B or B2C, brick and mortar or e-commerce. So why are so many companies neglecting customer care and failing to provide their customers with positive experiences? The truth is, there’s no easy answer – which would explain why this topic required four posts […]

  • SUCCESS
    17 Incredible Employee Perks of Successful Companies (Infographic)

    The key to a successful company comes down to its employees. And what better way to cultivate positive morale around the office than offer some awesome perks. At least, that’s what a number of today’s most successful businesses have figured out. Just take a look at companies like Clif Bar, Dropbox, Airbnb, Starbucks and more. Related: The Well-Being […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    CEO Uses His Own Salary to Raise Employee Wages to $70,000

    Many companies have raised their minimum wages in recent years in order to compete for better talent. But one company is taking that concept to a whole new level. Dan Price, founder of Gravity Payments, recently announced to his employees that the company is raising its minimum annual salary to $70,000. So even the lowest […]

  • STARTUPS
    How Do Your Employee Benefits Stack Up?

    Are you worried about retaining your key employees as the economy heats up? Or do you need to attract new workers to help with growing demand for your product or service, or to expand your business? In either case, employee benefits are an important factor in whether employees choose to join your company, stay with […]

  • NEWS
    Here’s How Your Business Should Manage Employee Substance Abuse Problems

    As a small business entrepreneur, it’s your responsibility to deal with employees when they aren’t meeting your professional standards and when they aren’t following the rules. Things get even more complicated when they’re in suspected violation of both. Most businesses have some kind of policy on substance abuse, whether it’s the strict prohibition of illegal […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    Connecteam Builds an Employee App for Free But How Useful Is It?

    Usefulness Functionality Price Summary Connecteam offers businesses the easiest, fastest, convenient and most comprehensive way to manage deskless employees successfully. Connecteam is a simple to use online platform that offers your business an easy, fast and comprehensive way to manage “remote” employees successfully. Today, it’s possible to have deskless employees who are always on-the-go. While […]

  • NEWS
    Employee Motivation for Clock Watchers

    This business cartoon came after hearing the Dolly Parton song ‘9 to 5’ one day. I was playing with different clock ideas when I was also reminded of a previous manager who had a thing about looking to see what time it was. ‘Don’t worry, I’ll let you know when you can go home!’ she’d […]

  • MOTIVATION
    Employee Motivation for Clock Watchers

    This business cartoon came after hearing the Dolly Parton song ‘9 to 5’ one day. I was playing with different clock ideas when I was also reminded of a previous manager who had a thing about looking to see what time it was. ‘Don’t worry, I’ll let you know when you can go home!’ she’d […]

  • PODCASTS
    Podcast: Employee Benefits Lead to Satisfied Employees

    Small businesses today don’t just compete against other companies in their market for customers. They also need to compete to recruit and retain the best employees, too. Your employees are a huge part of your success. Building a successful team involves more than just training, good communication, and nurturing your employees’ best talents. It’s also […]