Entries by Incentive Services

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Creating the Right Culture Is Possible

Employee engagement has long been a concern in the U.S. workforce, but — perhaps now more than ever — it represents a vital component of employee attraction and retention. For the modern workforce, an engaging work environment is a fundamental expectation, a baseline requirement. Many employees refuse to settle for an organization that does not […]

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Getting Employee Engagement Right

Research has proven that employee engagement contributes to increased profitability, yet most organizations still have no formal engagement strategy in place and two-thirds of employees are disengaged. A Gallup study drew the connection between consistently low engagement and team performance and suggested that when an employee’s engagement needs are not met, there is a higher […]

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Moving The Middle

In order to maximize performance, it’s important to understand the cross-section of a typical workforce. It’s common for an organization to have 10-15% of its employees in a high performing group, and 10-15% in a lower performing, more disengaged group. This leaves the bulk of your workforce in the 70-80% middle percentile. Well-designed recognition programs […]

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Understanding the 5 Generations

Acknowledging the multiple generations within your workplace is critical to the success of your recognition strategy. With five generations working side by side in today’s workforce, it’s paramount that generational preferences and motivators be identified and understood. Determining how to best communicate with, train, engage, and retain top talent within every generation is essential to […]

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Retaining Top Talent

How are you reinforcing the value of your people? By recognizing your staff and showing appreciation for their work, you make an investment in your team and also in the future of your organization. Success is not only measured by hiring the most qualified candidates, but also by ensuring job satisfaction and retention of your […]

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Are Your Recognition Efforts Falling Short?

A recent study by Aon Hewitt exploring the mindset of today’s workforce reveals that companies are falling short of expectations when it comes to rewards and recognition. According to the study, today’s workforce has the following top 5 expectations of their organizations: Communicates completely and honestly Recognizes strong achievement and performance Encourages collaboration and teamwork […]

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Why Service Recognition?

Recognition for length of service is frequently used as a foundation of employee engagement strategies. In fact, studies show that 87% of organizations have programs in place for recognizing employee length of service. These programs reward the dedication of employees who have built a career within the organization and strengthen the connection between organization and […]

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Recognizing Key Events

Is your organization making the most of opportunities to recognize your employees this year? Employees who are recognized regularly throughout the year feel appreciated and valued, which is proven to increase motivation and productivity. Establishing a Recognition Program with a wide range of initiatives that support organizational goals and values will help drive a positive […]