What Exactly is Employee Engagement?
Employee engagement is a concept that emerged in the 1990s and has continued to evolve. It has become an essential part of HR strategy and includes other key concepts such as employee motivation, investment and satisfaction. […]
How Can You Build an Attractive Benefits Progamme?
A good salary is nice, but additional benefits are the cherry on top. These non-monetary extras are in-kind benefits that the employer provides for their employees. They can be extremely profitable for a company, as long […]
Well-Being Strategies: The Key to a Productive Team
Strategies for well-being at work have an effect on employee commitment and motivation. They also contribute to the financial health of companies and instilling healthy relationships between colleagues. HR departments should design an efficient action plan […]
The Power of Thank You at Your Company
Employers often forget how powerful saying thank you can be in transforming their companies. A pre-planned, uptight thank you means nothing to your employees and doesn’t count, of course. A sincere, spontaneous, detailed thank you that […]
5 HR Priorities for 2022
The Covid-19 pandemic created an unprecedented crisis that turned our most firmly instilled professional practices upside-down. Companies had to overhaul how they function without any preparation. Amidst this major upheaval, HR managers were called up to […]
Help Your Employees Manage Their Financial Well-Being
The pandemic destabilised companies’ finances the world over and with it, employees’ financial well-being. According to the International Labour Organization (ILO), Swiss employees’ income dropped 3.7%. This is mainly due to furlough, which removed the base […]
The Lunch Card in the Times of Coronavirus and Working from Home
Working from home has become exceedingly popular since the coronavirus. According to a study conducted with companies world-wide by Garner, a research and advisory company, 90% of HR Directors plan to continue work from home after […]
5 Tips for Motivating Your Employees at the End of the Year
Everything we thought we knew about job security has been shattered in 2020 and 2021. We had to change how we work with the pandemic, leaving many employees feeling lost. The home office overturned their working […]
Recognition and rewards to boost employee performance
For your company, rallying the troops is the machine that drives the war. And to keep them invested on the long term, you have a foolproof secret weapon: recognition. When based on a rewards system that […]
7 Effective Team Incentive Strategies
After many long months being forced to work from home due to Covid-19, companies are progressively returning to normal and employees are heading back to work at the office. Of course, re-motivating teams is a priority […]
Certain Food Can Make Your Employees Happier: Act Now!
A healthy, nutritious diet rich in vitamins boosts mental and physical energy. It can even make your employees happy all day long! Junk food, which stares at them from every street corner, inviting them in for […]
More purchasing power for your employees – without increasing your HR costs
The Swibeco Lunch Card offers new flexibilities for all companies in Switzerland. The solution has been completely redefined to offer your employees a purchasing power equivalent of a significant salary increase without raising your personnel costs. […]
Our top 10 innovative benefits for employees
With the shortage in talents, it is more important than ever to pamper your employees. And you won’t keep them satisfied with a few extras once in a while on top of their base salary. Today, […]
Are Your Employees the Best Brand Ambassadors?
Your company’s brand image depends mainly on client satisfaction. However, we often forget how important employees are in creating and reinforcing the employer brand. They can become an excellent tool for building your reputation with a […]
Is A Salary Still Enough to Keep Employees Happy?
Base salary on its own is not enough to make Swiss employees happy, as we are now seeing at many companies. A good salary is no longer seen as a good enough reason to feel happy […]
How to Keep Your Employees Engaged with Work Certificates
Preparing work certificates, which are essential documents for your employees, is often seen as a purely administrative and time-consuming task. Although it is a legal obligation (certificates have been required by the Swiss Labour Code since […]
New Work: How to Update Your Workplace
Everyone is talking about New Work. The goal is to innovate as much as possible in the professional world, adapting it to the latest trends in globalisation and technology. This work world 4.0 is flexible, highly […]
How Managing Rewards Well Can Transform Your Company
The salary is not the only thing that counts for a company’s employees. The other benefits that the company provides are also an important factor for motivation and commitment to their employer. From financial rewards to […]
Create a Mental Health-Friendly Work Environment
Authorities say that mental health is the biggest challenge of the 21st century. As the professional environment changes, companies have realised that their employees’ productivity depends primarily on their mood and motivation. Many employers are working […]
Should Companies Consider a Four-Day Week?
The work week is a controversial subject. Many employers still judge performance based on the number of hours their employees work, confusing presence with efficiency. On the other hand, some are ready to break away from […]
7 Ways to Better Engage Your Employees
A company’s success depends primarily on how engaged its employees are. The more they invest, the better the company’s productivity and the lower the turnover risk. But employers need to cultivate employee motivation on a daily […]
Top Strategies for Talent Management
Talent management is an important part of company strategy. The job market and employer-employee relationships have been continuously changing over the past several years, and talent management practices with them. What are today’s most effective talent […]
Become the Company Everyone Wants to Work For
Employees’ expectations of their employers have changed a lot in recent years and are much more varied than they used to be. Working is no longer simply about being paid. It is a way to achieve […]
Do You Offer Your Employees These 10 Salary Extras?
You need motivated employees to have a productive company. Although financial bonuses are always popular, non-monetary rewards can also keep your employees motivated by responding more specifically to their needs. But which benefits should you choose […]
4 Reasons to Make Training Your Employees a Top Priority in 2020
A company’s strength lies in its ability to continuously rely on qualified employees. Although employers often focus on recruitment and employee benefits to find talents, they forget to invest in developing employee skill sets throughout their […]
10 New Year’s Resolutions for Your HR Department in 2020
As the end of the year approaches, it is high time to set your goals for 2020. HR departments need to stay one step ahead of the changing job market to remain effective. But what resolutions […]
Do You Want to Keep Your Best Employees? Act Now!
Motivation of employees – A company without good employees is like a car engine whose cylinders aren’t powerful enough for the car to run at top speed. The competition passes it by as it fades into […]
How can you fight employee burnout?
Burnout – Although the WHO doesn’t consider it to be a work-related health problem, burnout is an affliction that affects all companies. It is caused by the ever-increasing demands to perform, be present and be versatile […]
10 Ways to Reach Generation Z
Generation Z – There is a wealth of talent in Generation Z for employers. Born between 1995 and 2010, these digital natives are strongly attracted to new technology and have a very specific conception of professional […]
Motivation at work: what lessons can be drawn from the Gallup 2017 study?
Employee performance is undoubtedly linked to motivation levels at work. This has been proven by the recent State of American Workplace survey, which was published by work experts at Gallup in February 2017. The trends that […]
Which Swiss companies offer the best quality of life in the workplace?
On May 4, the new Great Place To Work® “Best Workplaces in Switzerland” 2017 ranking was announced. This year, the consulting firm interviewed approximately 15,000 employees from 123 Swiss companies to complete its ranking. Allof the […]
Employee engagement: don’t forget your most important customers
Employee engagement is a major challenge in modern businesses. You may have heard business and human resources (HR) managers talking about employees being a company’s greatest asset. There is a wealth of evidence to suggest that this […]
Talent Management: why is it essential?
Talent Management has enjoyed considerable success in recent years. For the past decade, the relationship between human resources and employees has been shifting. The resource has become a talent. The emphasis is no longer necessarily on […]
How can you satisfy employees with a Christmas gift?
It’s just a mere few weeks until Christmas ! The main question that HR leaders and managers ask themselves is: What’s the best way to reward employees? There are some essential aspects to think about when considering […]