59 Awesome Employee Engagement Ideas & Activities for 2018 (Plus 10 New Bonus Ideas)

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59 Awesome Employee Engagement Ideas & Activities for 2018 (Plus 10 New Bonus Ideas). Free bonus: Download this entire list as a PDF. Includes 5 bonus ideas not found in this post. Use a tool like TINYpulse or SurveyMonkey to create a survey and send it out to your team. Create some healthy competition and reward excellent performance with incentives for successful goal achievement. Here are 10 bonus ideas!

5 Simple Wins Benefits Strategies Often Miss out on

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For example: your organization may provide annual bonuses as a part of the benefits strategy. The problem is that there is little or no connection between the work someone does on a day-to-day basis, and recognition in the form of an annual bonus. According to recent research by TINYpulse , peer relationships are the number one motivator for employees to go the extra mile in their work.

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7 Misconceptions About Employee Recognition

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But that’s simply not true; although incentive programs require a firm, and often hefty, financial investment, recognition does not carry such a load. The Incentive Research Foundation revealed in a Trends report that non-cash recognition , such as appreciation expressed by a manager, is more effective than the three highest-rated financial incentives: cash bonuses, an increase in base pay and stock options. For some companies, the benefits of recognition are obvious.

13 reward & recognition tactics guaranteed to keep employees engaged

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Many HR pros today struggle to find a way to get top management to realize that putting a cash bonus in the paycheck once a year isn’t how you make staff feel valued. TINYpulse reports that 44% of workers give peer recognition when they have a tool to do so. Online shoe retailer Zappos has a monetized peer recognition program that allows employees to recognize each other’s hard work through incentives.

How Employee Referral Programs Get Benefited By Employee Engagement

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According to a survey by TINYpulse in 2013, only 42 percent of employees surveyed knew their organization's vision, mission and cultural values. This means, in order to engage your employees, let them know the incentives attached.

7 Deceptively Simple Ways to Inspire Discretionary Effort

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One of the most common methods organizations use to achieve this is pay (for example, a performance bonus for exceeding a quota). The biggest problem with this approach is that it only lasts as long as the pay continues, and the incentive is only as large as the monetary compensation. In their Employee Engagement and Organizational Culture Report , our friends at TINYpulse found peers and camaraderie to be the #1 reason employees go the extra mile at work.

Top 100 HR and Recruitment Blogs [by Organic Traffic with Top 3 Articles Each]

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TINYpulse Blog. What’s Wrong With Retention Bonuses? Employee Incentive Programs: Designing the Best Program. 6 Non-Monetary Incentives & Rewards to Boost Employee Motivation. 10 Non-Monetary Incentives to Reward Staff.

121 Creative Ways to Reward Employees – The Ultimate List

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Bonus points if their team is from out of town, and you get them tickets to the game when they play the local team. Our friends over at TINYpulse have four big awards they give out at the end of every year including rookie of year, going the extra mile, MVP, and spirit award. Employee incentives come in all shapes and sizes. You can even feature them on the your website for some extra incentive. Let employees send micro-bonuses to each other.

33 Thoughtful Employee Recognition & Appreciation Ideas for 2017

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Free bonus: Download our entire Employee Award Templates Library. TINYpulse has tons of ideas for showing employee appreciation, including a “thank you” t-shirt signed by co-workers. Laura Troyani, Director of Marketing at Tinypulse says: “ I was floored by the findings in our recent Employee Appreciation & Recognition Report that showed how feeling valued in the workplace actually significantly impacts employee retention. .