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    How Important is Choice in Employee Reward Programs?

    Posted by brian on 11.27.2019

    Employee Reward Choices

    What is the perfect reward for employee recognition programs that target performance in areas like safety, wellness, customer service and training?  Let’s start by defining what we mean by “perfect.” The “perfect” award would be one that is both highly desired by the award recipient and one that will easily be remembered by that recipient for a long time to come.  Without that in mind, let’s first consider what award structures do not work (and yet are still commonly used):

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    Topics: Employee Reward and Recognition Programs, Employee Reward Programs, Employee Appreciation, employee engagement, Employee Incentive Program, Reward Employees

    Should Employee Engagement and Company Culture be a job for Marketing rather than Human Resources?

    Posted by heidi on 09.25.2019

    Improve Company Culture

    Studies and experts confirm that companies with higher employee engagement are more profitable, have lower turnover, higher shareholder value, greater productivity and more. Companies with a positive corporate culture enjoy higher levels of employee engagement and better attract and retain talent. In the years since these initiatives have surfaced in corporate America, Human Resources has typically been charged with both increasing employee engagement and building a positive corporate culture. Are these initiatives better suited to the Marketing department?

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    Topics: Employee Incentive Program, improve employee engagement, Motivating Employees, Reward Employees, Company Culture, Human Resources

    The care and feeding of industrial athletes

    Posted by brian on 07.17.2019

    EmployeeEngagement

    The concept of industrial athletes was born in the last decade or so and refers to those who employees who make their living using their knowledge, skills and abilities to perform a job that often requires physical demands. The term industrial athlete is accurate as defined because there are definite similarities between what we normally think of as an athlete and an industrial athlete. How are you supporting the industrial athletes in your company?

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    Topics: Employee Safety Program, Employee Wellness Program, employee engagement, Reward Employees, safety incentive program, Safety Incentives Program, Wellness Programs

    The Use of Non-Cash Awards in Recognition Programs

    Posted by brian on 06.12.2019

     

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    Topics: Employee Incentive Program, Incentives for Employees, Reward and Recognition, Reward and Recognition Programs, Reward Employees, tangible rewards

    Want Higher Employee Engagement? Build a Culture of Recognition

    Posted by brian on 05.30.2019

    EmployeeRecognition

    Although employee engagement has been a priority for many organizations, only 32% of U.S. workers are engaged in their work, according to a Gallup study. Because companies with higher employee engagement outperform their competitors by over 200%, this is increasingly important. Earlier this month we discussed signs of a negative workplace. Here we’ll discuss how to build a culture of recognition that leads to higher employee engagement.

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    Topics: Employee Recognition, Employee Recognition Programs, improve employee engagement, Motivating Employees, Reward Employees

    What Can We Expect in 2019 for Corporate Employee Rewards and Event Gifting?

    Posted by brian on 01.24.2019

    Employee Product Rewards

    The Incentive Research Foundation has released their 2019 Industry Outlook on Merchandise, Gift Cards and Event Giving, revealing the following:

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    Topics: corporate gifts, Motivating Employees, Reward Employees

    Managing the Customer Experience in Employee Programs

    Posted by heidi on 12.18.2018

    Customer Experience

    How important is the customer experience? It’s the culmination of every moment interacting with your company: from your marketing or website process to your sales reps or phone operators to the delivery experience and beyond. Every moment spent with that customer or end recipient reflects on you. How you manage the customer experience says everything about your brand. When the employee is the customer, are you intentionally consistent to your brand attributes?

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    Topics: Customer experience, Incentives for Employees, Motivate Employees, Reward Employees

    The Power of Social Recognition

    Posted by brian on 12.11.2018

    Incentive Program Social Recognition

    Peer-to-peer recognition is the genuine expression of appreciation exchanged between co-workers. Social recognition is the process of providing employees with the tools to create public and meaningful relationships with each other

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    Topics: Incentives for Employees, Motivate Employees, Reward Employees, Social Recognition

    THE POWERFUL RESULTS OF INCENTIVES

    Posted by Glen Neary on 09.27.2018

    Incentives… we all want them. From earning $.05 cents off a gallon of gas after spending $100 dollars food shopping to receiving 50,000 sky miles for signing up for that “Free” credit card on a flight to Vegas We all love when we think we are getting something for “free”.  But are these incentives really “free”?  What is the true cost of  50,000 sky miles or $.05 cents off a gallon of gas   cost  the promoting company.  From the companies perspective, the cost associated with the discount, miles, or points pale in comparison to the objective to drive and change our behavior.  

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    Topics: incentive and recognition programs, Incentive Programs, Incentive Reward, incentives and rewards, Reward Employees

    The Millennial vs. Engagement Dilemma

    Posted by Kristie Galonek on 03.22.2016

    Millennials

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    Topics: Employee Retention, Engage Motivate Reward, Engagement, Engagement Programs, Blog, employee engagement, Incentive Programs, Millennials, Reward Employees, Rewarding

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