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99+ Best Employee Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Employees are any company’s most important resource. Keeping them happy and engaged help them reach their fullest potential. Profoundly inspirational employee quotes will get you through anything when the going gets tough and help you succeed in every aspect of life.

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Famous Employee Quotes

When we carefully considered the requirements of our customers when developing these devices, two clear new trends emerged: the need for IT departments’ to have a secure and manageable platform, and the need for devices to support a variety of employee preferences and different working styles. – Niklas Savander

If an employee is served with an order to release highly sensitive encryption keys, they are likely also to be served with a ‘gagging order’ preventing them from informing others in the company (such as senior management or security staff) that the integrity of their encryption systems has been potentially compromised. The employee is protected in this country against the consequences of that action. This protection does not extend outside the U.K. to other jurisdictions such as that of the parent company. – Jim Norton

Many companies may be hesitant to increase employee compensation because of other expenses impacting the business, such as rising health-care and energy costs. But an overly cautious approach can be detrimental, particularly as the competition for top candidates intensifies. – Max Messmer

Loyola is a very good school academically, and he wanted to go to the school of business. We don’t have a major where we can hide a kid here. Our school of business is top-notch. He is, to me, a really true life story about a kid who would not give up. He’s just a warrior. He’ll make a great employee wherever he decides to go. – Jim Whitesell

We’re looking for September to be a very big clearance month as we end our employee pricing on Oct. 3. – Gary Dilts

We’re not going to send an employee who makes $40 an hour out to shovel snow or cut the grass. – Kevin Lowery

Choose the right employees and then set them loose. – Carlos Slim

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That it is logical, fair and reasonable to maintain the purchasing power of an hour’s work in terms of goods and services the employee must purchase in his daily living. – Charles E. Wilson

There are two components to the school lunch programthe price of the food that we put out for the children to choose from and the labor that goes into preparing the food and serving the food, … The area that were experiencing the greatest challenges is in the area of labor costs. Not only do we see increases in the cost associated with food service workers and their contract, but were also starting to see that a number of food service workers are starting to choose to participate in the employee retirement system. – David Gleason

We’re asking that they reconsider this entire sham, … The system is not fair, it is not credible and it is not transparent. . . . From the very earliest drafts, it was clear that this system was nothing more than a thinly-veiled attempt to severely restrict employee rights and to concentrate power in the hands of the managers. . . . NTEU and the employees at the DHS need to be involved in the development of this system. – Colleen Kelley

If an employee is leaving a lot of money on the table, he will think twice about leaving the company. – Bill Black

She (Brown) will have employee supervisory duties, … She will be overseeing the Currituck Visitors Center and we offered it to her because she is working out at the visitors center two to three days per week. – Diane Sawyer

I don’t think we need more regulation and more oversight. … What we need are tools that measure quality of care. A bad survey may be the consequence of how a single employee dealt with a single resident. – Carl Young

The basic principle is I command, and my employees carry it out immediately. – Wang Jianlin

We’ve asked the city to continue its consideration of the project until April. We want time to look at our options with regard to Holiday House specifically and our overall employee housing needs in general. At this point, we want to go back and revisit our full employee housing goals. – David Corbin

If there is to be peace in our industrial life let the employer recognize his obligation to his employees – at least to the degree set forth in existing statutes. – John L. Lewis

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Companies, however unintentionally, choke the motivation out of their employees. – Dan Ariely

I believe the town attorney, by the charter, should be an employee of the town. – Michael Mason

Domestic employees are at the whim of their employers. – Ai-jen Poo

If an employee is misbehaving, an employer can establish rules to stop that. If they’re not qualified for the job, you don’t have to hire them. – Kelly Ross

From my point of view any kind of mistreatment of one taxpayer or one employee is one too many. – Charles Rossotti

She was a model employee. She was an employee of the month. – Kevin Sigana

Investors are employees you can never hire. We made sure to pick investors that thought like us. – Biz Stone

City employees will be hired and promoted because of their abilities – without outside interference. – Jane Byrne

