The HR Technology Blog – Employee Engagement Strategies

Taking a look at trends and strategies to help local businesses grow, expand and succeed in today's market.
Engagement Leads to Loyalty

Engaged Employees Can Help Drive Brand Loyalty

Having fully engaged employees can help reverse the trend in the decline in brand loyalty by consumers.   According to Ernst & Young, 25% of buyers consider brand loyalty in their purchasing decisions.  If you look at the list of reasons that drive employee purchases below, you can see multiple behaviors that engaged employees display and could help address and improve.   52%...

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Wasting Money

You’re Probably Wasting Money on Leadership Development

Business leaders I know react one of two ways to this statement. Ha!  It goes to show what you know.  We don’t bother with that fluff.  We’re too busy working.  Our leaders learn on the job. No way!  We know how important it is to equip our new leaders with how to do things.  We know we need to groom...

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Opportunity

When Opportunity Knocks – Small Business

As a Small Business person you never know when an opportunity arises.  I know we do not want to come off as obnoxious also talking about your business but you never know who can over hear a conversation or one of your friends or associates business connections.   This past week I learned that one of the parents of a child on...

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Grow Profits from Leadership

Lessons from The Big 5 Leadership Principles that Grow Profits

The first on a series of group sessions introducing the top Leadership Principles took place this past Friday in RTP.  We had participants who filled the roles of both employee and managers in the room in addition to business owners and 1 college student.   The feedback from the participants was fantastic as we ran over our allotted time in the room...

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Return Investment

Our Value – Reduce Employee Turnover

Often I have been told by small business owners that they are good with HR as they are compliant and do not have any issues currently.  I am the first to tell them that it is great to hear, however, I believe that is just the tip of the iceberg.  The value that I want to bring to these businesses...

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Hospitality Risk

Check out this great Infographic from Hospitality Risk Solutions. Hospitality Industry Employment Risks: High Hotel Employee Turnover Rates Increase Operating Expenses While Lowering Customer Service Experience And Guest Loyalty - Infographic Turnover: High Cost in Hospitality Let's see if we can work together to lower your turnover rate. Save Save...

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Bully

Mean Coworkers & Office Culture – The Impact

We all have encountered a co-worker who we felt was mean and/or difficult to work with in the work place.  Most co-workers I have encountered have been great to work with and helpful to their fellow employees, but every once in a while, there is an employee who acts as if the entire business exists for his/her benefit and can...

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Ring Bell Hospitality

Hospitality Turnover

I constantly hear owners and managers from the hospitality industry complain about their high turnover rate.  I rarely if ever hear anyone discuss what they did to address it.  I found this interesting article that talks about becoming a destination employer.  They suggest many of the same techniques used in corporate America.   Check this out. Save...

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How Much Time Is and Should be Spent Engaging

Over the past few weeks I have been discussing the importance of Employee Engagement and how that can help drive profits, revenue and growth.  As I further engage in my research the quote below caught my attention. "If you're a leader trying to improve the inspiration, engagement, innovation and intrinsic motivation of your employees, it would be wise to assess whether...

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Driving Profits from HR

60% of the executives are starting to expect the HR department to partner with other departments to improve the company’s core competencies and competitive advantages.  What do you expect from your HR Function?  Read the article linked below to learn more about this business trend.   The Human Resources Department As a Profitability Factor Save...

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