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A Lesson on Employee Burnout from FX’s Hit Show, “The Bear”

“The Bear” is a favorite show of ours here at 1Huddle. As a kitchen drama it’s funny and intense; full of heart, and tasty-looking Chicago beef sandwiches. August 09, 2022

Resign, Reshuffle, Repeat?

The Great Resignation – Sounds interesting, doesn’t it? But there’s a note of finality about the phrase that’s misleading. After all, for the 4.4 million Americans who quit their jobs in February, their stories didn’t end when they resigned.  More than half of the workers who quit did so to find work accommodations better suited… Continue reading Resign, Reshuffle, Repeat? August 01, 2022

Gen Z, Meet Your Millennial Manager

A recent article by Business Insider suggests that Gen Z might not hate the office after all.  July 28, 2022

Employees at GameStop Say Game Over

In May, a GameStop in Lincoln, Nebraska went viral after it became the second in its zipcode to see its entire staff resign in protest. “We regret to inform you that we all quit,” read the note its employees left behind. “Spend your money at an establishment that respects its employees.” July 26, 2022

Your Employee Development Plan Includes Brand-Story Training

What’s a Brand Story? Brand stories create a narrative about your brand that sets it apart and connects your brand with your customers emotionally. A brand story tells the birth story of your company, what motivates your company, and why your customers should care. It’s about why you get up every morning and work so… Continue reading Your Employee Development Plan Includes Brand-Story Training July 06, 2022

Employee Training and Development Thrives in the Struggle

Your team is looking for employee training and development opportunities. They want to better themselves and lay a solid groundwork for their future. Great! Let’s set everyone up, and we’ll all sit down and get trained.  But studies show that received learning isn’t the strongest teacher. The best employee learning is what’s done on their… Continue reading Employee Training and Development Thrives in the Struggle July 05, 2022

7 Skills For Effectively Coaching Employees

Why Develop Coaching Skills?  Coaching employees has emerged as a critical skill in the workplace. Employee training and development is a number one consideration when retaining employees. Look, you’re an inspirational leader. You attract exceptional people to your brand, and you’re building an outstanding team. But modern leadership is more than just attracting and inspiring… Continue reading 7 Skills For Effectively Coaching Employees July 04, 2022

New Hire Orientation: The Key to Employee Retention

Why the First 90 Days Matter In the current job market, new hire orientation and employee onboarding have become necessary for employee retention. As employers, we want to find ways to attract and retain the best. Yet, a recent study shows 33% of new hires leave within the first ninety days. That’s costly. New hire… Continue reading New Hire Orientation: The Key to Employee Retention July 01, 2022

Recruitment Software to Avoid 10 Common Recruitment Mistakes

Recruiting talent is a competitive process. It may seem more competitive right now, but we were always competing for the best candidates.  Recruitment software can help streamline the recruitment process to avoid commonly made recruitment mistakes, saving you time and money. And it attracts top talent to boot. 10 Common Recruitment Mistakes 1. Unclear job… Continue reading Recruitment Software to Avoid 10 Common Recruitment Mistakes July 01, 2022

Game-based Communication Keeps Your Workforce Competitive

Game-based learning for employee communication beats the forgetting curve and info overload, helping your workforce stay up-to-date and competitive. Traditional Methods of Employee Communication Most companies rely on traditional methods of getting critical information to their employees. Intranets, FAQs, and emails are considered reliable methods to get the word out to your teams. But do… Continue reading Game-based Communication Keeps Your Workforce Competitive June 30, 2022

Soft Skills For Sales Should Be Part of Every Employee Development Plan

Why Soft Skills for Sales Employee development plans help build strong sales teams, and that means business growth.  We all want our sales teams to be operating at full potential. The sales game has changed, however. Salespeople are excelling with the use of soft skills and beating those quotas. It seems like those two ideas… Continue reading Soft Skills For Sales Should Be Part of Every Employee Development Plan June 30, 2022

Recruitment and Recruitment Software Has Changed for The Good

Standard recruitment software is not attracting candidates in our emerging post-pandemic world. Regular recruitment strategies and talent acquisition strategies are backfiring now. Why? The candidates’ needs have changed. Candidates want to work, but they don’t want just any job. They want a job that matters to them and fulfills them. So candidates are shopping. They’re… Continue reading Recruitment and Recruitment Software Has Changed for The Good June 29, 2022

Employee Training Programs: How To Measure Success

Employee training programs are becoming an essential part of employee retention strategies. But how can we be sure our training programs are effective?  The Importance of Training At 1Huddle, we know your employees are one of your biggest investments. Great teams can make or break any business, from start-ups to established companies. And The Great… Continue reading Employee Training Programs: How To Measure Success June 29, 2022

Signs Employee Engagement is Slipping At Your Business

If there’s one key to success in the future of work, it’s got to be securing employee engagement. Finding talented people is only your first step. When you can get them genuinely engaged with the work you’re doing, that’s when your business is going to go from being successful to truly exceptional.  There’s plenty of… Continue reading Signs Employee Engagement is Slipping At Your Business June 28, 2022

Creating the Best Management Development Program Possible

Your management team will need as much development as the employees they’re managing. Leadership is partially something that grows naturally over time. But it’s also something that can be specifically targeted for development. Your regular training plan isn’t going to work as a dedicated management development program. It’s also not easy to simply re-adapt your… Continue reading Creating the Best Management Development Program Possible June 28, 2022