Fines are on the rise, an agency is on a mission, and a landmark court decision is shaking everything up. What does all this mean for you? If OSHA® determines your business is a “repeat violator,” it could cost you an enormous amount in fines – regardless of when the violations occurred.Read More >>
When it comes to a safety incentive program, what KPIs (Key Performance Indicators) should we be following? Choosing the right KPIs will rely on a good understanding of what is important to the organization and the defined strategy of the organization. A KPI is a metric that is tied to a target and represents where you are compared to where you would like to reside.
The S.M.A.R.T.E.R. Standard
In defining your organization’s KPIs, it is important to remember the S.M.A.R.T Rule that defines the 5 conditions of a good KPI. But according to the KPI Library, GREAT Key Performance Indicators need to follow the S.M.A.R.T.E.R standard to truly be valued.Read More >>
OSHA®, the regulatory agency whose mission it is to ensure safe and healthy working conditions for U.S. employees, finds itself back in the news this month. This time it isn’t due to mandatory penalty increases or the fact that the bureau is still awaiting the approval of a new chief. Instead, it’s about the recent increase in inspections, despite the fact that there are notably fewer inspectors on the ground.Read More >>
How much do your employees really care about your company? Do they see their role as an integral part that contributes to the success of your business? Do they feel the company’s success is their success?
Not only do people want to be valued, they also want to feel valuable. That’s really the essence of employee engagement. Sure, people work for a paycheck, but they really want much more than that. Cultivating and nurturing employee engagement can create outcomes that benefit everyone – including greater job satisfaction, higher productivity, and other important gains.Read More >>
Topics: Employee Engagement
The New Year may have just begun, but if your industry is regulated by OSHA®, you could see some major changes soon. Violators can expect to pay higher penalties for offenses in 2018, as the agency adjusts to inflation. That’s not the only difference you’ll notice this year. Soon, there will be a new chief in town, as President Trump’s nominee will be moving forward to Senate confirmation.Read More >>
Organizations across the globe are looking to make 2018 the most profitable year on record, and for many of these companies, this will include investing in an employee engagement and recognition program. If this description applies to you, the first thing you likely discover is that the market is saturated with programs claiming they’re the best solution. However, many of these platforms fail to deliver the results organizations are seeking. These shortcomings are why it’s essential you ask the following questions before partnering with any employee engagement and recognition company.Read More >>
For more than 80 years, C.A. Short Company has been an industry leader in the employee engagement and recognition industry. And over that time, we’ve learned that one of the most effective means of creating an engaged and safe workplace is through offering a points-based incentive program to your employees. As it turns out, we aren’t alone in our thinking.
Study after study has concluded that rewarding and recognizing employee behavior that’s consistent with a company’s core values is the best way to achieve desired results. But, many businesses still have their reservations. To see why this may be the case, let’s take a look at the findings of a new report.Read More >>
OSHA® announces their Top 10 Most Cited Violations annually, and, year after year, that list has remained largely unchanged. But, this trend came to an end in 2017, as a new entry found its way onto the list. Here’s what your company needs to know.Read More >>
If life has taught us anything, it’s that doing the right thing always pays off. This is especially true when it comes to caring for your company’s most vital resource – your employees. Increasingly, this means providing a comprehensive wellness program that encourages your team to focus on their health.Read More >>
Killing department stores. Ruining beer sales. Putting avocados where they don’t belong. Millennials have been accused of doing a lot in recent years, but smart businesses realize the important role they play within their organization. While these companies would do anything to retain this top talent, they often find it challenging to do so. And, that’s because many organizations may be overlooking a key element – employee engagement.Read More >>