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.

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.

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. Misconception #5: Recognition is for people who don’t receive a bonus. 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.

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.

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.