We often end the year thinking about employee recognition, filled with employee gifting, awards programs and peer-driven recognition opportunities. However, it’s just as important to be thinking about employee recognition to start the year as it is in December. So, for 2024, start your new year off right with our top 10 employee recognition ideas. Discover creative ways to show appreciation, boost morale and foster a culture of recognition within your organization all year round.
A successful organization should be fostering a healthy work-life balance for its employees in order to maintain any kind of consistent growth. Employees who experience burnout and stress will often take additional time off which inevitably affects the company’s bottom line. We've outlined the top 5 ways to help your organization support employees to reap the benefits of work-life balance.
Maintaining an engaged workforce is top of mind for many employers in today’s competitive job market. Implementing effective employee reward and incentive programs with gift cards is a flexible, easy way to keep employees happy and provide positive reinforcement that fits any budget. When selecting the gift cards to use in your program you can select either prepaid cards or branded gift cards. Prepaid cards are retailer agnostic and come primarily from VISA® and Mastercard® while branded gift cards are usable at one specific retailer. Both products offer flexibility, easy delivery and convenience for program administrators and program participants alike.
As Americans get used to the next phase of the COVID-19 pandemic, what is to become of the way we work? We are over 2 years into a world of remote, hybrid and flexible work, and workforce trends indicate that this is the way work will be for the foreseeable future. Workforces of all kinds have proven that they can do their jobs remotely, that productivity doesn’t suffer, and that employee experience improves. As employees are challenged with communicating, and staying motivated working remotely, employers need to adapt employee engagement programs to address these new conditions.
Employee engagement programs are more important now than ever in order to boost morale, facilitate open communication, and maintain motivation within your newly remote organization.
Based on our experience of being a remote organization for almost 20 years, we’ve identified several successful strategies to implement as you adapt your employee engagement program for a remote workforce.
The new year is a time when employees feel refreshed, ready to pick up new habits, fulfill 2023 resolutions, and take on more challenges. It is a unique moment on the calendar, and often in the fiscal year when employers have the chance to motivate employees to perform their best work and put practices in place that set them up for a successful work year.
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