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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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June 27, 2019

Diversity Isn't Enough: The Workplace Needs Inclusion

Inclusion in the workplace is more than just a hot topic or trend. It is a practice that needs to put into action. Not only is creating an inclusive workplace environment the right thing to do, but it is also crucial to building a sustainable business. There are many benefits to building an inclusive workplace, including some that affect the [...]
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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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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 9, 2019

Ask Levy: Inspiring Employees

Dear Levy, My employees do great work and never seem to slack. They are hardly ever late to work; however, they make a point to leave within seconds of the official quitting time every day. Regardless of what they are working on or what is happening, they will get up, gather their things, and walk out the door at 5:00 pm on the dot. I don’t [...]
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December 27, 2018

How to Recognize Remote Employees

You have a great company with great people working to help achieve business goals. Your company spans over several locations and several of your employees are working from remote areas in cities across the country. These remote workers have been an integral part of your company’s growth. Some are eager college graduates, willing to travel [...]
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December 13, 2018

How to Calculate Return on Investment from Your Recognition Program

Now that you have the support of company leaders and have been given permission to start an employee recognition program, you’re probably tasked with proving to your higher ups that the program is worth it. No doubt you have been asked, “What’s the return on investment on a program like this?”
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December 7, 2018

Ask Levy: Difference Between Employee Engagement and Employee Recognition

Dear Levy, I was speaking to a colleague about ways to improve our workplace culture. She suggested more employee engagement activities. I suggested more employee recognition. Is there a difference? If they are different, do we need to do both? What makes one more beneficial than the other? --Engagement vs. Recognition
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November 29, 2018

Why Your Employees are Disengaged

Employee disengagement is something all employers fear. Having a workforce that is uninvolved and unproductive can be damaging to the company’s bottom line. When employees are disengaged, they are not at peak performance. Tasks do not get completed and project deadlines can suffer.
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November 7, 2018

Three Reasons to Invest in Employee Recognition

Is employee recognition something that your company prioritizes daily or are employee achievements celebrated every now and then? Often, businesses struggle with knowing when and how to recognize their employees. Why limit employee recognition to just one day? Why not make recognition a continual thing throughout the year? Here are some [...]
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