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Brad Jamison

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Brad Jamison (he/him) is a copywriter, content creator, and editor. He authors a variety of employee and HR-focused content pieces, and is especially interested in Millennials’ contributions to the ever-evolving workplace. He lives in Denver, CO.

Developing a solid people management strategy is the one thing employers of all sizes can’t afford to overlook. After all, you want the best employees to stick around, right? Here are the top human resources trends you should look out for in 2020, and how you can utilize them for a stronger team. Whether you manage a tech team of four people or are on your way to hitting triple digits, making sure you have…

No matter what industry you’re in, company culture and reputation sets you apart—and the importance of customer perception can’t be understated. Small businesses make up virtually all businesses in the United States. A whopping 99.7% of businesses are small businesses, according to the Small Business Administration. Odds are, your business falls under that 99.7%. But let’s look beyond that massive number. Think about just your space you take up in your respective industry. Now think…

Want to save time, money, and headaches once you’ve found the most-talented employees for your company? Keep turnover low, and implement employee development and carer growth plans for your team. So you’ve found the best employee for that essential role. They crushed the interview. Their project was flawless. Your current team members thought they’d be a welcome addition to your company’s killer culture. You make the offer. They accept. Kombuchas all around. Fast forward to…

Think back for a second: when was the last time you had a conversation with a friend or coworker about how awesome your employee recognition and rewards are? Here’s the real kicker: How about your employee health benefits? Do you remember? Don’t get us wrong. Having health insurance through an employer is awesome; 127 million people are currently covered by their employers. But while health insurance gives people peace of mind if they get sick,…

The conversation around mental health and stress at work has come to the forefront in recent years, and employers are routinely looking for ways to improve employee mental health. Employee recognition and rewards programs are one way some employers are combatting work-related stress and creating a better workplace for stressed-out employees. Let’s be real: No matter the job, stress at work happens For 83% of American workers, though, work-related stress is an ongoing issue—and it…

A huge part of company cohesion relies on all members believing and living shared values. It’s this commitment that helps employees reach personal, team, and company-wide goals, all while improving employee engagement and retention. Ultimately, employee engagement means tighter teams and a better bottom line for their employer. These are the employees who spend their energy on elevating the company, taking ownership, and leading by example. But cohesion doesn’t happen when one (or sometimes several)…

Happier, healthier employees. Reduced absenteeism. Higher ROI. Lower turnover. These are just a few of the benefits that overall workplace wellness and employee wellness programs deliver. Here’s how you can see these benefits in your organization. Employee wellness programs benefit employees and employers Perks like employee wellness programs are no longer nice-to-haves for employers. But you already knew that, didn’t you? Wellness programs are increasingly integral parts of what initially attract employees to businesses, encourage…

Despite what some headlines suggest, what millennials want in the workplace isn’t that different from previous generations. Here’s how to take advantage of millennial work habits to better your business. — Debunking millennial stereotypes is now as common as the recycled stories about them destroying, well, you name it—and it’s old news. There are too many resources refuting these pieces of clickbait; stereotypes about millennial work habits, their purchasing trends, and even why many put…

Ping pong tables, meditation stations, and kombucha on tap are great employee retention ideas for just about any office. Who doesn’t need a good, midday zenning out session with a glass of strawberry-ginger-mojito booch waiting on the other side? But you know what’s cooler than afternoon mindfulness exercises and tasty probiotics? Employees who love coming to work each day because they feel valued, know leadership has their backs, trust their fellow team members, and want…