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The Top 5 Ways to Boost Employee Productivity

CoAdvantage-Addressing employee productivity in meaningful, useful, and actionable ways is a huge challenge for employers, especially for knowledge-based work that’s hard to translate into clear productivity metrics. Further complicating the question, raw production isn’t everything. As the famous axiom says, “Productivity is getting things done. Effectiveness is getting the right things done.” But what can[…]

9 Steps to Take with Under-Performing Employees

9 Steps to Take with Under-Performing Employees

CoAdvantage- Do you have an employee who’s just not meeting expectations or minimally accepted performance standards. You’ve already invested time, money, and resources into recruiting, onboarding, training, and supporting this worker. What do you do to manage their underperformance? Thankfully, under-performance can often be fixed with the right approach. 1: Find the root cause The[…]

5 Ways to Help Employees Get More Value Out of Their Benefits

5 Ways to Help Employees Get More Value Out of Their Benefits

CoAdvantage-In our article, “5 Best Practices for Communicating About Employer Benefits,” we discussed how principles like simplicity and knowing your audience can improve communications around benefit packages. We also mentioned paying attention to what the audience (your workforce) wants out of their benefits. Today, we’re going to dive into one thing employees definitely want: more[…]

How Digital Transformation Supercharges HR Performance

Why Most Employers Measure Engagement Backwards

CoAdvantage-Employee engagement is indisputably an important metric for employers to monitor. Study after study has found that organizations with highly engaged employees outperform those without (by 202%, according to one study). As former General Electric CEO Jack Welch has said, “No company, small or large, can win over the long run without energized employees who[…]

Helping Employees Cope with Workplace Stress

Helping Employees Cope with Workplace Stress

CoAdvantage-You might have noticed it’s been a stressful couple of years. We even have the numbers to prove it: Gallup’s 2021 State of the Global Workplace found that more than half (57%) of workers have been experiencing daily stress due to the pandemic. Worse, over two-thirds (69%) of employees say “2020 was the most stressful[…]

6 Tactics for Managing Employee Performance, with Pros and Cons

6 Tactics for Managing Employee Performance, with Pros and Cons

CoAdvantage-What’s the best way to manage employee performance? Answers to this question seem to fall in and out of favor with the seasons. The traditional approach of high-stakes annual performance reviews has been diminishing in popularity at major employers for a long time, but what are the alternative options available? One word of warning: no[…]

Why Reducing Commutes Increases Productivity

Marchetti’s Constant: Why Reducing Commutes Increases Productivity

CoAdvantage- Marchetti’s Constant, named for Italian physicist Cesare Marchetti, is a principle that says workers will average an hour of commute time daily (half an hour each way). According to this principle, if a worker takes a new job or the circumstances of an existing job change to extend the necessary commute, workers will generally[…]

4 Ways to Cultivate Resiliency in Your Employees

Workforce Resilience: 4 Ways to Cultivate Resiliency in Your Employees

CoAdvantage- How well can your workforce weather unexpected events and disruptions? That’s how resilient it is. Less resilient teams tend to suffer more harms as the result of disruptions. Research from industry advisory group Gartner found that the pandemic, for example, significantly increased burnout and reduced trust in colleagues and leaders. The more resilient your[…]

7 Tips to Manage Disengaged Employees for Maximum Productivity

7 Tips to Manage Disengaged Employees for Maximum Productivity

CoAdvantage- Workplace disengagement incurs a heavy price for employers, resulting in lost profitability and productivity – as much as $550 billion in yearly lost productivity for the U.S. economy. Worse, disengagement is dismayingly common. According to Gallup, which has been tracking engagement levels in the U.S. workforce for decades, only 34% of U.S. workers are[…]