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October 15, 2019

Types of Employee Recognition that Backfires

Do you know exactly how to recognize your employees? Your company implements employee recognition regularly, and everyone seems to enjoy it, right? More often, managers struggle to recognize their employees in ways that are meaningful and inspirational. They think that just because they have implemented some form of recognition that they are [...]
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October 11, 2019

Are You the Reason Your Employees Quit?

You’ve heard the adage, “Employees don’t leave jobs, they leave bosses.” You may wonder just how much of that is true. Of course, people are more likely to quit a job where the boss is obviously horrible. But what about less obvious cases? Are employees quitting their jobs because of company leaders who ‘aren’t that bad?’
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October 4, 2019

Ask Levy: What Demographic Trends Should HR Departments be Monitoring?

Our company is currently going through a growth period, and we are hoping to hire new employees to fulfill several open positions within our company. We are looking for employees at specific skill and experience levels. We pride ourselves on being a diverse company and hire employees who are best suited for our culture and talent needs. What [...]
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September 26, 2019

Human Resources Trends that Improve Employee Attraction and Retention

The perception of human resources has changed. Once thought of as an administrative department focused on managing employee benefits and processing onboarding paperwork, it is now a dominant role in the ongoing “talent war.” HR professionals have become a crucial part in recruiting and retaining employees, and they have reinvented themselves [...]
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September 19, 2019

Ask Levy: Employee Appreciation vs. Employee Recognition

Dear Levy,
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September 12, 2019

5 Ways to Get Involved with Diversity and Inclusion

This September, we are celebrating Global Diversity and Inclusion Experience Month. As a woman-owned company and diverse supplier, Levy Recognition understands the importance of partnering with companies that support diversity and inclusion. But for us, diversity and inclusion are more than just an initiative. Instead, diversity and inclusion [...]
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September 5, 2019

The One Thing You Haven’t Thought of to Improve Employee Retention

Retaining top talent is a main priority for human resources staff and employers. Recruiters and headhunters are finding new ways to woo and convince employees at every organizational level to leave their current employer and move on to ‘greener pastures.’
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August 29, 2019

The Dangers of Employee Burnout

Burnout is the exhaustion of physical, or emotional strength or motivation, usually as a result of prolonged stress or frustration. Burnout often strikes when an employee has spent far too much time in a stressful work environment. Lacking in support, no access to resources, tight deadlines, and not being allowed to take a break can cause [...]
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August 22, 2019

5 Ways to Screw Up Employee Recognition

Employee recognition is an integral part of improving company culture and overall company bottom line. Several studies have shown that giving incentives and recognition in the workplace has many benefits including, but not limited to, reducing employee turnover, raising productivity levels, increasing customer retention, and boosting employee [...]
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August 16, 2019

Do Employee Gifts Need to be Claimed on Taxes?

A common question about implementing an awards and recognition program is whether or not employees are required to claim their awards on their taxes. The ever-changing federal and state regulations can make it difficult to stay on top of tax codes associated with rewards and incentives given as part of an employee program. Employers may give [...]
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