She’s always, sometimes to a fault, courteous and has great patience with people. She’s been a terrific employee of this athletic department for the last 28 years. – Jeff Charles

When employees are happy, they are your very best ambassadors. – James Sinegal

HartBeat Productions is a company established by me; it’s mine. I run it. I have employees. – Kevin Hart

Getting paid as a soldier on active duty status is more than a state employee earns. – Veronica Saffo

Dhirubhai will go one day. But Reliance’s employees and shareholders will keep it afloat. Reliance is now a concept in which the Ambanis have become irrelevant. – Dhirubhai Ambani

To make money I picked up work as a busboy, valet parker, skateboard shop employee. – David Spade

GM’s success earlier this summer has really taken its toll on inventory levels for several models, limiting their ability to have another terrific month. And there appears to be relatively little momentum left in GM’s employee discount incentive program now that it is in its third month. – Jesse Toprak

Ms. Watkins is not a whistleblower in the conventional sense. She was and is a loyal company employee who sought valiantly and, sadly, in vain to get the people in charge to face the facts and make the hard choices needed to save the company. – James Greenwood

New vehicle sales declined modestly, reflecting the performance of the broader new car marketplace following the end of the employee discount programs. Other sales and revenues benefited from increases in extended service plan revenues and service department sales. – Austin Ligon

Engaging in social business is beneficial to a company because it leverages on business competencies to address social issues, involves one-time investment with sustainable results, and produces other positive effects such as employee motivation and improved organizational culture. – Muhammad Yunus

This program is not new to Hill or the industrial world. It’s actually a management system that starts at the employee level. You get them to take charge of their safety program and then all the way up through management you develop a level of accountability. – Ron James

The fact is that the employee union bosses have simply too much power over the budget, too much power over their members’ paycheck and too much power over our state, – Arnold Schwarzenegger

We are also tackling several longstanding industry problems that impact safety, such as employee fatigue and other quality-of-life issues, – Jerry Davis

Like a powerful medication, the Internet has a revolutionary impact on global business, and it is hard to imagine a firm that has not been affected. Unfortunately, along with the benefits come many side effects that have the potential to dramatically erode productivity and pose many other dangers to the enterprise and to employees, themselves. That is why it is so vital to carefully monitor employee Internet use. This study confirms that uncontrolled employee Internet use is a very serious threat to compliance, security and productivity. – David Smith

empowering employee quotes

I’m very, very bullish about our prospects, and as I tell our board, as I tell our employees, this is the time to invest. There’s so much opportunity. Let’s just invest in that opportunity, and really get after it. – Steve Ballmer

I feel this is taking a step backwards. An employee of a person who is an elected official could have his opinion swayed. – Fred Jordan

Our employees do it not because we pay them more, but because they want to be part of something. – Blake Mycoskie

Business is not a science; it is not susceptible to experiments that can be controlled and replicated. Everything in business is too unpredictable for that – every business, employee, product, market is different and keeps changing. – Margaret Heffernan

I had worked as an employee for the Boy Scouts as district director for almost six years. Working for an organization that does things for kids was very rewarding for me and I wanted to get back into doing something for children. This seemed like an amazing opportunity. – Adam Woodworth

When I started Victoria Principal Products, there were 22 full-time employees – they were all women – Victoria Principal

I feel like I?m in downtown Beirut. The employee paranoia level is through the roof. – Jeff Ruch

If an employee was paid with grants, if we don’t have documentations, the auditor actually goes and tries to contact the individual. – Scott Patterson

If an employee is at the beach but is preoccupied with work and reaching for the phone, it defeats the whole purpose of getting away. – Rosemary Haefner

The greatest competitive advantage is to allow your employees to be part of something. Something bigger than what you’re doing. – Blake Mycoskie

Sharing information with employees makes them feel invested. – Glen Mazzara

I have 120 employees on the road every day, and about 30 other employees off the road. – Kenny Chesney

Hell will freeze over before this CEO implements another employee benefit in this culture. – Neal Patterson

