Mark your calendars, HR: it’s time to pop open the champagne and ring in 2020 without dropping the ball. Ahead of the new year, we’ve launched our free 2020 HR Calendar. From special occasions like “National Coffee Day” to important compliance deadlines, the calendar features all of the key dates HR professionals need to know.
Thanksgiving is a holiday that reminds us to be thankful for everyone and everything we have in our lives. It’s an important time to reflect on your year, be together with family, friends, and coworkers, and give back to the greater community. While Thanksgiving is typically celebrated at home, there are still ways to bring the giving spirit to the office. Plus, there’s nothing like an office potluck to bring everyone together!
Every year, we dedicate Veterans Day to honor the men and women who risk their lives to serve our country. Whether you have many employees who served or just a few, Veterans Day is a holiday that everyone should take a moment to recognize. But how can you honor veterans and show gratitude in the office?
Halloween can be a tricky holiday to navigate in the workplace. Not everyone may feel comfortable participating in the festivities so here’s the key—keep it fun and voluntary to ensure that you’re creating a safe space for both those who love the holiday as well as those who may be a bit frightful.
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No matter what business sector you work in, you’ve likely heard a lot about employee engagement. It has become the holy grail of the modern business world, guaranteeing benefits for both companies and employees alike. Increased employee engagement promises improvements in recruitment, productivity, innovation, retention, and reputation for companies of any size. Because you can gain so much from having positive employee engagement within your organization, taking steps to improve it is critical for success.
October 16, 2019 might seem like just a normal Wednesday, but this year it commemorates National Boss’s Day. This fun holiday, founded in 1958, is a reminder to appreciate everything your boss has done for you personally and professionally throughout the year. A great boss can look out for you in the workplace, invest in your professional growth, and motivate you to do your best work.
Peer to peer employee recognition has many benefits for both organizations and their people, but building a case for a recognition program in your company can prove difficult for HR pros!
Chronic fatigue. Forgetfulness. Loss of appetite. No, that isn't the flu. It’s just Monday morning in the office.