white paper: leading retail organizations today

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Equally as crucial are the employees whom retailers must rely on to differentiate in a competitive market and solve the challenges facing the industry as a whole. Engaging employee feedback loops is an easy way retailers can utilize employees to provide actionable insights to overcome some of the challenges in expansion. Focusing on employee recognition can be an effective tool ensure good work relationships across different working cultures.

5 Eye-Opening HR Stats: Why Employee Recognition Matters

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Employees are arguably the most important component of a successful business. Employees put a human face on the product, build relationships with customers, and define the work culture that feeds business performance – yet 32% of companies struggle to retain top talent. What defines an effective retention strategy varies from business to business, but there is one common element that has been found to work across most business types and sectors: employee recognition.

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How to Protect Your Company from High Employee Turnover

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Every manager and HR professional views employee turnover as a headache, but do you actually know how expensive and damaging it can be to your organization? Current statistics from Catalyst show that it costs an average of one-fifth of an employee’s salary to replace that person, which means that for a position paying $50,000 a year, your replacement costs will generally run over $10,000. Furthermore, productivity in the at-home contingent had increased by 13.5

Why Insight is the Best Customer Service

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With product and service information so easily accessible online, customer service can be can be a key differentiator for your business if delivered in a strategic way to add unbeatable value. If you want to really stand out from your competition as a premium provider, you need to provide the ‘why’ behind your product. If you take the time to understand industry trends you will be able to position your product or service more effectively to your customer. By: Sarah Clayton.

5 Keys: How to Become an Inspirational Leader

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According to Great Leadership , organizations with the highest quality leaders were 13 times more likely to outperform their competition in key bottom-line metrics such as financial performance, quality of products and services, employee engagement and customer satisfaction. CEOs are focusing on leadership development opportunities for their workforce more than ever to maximize business performance and encourage their employees to reach their full potential. By: Marci Peters.

How to Get Executives On Board with Employee Rewards and Recognition Programs

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But there’s a proven way to address this problem: focus on employee engagement. According to a Harvard Business Review study , 71% of respondents rank employee engagement as very important to achieving overall organizational success and recognition happens to be the #1 driver of employee engagement. It’s clear businesses need to focus more on employee engagement and recognition strategies. Why will your employees love it?

The Neuroscience of Employee Engagement

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Job satisfaction is at the heart of employee engagement. This makes me question: how can we leverage neuroscience findings to help optimize employee engagement initiatives? Drive to Acquire : the need to seek, to take control, and to retain objects and personal experiences of value in pursuit of immediate gratification.This can be fulfilled with short term gratification through employee recognition and rewards. What is the value behind employee engagement?

The Neuroscience of Employee Engagement

Achievers

Job satisfaction is at the heart of employee engagement. This makes me question: how can we leverage neuroscience findings to help optimize employee engagement initiatives? Drive to Acquire : the need to seek, to take control, and to retain objects and personal experiences of value in pursuit of immediate gratification.This can be fulfilled with short term gratification through employee recognition and rewards. What is the value behind employee engagement?

Top 4 Benefits of Employee Engagement

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People are always complaining about their jobs; whether it’s a boss who drives you up the wall, work that bores you to tears or even the nagging suspicion that you’re being underpaid, each unhappy employee has their own reasons for dreading a Monday morning. An easy way to think about employee engagement is to look at your existing staff. Naturally, we think all employees will be like that when we hire them – otherwise, why bother? More Productive Employees.

5 Company Initiatives That Improve Office Culture

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With employees spending most of their time (some upwards of 50 hours a week) in the office, it’s should come as no surprise that HR leaders consider developing and nurturing corporate culture and employee engagement to be their number one challenge. If you’re unsure where to start, here are a few initiatives to consider: Employee Health. Set a sleep goal for employees and have them track their sleep over a period of time to earn rewards like gift cards, merchandise or PTO.

5 Things Your CEO Needs to Know About Employee Engagement 

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If you’re a CEO, do you treat employee engagement as solely the domain of the Human Resources (HR) department? And if you’re an HR professional, do you find yourself trying to persuade your CEO that employee engagement should also be a C-suite concern? Encourage employee voice.

