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Seven Employee Engagement Trends to Know for 2020 and Beyond

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At the dawn of a new decade, retaining top talent has never been more important—it has also never been more challenging. A recent survey found that 75 percent of employees in the United States do not plan to stay at a job for five years. Employee Recognition Employee Engagement

Ten Employee Gifts Perfect for the Whole Team

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Employee recognition is key to business success. Employees recognized for their hard work are happy employees; happy employees are productive employees, and productive employees lift the rest of the company. Honoring and rewarding your employees with employee gifts for the effort that goes above and beyond is not only a way to put a smile on their faces, it's also a powerful motivation tool.

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Problems with Employee Recognition Programs

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With decades of experience in employee recognition programs and incentive programs, we have seen our fair share of problems with employee recognition programs that are not running like a well-oiled machine. Every program has the potential to have its own set of problems from the start, or problems that can infiltrate the program as years go by.

Recognition Award Ideas: 6 Recognition Awards for Your Team

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According to a recent Gallup poll , only 34 percent of American workers describe themselves as engaged in their work. That leaves 53 percent unengaged, and 13 percent actively disengaged and ready to act out in ways that can hurt their employers

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Benefits in a Pandemic: What HR Leaders Need to Know

Building a benefits program for a diverse workforce has always been a top priority, but now it’s become both more important and complex with so much change and uncertainty. Download our latest guide that features emerging benefits employees expect in 2021 and beyond.

15 Effective Ways to Engage Employees and Increase Employee Loyalty

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According to a recent study, 81 percent of workers are willing to leave their current position for the right job offer. Clearly employee loyalty is suffering. This is a staggering statistic that employers cannot ignore, especially considering the average cost-per-hire is now over $4,000 and low unemployment has made the competition to hire top talent fierce

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At Your Service: The Importance of Customer Service

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No matter what your industry or service is, there are times when things are going to go wrong - and when they do, your customer service representatives are at the front of the line. When the customer seems distressed, frustrated, or scrambling, they're the team that's there when they need them the most. They're a vital part of any organization.

Employee Performance Appraisal: Everything You Need to Know

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5 Benchmarks That Should Guide Your Corporate Rewards Program

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A corporate rewards program is one of the simplest ways to ensure that your employees feel recognized and valued. However, you can't just grab a generic template or out-of-the-box software and expect it to align with the needs of your organization. An effective corporate rewards program will achieve these five benchmarks of success. Corporate Rewards

Employee Incentive Programs: Building an Employee Incentive Program That Works

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The right reward can make all the difference

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Use Chaos to Build a Stronger Organization

Speaker: Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer & Managing Partner at Sapient Insights Group

As we look to tomorrow, it is time to ask ourselves what lessons have we learned and how do we create flexible organizations that can survive what the future holds. Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer for Sapient Insights Group, will share insights, data, and tools that are helping organizations adapt and even thrive in this difficult environment. She’ll discuss the emerging trends in the Learning technology market, and how these exciting new approaches to creating micro, adaptive, and personalized content is changing the face of workforce development while creating strong connections to business outcomes.

Employee Retention Ideas: How to Retain Your Best Employees

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Finding top talent in a busy and competitive job market has become very difficult and quite costly. With average hiring costs starting at more than $4,000 per hire , it makes sense that employers are searching for viable employee retention ideas to improve employee retention rates throughout the company. The good news is that there are several actionable steps you can take right now to help retain your best employees. Employee Retention

Employee Recognition Words: Employee Appreciation Thank You Messages

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Every company knows that employee appreciation is a critical and on-going activity. However, many don't put enough thought into the ways they do it. The methods through which your company shows appreciation for employees will reflect significantly on your brand. It's something that will shape your company culture and it can either make or break morale. With that said, it's obvious that your company needs a unique way to show appreciation that will be appreciated in return.

The Importance of Sales Incentive Programs

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If your company deals in sales, then you know that your salespeople are your most important team. Yet, sales positions are competitive, and to maintain your best people, there are a few things you can do. Here is more about the importance of sales incentive programs and why they work

5 Tips for Developing a Service Awards Program That Drives Engagement

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Enhanced employee engagement has become a coveted term in the HR industry -- and for a good reason. Improved workplace engagement has been linked to higher retention rates, better workplace morale, and increased productivity. All of these affect the company's bottom line. It is for these reasons that 80 percent of employers state that improving engagement in their workplace is a top priority

eLearning demand is at an all-time high. Pick the right LMS!

The need for online learning is greater than ever having the right LMS is absolutely crucial. Quickly, easily, and cost-effectively decide which Learning Management System is right for you with this 12-step guide from LMS implementation experts.

Employee Incentives: 5 Incentives That Actually Work

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So, you’ve got a few goof-offs on your team. Every team does. But you also have that rockstar team member (or two!) that are consistently on-time and go above and beyond to do their share, and even cover for those goof-offs

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Employee Engagement Best Practices: Learning From The Best

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16 Gifts Your Employees Will Absolutely, Positively NOT Regift

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Mary Kay Ash, founder of Mary Kary Inc. the world's sixth-largest network marketing company, valued at more than $3.5 billion) hit the nail on the head when she proclaimed, "There are two things people want more than sex and money -- recognition and praise." Mary Kay Inc. has built a team of dedicated, motivated sellers by lavishing praise on and gifting top performers. Mary Kay's ultimate carrot is a shiny pink Cadillac

10 Reasons Why Your Channel Incentive Program May Be Failing

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Companies in the U.S. spend $90 billion on incentive programs and rewards each year to boost business and keep everyone who works for them happy. So shouldn't these efforts be working? On the one hand, job satisfaction is on an upward trend , but on the other hand, it's still not where it used to be - leaving room for improvement. Is your channel incentive program failing to motivate your sales reps? If so, maybe the fault lies in one or more of the following areas

The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

6 Things To Look For When Building A Corporate Rewards Program

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It is often said that excellent employees are the best asset of an organization. But the question is, do they feel that? Do they feel appreciated enough to keep them motivated and perform well? Do they feel like their contribution matters so that they’ll choose to stay even when another company offers them a better salary package? Unfortunately, cash compensation alone will not foster this kind of loyalty.

