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10 Best Practices for Creating Years of Service Awards that Work in 2018

 

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Topics: Employee Recognition, years of service awards

The Human Connection: RPI, Chance Encounters, and the Power of Relationships

We are all connected.

At times, this is easy to forget. There’s always another email to send, phone call to return, or report to deliver. With so many tasks and responsibilities, it’s hard to remember there are actual humans involved in the process. That’s a crucial mistake.

So much of our success depends on others. There is power in our relationships, the kind of strength that only comes when we combine forces. Together, we prove that we are greater than the sum of our parts.

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Topics: Employee Recognition, Employee Engagement, Communication, RPI

OSHA Update: New Rule Proposal and Enforcement Extension, Senate Wants Changes

 


The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA®) has made many significant changes in 2018, and the agency shows no sign of slowing down. In the past few weeks, they proposed a new rule that could affect 100,000 crane operators, launched a database of workplace chemical information, and extended a major enforcement date. The U.S. Senate also weighed in, proposing a boost to the agency’s budget while also calling for the timely online posting of workplace fatalities.

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Topics: Safety, Safegagement, Osha

Take Our Quiz: Safegagement in the Consumer Packaged Goods Sector

Over the past several weeks, we’ve talked a lot about the Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) sector. We’ve shared with you the tremendous results Sysco Kansas City experienced after investing in Safegagement™, troubling statistics that haunt the manufacturing, warehousing, and transportation industries, and steps you can take to improve retention, safety, and profitability.

Now it’s time to have a little fun and find out how much you know about one of the nation’s most challenging (and rewarding) sectors. Test your knowledge by taking our 10-question quiz below.

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Topics: Safety, Employee Engagement, Safegagement, turnover, CPG

C.A. Short Company and Sysco Kansas City Prove People Are Everything

 

One of the reasons I love working for C.A. Short Company is because they get it. They understand that a company’s greatest asset isn’t our intellectual property, production capabilities, or financial holdings. It’s our employees.

People Are Everything (PAE) is more than the name of our employee engagement, recognition, and safety platform – it’s the foundation of every decision we make. The best part is, we’re not alone!

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Topics: Safety, Osha, Retention, turnover, CPG, people are everything

The Main Reasons For High Turnover... and Solutions to Help

If an organization's culture produces a high turnover rate, the result is excessive recruitment and training costs. Research shows that employers spend up to 30 percent of the average employee annual salary for each turnover.

This means for every position that pays $10 an hour, it could cost around $3,000 to hire and train someone new. TweetThis!

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Topics: Total Recognition, Employee Engagement, Employee Engagement Strategies

How C.A. Short Company Gives Back (and Why Your Company Should Too)


There are many reasons I’m proud to work for C.A. Short Company.

We have a long and rich history in the employee engagement, recognition, and safety industry – with more than 80 years of experience. Every employee, from part-timers to senior members of management, starts their day with the same goal in mind – to improve the well-being of employees and companies across the globe. And, perhaps most importantly, we practice what we preach.

Something so simple – to say what you mean and mean what you say –  is a rare practice in today’s world. In the corporate landscape, it’s rarer still. Yet, at C.A. Short Company, it’s the standard. So when we recommend that our clients and prospects become involved in supporting their community, it’s because we have seen the impact it can have first hand.

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Topics: C.A. Short Company, Charitable Giving, Giving Back

Improve Retention, Safety, Quality, and Profitability in the CPG Sector with Safegagement™

Over the past few weeks, we’ve written a great deal about Safegagement™ and its role in the Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) sector. We’ve done this by tackling big issues head on – dedicating full articles to key concerns such as safety or turnover. But today’s post is different. Instead of further breaking apart and segmenting the data, we’ll put all those pieces together to see how Safegagement improves your employees’ lives, your customers’ health, and your company’s bottom line.

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Topics: Safegagement, Retention, CPG, employee turnover, product quality, employee safety, Profitability

Jeff Ross Receives 2018 Spotlight Award from RPI

For nearly 20 years, C.A. Short Company has been a member and sponsor of Recognition Professionals International (RPI) – an organization that works tirelessly to reward and recognize employees around the globe. While it’s typically our CEO Jeff Ross who’s busy doing the thanking, he recently found himself receiving the recognition this time – taking home a significant accolade from the association.   

We’re proud to announce that Jeff has been named the 2018 Spotlight Winner for his ongoing commitment and support to employee engagement, recognition, and safety! 

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Topics: Total Recognition, Jeff Ross, RPI

7 Tips for Creating Years of Service Awards in the CPG Sector

Can you name your company’s greatest asset?

I’ll give you a hint. It’s not your streamlined processes, your patented intellectual property, or even the superior products you produce – it’s your employees.

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Topics: Total Recognition, years of service awards, CPG

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