Morgan Festa

All posts by Morgan Festa

Morgan is Exude's Brand Manager where she oversees business development and marketing activities supporting all service areas.

What Can Squirrels Teach Us About Saving?

  They’re smart, adaptable, and they plan. Squirrels have the ability to change their behavior to survive, including finding, storing, and retrieving nuts. This likens them to humans who also change their behavior in order to survive and meet future...

/ September 20, 2017

Are Your Employees Unsatisfied with Your Open Enrollment Process?

  A new survey suggests that many employees give their company’s yearly open enrollment process low marks. The survey, by HR software company Namely, found that more than a third of surveyed employees gave their company a “C” grade or worse when it...

/ September 11, 2017

How to Power Up People Skills

.There is a shocking “execution gap” between the goals organizations set and the ones they actually achieve, writes Trevor Throness, author of The Power of People Skills: How to Eliminate 90% of Your HR Problems and Dramatically Increase Team and Company Morale...

/ August 30, 2017

Meditate at Your Desk

  Most of us spend a great deal of time sitting behind our desks, or in conference rooms or colleagues’ offices, so having a short practice that helps you relax while at work can be beneficial. What I call the...

/ August 22, 2017

Navigating Conflict Up and Down the Organization

Navigating Conflict Up and Down the Organization Consider the following questions: Do you know what to do when you and your boss disagree? Have you developed a strategy for when you disapprove of an employee’s attitude? Are you successfully encouraging...

/ August 8, 2017

Leveraging Your Benefits Package to Win the War on Talent

Leveraging Your Benefits Package to Win the War on Talent As the competition for talent continues to grow, employers turn to their benefits packages to attract and retain top talent. In the last 12 months, one third of organizations increased...

/ July 28, 2017

Advice To Hiring Managers: Less Is More

Advice To Hiring Managers: Less Is More When trying to determine if job candidates are a good fit, for hiring managers it’s okay to be a bit “boring”—a tip that extends to small talk you make during the interview to what kind of questions...

/ July 24, 2017

Vacationing Employees are Better Performers

Vacationing Employees are Better Performers According to a recent report from HR platform Namely, low performers in the office actually take substantially less vacation time than high performers, 14 days compared with 19 days on average. Such a substantial difference, the...

/ June 27, 2017