Research shows that exposure to the poor behavior of even a single employee can reduce a team’s productivity by 30% to 40%. Through a mix of training, providing goals, and offering feedback, you can turn that bad apple into a highly productive teammate.   Providing Goals: Most of the time the reason employees are disengaged Read More

Colorado-Based Famous Brands International begins using Teamphoria’s digital employee recognition app across all levels of the corporate headquarters. Famous Brands International, the parent company of TCBY Frozen Yogurt and Mrs. Fields Cookies, has implemented Teamphoria at its Colorado-based corporate headquarters and nearby Gifting Facility in Utah. Teamphoria will provide digital, peer-to-peer recognition across multiple locations, Read More

It’s a question that’s asked a lot: How can I be happy at work? or, How can I make my employees be happy at work? It’s asked over and over because it’s important: research shows that most people are actually less stressed out at work than they are at home. A company’s culture is a Read More

New and improved from Teamphoria — our mobile app for iPhone and Android devices! The Teamphoria mobile app allows Team Members to send and view employee recognition and employee communication posts in Teamphoria, as well as the Organization page with helpful links. Turn on push notifications within the app to never miss a beat with what your organization is up Read More

I don’t mean to be a Negative Nancy, but I’m going to go there, let’s talk about the dark stuff. There’s no reason to sugar coat it; work is inherently stressful. There are deadlines, budgets, people, decisions – no matter how much you love your job, from time to time, there’s going to be something Read More

Article reposted from sparcedge.com A lot has been written lately about employee engagement and how great of a benefit it can be to an organization. This post is not to dispute that research but rather to affirm it. I often hear the phrase, “It’s the people I stay for,” even though my company “sucks” and Read More

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, “Human resources managers plan, direct and coordinate the administrative functions of an organization. They oversee the recruiting, interviewing and hiring of new staff; consult with top executives on strategic planning; and serve as a link between an organization’s management and its employees.” That may sound like a lot Read More

Guest post from Sharon L. Sellers, SHRM-SCP: Sexual Harassment – Should My Company Be Doing Something? News reports are popping up daily showing that yet another entertainer, politician, or journalist acted sexually inappropriately. People are reporting how their lives were drastically changed after they were sexually abused or harassed, and they didn’t feel they could tell Read More