5 Biggest Contributors to Employee Retention – Infographic

The effects of an employee leaving the company – whether voluntary or involuntary – can be very damaging. Employee turnover is expensive and results in a loss of knowledge/expertise, lower productivity, and a decrease in employee morale. The U.S. Bureau … Read More


4 Things I Hope Members Will Get Out of Wisconsin HR Innovators

Article originally published on LinkedIn.  I’ve recently taken on the exciting, but not so easy, task of recruiting the brightest and most innovative HR professionals in Wisconsin to join VIP Crowd’s newest focus group: Wisconsin HR Innovators. Our goal is … Read More


Why Young Professionals Aren’t Joining Your Association

According to the 2018 Association Communications Benchmarking Report by Naylor, nearly half (48%) of associations struggle with engaging young professionals. In the age where industry content is readily available and more young professionals are networking digitally versus in person, associations’ … Read More

Introducing Wisconsin HR Innovators Group

Are you a human resources professional in Wisconsin? VIP Crowd just announced the creation of their new Wisconsin HR Innovators group! What It Is The HR Innovators group is a collection of verified HR professionals in Wisconsin who are looking … Read More


Can You Guess the Loneliest Number in VIP Crowd?

Recently, we launched a free weekly game that our users are going crazy over. It’s called The Loneliest Number, and each week we give away a fun product (i.e., $200 Amazon gift card, Nintendo Switch, Apple Watch, etc.) to the … Read More


10 Employee Appreciation Ideas for the Holidays

Last minute shopping. Holiday travel. Wrapping up year end projects at work. The holidays are a crazy time of year both at home and in the office. But, they’re also the perfect time for managers to show appreciation and gratitude … Read More


Anonymous Employee Feedback Boosts Employee Engagement

Collecting employee feedback is essential in order to increase employee engagement and satisfaction levels. It is every managers responsibility to provide regular feedback to their employees, and this doesn’t mean waiting around for an annual review. Research shows employees who … Read More


VIP Crowd Employee Spotlight: Pat Murray

How did you end up working in your field and at VIP Crowd? I was studying Computer Engineering at UW-Madison, and one random week in the summer I spent every day researching the internals of the Firefox browser. From that … Read More


How to Use Gamification to Boost Employee Engagement

This article was originally posted on HR Gazette. As more companies realize the economic value of having an engaged workforce, we’ve seen an abundance of ping pong tables, kegs and snacks pop up in offices. High employee engagement is linked … Read More


The 10 Best Employee Benefits

It’s no secret: employee benefits are a huge factor in recruiting and retaining top talent. A recent SHRM survey on job satisfaction and engagement showed the majority (92%) of employees said benefits are important to their overall job satisfaction. As … Read More