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    6 Crazy Simple Ways to Boost Productivity & Employee Engagement

6 Crazy Simple Ways to Boost Productivity & Employee Engagement

Here at Five Interviews we are not all about teaching you how to conduct an interview. We also like to provide you with useful information that will help you manage your employees and create an incredible workplace. In this article we look at some simple, cost effective ways to keep your staff productive and engaged.Every business owner or manager struggles looking for ways to keep their staff motivated. Unfortunately when it comes to productivity a one size fits all approach doesn’t work. You need to utilize many different tools to keep the various personalities in your business moving in the right direction.For those of you who have tried to increase productivity you know it is easier said than done. Many organizations spend a lot of time and effort researching and developing strategies to better motivate their staff. For example motivation can range from something as simple as saying “Great work!” to far more elaborate and costly rewards and incentive programs.The difficulty with productivity initiatives is that they tend to be long term and strategic in nature in order to be successful. Time, cost and complexity (to name a few) are all factors that can impact long term initiatives. Not to say you shouldn’t invest in these areas. Some of the best companies to work for go to great efforts to positively motivate their employees to be productive. However, many organizations spend all their time on these big initiatives and overlook some very simple, cost effective ways to boost productivity. Let’s look at 6 crazy simple ways to boost productivity in your employees. […]

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    Increase Engagement, Productivity and Profits through Punctuality – The Cost of Employee Tardiness

Increase Engagement, Productivity and Profits through Punctuality – The Cost of Employee Tardiness

Although Five Interviews is all about hiring top talent, we do like to provide insights into other HR challenges that are commonly faced by businesses. In this article we are going to look at what tardy employees are costing you.Tardiness is a major problem that all employers face. Being a few minutes late for work, taking extra long lunch breaks or even arriving at meetings after they have begun all have associated costs that add up fast. Many managers view these costs as negligible and chalk them up to the price of doing business. However, the price tag on lateness may not be as minor as you think. Let’s put some numbers to this issue to see if tardiness is worth some attention. […]