Employee Engagement Strategies: 5 Ways to Improve EE Engagement

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It is quite well-known that organizations with highly engaged employees outperform those with disengaged employees. So, most companies strive to actively engage their employees and ensure their loyalty and dedication. However, studies show that many employees are still disengaged or apathetic. Employer-employee relationships have also undergone major changes since freelancing, transient workers, and remote work have increased.

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The Best New Employee Welcome Gift Ideas

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The first day at any new job can be a bit intimidating. New people, new desk, new task list. On top of the first day jitters, there’s also a seemingly endless stack of paperwork and little opportunity to feel like part of the team

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Global Employee Recognition Programs: Delivering Thanks, Globally

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In the modern economic world, it is essential to make sure your employees feel like they are part of a family - not just cogs in a big, soulless machine. A global recognition program can be the answer. These days, making sure that their morale is high and a sense of workplace community is present is almost as important as ensuring they have the right training for the job that they're supposed to be doing

Benefits benchmarking data for better employee and organizational wellbeing

Recognize your strengths and identify opportunities to retain valuable employees, increase employee engagement and achieve organizational goals. See where you stand against trends informed by nearly 4,000 employers and face your future with confidence.

Employee Awards: The 9 Best Employee Recognition Award Ideas

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Employee recognition improves staff engagement, productivity, and job satisfaction. Recognition can be a spontaneous or planned gesture of special attention to acknowledge employee performance, efforts, actions, or behavior. Employee Retention Employee Recognition

Ultimate Employee Onboarding Checklist: How to Start Right with New Employees

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When you hire someone, you spend the first few weeks observing their performance and making sure that they’re a good fit. But your new employee is doing the same thing. They spend those early weeks looking at your organization and your culture, and asking if your company is right for their career. One study shows that a great onboarding process can have long-term effects, with employees 69 percent more likely to stay for over three years if they had a proper induction.

Customer Service Week: How to Celebrate and Empower Customer Service This October

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This year, National Customer Service Week runs from Monday 7th October through to Friday the 11th October. This is an ideal time to celebrate your customer service representatives, encourage them in their work, and put the spotlight back on delivering a high-quality experience to your customers. This is also a great time to review your ongoing efforts to engage your customer service team continually, through formal and measurable employee recognition and employee incentive programs.

Appreciative Work Anniversary Gifts and Wishes

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Celebrating an employee’s work anniversary is a great way to improve employee morale, recognize company loyalty, and let employees know they are valuable members of your team. In addition, there is a war for talent among companies that will continue on for the foreseeable future. With that in mind, it has become very clear that organizations have to dedicate resources to increase employee retention and employee engagement.

How to Elevate Employee Voice to Guide a Culture Transformation

2020’s boldest people leaders are building and living core values along with their employees. Elevating Employee Voice engages an organization’s “collective hearts and habits” to drive transformation at scale. It connects every individual, manager and team in an authentic dialogue to create shared alignment, ownership and trust in the path ahead.

5 Employee Recognition Ideas That Will Knock Their Socks Off

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While many employers believe their employees will be better motivated by a raise, research shows that this is simply not the case. According to Psychology Today, 83 percent of respondents to a 2013 study said that recognition for their contributions was more fulfilling than any rewards or gifts. In addition, the Gallup Organization conducted a massive survey of more than 4 million employees worldwide and confirmed the same thing.

Engage Every Team Member for More Reliable Performance From All

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You're already struggling to apply sales incentives that work. Now you read that awarding a dream vacation to your top performers every year is probably the wrong approach. But my people love that trip!" Of course, they do, but how many of them are effectively motivated by it

4 Change Management Strategies for Managing HR Digital Transformation

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There’s lots of talk about digital transformation but do we really know what it means? And everything that’s involved? One of the best definitions I’ve heard was at last year’s KronosWorks conference.

6 Key Principles for Organizational Decision Making

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Organizations are always making decisions. And when faced with unique circumstances, they might have to make some more – including some really tough ones. Decision making isn’t easy. Some people avoid making decisions at all costs. And avoidance is a decision in itself.

Group Demonstration Webinar: 100% Remote New Employee Onboarding

Speaker: David Secunda, CEO, WorkBright

Companies are looking to adjust their new hire onboarding to accommodate unique ‘social distancing’ challenges like securely collecting personally identifiable information and understanding new compliance regulations like Form I-9 verification. Join Workbright on Thursday, August 27th, to get a first-hand look at how a 100% remote onboarding process works using their system. They'll cover a few of the new COVID-19 related legislation changes and how they can be easily facilitated with their platform.

Performance Management: Design a Modern Process That Creates Results

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(Editor’s Note: Today’s article is sponsored by our friends at Primalogik , a cloud-based performance management solution that provides a flexible way to manage employee reviews, 360-degree feedback, goals, and engagement surveys. Enjoy the read!).