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.
Gift cards seem like a basic concept, used in place of cash. However, gift cards have become their own currency, with their own set of trends and advantages. Here are three ways gift cards are more powerful than cash and why they could be considered their own type of currency.
Happy employees can seem like an aspiration. We are in an employee-focused market: between extravagant office perks and rating tools like Glassdoor, employees have high expectations and are armed with information about employers before they even submit an application.