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News You Might Have Missed – January

We’re back with the first installment of our industry news recap.  Check out a few of the articles that caught our eye in January.

Employee Engagement and Employee Productivity Aren’t the Same Thing — Here’s How to Boost Both
Are you an Emily or Jared? Learn the difference between engagement and productivity, and how to achieve the best of both worlds within your own company.

5 Things Every Manager Needs to Know About Employee Engagement
Hey managers – here’s five tips on employee engagement to start your new year off on the right foot.

Six Employee Recognition Strategies to Celebrate Each Team Member’s Wins
Six small ways to make a big impact when recognizing employees, via Forbes.

Giving Managers Feedback on Feedback
Feedback is essential to employee development, but it’s difficult for managers to provide it in a productive, constructive way. Andee Harris offers managers a few tips for giving better feedback to their employees, via Chief Learning Officer.

Let’s Change Our Perception of Employee Engagement
“Employee engagement is not a project. It is not a workshop. It is not a new wellness program or a cool perk (though all that can contribute). It’s not one-size-fits-all. And it doesn’t have an end-date.”

4 Tips for Managers Working with a New Team
Being a new manager can be daunting, but there are tactics you can adopt to make it a seamless transition.