Employee Recognition

What you should Recognize and Reward, as part of an effective Employee Rewards Program

By |July, 2015|

A good Employee Rewards Program should be flexible enough to work in many situations, and for many different types of employee recognition.

You want a program that rewards specific activities, accomplishments and events; and you want to spell out what these “pre-established” rewards will be, so employees can align their work efforts with these desired activities.
But you also want a program […]

The big leap, from saying “Thank you” to actually having great Company Culture!

By |June, 2015|

Saying “thank you” when one of your employees does a good deed, is a basic and necessary part of having good corporate culture; you simply can’t have a top level culture if this type of courtesy and appreciation are not part of your constant daily environment around the work-place. But this is only the beginning, this type of “thank you” […]

“Millennials” need open communication, and meaningful recognition in the workplace

By |June, 2015|

The “Millennial” generation is being talked about everywhere.  The children of Baby Boomers, these are the young people born between approximately 1980 to 2000.  Why are they so important now, why are we all talking about them?   …because, as I write this, in June of 2015, they are in their late teens to early 30’s, and they are the new […]

Instant Gratification and Employee Rewards

By |September, 2015|

How Psychology Can Help Businesses Keep Employees Happier.
We live in an era of instant gratification. Most questions can be answered in seconds, after a few taps on a phone. We know if a witty joke landed well online, based on how many likes and re-tweets it gets, within minutes of posting. Our food can be prepared, cooked, served, and consumed […]

Advice for resolving conflicts and helping employees feel appreciated

By |September, 2015|

A business owner is nervous that he is about to make the wrong choice in promoting a strong employee over a popular employee. He has written to Annie, who runs a business advice column, hoping she can steer him in the right direction.
DEAR ANNIE: A problem is coming up at my business, and I am hoping you can steer me […]

Improving your company culture is easier than you may think

By |September, 2015|

One of the most commonly cited reasons why an employee quits their job is that they did not feel appreciated by their employer. Whether this is due to being passed over for a promotion, feeling disliked by their boss or peers, or feeling like they have not been properly trained; a company’s overall culture plays a large part in the […]

Reducing Employee Turnover… through an effective Employee Rewards Program!

By |September, 2015|

A business with a high employee turnover rate is losing a lot more than just workers. There are a lot of costs involved when someone vacates their position within the company, and not all of them are monetary.

It costs money to hire a new employee. Funding goes into recruiting, and making sure the right eyes see your job listings. Time […]

Implementing an Employee Rewards and Recognition Program can improve your entire company

By |September, 2015|

So…. who benefits from Employee Rewards Programs anyway?
The positive effects of rewarding employees extend far beyond simply keeping workers happy. Sure, employees have the benefit of receiving great company branded logo gifts and merchandise. But beyond that, you will quickly find that the benefits trickle down, and in turn have a positive impact on other aspects of your company.

Employees that […]