In 2015, our blog featured a number of topics, from managing a mobile workforce to the fresh news in the field of Human Resources. We decided to pick 5 of our superstar blog posts to highlight them for you.

1. Successful onboarding of new employees

This post is all about employee retention. Once you have hired an employee, you want them to stay with the company – it saves recruitment and training costs and it’s easier than hiring another employee. This post will give you some tips on how you can implement an onboarding strategy that works! It’s all about the preparation and looking at onboarding as a long-term process as opposed to an event.

2. The call for predictable scheduling

This post is about the importance of implementing a scheduling system to allow employees to know their schedules at least 2 – 4 weeks in advance. This can be very beneficial for the employer and the employee. Employees will be able to plan their personal schedules in advance creating a sense of satisfaction towards the employer and they will be more productive at work. Employers will be able to retain employees for a longer time and improve communication within the company.

3. 5 tips for managing different generations in your workforce

This was one of our favorite blog posts as it discusses the differences between working styles of different generations. For example, millennials like to communicate via messages and baby boomers like to communicate in person or on the phone. Learning about the working styles of different generations can make sure that your company is running smoothly and efficiently. It will also help employees work together in a more collaborative way.

4. How to beat the post-vacation blues

Going back to work is an adventure after a vacation. All you want to do is sleep, eat and chill. It’s important to get into work mode slowly because it’ll be more beneficial for the employee and the employer in the long-run. Organize some events in the office or give employees a free gym membership to get them engaged in the workplace!

5. 4 simple tricks to keep your employees motivated

If you have exhausted all your tips on how to keep employees motivated, this is a great read! As a company, you invest a lot of time and money into your employees and you want to ensure they are at their highest productivity levels. This will come from staying motivated at the workplace. Simple ideas such as smiling and communicating with employees can go a long way.