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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

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.

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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.

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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How Businesses are Managing the New Reality of Work: A Paycor Survey

We wanted to know how COVID-19 impacted businesses and their workforces. Did they need government funds? How many workers did they layoff or furlough? Are employees working from home now? How’s team morale? And perhaps most importantly, what are their plans for the future? This guide offers a pretty good idea of how business leaders are feeling, what keeps them up at night, and what approaches they’re taking to solve problems. Download the guide to see all the survey results and where your organization might stand comparatively.

5 Ways To Recognize Employees in the Transportation & Logistics Industry

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The economy is booming but transportation and logistics companies face unique challenges. A lingering shortage of drivers means missed profits. That’s an especially big problem in an industry already facing high turnover.

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.

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.

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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Mission Critical: Leveraging Learning Engineering to Drive Digital Transformation

Speaker: Trish Uhl, Founder of Owl's Ledge LLC and the Talent & Learning Analytics Leadership Forum

Digital is disrupting every part of an organization's value chain at a record pace, creating a critical need to transform operations and employees' ways of working. Formal training alone can't keep up; it's often too slow, too generic, inconvenient, inefficient, unduly expensive and lacks or lags methods for measuring business-related effectiveness. Trish Uhl show you how to start leveraging Learning Engineering, a multidisciplinary approach that combines modern technology, data analytics, decision science, learning sciences and change management with human-centered engineering design methodologies to ultimately deliver targeted learning outcomes and business results that keep pace with the business and merge learning into the flow of work and lead Digital Adoption.

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.

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.

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

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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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!

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.

Employee Engagement Best Practices: Learning From The Best

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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.

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?

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.

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.

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?

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

COVID-19: Returning to the Workplace in a New Reality

COVID-19 has created a new set of risks that require a new way of working. Download Gallagher’s latest COVID-19 report for insights into encouraging resiliency in your people, building confidence in your organization, and preparing for the future of work.

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.

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

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.

Working From Home Version 2.0: 5 Things to Consider

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When COVID-19 started making headlines and employees were working from home, the idea was that this was all temporary. In a few weeks (or months), life would return to normal and we’d all be back in the workplace. That hasn’t exactly happened.

The D&I Garden: Seeds of Innovation that Grow into Creative Breakthroughs

Speaker: Donald Fan, Senior Director of the Global Office of Culture, Diversity & Inclusion at Walmart Inc.

In the digital era, rife with uncertainty and ambiguity, innovation plays an essential role in sustaining organic growth and outperforming the global competition. Research proves time and again, there exists a robust bond between innovation and diversity & inclusion (D&I); our challenge is to help our leaders understand how to plant the seeds of innovation in the fertile D&I garden in order to drive a strategic and competitive advantage from the office and in the digital landscape.

The Future of Talent Management

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When I worked in an office environment, I tried to spend a lot of time walking around. It was a great opportunity to be visible and chat with employees. It also got me into the habit of always having a notebook with me. Employees would ask questions and I needed some way to remember.

Will HR Technology Change Human Resources – Ask #HR Bartender

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I received this comment from an HR Bartender reader a while ago and I must admit it’s taken me a while to think about the response. I’m taking that as a good sign. Sharlyn: Great article about the “ 13 HR Technology Concepts HR Pros Need to Know ”.

Managers: How to Support Remote Employees – Ask #HR Bartender

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Last week, we provided a list of resources to help individuals get adjusted to working from home. After it was published, I received this note. Dear HR Bartender! I’m a loyal and excited reader of your blog and usually find very great tricks and tips I can experiment with at my workplace.

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Career Development: 5 Activities You Can Do Today

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Right now, many of us are concerned about our career. Maybe you’ve been furloughed or laid off. Maybe you’re still working but are starting to hear rumors. Or maybe you’ve been thinking about making a career change for several months.

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.