Buoy Bulletin Board, 7.13.2018

by Tom Hermes July 13, 2018

Buoy Bulletin Board, 7.13.2018

Here’s what’s floating our boat this week:

Forget Summer Fridays. These Companies Offer Cool Summer Perks – “In a tight job market where employers are struggling to find workers, companies are getting more creative with the seasonal perks they offer in order to stand out from their competitors.” KEYT

Why Employee Satisfaction Should be a Top Priority – “Employee satisfaction directly impacts business performance, including the bottom line.” CMSWire

How to Increase Employee Satisfaction in the Workplace: Thoughts From CEO Brandon Frere – “Not only is it good for morale, but the numbers show productivity increases when employees are happy.” Business Insider

Here’s What’s Most Likely to Make an Employee Want to Stay – and It’s Not a High Salary or Company Cars – “It’s security and comfort more than anything that employees are after within a job.” Business Insider

Assessing Employee Engagement: 4 Ways Leadership Can Step Up – “Employee engagement is characterized by the emotional commitment to diligently pursue the collective goals of a company, and as a result, success.” Business.com

Sir Richard Brandon’s Five Billion Reasons to Make Your Employees and Candidates Happy – “Branson himself said that by taking care of employees at Virgin that everything else will take care of itself, and with a net worth of approximately $5 billion, it’s hard to argue with him.” Forbes

Sixteen Golden Rules for a Thriving Work Culture – “The importance of creating a strong and thriving culture should be at the top of the list for organizations. And if you’re unsure of where to start, here are some golden rules you need to follow.” Insurance Business Mag

Creative Benefit Offerings Heat Up for Summer – “A season that was once dominated by simply company picnics or barbecues has turned into a menu of creative ways to extend benefits to employees.” EBN

Why Today’s Work Climate Sucks and What We Can Do About It – “The way we’ve been trained to think about productivity and efficiency doesn’t lead to real satisfaction. It doesn’t lead to business success, but it also doesn’t lead to collaboration, connectedness, or contentedness.” Forbes

What is the Key to Your Success: Experience or Talent? – “I’ve come to realize that a winning combination is not just talent or experience, but it’s talent coupled with experience.” Forbes

Enjoy the warm weather this weekend, everyone!






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