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6 Strategies to Create a Safer Workplace During National Safety Month 2019

This June, National Safety Month arrives once again to remind us all of the unwavering importance in creating a Culture of Safety in the workplace. After all, positively overhauling the safety culture within your organization is shown to improve safety performance among your employees – an important point recently echoed by the National Safety Council in advocating for safety culture and effective safety management.

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Topics: Safegagement, employee safety

5 Ways to Recognize Your Staff During National Nurses and Hospital Week 2019 (May 6-12, 12-18)

It’s that time of year again when you can make a noticeable difference in the lives of your employees by showing them an extra dose of appreciation during 2019’s National Nurses Week (May 6-12) and National Hospital Week (May 12-18).

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Topics: Employee Recognition, Healthcare, Nurses, Healthcare Industry, Employee Appreciation

How to Combat a Disturbing Trend in Workplace Safety


A call from your spouse. A message from a friend. An email notification from your gym.

Life’s little distractions add up, and getting sidetracked at work can be an unavoidable annoyance. It’s easy to take for granted the pesky and seemingly unending diversions that distract us during the workday.

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Topics: Safety, Osha, employee safety

Next Generation Incentives: Powered by C.A. Short Company and Peerless Performance

When two of the most respected names in employee engagement and recognition join forces, you can expect big things. And that’s exactly what our clients will receive from our partnership with performance-improvement firm Peerless Performance. We’re excited to announce our game-changing joint offering: Next Generation Incentives.

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Topics: Employee Recognition, Total Recognition, next generation incentives

C.A. Short Company Announces New Core Offerings: Experiences and Sales Incentives

 

Today, employee recognition has never been more critical to the success of an organization. With an increasingly diverse and evolving workforce, it can be difficult determining which rewards will have the greatest impact on your employees. The challenges can be frustrating.

The good news is C.A. Short Company is here to help you generate the most significant impact possible.

In the coming weeks, we’ll be announcing some major innovations. Some will be upgrades to our existing products and services, including our award-winning employee engagement, recognition, and safety platform, People Are Everything. Others will be completely new opportunities your organization can use to reward your employees and increase your bottom line.

For today’s article, we’ll focus on two core offerings designed with your changing workforce in mind: an updated and expanded sales incentive program and the inclusion of experiential rewards.

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Topics: Employee Recognition, experiential rewards, sales incentives

Happy Holidays, from the C.A. Short Company Family to Yours

I didn’t expect my last post of 2018 to be about an old football game. And I guess, in many ways, it’s not.  

It’s about underdogs achieving the impossible. It’s about identifying what it takes to be successful and then doing it. It’s about what defines us, as a company and as people. And for C.A. Short Company, it’s all about our incredible employees and customers.

We’ll get into all of that a bit later. But first, football.

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Topics: Employee Recognition

How to Calculate Employee Engagement's Impact on Productivity

When it comes to identifying the benefits of employee engagement, there’s certainly no shortage of information. There are hundreds of studies, thousands of blogs, and millions of search results dedicated to the topic. You can easily discover how employee engagement decreases turnover, improves staff morale, and reduces safety incidents.

What you might struggle to find, however, is detailed information on how to measure your employees’ engagement impact on your firm’s overall productivity. We’re going to change that with today’s article!

Join us as we take a closer look at how small improvements in employee engagement can lead to big changes in productivity.

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Topics: Employee Engagement, Boosting Productivity

5 Benefits of Honoring Employee Work Anniversaries with Years of Service Awards


It’s possible to become so wrapped up in tradition, we can forget why it is we’re doing something. When that happens, we run the risk of simply “going through the motions.” Sadly, this occurs far too often when it comes to honoring employees for their loyalty and commitment.

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Topics: years of service awards, work anniversary, years of service, employee milestones

Make Every Work Anniversary a Happy One with Years of Service Awards


Part 1: The importance of celebrating work anniversaries with Years of Service awards

Part 2: Best practices for celebrating work anniversaries with years of service awards

Part 3: Working with a SaaS provider to implement your YOS awards

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Topics: Employee Recognition, Total Recognition, years of service awards

5 Best Practices for Delivering Constructive Feedback


The other day, I was struck by an article I saw in The Wall Street Journal. As someone who has worked in the employee engagement, recognition, and safety industry for the last 25 years, seeing a title like The Rare Workers Who Thrive on Negative Feedback struck a chord with me.

It got me thinking about why so many companies today struggle to deliver quality feedback to their employees. Today’s article will take a closer look at why “negative” feedback is so important, as well as five ways you can make the greatest possible impact when communicating with your employees.

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Topics: Employee Engagement, Communication, feedback

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