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Engaging Hawaii's Next Workforce: Gen Z

For years, the spotlight has been focused on Millennial members of the workforce, but that’s about to change;...
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6 Ways to Keep Employees Motivated This Summer

By Janina Abiles
Whether it’s the long sunny days, the allure of the beach, or the distraction of having kids home from school, summer is a prime time for employees to start feeling a little checked-out. Countries like France embrace this challenge by closing...

Six Ways to Recognize Employees and Drive Engagement

By Ruth Erickson
National Employee Appreciation Day may have passed, but it doesn’t mean employee recognition should end. In fact, according to Forbes, recognition is the number one thing employees want in order to stay inspired and produce great work.

Six Creative Ways to Celebrate Employee Appreciation Day

By Michelle Steitz
Do you have a “Best Boss Ever” mug on your desk? Or did your staff bring in treats to thank you for your leadership last October? National Boss Day is commonly celebrated across offices, but what about honoring your employees for their hard work?

5 Creative Ways to Keep Your Healthcare Staff Happy

By Ruth Erickson
Whether your practice has been treating patients for years or you are just getting started, you need great employees in order to be successful. Failing to keep high performers can leave your practice understaffed, with a less qualified workforce,...

The Holiday Bonus Guide for Small Businesses

By Ruth Erickson
With the end of the year quickly approaching, many small business owners are starting to consider giving their employees a holiday, or year-end, bonus. And it’s not a bad idea! According to World at Work, 82% of employers give out bonuses.

4 Reasons Why Companies Offer Student Loan Repayment Assistance

By Michelle Leon-Guerrero
As a leader in human resources at your organization, you’re always looking for ways to better serve and engage your employees. After all, engaged employees are happier and more productive. In fact, Gallup reports that “companies with highly...

How to Re-Energize Your Team

By Chris Wakukawa
A happy workforce is a productive workforce. Employees who are happy tend to work better, stay at their jobs longer, and produce higher quality results than those that are unhappy at work. And the benefits don’t end there. High-performing...

The Importance of Learning and Development Opportunities

By Michelle Steitz
In today’s business world, employees want more than a stable paycheck and decent living–they want fulfilling careers. That’s about more than money: People want to learn new skills and to understand how their work contributes to the company’s...

Six Ways to Boost Customer Happiness

By Ruth Erickson
Did you know it’s much easier to keep a loyal customer than acquire a new one? Returning customers spend more and buy more often, and refer friends and family. In fact, according to Harvard Business Review, strengthening your customer...

6 Factors for Your Engagement Program

By Ruth Erickson
When it comes to developing an employee engagement plan, the importance and necessity of it is enthusiastically agreed upon by most business owners—regardless of the industry or company size.

We Before Me: 4 Ways to Build a Team-First Work Culture

By Ruth Erickson
As a manager, when you think of your workforce, there are two primary entities involved: the individual person and the collective team. But it’s the relationship between those two that is the most important.

4 Creative Ideas for Reducing Employee Churn

By Michelle Steitz
Many companies focus their efforts on hiring the best and brightest employees, but what about making sure the great ones you have stick around?

Can Diversity Help You Attract and Retain Employees?

By Ruth Erickson
Having employees from different backgrounds creates an enriched, engaged company culture that’s good for business. Even so, there’s a large wage gap in the U.S.– with women making 20% less than their male counterparts. Additionally, racial wealth...

Hear Me Out: How to Really Listen to Your Employees

By Ruth Erickson
It can be challenging to keep a consistent pulse and tune into what your employees are thinking (instead of what you think they are thinking.) Getting their feedback is important and responding to their needs, their ideas, and their suggestions...

Cultivate Engaged Employees With These 5 Mad Libs

By Ruth Erickson
When I participate in leadership forums, it’s not uncommon to hear similar questions float to the top of the discussion: How can I motivate my employees? What tips do you have to encourage and show my team I appreciate them? What’s the best way...

Making it Personal: How Positive Employee Relationships Impact Your Business

By Trisha Nomura
Whether you run a restaurant, manage a business, or own a shop, you can sense when there is tension in the air amongst co-workers. Answers are curt; service is affected; the days are long.

Your 5 Step Guide to an Employee Coaching Program

By Ruth Erickson
What if your company could teach employees new skills, develop leadership skills, and improve overall satisfaction...for free? I’m willing to bet you would jump at the chance to get this in place. Well, with an employee coaching program, you can.

8 Simple Ways to Improve Employee Wellbeing

By Trisha Nomura
When you feel good, you perform well. Whether that’s physically, emotionally, or mentally, wellness plays a critical role in overall performance. And while this is commonly known amongst athletes, taking care of your well-being actually...

10 Ways to Recognize Employees for Under  $30

By Ruth Erickson
Just like your people, rewards are not all created equal. But the undertone of all rewards is the same: A job well done. Great work. We appreciate you.

The Value of Investing in Your Employees

By Samantha Switalski
In today’s modern workplace, investing in your employees is critical to your success. At ProService Hawaii, we’ve found that employers who invest in the growth and development of their employees are more likely to attract the most talented...

How to Keep Your Best Employees

By Jody Aadland
Below is an excerpt from ProService Hawaii’s latest ebook “Employee Retention in Hawaii: Strategies and Insights for Small Businesses”. We spoke with 5 local employers who have implemented innovative, successful employee retention programs and...