Social Security benefits on track for largest increase in over a decade. It’s official: There was a recession last year. Building a better workplace.
While the official number won’t come out until sometime in October, a number of economists have already put out estimates of anywhere between 4.5% to 6.1%. The last time Social Security benefits increased at least 5% was in 2008.
Last year’s Covid-19 induced recession lasted 2 months. This makes it the shortest in recorded history.
Building a better workplace starts with saying “Thanks” (Harvard Business Review)
Businesses of all sizes are currently finding themselves short-staffed. While increasing pay may be one solution, for many owners it may not be possible. Another way to reduce employee turnover and attract people is to create a more positive environment Study after study has shown that gratitude improves relationships, mood and prosocial behavior. This piece has some interesting suggestions for incorporating gratitude in the workplace.