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Working Less for Success: Could Reducing Staff Hours Boost Productivity and Your Bottom Line?

Posted by Team Synerion on March 2016

photodune-7334551-work-life-balance-xs_2.jpgThere’s a sweet spot when it comes to productivity, a number of hours where employees feel engaged through the shift and leave before that productivity starts to falter due to physical exhaustion and mental fatigue. In fact, it’s been shown that employees who work 60 hours a week are actually two-thirds less productive than their 40 hours per week counterparts. Still, many companies insist on overtime, long hours, and little rest in the name of productivity. The question of whether reducing your staffs' hours could actually improve productivity isn't as far-fetched as it sounds. In fact, reducing staff hours could launch your business' success.
 

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Topics: Workforce Management, Workforce Productivity, Employee Productivity

Could Working From Home Boost Your Employee's Productivity?

Posted by Team Synerion on March 2016

could working from home boost your employee's productivity?Telecommuting is a popular perk that attracts the attention of potential employees and increases morale of current employees – but not without controversy. When Yahoo's Marissa Mayers dismantled the long-standing work-from-home policy for her employees, she cited the decrease in collaboration and innovation when employees regularly worked away from the company environment. Employees raged and many saw this move as an indictment on the benefits of working from home from the tech world. The question remained though: does working from home boost productivity or does it isolate and demotivate your employees? 

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Topics: Employee Productivity, telecommuting, mobile workforce

Five Keys to a Happy and Productive Workforce

Posted by Team Synerion on March 2016

five keys to a happy and productive workforceIt's no coincidence that companies that continually rank highest for employee satisfaction are also some of the most successful and productive workplaces in the world. Employees at these companies are engaged and excited about their jobs, coming up with more innovative solutions and working more productively over the course of the day. If you want to foster a work environment that’s both happy and productive, use these five keys to get your company culture on the right track.

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Topics: Workforce Productivity, Employee Productivity

How Your HR Department Can Help Improve Productivity

Posted by Team Synerion on February 2016

how your hr department can help improve productivityWhen businesses try to improve productivity, a lot of pressure is put on managers. While managers are often a great source of information for improving productivity, sometimes these front-line employees can't identify system-wide changes that can significantly improve productivity. Don't worry though because there's one department in your organization that’s up to the task. Next time you're seeking a way to improve productivity, ask your HR department for some insight into your workplace and employee productivity

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Topics: Human Resources, Workforce Productivity, Employee Productivity

5 Factors that are Impacting Your Workplace Productivity

Posted by Team Synerion on November 2015

5 factors that are impacting your workplace productivityWhether you're just starting your business or leading your industry, productivity is always a top concern. When a workplace is reaching its maximum productivity, employees are challenged, business goals are met, and everyone benefits. When that productivity is lacking, more resources are spent on personnel and there is less to show for it. Consider whether these five factors are reducing your workplace productivity and how you can fix them. 

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Topics: Workforce Productivity, Employee Productivity

6 Reasons Your Employees are Unmotivated

Posted by Team Synerion on November 2015

6 reasons your employees are unmotivatedAre your employees constantly checking the clock? Are they playing on their smart phone? Rolling their eyes when tasked with new projects? If so, you have unmotivated employees and the fault isn't theirs alone. In fact, company culture and management have more to do with unmotivated employees than meets the eye. Consider these six reasons your employees are unmotivated and learn how to increase motivation to get your business back on track.

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Topics: Workforce Management, Workforce Productivity, Employee Productivity

How to Increase Employee Productivity

Posted by Team Synerion on July 2015

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While many companies are still making do with less, keeping productive is still essential for every industry and in any economy. Tackling the problem of how to increase employee productivity requires a multifaceted approach and a commitment to long term rewards rather than short term solutions. These tips can help place your company on the right track to increasing productivity. 

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Topics: Employee Productivity

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