understanding employees

Common Lessons for Managing Volunteers and Employees

Previously we talked about how volunteers and employees are motivated by different things, and how these motivations help provide some very important lessons for the workplace that are beneficial for everyone.  But while we may know what drives volunteers to do […]

8 facilities for women at work.

The recent World Economic Forum’s Industry Gender Gap study gave some interesting insights on the future of work. The report stated that “Most businesses want to recruit, retain and promote more women than they did before and they find it […]

Invest in people to improve workplace, productivity and profits

One of our common themes here at Happy Team Check is about what employee engagement is: what it is for our customers, our business and for the human resources industry as a whole. We spend a lot of time advising our […]

The rise of the pet friendly workplace

One of the most important developments in the evolution of the modern-day workplace is  the rise of the pet friendly workplace.  In many areas of the world, employees are increasingly finding favor with bringing their pets to work, giving them […]

How a Startup measured Employee Engagement

It’s a well known fact and trend globally that tech startups are known for their innovative work culture, benefits and swanky offices with gadgets to relieve stress and increase productivity. However sometimes all these benefits are not enough to engage […]

Happy Team Check stories: Klaseko

You may think that startups don’t place importance on employee engagement, but believe us when we tell you that there are startups that do. We’re going to be covering one of them in this week’s post. A couple of months […]

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 […]

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 […]