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March 26, 2019

The Value of Peer Recognition in the Workplace

While top-down recognition is the most popular form of recognition, do not underestimate the power of peer-to-peer acknowledgment. Employees who receive recognition from a manager show feelings of gratitude and take pride in their work. However, recognition given by a fellow team member increases that pride and gives employees much-needed [...]
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March 22, 2019

What Real Employees are Saying About Recognition

Determining the success of an employee recognition program relies on a few different factors. Of course, companies want to measure indicators such as productivity and revenue hard, but some measures of success are more difficult to track.
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March 14, 2019

Ask Levy: Best Practices for Points-Based Programs

Dear Levy, We’re implementing an employee recognition program and it has become my job to assign points values to tasks employees can complete to earn rewards. Our points system will allow employees to redeem their earned points for merchandise and incentives in our rewards catalog. I want to be fair in how points are awarded and redeemed. [...]
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March 7, 2019

Three Ways to take Employee Relationships to the Next Level

Creating strong relationships with employees can improve company culture. Employees who have great relationships with company leaders are more engaged and work harder. It takes a lot of effort for managers to build great relationships with employees. Here are three ways company leaders can create next level employee relationships.
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February 28, 2019

Do More with Employee Recognition

Employee recognition means a lot of different things to many companies. It could be verbal praise and telling a staff member they’re doing a great job. It could be a physical reward or gift that expresses gratitude for the efforts of a team member. Employee recognition could also be an award given to congratulate achievement.
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February 20, 2019

We are Now Levy Recognition

We measure success by the goals we set for ourselves and how we achieve those goals. When we reach a goal, we plan our next course of action, doing more to reach new successes every day. But what does it mean to do more?
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February 14, 2019

How to Revive Employee Engagement this Spring

The holiday season is long past and the excitement of the new year has settled, now, it seems all that is left are the cold winter blues. Employee engagement seems to lull this time of year. The workplace is quiet, nothing exciting has happened since the holidays, and that was weeks ago. Spring is almost here, and it’s time to start bringing [...]
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February 8, 2019

Ask Levy: Employee Recognition and Productivity

Dear Levy, My company is starting to see a lot of employee turnover. Some of our most talented employees are beginning to check out and be unproductive. We recently eliminated the use of recognition as a motivator. Is the lack of employee recognition attributing to the lack of employee production? Does it also correlate to the amount of [...]
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January 31, 2019

Corporate Fitness Programs Encourage Healthy Habits

One thing working people are often guilty of is prioritizing their work over their health. Long, tiring hours in the workplace substitute workout time at the gym. Meals delivered and eaten at the desk replace breaks to eat balanced, healthy meals. Financial stress or fear of never getting ahead mean coming to work sick or never taking a [...]
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January 24, 2019

5 Things to Consider When Choosing a Recognition Program

Creating a workplace that is thriving and successful takes time. A successful business is about more than just providing a useful product and gaining profit. A healthy company is one that invests in its employees and encourages them to be engaged in their work and share the company’s success.
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