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#RedBranchWeekly: Engage Your Employees With These Must-Have Tips

By Haylie Rawlings

Keeping employees engaged is an important part of a manager’s job, but it’s not always easy. This time of year there can be many distractions in the workplace, whether it be holiday talk or employees struggling to concentrate on their work. We’ve compiled a handful of employee engagement strategies you can take part in this holiday season to help keep your employees from becoming disengaged. iRevü starts off by talking about how you can invest in employee engagement to boost your business. Mission-driven goals are necessary when trying to improve employee engagement and performance, which ClearCompany provides some insight on. If you’re still in need of some confidence in boosting employee engagement, sign up for our newsletter for even more tips!


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