Articles by tag: Employee satisfaction

As Unemployment Benefits Expire, How Can Businesses Bring Workers Back?

COVID's economic and material disruptions gave many workers, across the blue- and white-collar spectrum, the tools to better analyze what they don't like about their work lives. Read more

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Biden Nears Win as Japan, Dutch Back China Chip Controls
January 29, 2023

For more on the West’s race to implement China chip controls, read Bloomberg’s explainer on the computer chip “arms race.” (Bloomberg) — Japan and the Netherlands are poised to join the US in limiting China’s access to advanced semiconductor machinery, forging a powerful alliance that will undercut Beijing’s ambitions to build its own domestic […]

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NYSE Mayhem Traced to a Staffer Who Left a Backup System Running
January 28, 2023

(Bloomberg) — More than 700 miles from Wall Street, the New York Stock Exchange’s backup data center on Cermak Road in Chicago is supposed to safeguard US markets, standing by at all hours in case disaster ever strikes the world’s largest venue for trading shares. When markets are closed, it participates in a well-worn routine, […]

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California Storms Have Farmers Rushing to Avoid Crop Shortfall
January 28, 2023

(Bloomberg) — California farmers are facing costly damages from weeks of severe California storms that may trigger more expensive US fruits and vegetables in a time of massive food inflation. “The numbers are going to be somewhere in the hundreds of millions and perhaps in the billions,” Dave Puglia, head of the trade group Western […]

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As Unemployment Benefits Expire, How Can Businesses Bring Workers Back?
September 10, 2021

COVID’s economic and material disruptions gave many workers, across the blue- and white-collar spectrum, the tools to better analyze what they don’t like about their work lives. Inefficiencies of in-office work settings, dissatisfaction around low wages and unsafe work conditions, and insufficient medical benefits were laid bare. And workers responded, in many sectors, by withholding […]

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Empowering Your Employees in the Face of Modern Workplace Stresses
March 5, 2021

The challenges healthcare executives and administrators face are constantly changing. Host Kevin Stevenson talks with the heroes behind the heroes that are enabling hospitals, urgent care centers and telemedicine operators to spend their time tending to patients, while they handle the logistics.   For an organization to find long-term success, it requires a commitment from all parties. […]

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Conversations from the EDGE: The Value of Peer Groups
November 27, 2019

Jonathan Sterling, president of Maxair Mechanical spoke on this episode of Conversations from the EDGE about peer groups, and how they offer many benefits for an organization. Before Maxair joined the Service Logic group of companies, they participated in non-competitive peer groups with similar type businesses across the country. “Through this process, we gained […]

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Unlocking Efficiency and Job Satisfaction for Industrial Companies
November 7, 2019

The distance between perception and reality is farther apart than you think. That’s especially true when it comes to management’s perception of how employees feel. An anecdotal smile on the way out the door, hearing laughter among your crew… those don’t dig into how your employees’ job satisfaction, burnout level, or propensity to walk […]

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