Employee recognition, service anniversary awards, safety incentives and more.
2022 National Safety Month: 5 Strategies to Create a Safer Workplace
The National Safety Council observes National Safety Month every year in June. The annual observance is to help keep each other safe in the workplace.
Do Behavior-Based Safety Incentive Programs Work?
When aiming to build a workplace focused on employee safety, there are often some misconceptions behind behavior-based incentives and reward programs. Some safety professionals believe that behavior-based safety incentive programs somehow take the responsibility away from management, leaving it solely on the employee, or that behavior-based programs somehow blame the employee for an unsafe work environment. In order to implement a successful safety incentive program, managers and employers must buy in fully into the program, while empowering employees to make safe decisions for themselves and their coworkers.
6 Ways to Show Appreciation on Administrative Professionals Day
Administrative Professionals Day is April 27, 2022 and is always observed on the Wednesday of Administrative Professionals Week.
8 Ideas to Appreciate Nurses During National Nurses Week [May 6-12, 2022]
American Nurses Association (ANA)’s National Nurses Week is celebrated each year from May 6th through May 12th.
Years of Service: Traditional Work Anniversary Awards
- What are Years of Service awards?
- Why is it important to recognize an employee’s work anniversary?
- The benefits of an engaged and recognized workforce
- When should you begin honoring employees for their years of service?
- 15 best practices for offering Years of Service awards
Benefits of Creating Employee Engagement through Change Management
Implementation of Change
Total Recognition Platforms have been shown time and time again to improve employee engagement, increase productivity, and make employees genuinely feel a sense of appreciation from their organization. Announcing the adoption of a Total Recognition program to your employees should bring feelings of motivation, loyalty, and appreciation.
4 Tips to Engage Your Remote or Contract Workforce in 2021
For employees, March of 2020’s sudden remote transition meant navigating the waters of turning their homes into their offices, learning what Zoom fatigue really means, and what to do when their child (furry or non) "interrupts" their meeting for the third time.
According to a recent Gallup poll, nearly two-thirds of U.S. workers who have been working remotely during the pandemic would like to continue to.
You may be asking yourself, can my employees get as much done while working from their kitchen table? And the answer is yes, but their productivity levels could be even higher than pre-pandemic levels if they are engaged.
How to Celebrate Employee Appreciation Day Using Cheers for Peers
Each year on March 5, employers in the U.S. celebrate Employee Appreciation Day. It allows you to show your employees how much you value the work they do for your organization each day. There are no rules for this non-official celebratory day besides letting people know their value.
At C.A. Short, we celebrate workers on that same date. However, we focus on peer recognition through the increasingly observed Cheers for Peers Day, which has also become a nationally recognized, yet non-official professional appreciation day. Showing employee appreciation is the same for both days, but the method of doing so is somewhat different.
If you are thinking about switching over to Cheers for Peers this coming March 5, now is the time to discuss it and plan.
Here are some thoughts we want to share to get started.
How to Tackle Peer-to-Peer Recognition and Social Recognition
Engaging employees and providing real-time recognition can be a challenge. There are many questions to consider such as, what are the best tools to boost employee engagement? How can you encourage peer-to-peer recognition in the most meaningful way? Let’s first start off by exploring what peer-to-peer recognition means.