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    Marketing Trends to Watch in 2021

    Posted by brian on 11.23.2020


    It is an understatement: 2020 has been a crazy year! Many organizations have moved to a work-from-home model. Workers are finding themselves balancing their work schedule with that of their spouse and kid’s schoolwork. The fight for the computers and laptops is likely settled by now. For 2021, what is keeping marketers up at night? Here are some marketing trends to watch in 2021:

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    Topics: employee rewards, Engaged Employees, Employee Incentive Program, improve employee engagement, Incentive Marketing, marketing incentive

    What Can Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Criteria Mean for your Business

    Posted by brian on 11.10.2020


    Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) criteria are an increasingly popular way for all stakeholders, not just investors, to evaluate companies. Many mutual funds, brokerage firms, and robot-advisors now offer products that employ ESG criteria. ESG criteria can also help investors, employees, contractors, and others avoid companies that might pose a greater overall risk due to their environmental or other practices. What can ESG criteria mean for your business?

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    Topics: Employee Recognition Programs, Employee Incentive Program, improve employee engagement, incentive and recognition programs, Reward and Recognition Programs

    Incentive, Reward & Recognition Program Design for Crisis Recovery

    Posted by brian on 10.27.2020



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    Topics: employee incentive programs, Employee Performance, Incentive Reward, Motivate, Reward Employees, Engaging Employees

    Are Gift Cards the wrong choice for Corporate awards?

    Posted by brian on 10.19.2020


    Gift cards have been gaining in popularity, for personal use but also for use in employee reward and recognition programs. Studies continue to show that tangible merchandise is a far better motivator, that delivers greater long-term results. Why then do some companies choose gift cards to reward their employees or customers?

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    Topics: corporate gifts, employee engagement, Reward Employees

    Is Employee Engagement Broken?

    Posted by brian on 09.16.2020

    Is Employee Engagement Broken?

    According to a recent Gallup survey, employee engagement in the U.S. is at an all-time high of 40%. Another 13% of the workforce is actively disengaged (spreading their negativity and unhappiness to colleagues). The remaining majority of our workforce (47%) is “not engaged”. As company leaders increase focus on the many benefits that high levels of employee engagement provide, why is such a high percentage of our workforce still not engaged? Is employee engagement broken?

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    Accountability Drives Employee Engagement

    Posted by brian on 09.09.2020


    There are many definitions of employee engagement. In a nutshell, employee engagement is the emotional commitment the employee has to the organization.

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    Topics: Employee Reward Programs, Engaged Employees, Disengaged Employees, Employee Incentive Program, improve employee engagement, Recognize and Reward

    Measuring Success in Employee Incentive & Reward Programs

    Posted by brian on 08.25.2020


    Although employee incentive, reward and recognition programs are popular, many program coordinators skip the steps that would prove their effectiveness. Critics of these programs claim that they’re not measurable, they are nice to have but can’t document any financial benefit to the company. In fact, it is possible – and advisable – to measure employee programs. The latest Incentive Research Foundation study reports how many companies are measuring success.

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    Topics: Employee Reward and Recognition Programs, employee engagement, Employee Incentive Program, improve employee engagement, Remote Employees, Remote Employees during Coronavirus

    The Impact of COVID-19 on Employee Reward & Recognition Programs

    Posted by brian on 08.11.2020

    The Impact of COVID-19 on Employee Reward & Recognition Programs

    The pandemic has affected every business and every employee. When businesses make necessary accommodations and transition employees to a work-from-home environment, it is tempting for companies to focus on the immediate crisis and put employee programs on the back burner. Putting employee programs on hold may be the worst thing businesses can do.

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    Topics: Employee Incentive Program, improve employee engagement, Motivating Employees, Employee Engagement for Remote Workers, COVID Impact

    Are your companies’ employees its greatest asset?

    Posted by brian on 07.28.2020

    Employee Recognition

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    Topics: Employee Safety Program, Employee Wellness Program, Corporate Wellness Program, improve employee engagement, Improve Safety, safety incentive programs, Wellness Programs

    Does Your Wellness Program Appeal to Your Multi-generational Workforce?

    Posted by brian on 07.21.2020

    Wellness program for multi-generations


    Corporate wellness programs offer a host of benefits for both the employer and employee, including:

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    Topics: Employee Wellness Program, Corporate Wellness Program, Effective Wellness Program, Wellness Programs

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