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Whether a performance review or quarterly progress meeting, formal feedback is key to uplifting and motivating employees. Just as you would structure formal milestones, plan ahead and structure formal feedback. What do you know about your employee’s goals and how she’s tracking toward conquering them? What do you know about his attitude toward the company? […]
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Regardless of what field you’re in there is always one common variable: the need for effective communication. It is the cornerstone of relationships and, unsurprisingly, fiercely important to the workplace. Did you know 31 percent of people have quit a job within the first six months? One of the leading causes of employee unhappiness, and […]
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Fact: Employee recognition and employee engagement are intrinsically tied. Employee recognition bolsters confidence and actively influences our attitudes toward our work, encouraging ongoing employee engagement. But without embedding and connecting these concepts within your company’s culture, your organization may run into employee engagement challenges. To maximize the effectiveness of engagement and recognition across your organization, […]
In today’s day in age, the words “busy” and “workday” are nearly synonymous. Research, in fact, shows only a quarter (28%) of employees take a lunch break, opting instead to eat lunch at their desk while continuing to work or skipping lunch altogether. With statistics such as these, it’s a wonder employees can find the […]
Hello! For those of you who don’t know me yet, my name is Tressa Angell and I am excited to announce I am stepping into the role of president at Hallmark Business Connections. I join Hallmark Business Connections after a nearly 18-year career at Hallmark, where I developed a deep understanding of, and passion for, […]