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Employee Motivation, Morale, Recognition, Rewards, Retention

Employee motivation, positive employee morale, rewards and recognition are explored in these resources. What creates motivated, contributing people? How do you maintain high employee morale when people work long hours? How does your reward and recognition system contribute to or deflate employee motivation, positive morale and retention? Answers are here.
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  2. Employee Engagement (24)
  3. Employee Recognition (35)
  4. Employee Retention (23)
  5. Managers and Motivation (28)
  6. Employee Surveys (13)
  7. Success (29)
  8. Humor and Inspiration (39)
  9. Motivation (27)
  10. For the Holidays (31)

About What Employees Want From Work: Employee Motivation
People work to obtain something that they need. Whether it's money, passion, recognition, rewards, friendships and/or achieved goals, employees gain something from working. These ideas will help you create an environment that employees find motivating and rewarding.

What Is Employee Motivation?
Want to encourage and inspire motivation? Motivation is an employees intrinsic enthusiasm about and drive to accomplish activities at work. Every employee has activities, events, people, and goals in his or her life that he or she finds motivating. So, motivation about some aspect of life exists in each person. The trick for employers is to...

The Bottom Line for Motivating Employees
Employee motivation describes an employee’s intrinsic enthusiasm about and drive to accomplish work. Every employee is motivated about something in his or her life. Motivating employees about work is the combination of fulfilling the employee's needs and expectations from work and workplace factors that enable employee motivation - or not....

Employee Motivation in a Time of Change
Want to know how you can create a work environment that successfully motivates your employees, especially during times of change? Find out how to help employees manage change while staying motivated. Help employees feel rewarded while changing. Learn more about employee motivation and get a motivation checklist.

What People Want From Work: Employee Motivation
Some people work for love; others work for personal fulfillment. Others like to accomplish goals or feel as if they contribute to something larger than themselves. Whatever your personal motivation for working, the bottom line, however, is that almost everyone works for money. Find out the latest thinking and research about what people want from...

The Most Important Management Secrets
Your expectations of people and their expectations of themselves are the factors that result in positive employee performance and motivation. Find out more.

7 Ways to Foster Employee Motivation - Today
No work environment will ever give managers the perfect support they need to foster employee motivation. But, every manager can work with what he or she has to create a positive environment for employees. Learn how.

Celebrate Annual Holidays for Motivation and Team Building
Celebrating holidays at work is key to promote teamwork and employee engagement and motivation. Here are ideas for your celebrations for each season that will promote team building and positive employee morale and motivation.

Cures for Negativity
Despite your best efforts, your workplace is a hotbed of negative feelings, comments, and actions. What can you do to stop the negativity and keep it from spreading to all staff? Your About HR Guide, Susan Heathfield, has ideas for you to implement!

How to Manage a Negative Employee
Despite your best efforts, your workplace is a hotbed of negative feelings, comments, and actions because of a single employee. Employee morale and motivation are at an all time low. Here's how to manage the negative employee. You can turn this around.

Are You the Negative Employee?
Are you personally a part of the negativity that exists in your workplace? You can turn this around and create a culture that rewards and recognizes your positive efforts and contribution. Find out how you can turn your negativity around.

Elan at Work
Are you capturing the ardor and the spirit of your work force? You want to maximize contributions. You want to fuel excitement. You want people to fulfill dreams. You want to be the chosen, valued employer. Find out how.

Help People Thrive at Work: Employee Motivation
How to recruit, retain, reward, and motivate staff currently tops your interest list. Doing these well is the most important strategic role of a manager or business owner. Find out more.

How to Gift the Boss or a Special Co-worker
You can contribute to positive morale and motivation for employees by the recognition you provide in the form of a gift. Here are 10 great ideas.

Inspirational Quotes for Business and Work About Motivation
Looking for an inspirational quote about motivation? Here are my favorite quotes.

Laughing Your Way to Organizational Health
Workplace wellness is a serious issue. With stress-related-illness and burnout becoming household words, you are increasingly looking for ways to keep your workforce happy, healthy and productive. David Granirer's humor insights tell you how.

Motivation Job Interview Questions for Employers to Ask
Need to know about what motivates your prospective employee? You can use these sample job interview questions to help you evaluate what motivates your candidate and how he motivates others. You want to hire employees who will foster an environment of motivation and engagement.

11 Tips for Managing Millennials
Want to know more about working with and managing millennials? They're a talented group of employees who have much to offer in the workplace - and soe quirks you'll want to manage for best suceess.

Top Ten Ways to Retain Your Great Employees
Key employee retention is critical to the long term health and success of your business. Managers readily agree that their role is key in retaining your best employees to ensure business success. If managers can cite this fact so well, why do many behave in ways that so frequently encourage great employees to quit their job? Here are ten more...

Promote Self-Discipline!
You can create a work environment in which people choose to practice self-discipline and thus, minimize the need for supervisory disciplinary action. Intriguing? Find out more.

Tips for Minimizing Workplace Negativity
Minimize workplace negativity by not allowing it to get started in the first place. Use these tips from Susan Heathfield, the HR SiteGuide, to keep negativity from gaining a foothold in your organization.

Use Affirmations as Passwords
What do you type over and over on a daily basis if you use your computer to access email or the web? Your password, of course. If you're a road warrior, you use this access code even more frequently. Why not make the password user-friendly? Why not make the password an affirmation?

Use Training and Development to Motivate Staff
Interested in the components of a comprehensive internal employee training program? You can use training to motivate staff and build morale. Here's how with tips for design.

What Motivates You at Work?
Every person is motivated by something. Whether this motivation comes from people and activities you love like family, hobbies, eating, volunteering, or work, you experience motivation. Work motivation depends on your work environment, your personal needs from work, and whether the interaction of these needs with your work environment supports...

How Do You Celebrate Holidays in Your Workplace?
Many workplaces celebrate annual holidays. Over time, as you celebrate annual holidays in your workplace, you form traditions and give employees fodder for stories about their workplace. These stories and the photos from the annual events help form the company culture, the environment you provide for people at work. Employees like to celebrate holidays in the workplace. If you involve them in cre…

What Contributes to or Destroys Employee Motivation
Employee motivation describes an employee’s intrinsic enthusiasm about and drive to accomplish work. Every employee is motivated about something in his or her life. Enabling employee motivation in pursuit of work accomplishments is the combination of fulfilling the employee's needs and expectations and workplace factors that enable employee...

Top Picks: Posters That Reinforce and Sustain Your Culture
Your culture is a result of the values, experiences, and behaviors shared by your employees. You can see your culture live in your language, symbols, stories, and work practices. Emphasize the values and culture you desire with motivational prints.

Index to Articles About Motivation, Retention, Coaching, and Training
Looking for information about any aspect of human resources, motivation, coaching, training or education for your business or organization? You've found the right resource. Here are all the resources you'll need to effectively start, manage and develop your human resources department and all aspects of your business. Find information motivation,...

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