How to Build and Maintain a Successful Employee Recognition Program

Implementing a successful employee recognition program can give your organization a decisive competitive advantage. Employee recognition has been shown to improve engagement, reduce turnover, increase productivity, and more. You want a recognition program, but where do you start?

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By Susan Snipes on February 26, 2019

Seven Excellent Ways to Celebrate Employee Appreciation Day

Employee Appreciation Day is celebrated each year on the first Friday in March. On this day, employers around the world make the extra effort to appreciate their employees’ hard work and dedication. Over the past 20 years, an increasing number of companies have embraced this occasion to recognize the achievements and contributions of their employees.

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By Deborah Galea on February 22, 2019

The Art and Science of Recognition: 5 Best Practices for Employee Recognition Programs

What do we mean by employee recognition, and why does it matter?

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By Elle Mason on February 12, 2019

Why It Pays to Invest in Employee Engagement

If you want to know how your company is doing financially, your last employee survey might be a good place to start. Employee engagement has emerged as a business metric that can make or break other KPIs.

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By Andy Przystanski on February 12, 2019

8 Influential Employee Engagement Trends for 2019

Employee engagement will be one of the most important differentiators for organizations in 2019, and it’s an issue that nearly every organizational leader has thought about recently. It’s the emotional commitment an employee has to their role, their organization, and stakeholders. Engaged employees feel like part of a larger mission, are aware of how their work helps them grow, and understand the impact they make on others.

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By Ben Travis on January 30, 2019

Sparking Joy at Work: KonMari for the Workplace

Thanks to the popular Netflix series "Tidying Up With Marie Kondo”, the KonMari method has spiked in popularity in the last month. KonMari memes are everywhere, there’s been a dramatic increase in donated clothes, and the principles have been applied to everything you can imagine, from your calendar, relationships, pet toys, and finances.

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By Emily Ciavolino on January 30, 2019

7 Tips for Engaging Your Employees

A productive and well-functioning work environment doesn’t only depend on hiring great team members. Leaders need to make sure their employees are on-board, feel part of their organization’s mission, find purpose in their work, and take on new challenges.

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By Taylor Ryan on January 30, 2019

14 Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day in the Workplace

Valentine’s Day is usually associated with chocolate and flowers, but it’s also a great time to show appreciation in the workplace! Don’t miss this opportunity to celebrate the strong (non-romantic) bonds between coworkers. Remember giving your schoolmates cards and candy to celebrate? You’re all grown up now, but it’s still a great day to appreciate your team.

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By Deborah Galea on January 29, 2019

10 Tips for Being a Happy and Successful Remote Worker

According to the State of the Remote Job Marketplace report from FlexJobs, 3.9 million U.S. employees, or 2.9 percent of the total U.S. workforce, now work from home at least half of the time. This number is only set to grow with hiring managers predicting that in the next 10 years, more than one third of their employees will work remotely. As more organizations hire remote workers to increase their talent pool, companies are trying to set themselves apart by introducing robust remote work programs and employee recognition solutions to attract remote workers and ensure that they are engaged.

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By Deborah Galea on January 07, 2019

10 New Year's Resolutions That Will Make You a Better Leader

The the start of the year is a time when many of us look forward to improving both our personal and professional lives. Sometimes the greatest challenge is knowing what it's going to take to make that desire a reality.

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By George Dickson on December 20, 2018