I’m honored and excited to be chosen to lead MLSE, a world-class sports and entertainment organization with the major league teams, premier facilities and employee team that rank with the very best across North America and internationally. – Tim Leiweke

Everybody understands that you’re supposed to say ‘our employees are our most valuable asset’ to the point where, even if it’s really true, they’re not going to really trust you until you’ve earned that – same with customers. – Gabe Newell

I had hoped to visit all the schools in San Diego, but I didn’t quite make it. Eventually, I hope to get to know every employee here. – Leslie Fausset

The supermarket chain Whole Foods has quite a radical employee empowerment program, where employees get to decide whether another employee can work in their team or not. If they think this person’s a slacker, doesn’t have good ideas, they can vote and say, no, we don’t want this person to be working with us on the vegetable aisle. – Tim Harford

Most of my career has been in sales. I spend 50% or more of my time with customers and employees, and I can’t wait for it to be more than 50%. – Anne M. Mulcahy

Showing leadership doesn’t mean every employee will run the organization; that would lead to chaos. Businesses do need someone to set the vision and then lead the team to it. – Robin S. Sharma

We have a safety committee that meets at least once a month. Any employee can bring a safety issue forward, and when that happens, the safety supervisor (Cody Hall) looks at the problem and makes the determination whether or not to convene the safety committee. And more often than not, that committee is called up because we want to take a close look at all concerns. – Ed Epping

IBM says, ‘We have the phenomenal team of consultants. Hire us and we’ll help you innovate. At the end of the day, unlocking the potential of each and every employee to drive innovation, to us is a much bigger bogey. – Steven Ballmer

Paying your employees well is not only the right thing to do but it makes for good business. – James Sinegal

When you have chemistry with a potential hire, they will most likely become a great employee. – Barbara Corcoran

The prices are probably on balance a little higher than with the employee discount, but they’re still very, very competitive. – Deborah Silverman

Given the nature of what this individual was wearing, we urge anyone to give us a call who can help identify this individual. Obviously it is a great concern to have someone who works for a security company or someone who is impersonating a security employee commit this type of crime. – Shauna Dunlap

Companies that hire employees..that are deeply passionate create companies that customers are really really passionate about, and those are the companies that have strong brands. – Brian Chesky

More importantly, if you are in a position to hire, hire a veteran. They will be the best employees you have. – Eric Shinseki

powerful employee quotes

I have always made it a point to know our employees, to visit every facility of our company, and to try to meet and know every single employee. – Akio Morita

We want to make sure that we have checked every employee who might have any regular contact with children. So we are committed to finding all present employees that might have slipped through the cracks, and also screening all new employees. – Kevin Scully

Businesses are interested in taking advantage of mobility; they understand it offers them a number of ways to help improve employee productivity. – Craig Mathias

My first job in L.A. was actually playing an employee in a Best Buy commercial, but I played a bad employee at another store. I also worked at a commercial casting company running cameras and session directing. – Timothy Simons

More and more businesses have invested in good health among their employees. It’s an example of doing well for the bottom line as well as for employee health. – Michael Fiore

MIMEsweeper for Web 5.1 is a unique solution that uses the most sophisticated content security engine available on the market, offering unprecedented protection against both incoming and outgoing Internet threats, … While many organizations have implemented initiatives to protect e-mail communications, the protection may mean very little if the network is left exposed to a host of outbound Internet threats — such as a disgruntled employee distributing confidential information via Webmail or a chat room. MIMEsweeper for Web is an important security tool that equally monitors what is coming in and leaving an organization. This helps organizations comply with a variety of regulations, from HIPAA to Sarbanes-Oxley. – Jon Lee

I am sure people will recall that at Magilligan camp … an almost identical situation occurred as the one that seems to have occurred this morning, where a device was left there and a person who was an employee in the camp picked up the device and received very serious injuries as well on that occasion. – Gregory Campbell

Taking care of your employees is extremely important and very, very visible. – Larry Ellison