5 Tech Tools to Empower Your Remote Team to Stay Productive

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In fact, one study by Global Workplace Analytics found that employees save between $2,500 and $4,000 per year by working remotely because of lowered gas, parking, food, and wardrobe costs. However, these benefits only actually benefit the company if the remote team is actually productive.

10 Fun Ideas for Celebrating Work Anniversaries

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On the inside, you’re full of warm-hearted gratitude for the loyalty of employees who stick around for the long haul. They can’t read your mind, so celebrating employee milestones and work anniversaries is a way to showcase your positive energy and spread it around. It’s also a way to strengthen your company’s financial position, because a stronger work culture leads directly to stronger employee engagement. Support the Employee’s Charitable Cause.

3 Keys to Employee Productivity & Retention You Haven’t Thought About

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And yet, almost a year into the pandemic, cohesion remains a challenge, and as a result, employee productivity remains a top concern for company leaders. Some recent employee survey data suggests that after months of struggling, something is about to give.

5 Biggest Challenges for HR Leadership Teams

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Absenteeism costs the country’s employers about $225 billion annually , and that’s only the amount from lost productivity. The cost of worker’s compensation payments, medical expenses, and legal consultation fees are additional, as are indirect costs such as temporary employees, accident investigation, and repairing or replacing any problematic physical infrastructure. Improving employee retention. Keeping employees engaged.

4 Steps: How to Build an Engagement-Driven Office Culture

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The importance of employee recognition and engagement cannot be overstated. Companies everywhere are shelling out billions every year for HR programs designed to enhance their office culture and improve employee productivity. This begs the question: why are some employee engagement programs working while others aren’t? The effect management has on employee engagement and motivation is astounding. All employees were then able to vote for a final decision.

Incentive Programs 101: What is a Sales Incentive Program?

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A study conducted by the Incentive Research Foundation revealed that 90% of top performing companies, vetted extensively for high revenues, notable stock growth, and excellent customer and employee ratings, use a sales incentive program. What is a sales incentive program?

Are You Personalizing the Employee Experience?

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Lack of Employee Engagement. Unfortunately, many of the same businesses that have found success investing in personalized services for their customers have failed to apply these same principles to their employer-employee relationships – and it shows. According to Gallup, the rate of employee engagement has steadied around 32 percent for more than a decade, despite the fact that employers together are investing more than $720 million a year on employee engagement.

Top 4 Benefits of Employee Engagement

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People are always complaining about their jobs; whether it’s a boss who drives you up the wall, work that bores you to tears or even the nagging suspicion that you’re being underpaid, each unhappy employee has their own reasons for dreading a Monday morning. An easy way to think about employee engagement is to look at your existing staff. Naturally, we think all employees will be like that when we hire them – otherwise, why bother? More Productive Employees.

Why You Should Discuss “Proud Employee Moments” In Performance Reviews

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Employees dread them, managers hate conducting them and, generally, they don’t appear to be effective. In fact, 78% of HR managers say their annual performance review doesn’t improve employee performance and only 56% of employees think they are reviewed fairly. Find out how you can use people analytics to predict, manage and measure the impact of HR operations by downloading our new white paper. This technique encourages the delivery of employee recognition.

Where HR Tech Is Headed

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Here’s a quick preview of the most relevant trends in digital management of the human beings that work for you: It’s All About Employee Engagement. As a matter of fact, though, it has done the opposite: Where talent management was once automated and characterized by practice-driven solutions, the whole focus has now shifted in the direction of employees’ human needs. Tech for Employee Learning. Are you ready for the future of human resources?

2020 Employee Engagement Trends

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With digitalization, globalization, and new generations entering the workforce, the faster a company can evolve alongside shifting consumer and employee engagement trends, the better equipped they are to survive in the long run. How do you drive genuine employee engagement?

How to Convert a Disengaged Employee Into An Engaged One

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Overall, 16 percent of employees are actively disengaged, according to Gallup , but even one disengaged employee is one too many. When you have actively disengaged employees in your fold, your other team members, who may have their own outside stresses and yet work hard to play by the rules, may feel resentful. Step One: Get Employee Feedback and Listen. It’s rare that an employee shows up at work with a desire to be engaged – or to disengage others.

