Lessons Learned from Successful Employee Suggestion Programs

Cake PopsIs your employee suggestion program effective?

Used effectively, an employee suggestion program can drive your organization forward with great ideas and valuable insights to implement in your organization. Let’s take a look at how three companies used an employee suggestion program to improve their organization… [Read more…]

12 Ways to Effectively Recognize Employee Suggestions

Happy-Dog-300x300Are you recognizing your employees for their ideas?

Recognizing your employees for their helpful suggestions can encourage them to submit more and better ideas to benefit your organization. Find out why it’s important to recognize your employees’ ideas and 12 effective ways to do so… [Read more…]

The Secret of Employee Recognition

Excited Kid with TrophyHow good is your employee recognition program?

Employee recognition is important for your employees and your organization. Learn how you can unlock the secret of employee recognition and use it to benefit both your employees and organization. [Read more…]

How to Turn Employee Complaints Into Ideas

Creating new ideasComplaints can often feel difficult to deal with. Especially when those complaints come from your own employees.

But the good news is your employees’ complaints can help improve your organization. Learn how to handle the complaints that come through your suggestion box system and turn your employees’ complaints into ideas with these 3 tips… [Read more…]

How to Respond to Employee Suggestions

3d Penguin in baseball cap with first aid kitYour employee suggestion box system in place and you have your employee’s suggestions, so now what? How do you respond to your employees’ suggestions?

Responding and acting on employee suggestions will engage your employees and encourage them to submit more helpful ideas. Acting on them will also show your employees that you take their suggestions seriously and want to use them to improve your organization. Learn how you should respond to your employees’ feedback with the following tips…

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Employee Engagement: How 3 Top Companies Increased It

high-fiveHow are companies today keeping their employees engaged?

Read this article to learn how today’s top companies like Southwest Airlines and Google are keeping their employees engaged. Discover how using the right engagement practices can create a more motivated and high-performing organization.

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5 Tips to Get More Ideas for Your Suggestion Box System

More IdeasA suggestion box system is a great way for you to tap into your employees’ ideas and improve your organization. But without a steady flow of employee suggestions, your suggestion box system won’t be successful.

So how do you get more ideas from your employees? These four tips can help: [Read more…]

Employee Engagement vs. Employee Satisfaction

employee-engagement-ladder2Are your employees engaged, or merely satisfied?

Your employees might be satisfied with their job, but that doesn’t mean they’re actually engaged.

Let’s take a look at the difference… [Read more…]

How Managers Can Increase Employee Engagement

I Love My Job! For Business, Teaching, Office & Workers!Having engaged employees is perhaps the ultimate secret to a successful
organization.

In fact, in the past decade, most organizations have moved from focusing
on employee satisfaction to focusing on employee engagement.

Surveys consistently show that the single most important factor in employee engagement is an employee’s relationship with his or her direct manager.

If you are a manager, you can increase employee engagement in your organization with these 5 simple tips.

Tip #1: Encourage Ideas

Encourage your employees to share their ideas with you via an employee suggestion program. This can [Read more…]