One of the primary purposes of the collective bargaining agreement was to provide for the medical needs of an employee after retirement. – Bill Wyllia

There was a time when the contractual relationship between the employer and the employee was supposed to be none of the public’s business. That time has passed. – Frank Murphy

Go Daddy(R) gives money away all the time. We do it with contests on a daily, weekly and monthly basis. A happy employee is a productive employee, no doubt about it. Giving more than people expect is one of my favorite parts of the job. – Bob Parsons

A lot of executives act like their time is worth more than anyone else’s. But I always respect an employee who guards his or her time, even from me. – Eli Broad

She kept changing her mind, so the employee at the window told her to hold on, she was calling the manager. I think she was intoxicated or something. – Pamela Williams

Those back-to-back experiences confirmed what I already knew: That I was a shitty-ass employee and I’d better start my own business. – Mark Cuban

If you work for and eventually lead a company, understand that companies have multiple stakeholders including employees, customers, business partners and the communities within which they operate. – Don Tapscott

We’ve got millions of workers that don’t have high school educations, … These are the type of people who would gain a great deal from interaction with an employee benefit specialist, a 401(k) specialist or a human resources professional. – Dallas Salisbury

I’ve built employee perks programs before and it’s impossible to manually build a program that makes everyone happy. I’d make a deal with one gym then hear about another gym an employee would prefer. As a small business owner, I didn’t have the time or leverage to negotiate and manage dozens of vendor relationships. – Paige Craig

Between 1950 and 1951, I worked as a temporary employee in the Cologne Bureau of Statistics. From summer 1951 on, I have lived as a freelance writer with a fixed postal address in Cologne but with a continually shifting place of work. – Heinrich Boll

Many programs were quite expensive, but this is a wonderful program and a wonderful company. It provides care at a reasonable cost to the employee and graduate student. We were delighted to find it and delighted to recommend it to the University and then have them approve it. – Joan Girgus

We’re seeing innovation to help individuals save for retirement more easily instead of putting so much reliance on the employee to find the time to do it. The Principal 10 Best winners are taking 401(k) plans and giving them more security with automatic diversification and annuity options, – Dallas Salisbury

Fundamentals still do not support a strong rebound in German retail sales: real compensation per employee is declining noticeably and, even though unemployment has started to fall, employment is still on a downward trend. – Sandra Petcov

When founders of a hedge fund are told they have to do such and such by compliance officers, that could be like having an employee tell the boss what to do, and that might not go over very well. – Karan Sampson

But at the manager, low-level director or employee level, there’s no responsibility. – Mark Horstman

I am also committed to providing city employees with housing assistance. – Thomas Menino

I’ve done a number of things in the spirit of employee motivation. I tend to be a storyteller and a student of history. I often tell stories of great battles, like the battle of Thermopylae, to inspire teams who face what appear to be insurmountable odds. – Brad D. Smith

I was never a very dependable employee for anything. Perfect for the actor’s life! – John C. Reilly

Obviously, we look at all the federal employee issues pretty closely. – E. B. White

Usually if she didn’t see this one employee she would leave ranting and raving. I could see her making gestures and just acting oddly. We never saw her with anybody. She was always alone. – Carlos Montoya

We want to send an Amazon securities employee out to his home to collect whatever materials he has. This is an important issue for us. – Patti Smith

From what we can see, no current employee approved the trading arrangements, and that gives us a measure of comfort. – Greg Carlson

Employees make the best dates. You don’t have to pick them up and they’re always tax-deductible. – Andy Warhol

Money is not the only thing that motivates employees. It’s about making them happy. – Barbara Corcoran

Your employees know each other better than they know you. – Ben Horowitz

Lots of companies sell basic communications and connectivity. ATX goes far beyond that to offer meaningful ideas and solutions that truly enhance the way businesses operate and compete. From maximizing employee productivity, to protecting mission-critical data, to increasing cost-efficiency, we’re helping small and mid-size organizations improve the way they do business. – Tim Allen

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