Dane Schwartz

Dane Schwartz

Dane is an experienced marketing professional with more than 15 years under his belt and prides himself on being a unique blend of strategy and action. His experience ranges from enterprise organizations to small startups, and across numerous industries. As the former leader of Product Marketing at Snagajob, Dane is a storyteller who loves bringing brands and products to life and connecting with the end-user!

Recent posts by Dane Schwartz

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Building Employee Morale with Frontline Employee Appreciation Messages

By Dane Schwartz on Jan 9, 2023 8:30:00 AM

In our post-pandemic world, it's not enough to assume frontline employees are just " happy to have a job." 

Things have changed, and frontline workers no longer seek jobs where the expectation is the bare minimum in exchange for a paycheck. 

They are more attracted to a work environment where they feel valued and respected, with managers who make them feel like they're contributing to something significant and are working towards common goals. 

Topics: Communication Company Culture Employee Experience Employee Appreciation
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Communication Strategies For Mobile Workforce Management

By Dane Schwartz on Dec 19, 2022 8:30:00 AM

If you're an HR Director, Communications Director, or Talent Acquisition Specialist who manages a mobile workforce, you know how challenging good communication can be.

Deskless workers often work in remote settings or visit different locations throughout the day, so you may go long stretches without seeing or verbally communicating with some of your employees. 

Because of this, communication channels that work for office and onsite employees aren't practical for mobile workers.

Topics: Communication Frontline Workers Workplace Communication
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6 Employee Appreciation Gifts For Hourly Workers

By Dane Schwartz on Dec 5, 2022 12:04:00 PM

Your frontline employees work hard. And amid busy schedules and the holiday rush, it can be easy to overlook showing them how much you appreciate their dedication to your organization.

Hourly workers often put in more than 40-hour work weeks during the holiday season — especially amid a labor crisis — and miss out on celebrations with family and friends. 

Although frontline employees receive overtime pay for their extra hours, it’s a requirement by the department of labor. 

Rewarding your hourly workers beyond what is expected of you, especially when they sacrifice so much, is essential to let them know you care. 

Topics: Company Culture Employee Experience Employee Engagement Employee Appreciation
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6 Employee Engagement Ideas That Actually Work

By Dane Schwartz on Nov 7, 2022 3:30:13 PM

Engaged employees have higher productivity levels, lower absenteeism rates, and greater job satisfaction. 

In addition, companies with high employee engagement tend to financially outperform those with low engagement scores.

Although the positive outcomes from engaged employees speak for themselves, many businesses still need help to proactively engage their frontline workers.

Topics: Employee Experience Employee Engagement
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Need To Hire Seasonal Employees? Text Rehireable Workers

By Dane Schwartz on Oct 24, 2022 8:00:00 AM

Seasonal hiring is both exciting and stressful for many businesses. 

Busy seasons such as holiday shopping and back to school are a welcome uptick in profits. But, these busy times of the year can also be worrisome as you struggle to find enough employees to meet customer demands.

Topics: Communication Frontline Workers Hiring and retention
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Why Employee Engagement Is Key To Company Success

By Dane Schwartz on Oct 19, 2022 4:20:29 PM

Employee engagement is one of the most important indicators in gauging satisfaction in work. This is especially true amongst Front Line Workers. People are looking for more than just a 9-to-5 job these days. They crave to be involved in their work, and want to be enthusiastic about the organization they work for and to be committed to those they work with.

Topics: goHappy Communication Frontline Workers Employees goAlerts Company Culture Employee Experience Employee Engagement Workplace Communication
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How HR Technology is Changing Communication For Employees

By Dane Schwartz on Oct 10, 2022 12:45:42 PM

Communication in the workplace has changed drastically over the last decade — most notably, in the previous few years, thanks to the pandemic. 

During the pandemic, the world learned that frontline workers are the backbone of our economy as we watched them leave jobs en masse. Now we know that if organizations want to succeed, they need to improve interpersonal communication for all employees, not just those who occupy a desk.

Despite making up 80% of the global workforce, frontline employees have consistently been excluded from company-wide communication. But, thanks to an influx of much-needed HR technology, things are changing. 

Topics: Communication Employees Employee Experience Workplace Communication
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Lower Retail Turnover With Better Internal Communications

By Dane Schwartz on Oct 3, 2022 11:35:21 AM

Whether you operate a single retail location or a chain of stores, your retail employees are your best asset. They are the ones who interact with your customers daily and can create a positive or negative association with your brand. 

But, with a 69% employee turnover rate in retail — 12% higher than the U.S. national average — it can feel like most of your time and resources are spent on hiring and training new staff rather than nurturing existing employees to be your best brand ambassadors. 

With an approximate price tag of $3400 to replace one employee, a retention strategy should definitely be on your radar.

Topics: Communication Frontline Workers Employee Experience Workplace Communication
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NEW Podcast Episode: Jeremy Edmonds at Snooze- The Importance of Culture

By Dane Schwartz on Sep 16, 2022 10:38:17 AM

 

Topics: goHappy Podcast
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Five Ways to Enhance Senior Care Employee Communication

By Dane Schwartz on Sep 8, 2022 2:28:01 PM

Deciding to place a beloved family member in a senior care facility is challenging. It's a decision no family member wants to make, but they trust you and your staff to offer them the best care possible when they do.



However, if employee communication in your long-term care facility falls short, it can be a chaotic and frustrating experience for your senior care staff, residents, and their families. This can lead to families moving their loved ones to a different facility and employees leaving their roles to find work elsewhere — and in a worker shortage, it's unlikely you can spare staff right now.

Effective communication is the foundation for any successful relationship, and your assisted living facility is no different.

Topics: Communication Frontline Workers Workplace Communication senior living