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Seven Ways To Include Telecommuters In Your Employee Engagement Strategy

Posted by Stoner Bunting Gift Cards on October 6th, 2016

It may not seem like a luxury having your employees in the office every day. But then, your most talented employee is forced to uproot and move away for personal reasons. First comes shock, then confusion. Then the desperate search for answers. Telecommuting isn’t always the most ideal option, but it can go a long way toward preserving valuable employee relationships. How then can business owners or executives maintain employee engagement when talent is located halfway across the country — or even the world? The good news is that solid working relationships don’t have to take place solely in the … Read More

Keep Your Sales Team Engaged And Motivated

Posted by Stoner Bunting Gift Cards on May 12th, 2016

Properly motivating and rewarding your sales team can be a confusing task. Members of your team may all have very different interests and hobbies so a cookie cutter recognition and motivation program will not work. Take a look at four tips specifically for Sales Managers to keep your sales team satisfied. 1. Express interest in their professional development. Most employees are constantly striving to get better, whether it be a higher sales number, more responsibility, or a bigger sales region. Meet with them often to understand what they are looking for as a career path, and lay out measured goals … Read More

3 Housekeeping Tips For Managers In 2016

Posted by Stoner Bunting Gift Cards on December 17th, 2015

The New Year brings new budgets, new challenges, and new goals. With the hustle and bustle of the holidays quickly ending, now is the time for managers to take inventory of their employee rewards and ensure they are fully stocked and ready to incentivize great work in 2016. Starting a new year also brings a certain level of opaqueness as it pertains to what you should do first and what you need to do to ensure 2016 starts off on a productive foot. We have put together 3 housekeeping tips for managers to use to ensure that you are ready … Read More

A Productive 2016 Starts With Staff Input

Posted by Stoner Bunting Gift Cards on December 11th, 2015

As 2015 comes to a close, it’s time to begin looking forward to 2016. A New Year means new challenges and new opportunities. The early months of 2016 are a good time to sit down with staff members for a performance review. But, don’t stop at evaluating their work. As a manager, this is your chance to gain valuable feedback from staff and give your team ownership in developing company goals for the year. A sit down with each employee can provide valuable insight into how the company is doing from a staff perspective. It can also help outline work … Read More

3 Out Of The Box Ideas To Motivate Employees

Posted by Stoner Bunting Gift Cards on September 18th, 2015

It goes without saying that the live of an HR Manager/Facilitator/Do-Everything-er is a thankless job. Tasked with anything from putting out fires to thinking of the next theme for the holiday party, the HR department is tasked with a variety of tactics. Creativity is always required with the slim chance of someone offering any sort of idea of their own. Everything falls on your shoulders. Are you struggling for new ideas on how to motivate your employees? We previously wrote about some new ‘fun’ ideas that can help motivate employees, but what are some very unique and creative concepts to … Read More

Easy Ways To Prevent Negativity In Your Workplace

Posted by Stoner Bunting Gift Cards on July 31st, 2015

Unfortunately, there’s no “fast-forward” or “mute” button for the Debbie Downer or Negative Norman working in your office. But while it’s not always possible to eliminate negativity in the workplace entirely, there are steps you can take as a company leader or department manager to professionally keep the peace among your many employees. These three simple tips are bound to help you maintain a safe level of harmony among the troops in your workplace: View Conflict From Multiple Perspectives Part of being a manager or higher-up is dealing with the dreaded interoffice conflict. When an employee approaches you with a … Read More

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