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How to Host an Orientation Day Scavenger Hunt for New Hires

Orientation day can be a deal-breaker for your new employees. How this day goes can tell them if they made the right...

How to Make the Most of Your Next Team Building Scavenger Hunt

Scavenger hunts are great fun. They have been since we were kids, searching through the briars and the brambles for those elusive goodies...

How to Finally Make Your Office Parties Fun This Year

Office holiday parties can be one of two things. They can be boring and painful for everyone involved. Or, they can be...

Advice from an Award-Winning, Former Global Learning Director

Advice from an Award-Winning, Former Global Learning Director

Aug 19, 2019

A Sit-Down with David Keifer, Former leader of Eaton University   It isn’t every day that you see an electrical engineer build one of the top corporate universities in the world. This was the task given to David Keifer, who started in a Global Customer Support Services role but rose to become the Director of […]

Beach-Brained Workers?

Beach-Brained Workers?

Aug 12, 2019

Three Tips to Get the Team Back on Track This Fall   Labor Day is around the corner, memories of summer are still fresh and water cooler conversations about vacations continue. Yet, fall is on its way, and with it, comes the demands of a season that is arguably the busiest of all for employers. […]

Winning Over the Esports Generation of Workers

Winning Over the Esports Generation of Workers

Aug 5, 2019

How Gamification Can Help Companies Recruit, and Keep, Young Workers   More than half of American young adults play video games regularly, and many older adults also spend part of their day gaming. Just how long are Americans gaming these days? According to a major study, just around 6.4 hours a week. That’s a lot of time […]

Is Your Company Lacking in the Happiness Department?

Is Your Company Lacking in the Happiness Department?

Jul 29, 2019

How this might impact your bottom line, and what to do about it.   The Conference Board reports over half of all Americans are unhappy at work today. Are unhappy workers cutting into your company’s bottom line, and how much should human resource managers do to try and increase employee happiness? The science has pointed […]

Summer’s Arctic Tundra

Summer’s Arctic Tundra

Jul 23, 2019

How AC may be impacting your team’s productivity There is perhaps no greater battle in the office than the battle for the thermostat. It’s very often a battle of the sexes, with women preferring a warmer office and men preferring a colder environment. Yet, in these dog days of summer, it is worth discussing the […]

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How to Keep Your Employees Motivated and At Their Best

Jun 18, 2019

When he was asked about his greatest fears in war, Alexander the Great said: “I am not afraid of an army of lions led by a sheep; I am afraid of an army of sheep led by a lion”. This goes to show that even a team without any outstanding ability, but with a leader […]

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Planning a Corporate Event: 4 Things You Need to Know

Jun 3, 2019

Event planning is such a broad subject and can be really applied to any industry. This can make it difficult to find useful information when you’re planning a very specific type of event. Corporate event planning is a niche field, and planning events can easily become complicated if you aren’t equipped with the right knowledge […]

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Technologies to Improve your Office Space Teamwork

Oct 24, 2018

Maintaining efficient office communication and task management practices is the key to great teamwork. It’s easy to get overwhelmed when the going gets tough, but it’s also easy to manage, using the right technologies.   We recently wrote about the importance of not ignoring new technologies (see here). It’s common to stick to older programs, […]

Helping Unmotivated Employees with Team Building

Helping Unmotivated Employees with Team Building

Oct 9, 2018

Most companies have at least one employee that seems less motivated than their colleagues. It can be tough to figure out how to approach helping your employees, and we have a solution for you – team building. It can be frustrating when your employees/colleagues aren’t engaging as much as you’d like them to be. In […]

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Our Do’s and Don’ts of Team Building

Sep 11, 2018

Where did the summer go? We’ve been busy this summer with lots of fun events! As the multiple holidays/events approach, it’s important to make sure that you’re steadily implementing team building techniques to stay on track. This blog post will show what TO DO and what NOT TO DO when it comes to team building, à la […]

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