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    Managing in a Post-Pandemic Environment

    Posted by brian on 01.11.2021

    January2021Blog

    Managing a remote workforce has not made things easier during the pandemic. A great manager may mean an even more engaging experience for an employee; a bad manager may see their staff actively disengage. For managers in a pandemic and post-pandemic environment, new skills and tactics may be necessary.

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    Topics: Employee Recognition Program, Employee Reward, employee rewards, Remote Employees, Rewards Program, managing during a pandemic

    Human Resources Trends for 2021

    Posted by brian on 12.08.2020

    Human Resources Trends for 2021

    This year has been a challenge for most businesses, and especially for HR managers as companies transition to a work-from-home workforce. We’ve discussed the trends in marketing next year; here are some trends that experts predict we’ll see in 2021 for human resource professionals:

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

    Marketing Trends to Watch in 2021

    Posted by brian on 11.23.2020

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    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

    Employee appreciation is a year-round strategy

    Posted by brian on 04.02.2020

    Employee Appreciation

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    Topics: Employee Motivation, Employee Reward and Recognition Programs, employee rewards, Employee Appreciation, tangible rewards, Engaging Employees

    Don’t call it a Kickback

    Posted by brian on 03.09.2016

    In the Wall Street Journal article linked below, Senator Elizabeth Warren chooses to refer to the incentives offered to agents for selling certain types of annuities as “Kickbacks”. Really?! Is that what she meant to say because at an initial glance it seemed awfully irresponsible and uniformed to me? Wanting to make sure I did not misunderstand her, I thought I would look up the word Kickback to see if its connotation to me was way off. It wasn’t. Varying definitions of “kickback” use words like “bribery, coercion, illegal, collusion, secret, and dishonest”.

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    Topics: employee rewards, Blog, employee engagement, Incentive's

    Employee Engagement Matters - July 2015

    Posted by Jim Drakakis on 07.30.2015
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    The backbone of a business’s success is happy employees! This monthly publication will highlight proven strategies for employee engagement, motivation, and loyalty which have a direct effect on customer satisfaction, and ultimately impacts financial performance.
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    Topics: employee rewards, Blog, employee engagement

    What’s the best award?

    Posted by Jim Drakakis on 07.23.2015

    Award

    The question is easy but the answer is a bit complicated. Having been associated with the recognition and incentives industry for over 25 years, I have seen paradigm shifts, economic downturns/upturns and human behavior studies which have impacted the type of awards companies have chosen to reward their employees over the years.

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    Topics: employee rewards, awards, Blog, Incentive's, recognition

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