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June 6, 2019

Channel Incentive Best Practices You Don’t Want to Overlook

You have probably seen channel incentive programs work effectively at other companies. You may have also seen how they can motivate distributors, dealers, contractors, and other sales agents to step efforts and drive higher revenue. Channel incentive programs are a smart business investment. They are designed to drive partner behaviors, [...]
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May 31, 2019

Ask Levy- Cash Rewards

Dear Levy, We want to offer our employees great benefits that make them feel appreciated for working hard. We want them to feel like they are being Should employees who work harder get bonuses? If so, how should bonuses be determined? Is there any benefit to not giving cash rewards? -- Benefits Manager  
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May 23, 2019

HR Success Driven by Employee Recognition

Employee recognition programs are powerful human resources tools. They contain valuable messaging and provide the motivation employees need to stay engaged in the workplace. Human resources departments can utilize customizable programs to foster employee development and support company goals. Companies implement recognition programs for a [...]
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May 16, 2019

Wellness Program Trends for the Modern Workplace

What inspires you to get up, get active, and get healthy? Big wedding coming up? You’ll want to look good in photos. Going to the beach? Get that bikini body ready. High school or family reunion? Better hit the gym.
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May 7, 2019

Top 5 Benefits You Should Offer to Turn Employees into Brand Advocates

Company culture is more than just a buzzword used to attract younger generations of employees to your workplace. Having a strong company culture is an integral part of retaining current employees and making new hires feel a sense of belonging within the company.
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May 2, 2019

Ask Levy: Setting Recognition Program Goals

Dear Levy, I want to set the right goals for our new employee recognition program. It’s important to me that we can track the success of our company’s program. What are some common goals that show the effectiveness of an employee recognition program? -- Program Administrator  
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April 25, 2019

Do’s and Don’ts of Employee Recognition

Employee recognition is a key element of a well-running business. It rewards positive outcomes and reinforces desired behaviors. Successfully recognizing employees can be a challenge. What works for one may not work for another. To implement an effective recognition program, follow these do’s and don’ts.
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April 17, 2019

Six Steps to Implementing Employee Recognition

Congratulations! You’re ready to implement a recognition program. An employee recognition program is a fantastic tool for boosting morale, showing appreciation, and improving employee retention. Those are to name a few of the benefits you’ll see once your recognition program is in full swing.
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April 10, 2019

How to Detect Low Morale in the Workplace

Ever feel like your company is in a rut? Employees don’t seem to be as engaged in their work and productivity appears to be falling short. Maybe this has gone on for a few weeks, or even a few months, you can’t exactly remember when or how things got this way, but now you need to fix it!
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April 2, 2019

What is Gamification?

Gamification is the application of game thinking and game mechanics in non-game contexts to affect behavior positively. Despite numerous myths about the ineffectiveness of gamification, several employers have found that gamified incentive programs have a positive and lasting impact on employee performance, engagement, and motivation. By [...]
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