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Factory workers: A Simple Formula for Employee Feedback

Happy Factory Workers? Many factory workers and other blue collar employees don’t have access to computers to fill in surveys or give continuous feedback on how engaged they feel at work. Asking employees to install a mood app on their personal phone might work for those reasonably happy at work. Others would give the are-you-insane? […]

4 Productivity Hacks for Meetings

Could your Monday Morning Meeting use some productivity hacks? Monday morning meetings can be a great way to start off the week. Especially when it comes to discussing workplace happiness and morale. A productive meeting can be a way to get a read on the temperature of the office. They allow staff to check in with each […]

Mental Health in the Workplace: How Measuring Mood Creates a Healthier Workplace

Mental health and productivity in the workplace Mental health in the workplace… how often is that discussed at management meetings? According to this Guardian article, seventy million working days are lost each year due to stress, depression and other mental health conditions in Britain. This costs Britain £70-100bn annually, equivalent to 4.5% of the nation’s GDP. […]

How Does Work-Life Balance Affect Employee Happiness?

Work happiness and unhappiness Think about a tight-rope walker keeping perfect balance. That’s kind of what work-life balance is like! It’s tricky to walk the line between the two worlds. Especially because, as we’ve seen, keeping them entirely separate is impossible. As our users have pointed out, personal lives and work lives are not mutually exclusive; […]

3 Steps to Relaunch Your Celpax and Increase Employee Engagement

Increase Employee Engagement With major changes, it’s easy for employee engagement efforts to fall off the radar Workplaces are constantly changing because, after all, employees are humans and not robots! Like DEK Tech’s Agile HR Director put it: “If you’re going through a tough time at home, it will have an effect on your job too. The […]

Why Happy Employees Means a Better Workplace

Happy employees are productive employees May is Mental Health Month in the United States which gives us the opportunity to reflect on…   Why happy and healthy employees create better workplaces. According to Mental Health America, 70% of those currently employed are looking for other jobs.  It certainly doesn’t sound like many people are happy […]

Continuous Improvement in the Workplace with the Random Act of Happy You Might Be Ignoring

The Random Act of Happy You Might Be Ignoring Continuous improvement in the workplace means that measuring and improving don’t ever stop. Or, as we like to put it: Measure. Improve. Repeat! We recently discussed how random acts of happy can help improve employee morale over time. These small ideas can have big effects when continuously […]

The BASF approach to improve work culture

Improve work culture – The BASF way How would employees describe your company culture? “Our work culture is very influenced by the historically grown attitude”, says Christophe as he walks around on the Belgian factory floor.” “Many employees have been with us for a long time and we used to have an old management style. […]

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