Rachel Merkin is the lead content writer for GiftCard Partners and is passionate about all things marketing. Getting effective messaging from a company to its audience gets her out of bed in the morning. When she’s not finding innovative ways to discuss the gift card industry and how it might affect your business, she could be running, or spending time at the beach.
As we all set out upon a still fairly new year, it’s around now that the pledges we made on New Year’s Day to be healthier and lose some weight start to fade. If you’re working on implementing an employee health and wellness program, now is a perfect time to develop a strategy to ensure your program endures broken resolutions.
According to Forbes, 2018 is the year of the “employee experience.” Since there has been such a focus on employee engagement, employee loyalty and employee retention over the last few years, adding another term into the employee/employer relationship cycle can be confusing.
Employee Engagement has been an ongoing challenge for Human Resources professionals and Company Leaders. But it’s a new year, so the time is right to make employee engagement a priority for your organization. Before you announce your annual initiatives consider employee engagement as not just a program you run as part of a larger initiative, think of it AS the larger initiative.
Cash is the simplest way to reward someone. It’s universal, everyone needs it so you know when you provide it, it will carry meaning to the recipient. However, if you dig into the science of cash versus non-cash rewards you might see the employee rewards landscape differently.