Category: Xactly Blog

How one Company has Lost Only Three Employees in 15 Years


Let’s play a word association game. When I say “peanut butter” what do you think of? You likely envisioned jelly. How about “Romeo”? You probably thought of Juliet. Now imagine you’re in recruitment, or even own your own company. What comes to mind when I say, “employee?” Likely, the word retention comes to mind.

When it comes to employee management, longevity is a major priority. Turnover is expensive, and valuable long-term employees have time-tested experience….

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Is the Massive Success of Ride Sharing Rooted in Incentives?


Ride Sharing 101

Ride sharing has taken many metropolitan areas by storm. In any busy city where taxis were hard to come by and public transit was inefficient, ride sharing came onto the scene to fill a pretty obvious void. Various ride sharing Apps popped up, and have become widely used in cities from Los Angeles to Boston.

In San Francisco, the epicenter of technology and trendy startups (and lack of cabs), ride sharing was quickly…

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5 Critical Ways to Tap into Your Team’s Psychology & Inspire Performance


Motivators are like fingerprints – everybody has a different set. This can be a daunting realization for most managers, that everyone want’s something unique to them, and trying to take this into account while crafting a compensation strategy is downright dizzying. But because motivation is a science, we can get closer than ever to pinpointing the motivational desires of each employee. Why is this? Because while no two people have the same set of…

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