A guide to create a great office atmosphere should be followed in order to attain better employee engagement and more output. Here are a few pointers: Communication Honest communication should be carried out amongst your employees, and between you and your employees. Don’t encourage them to lie and avoid being dishonest to get more work done. Dishonesty in the work place and lack of communication won’t help...

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A social media policy for employees, especially in startups and SMBs, should be the one that covers all grounds. All employees should follow it to avoid legal, ethical, and other such blunders. Here are a few ways how you can setup a company social media policy for employees: Set up technical norms Set up a list of rules that adhere to legal ethics, religious / political sensitivity, vulgarity,...

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Emails to employees are a very crucial communication tool, and what you say in those emails is just as important. This mode of communication with employees is mostly consistent of instructions and attachments. It is important that your emails convey the message with clarity. Here is how you can write effective emails to your employees: [sociallocker] Be specific When writing to your employee it is important to be...

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For an organization, employee orientation programs are more of an investment than just a basic introduction and learning course. These onboarding programs help your employees understand their work better, and they know what is expected from them. New employee orientation programs avoid unwanted confusion about the job profile and save the superiors in charge of handling the new employees much less to worry about. Employee Orientation...

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There’s no doubt that in a battle between working late and efficiency, the latter would definitely win. Whether we need we have important things to do or not, time for ourselves, family, friends etc really do matter. After all, "All work and no play make Jack a dull boy." Staying late at work once in a while during assignments is perfectly fine. You get to...

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During school and university, getting bored of the monotonous lecture after lecture wasn’t anything alien. In such events, professors usually prepped up the class with movies and activities on issues that were taught that week. Much like employee engagement activities that help spruce up a work place. This is done by driving away an employee’s boredom through some exciting and out of the ordinary employee...

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One of the main reasons for performance appraisal systems in the work place is to merely know more about your employee - to know what your employees are capable of, what they find difficult to do, what they’re comfortable doing and what kind of work gets them in the mood or ticks them off. These days performance appraisal software is easily available for use,...

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Every work place, organization or any generic social gathering for that matter consists of a mixed bag of personalities. If it wasn't for this heterogeneity, life would pretty much be like an extremely boring and long movie that you’re forced to watch simply because you need to be polite to your date. If you take a look around (when at your work place) you can determine...

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LinkedIn is fast becoming a popular destination for every job seeker and recruiter out there. While the good ol' recommendation feature was a fine indicator of the users’ skill-sets and soft skills, there was a pressing need for a feature that would enable recruiters and employers to take an objective look on the person. Zerply, a popular networking site for creative professionals has been using...

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Ask any HR department about the issue that gets a lot of debate, and the answer you will get is the idea of working from home. Globally, certain organizations have been open to this kind of an option, and the number sure seems to be growing. Still many firms hesitate to offer this arrangement to its employees. There are various reasons, either it could be...

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