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April 4, 2019

3 Key Benefits of Offering Employees the Opportunity to Volunteer

April 7-13 is National Volunteer Week, an annual event celebrated by the Points of Light organization, the world’s largest organization dedicated to volunteer service. It’s a good time to talk about why it’s always a good idea to offer employees volunteer opportunities at least once in the year. Here are the three key benefits: Mental […]

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March 7, 2019

Marketing a Successful Recognition Program Launch

Even the best-engineered reward, recognition, and incentive programs will be in trouble if employees aren’t connected, informed and aware of the benefits and features they bring. With segmented and remote workforces becoming the norm, effectively communicating and marketing employee rewards is increasingly important, especially when launching or relaunching a program for the first time. Important […]

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February 19, 2018

The Big #$!@ing Secrets of Employee Engagement (Part 3)

No matter what, Gallup and all the other top firms report that only 30-35% of employees are ever engaged. Year after year we wake up to the news that only one third of employees in America actually enjoy going to work, and it is pretty much becoming the norm for the 21st Century. Am I […]

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February 7, 2018

The Big #$!@ing Secrets of Employee Engagement (Part 2)

No matter what, Gallup and all the other top firms report that only 30-35% of employees are ever engaged. Year after year we wake up to the news that only one third of employees in America actually enjoy going to work, and it is pretty much becoming the norm for the 21st Century. Am I […]

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January 23, 2018

The Value of Organic Feedback

When done well, rewards and recognition programs build trust and positivity among employees, inspiring them to do great work that improves your bottom line. Research and experience tell us that companies fielding best-practice recognition programs will, in general, be more successful in the areas of turnover, productivity, and profits. But since so many other factors […]

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January 11, 2018

The Big #$!@ing Secrets of Employee Engagement (Part 1)

No matter what, Gallup and all the other top firms report that only 30-35% of employees are ever engaged. Year after year we wake up to the news that only one third of employees in America actually enjoy going to work, and it is pretty much becoming the norm for the 21st Century. Am I […]

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December 7, 2017

2018 is The Year of the Employee

If one apolitical lesson can be learned from 2017, it’s that the speed of life sometimes makes it very difficult to recognize good things we have before us. The holiday season (hopefully) gives us time and space to reflect on another trip around the sun. Here’s what I’ve been thinking about: The arena and scope […]

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November 14, 2017

5 Engagement Tips for Black Friday

The Friday following Thanksgiving marks the unofficial start of the holiday shopping season, known as Black Friday. On this day many, many workers are asked to show up at pre-dawn hours the day after a major eating holiday and in some cases risk serious bodily harm to keep this brick-and-mortar tradition going. But it’s all […]

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November 1, 2017

Honoring Veterans at Work

Of the 20.9 million veterans in America who served on active duty in the U.S. Armed Forces since September 2001, the Bureau of Labor Statistics indicates nearly 500,000 of them are without a job. The good news is the overall veteran unemployment rate is down to 5.1 percent as of 2016, with male veterans’ unemployment […]

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