Company Stores 2.0 Are Trending. Why You Need to Level Up.

Forget everything you thought you knew about company stores. The game has completely changed. Today’s next-generation company stores go far beyond ordering promotional merchandise. They’re powerful portals for streamlining essential functions from business development to employee engagement and onboarding to event management. If you’re only using your company store for employees to order branded products,…

Are Annual Employee Reviews Effective?

The traditional employee performance review: It’s an annual exercise dreaded by most employees and managers alike. Beyond the apparent lack of appeal, are reviews worth the time invested? Are they beneficial for the company? Or the employee? I’ve been reviewing our annual performance review process—the questions, the scorecard grading scale—and I’m wondering: What are we…