The Employee of the Month Criteria for Success

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When done right, having a formal and robust Employee of the Month criteria in your company can be a very powerful tool to boost morale, motivate employees and promote a culture of public praise, excellence awards and recognition. In this post we will dig into these topics: Why Have an Employee of the Month Program? Ways to Award the Employee of the Month. A Better Way to Recognize Employees. How to Implement a Cross-Employee Survey Solution.

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What is Employee Voice and Why Is It Important? 

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Do your employees believe they have a voice in the workplace? top 10 workplace trends and “capturing the voice of the employee” was on the list. Organizations need to promote and encourage employee voice and turn that voice into productivity, innovation, and?engagement.?

Incentive Programs 101: What is a Sales Incentive Program?

The Incentive Solutions News blog

A study conducted by the Incentive Research Foundation revealed that 90% of top performing companies, vetted extensively for high revenues, notable stock growth, and excellent customer and employee ratings, use a sales incentive program. What is a sales incentive program?

3 ways to be a bad recognition receiver

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With all the articles, emails and white papers I see touting the virtues of doing recognition right, I have a question: What about receiving recognition right? These questions came to mind after I recently attended a recognition moment that was, well, a little odd. The person giving the recognition did a great job (gave specific details of what the recipient did, how it helped the team and company, etc).

Why You Need Both Workplace Culture Platforms and Productivity Platforms

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In the past, managers used to view technology almost exclusively with an eye towards improving productivity, but the proliferation of social media has caused us to re-evaluate its utility for the employee experience. It is a fact that human relationships are one of the primary drivers of employee engagement and, in case you need a reminder, social media has fundamentally transformed the way relationships form and develop. First, let’s define “productivity tools.”.

How Celebrating Workplace Milestones Improves Employee Engagement

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However, n o matter how busy you are, it’s always important to take the time to celebrate employee milestones in the workplace. Whether you reward an entire department or give a shout-out to an individual employee, appreciating even the smallest details can do wonders for company morale and employee engagement. Failing to provide a workplace environment of appreciation and recognition can have negative consequences on employee engagement.

How to Convert a Disengaged Employee Into An Engaged One

Achievers - Recruiting

Overall, 16 percent of employees are actively disengaged, according to Gallup , but even one disengaged employee is one too many. When you have actively disengaged employees in your fold, your other team members, who may have their own outside stresses and yet work hard to play by the rules, may feel resentful. Step One: Get Employee Feedback and Listen. It’s rare that an employee shows up at work with a desire to be engaged – or to disengage others.

How to Address High Turnover With Retail Employees

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Here’s a not-so-fun fact: Retail employees leave their positions at a rate that’s over four times higher than the average turnover rate in all other industries. When you add it all up, retail employee turnover is incredibly expensive. .

Top Workforce Challenges and Trends Impacting the Healthcare Industry in 2020

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In order to maintain the high level of patient care that many healthcare organizations aspire to, both employee recruitment and retention must become a priority. From an HR standpoint, increased employee burnout also leads to a spike in turnover rates. Prioritize employee recognition .

What it Takes to Build a High-Performance Workforce

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Can we say that these people are simply better than the average group of employees who contribute to business regularly? In other words, no matter the qualities of each employee, what truly matters is the teamwork. Also read: The Link Between Performance Management and Employee Engagement. Considering that these strategic components are the key to productivity, let’s examine what these steps involve. Leadership and Employee Engagement.

Top Do’s and Don’ts for Elevating the Employee Experience

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High levels of employee engagement are known to boost productivity, improve customer satisfaction , and bolster retention rates. It ’s these very benefits that have spurred companies across the country to invest in enhancing the employee experience. . Despite this investment, only 13 percent of today’s employees report feeling engaged in the workplace. Today, employees want real-time feedback on a continuous basis.

Identifying More Gaps In Your Channel Incentive Program

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Check out our white paper Are You Running a Smart Channel Incentive Program? Your channel partners don’t truly understand your products. If you’re launching a new product or product set, it’s imperative that your channel partners understand how to sell the product(s) in order to make an impact on the bottom line. The key is to provide regular training on both the product features as well as the best ways of selling said products.