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Why the Frontline is America's Most Important Workforce

By Dane Schwartz on Aug 31, 2023 5:35:18 PM

America has always been a nation that thrives on the innovation of its entrepreneurs, the insights of its thinkers, and the inspiration of its artists. However, time and again, it's the frontline workforce that stands as the backbone of the nation, ensuring its steady march forward. 

Topics: Frontline Workers Employees Employee Appreciation
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Setting Boundaries At Work: Texting After Hours

By Dane Schwartz on Apr 5, 2023 9:28:00 AM

“Can you cover tomorrow’s shift for so-and-so?”

Read 7:12 PM.

No response.

Many working Americans report experiencing a negative emotional response to the end of the weekend and personal freetime as the “Sunday Scaries”–an anxious feeling about the work week ahead that cuts into the final hours of off-the-clock bliss. But, perhaps the only thing worse to interrupt an employee’s time off work is receiving unexpected or poorly timed messages from their employer.  

Topics: Frontline Workers Employees Employee Experience
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4 Employee Engagement Ideas For Your Frontline Workers

By Dane Schwartz on Mar 24, 2023 11:04:35 AM

Let's face it: organizations crave high engagement levels from their frontline employees but are often short of ideas on exactly how to accomplish this. 

Topics: Frontline Workers Employees Employee Experience Employee Engagement
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How the Best Managers Foster Employee Recognition

By Dane Schwartz on Mar 8, 2023 8:47:51 AM

Take a moment to think about your favorite job that you've ever had. Most likely, one of the reasons that this job was meaningful to you was because of the relationships that you had with your employer and your fellow employees. When we feel valued at the workplace, our work feels more meaningful. 

Now more than ever, it is important that employees feel valued at the workplace. One way to accomplish this is through employee recognition.

Topics: Employees Company Culture Employee Appreciation
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The Happy 10: Practical Employee Appreciation Ideas

By Dane Schwartz on Mar 1, 2023 2:08:31 PM

As Dr. Bob Nelson says, “Take time to appreciate employees and they will reciprocate in a thousand ways.” 

Topics: goHappy Employees Employee Experience Employee Appreciation
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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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Best Practices For Leaders To Improve Frontline Employee Communications

By Dane Schwartz on Jun 6, 2022 6:04:07 PM

Communicating effectively with a large team of desk-less workers has its challenges. But the pandemic did an excellent job of highlighting just how critical frontline workers are to a company's success. And the mass job walkouts have taught us that frontline employees are no longer interested in being treated like second-class workers. 

Topics: Communication Frontline Workers Employees Employee Experience Employee Engagement Workplace Communication
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Choosing the Right Communications Platform for Frontline Engagement

By Dane Schwartz on Dec 20, 2021 10:12:17 AM

If there is one thing employers have learned over the past few years, it's the critical role frontline staff play in the economy's stability. Frontline workers came to realize their value, as well.

Topics: Frontline Workers Employees Company Culture Employee Engagement Workplace Communication
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Labor Day: Why We Celebrate Work

By Shawn Boyer on Sep 6, 2021 10:51:29 AM

Sara Reinhardt shares her favorite things about working for Tupelo Honey.

Topics: Extraordinary Worker Frontline Workers Employees Company Culture Employee Experience Employee Appreciation Restaurant