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What Exactly Is Employee Engagement?

Have you ever wondered why there were so many definitions of employee engagement? Organizations around the globe are striving to build a culture of engagement, yet the various definitions often cloud their efforts. Rewards and recognition, learning and development, health and fitness, perks and benefits are all categories that commonly use employee engagement to describe their initiatives.

The Number One Benefit Your Employees Want (That Will Cost You Exactly Nothing)

Every few months you see news media organizations come out with rankings of what benefits employees rank as most desirable, or most valuable to them, or ones they wouldn’t give up, etc. And the list always includes stuff like: Compensation Health Insurance Paid time off Retirement blah, blah, blah… It’s always the same crap, usually just ranked slightly different based on age, sex, where…

Here's exactly why your email is stressing you out so much

The number of unread emails in my inbox recently reached an all-time high.  As someone who typically maintains an “unread count” of about 30, and gets more joy from “inbox zero” than I’d like to admit  — seeing “792” when I arrived at work on Wednesday morning nearly killed me. (Okay, not really, but it did give me a serious burst of anxiety.)  I began to…