Employment Enterprises Blog

Report: Employees Crave a Sense of Belonging at Work

Posted by Emily Payne on Jan 31, 2018 2:37:21 PM

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As organizations become places of shared community, workers are craving a sense of belonging and celebration of life events at work. They want to bring their whole, authentic selves to the workplace.

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Topics: Workforce, Company Culture, Workplace, Employee, team

Can an Employer Require Employees to Receive a Flu Shot?

Posted by John Buckley on Jan 8, 2018 12:30:21 PM

With cold and flu season in full swing, we frequently receive phone calls from employers asking if they can require their employees to receive flu shots.  Generally, employers may impose such requirements if they offer reasonable accommodations to employees with disabilities or sincerely-held religious beliefs.  A recent precedential decision from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit–the intermediate appellate federal court that covers Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware–addressed what constitutes a “religious” belief in this context.

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Topics: Workforce, Company Culture, Employees

Employee Engagement: The Best Time To Do It Was 20 Years Ago

Posted by Sharlyn Lauby on Jan 8, 2018 11:40:34 AM

"The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second-best time is now."

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Topics: Workforce, Company Culture, Employee Engagement, results

Deep Truths About Culture

Posted by Richard Fagerlin on Jan 8, 2018 11:32:19 AM

The following four quotes are deep truths about culture. A proper understanding of each statement will help drive you, your team, and your organization to success. They also are very tweetable.

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Topics: Workforce, Company Culture, Workplace, truth, quotes

What 2,700 U.S. Workers Want from Their Work

Posted by Sarah Payne on Dec 8, 2017 4:07:50 PM


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Topics: Performance, Company Culture, Job Seekers, Workplace, Job Hunt, Career

Dump Your Performance Reviews

Posted by Chuck Blakeman on Oct 5, 2017 3:57:19 PM

Managers rate performance reviews right behind firing someone as their top two most disliked activities. How bizarre is that? Giving constructive feedback, mentoring, training, and improving the performance of their staff should be their number one motivation.

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Topics: Performance, Company Culture, Employees, managers, review, feedback

Caring as a Competitive Weapon

Posted by Ed Frauenheim and Shawn Murphy on Apr 13, 2017 11:40:31 AM


A sense of belonging–even love–drives higher revenue, according to new Great Place to Work study.

Soft is hard-edged when it comes to business growth.

That’s a key takeaway from new research from Great Place to Work, conducted while creating the 2016 Best Small and Medium Workplaces list. This research showed that one of the strongest drivers of better-than-average revenue growth among smaller businesses is a caring community at work.

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Topics: Company Culture, Workplace

A Year Looking on the Bright Side

Posted by Sarah Payne on Mar 27, 2017 7:26:00 AM

We all have the best intentions on January 1st–making resolutions to eat healthier or workout more or get more sleep. What if you made a resolution to live more gratefully? That’s the goal Janice Kaplan set for herself in her New York Times bestselling book, “The Gratitude Diaries.”

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Topics: Human Resources Insights, Workforce, Company Culture

What Types of Communication Methods Work Best With Employees?

Posted by Strategic Human Resources, Inc. on Mar 9, 2017 9:13:31 AM



We are struggling to ensure our communications are being heard by all employees. What could we be doing wrong?

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Topics: Labor & Industrial Insights, Company Culture, communication

Not Talking Enough in Meetings? Stop Being That Person

Posted by Sharlyn Lauby on Feb 22, 2017 7:40:00 AM

I ran across this article on The Muse titled “3 Signs You’re Talking Way Too Much in Meetings (and How to Stop Being that Person).” It’s a good read and worth checking out. But it prompted me to ask, “What about the person who doesn’t talk enough?” Yes, it’s possible to not talk enough during meetings.

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Topics: Human Resources Insights, Company Culture, Workplace

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