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Understanding Generational Differences in the Workplace

The differences between Boomers and Generation X workers is both more simple and complex than one would think. Or so says research conducted by the University of Illinois and published in the Academy of Management Review in 2010 . The study found that companies lean toward relying on stereotypes at the expense… Read More »

How Employers Can Help Attack Obesity

In a  recent survey of employees at various organizations, workers said that they could do more to eat better and be more active at work, and that employers could do more to increase health and wellness in the workplace. Human resource experts also say that if companies provide the resources for… Read More »

Common Workplace Annoyances

Do you ever feel that work would be pretty dandy if it weren't for, well....your co-workers? They can be so annoying at times. The gum popping. The Facebook surfing. The messy desks. The gossip. The backstabbing. If you do sometimes wish your co-workers would just stay home more often than not, you're… Read More »

Telecommuting Alleviates Worker Stress

If you have employees who telecommute "to" work, they're likely less stressed and enjoy their jobs more than people doing similar work at your firm on site. Such is the finding of a recent University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) study. Researchers compared those workers who worked from home at least three days… Read More »

Using Recognition to Maintain Employee Morale

A recent survey of about 200,000 employees shows that employee morale is the lowest it’s ever been.  Employees report job satisfaction is minimal. In order to help raise the level of worker morale and motivation, one important tool that some HR specialists advocate is using praise and recognition.  The lack of… Read More »

The Value of High-Level Contract Staff

When companies think of hiring temporary workers, it’s usually clerical or mid-level managers that come to mind.  But more and more in the fast-paced business world, companies are turning to contract employees to fill executive level positions, including CFOs and CEOs. In today’s business environment, companies often cannot afford to go… Read More »

Motivation Secrets: Getting Beyond Pay Raises

It goes without saying that fair compensation for your employees is a necessity for motivation.  But assuming your workers have an adequate -- even excellent -- pay scale, and you want to make sure your employees are giving 100 percent effort, is the answer more money? Surprisingly, no.  While bonuses are… Read More »