Values

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 […]

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 […]

Chinese New Year employee motivation

Kung hei fat choi! Chinese New Year is a big holiday for many people around the world, and this 2016, the Year of the Fire Monkey, is no exception. For many, this is a time to return home and be […]

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 […]

About the Force, this post is

Star Wars: The Force Awakens is currently in cinemas, and we’re excited to see this new chapter in the Star Wars saga. To celebrate this occasion, Happy Team Check would like to give a shout-out to all those employers and […]

Rocket Boots: building corporate culture

In the world of tech startups, cohesion and mutual understanding are paramount to ensuring that ion to your product becomes successful. Whether it’s called “corporate culture”, “vision” or something else entirely, building something big from virtually nothing is a gargantuan […]

Resilience

In all the crises of life and work, we are called to have only one thing that will help us through these dark times: resilience. To be resilient is to know what it’s like to falter, to navigate through adversity […]