Do you often catch yourself complaining about work or getting caught up in the negative aspects of your job? Other than sleeping, most of us spend a majority of our time working so it makes sense to adjust our attitudes about work. Whether you love, dislike or feel neutral about your job, these four tips [...]
It’s not easy being at work when the sun is shining outside and everyone seems to be on vacation. Employers can do a number of things to boost employee mood and engagement over the summer. Here are four ways to escape the summer slip. Bring Summer Fun Into Work. Have a local ice creamery set [...]
Are your company’s pay rates* keeping up with the market? Did you know that, on average, receptionists in Austin were making an hourly wage of $13.36 and general maintenance and repair workers in Houston made $18.08 per hour in 2016? Knowing your market matters, and compensation is ever-changing so top-performing companies should revisit their strategy [...]
Amy is partnering with Gladney on the One Less Orphan Fund. The hope is to raise money for those looking to rescue orphans. Visit www.onelessorphanfund.org for information about the upcoming Gala in Highland Park, TX. Read about the Clary family adoption story and Amy's book!
Company culture seems like a catch phrase these days, but it is more than just words. It is the breath of your company and encompasses all the people who bring your vision and values to life. You don’t need to hire someone to give you feedback on your culture. Look around. What kind of atmosphere [...]
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) established ongoing employer requirements with varying compliance deadlines. These responsibilities differ based on details including your business' size and funding type. The main question we are currently facing with regards to the ACA is what is the impact of the president’s first executive order on employers. In an article posted [...]
You have likely heard the saying that a little thanks goes a long way, but do you factor appreciation into your workplace? Thanks, merci, gracias - any way you say it, gratitude matters. Motivation experts agree that simply saying "thank you" is one of the best ways to let team members know that they are [...]