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Give Your People the Job Autonomy They Crave

Decades ago, the word “autonomy” was reserved for upper management. In traditional workplaces all over the world, it was hard to imagine that a regular employee would have any sort of independence or ownership of their projects. In the modern workplace, however, it’s hard to imagine a job without a certain degree of autonomy. Letting your people take charge of…

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Give your people job autonomy

Want to Improve Your Employee Engagement Scores? Find Ways to Foster Workplace Friendships

Have you thought about workplace friendships as part of your employee engagement strategy? Research increasingly shows that making and having work pals increases happiness, engagement, and job satisfaction. In fact, people who report having a “best friend at work” are seven times more likely to experience high workplace engagement. They’re also more productive and contribute to increased retention rates. And…

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Find Ways to Foster Workplace Friendships

Delighting New Hires in a Remote Onboarding World

We’re officially in a remote work world, and that means we’ve all got to develop solid virtual onboarding gameplans. Onboarding is obviously an important part of hiring and keeping awesome people—even more vital now when we can’t meet and welcome new hires face to face. Our amazing Pingboard team member, Christie, hosted a webinar to help you rethink, revisit, or…

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Delighting New Hires in a Remote Onboarding World

Remembering Names is Powerful: Tactics to never forget a name

The quickest way to make someone feel comfortable and appreciated is to know—and use—their name. This simple but powerful gesture assures people you value them as individuals, a foundation that’s critical for forming lasting work friendships. The Importance of Remembering Someone’s Name Think back to a time when someone you only met once or twice remembered your name—and said it…

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Remembering Names is Powerful: Tactics to never forget a name

Supporting Employee Networks is Crucial – Here’s How To Do It

A strong employee network impacts every level of your company. People who feel really connected to their coworkers are more engaged, collaborative, and satisfied at work. This guide offers ideas for strategies, activities, and events that encourage employees to connect. It also reviews the importance of employee networking and how to build networking into your organizational design. Read on or…

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Supporting Employee Networks is Crucial - Here’s How To Do It

6 Ways to Keep Remote Employees Engaged

Having at least a few remote employees, if not an entire remote workforce, is a reality for many companies, especially in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. This guide digs into the benefits of keeping a remote workforce engaged and six high impact strategies that make it happen. The Importance of Helping Remote Workers Feel Included When your workforce is…

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6 Ways to Keep Remote Employees Engaged

Why Employee Performance Reviews Should Include Peer-to-Peer Recognition

Performance reviews are essential for helping employees reach their potential and feel more engaged and satisfied at work. While this process has traditionally happened between a manager and an employee, including peer feedback is becoming more popular as an element of performance reviews because peers know each other’s work the best. This guide covers the benefits of having a peer-to-peer…

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Performance reviews should have peer to peer reviews

A Guide to Making an Employee-Centered Internal Comms Plan

Transparent workplaces are happier workplaces. If you want to make your company more transparent, start with an employee-centered internal comms plan. It will help employees feel heard and valued for their input. This guide will walk you through the benefits of this type of plan and show you how to create one. There’s also a template to help you document…

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A Guide to Making an Employee-Centered Internal Comms Plan

Best Practices for Transparent Communication in the Workplace

You’ve likely heard the saying, “Employees don’t quit their jobs, they quit their bosses.” But what about bosses makes people leave? It may have to do with the fact that only 50% of workers trust that their bosses and their employer are upfront and honest with them. Transparency is important because it builds trust. Here are some tips for becoming…

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Best Practices for Transparent Communication in the Workplace

Introducing a Supercharged Directory and Search Experience

The world at work has changed and your teams are craving connection and context. Here’s how we’re giving you a richer, more powerful, and more flexible Pingboard experience to bring your people together! New Widgets for Directory Pages Better Browsing with Filters and Search Locations for open roles Additional Fields for Your Location Pages In 2020 work feels lonelier than…

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