Thoughts

Forgiveness, redemption and engagement

This week is Holy Week, and while Happy Team Check will be offline for a few days, we hope to leave all our blog readers with a couple of things to think about this holiday season. As we all know, […]

The virtue of employee kindness

What does it mean to be nice to your employees? To be nice to your employees isn’t simply to just show kindness to them, to not get angry or to forgive them for mistakes that they may have made. In […]

Women in employee engagement

To celebrate International Women’s Day, which the world celebrated last week, let’s take a look at how women make a difference at the workplace, and especially when it comes to employee engagement. Women are increasingly becoming an indispensable part of […]

The fired Yelp employee

Over the last few days, we’ve seen the Internet basically blow up over the story of Talia Jane, a customer service representative for Yelp who wrote an open letter criticizing her CEO, Jeremy Stoppelman, for being underpaid relative to the […]

Employee appreciation, explained

There are many ways to show your employees that you like the work they do, especially after a job well done. We write a lot here at Happy Team Check about how it’s extremely important to show your employees that […]

Asking right employee survey questions

Last time, we talked about how you should make an employee survey and what ought to be in it.  But I want to ask something of all of you: how do you ask employee survey questions? It sounds like a […]

Elements of a good employee survey

We talk a lot about employee surveys, and true to form, there are many out there. Every day, there’s some company out there wanting to engage their employees, trying to know whether things are working smoothly or if something has […]

The crisis of employee engagement

Every day, there is a crisis that breaks out in some office in the world which ultimately leads to misunderstandings between employers and employees. Somewhere down the line, there has been a breakdown of communication between employers and employees, and […]

Rebooting engagement in 2016

Welcome to 2016. Another year of corporate ups and downs, of great triumphs and what we hope will be a great learning experience for anyone making it out in the world. But what we don’t want to see—and what we […]