Why it’s hard to tell your manager the truth

Telling the truth is something many people strongly believe. When you’re growing into an adult you learn really fast that lying doesn’t have many advantages, if any. This carries well into adult life and is the defining feature of many great people in our world. Then why is it so hard to tell a manager Continue reading Why it’s hard to tell your manager the truth

What it takes for a company to have open culture

It takes a lot for a company to have an open culture. It’s hard to form open culture, and even harder to maintain it.

Having an open company culture starts with the executive team and CEO. If the CEO of a company is overly open and honest, that openness is likely to spread to everyone in the company. Does your CEO Continue reading What it takes for a company to have open culture

Checking employee suggestions & comments for bad words

When we tell people about mplyees and how it allows employees to leave public anonymous suggestions, one of their first responses is about abuse. And rightfully so, abuse has always been a hot topic for many semi anonymous sites like Continue reading Checking employee suggestions & comments for bad words

Employee suggestion commenting with flagging

We just updated mplyees.com to have employee suggestion commenting with flagging features. Employee suggestion commenting will help employees reply anonymously to a suggestion and provide feedback. To see the suggestion commenting in action you just need to click on Continue reading Employee suggestion commenting with flagging

Employee surveys don’t work

The majority of companies use employee surveys to get a pulse of the company. Surveys can be considered beneficial because you can keep the feedback focused – but it’s a double edged sword. Pre-loading questions to your employees only allows them to give feedback on those specific topics. Having general questions can also be a big bust. Surveys make it hard to address topics of what the employees think are concerning for the organization.

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Employee motivation improved by company culture

Company culture is a pretty hot topic these days. Both companies and employees desire it. So surely it should be something easy to navigate? There are several practices that can improve employee motivation within a company’s culture.

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