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Todd Shannon, VP of Sales and Marketing

Todd Shannon has more than 25 years of sales and marketing leadership experience. Prior to joining the C.A. Short Company family, Todd helped Unilever, as well as other Fortune 500 companies, grow exponentially. His ability to develop processes and systems enveloped in a culture of empathy, compassion, and respect, makes him a perfect fit as the VP of Sales and Marketing. And his extensive experience in the consumer packaged goods sector uniquely positions him as an in-demand speaker and thought leader for all things safety, engagement, and recognition-related.
 

Recent Posts

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

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

Employee Recognition: What It Is, Why Awards Matter, and Appreciation Ideas You Can Use


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Topics: Total Recognition, Employee Recognition Strategies, Employee Appreciation, Incentive Programs, Employee Awards

The Ultimate Guide to Improving Employee Safety in the Workplace


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Topics: OSHA Compliant Safety Incentives

5 Ways to Significantly Reduce Workplace Safety Incidents!


Are you looking to create the safest possible workplace for your employees? You’re not alone. We’ve spoken with thousands of companies that are seeking the same results. To get there, it will likely require a different path than you’ve tried in the past. So while the following tips will help you get there, they will require you to often think outside of the “safety” box.

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Topics: OSHA Compliant Safety Incentives, Incentivized Safety Programs, employee safety, workplace safety

What Makes a Safety Incentive Program OSHA-Compliant?

Can a safety incentive program be OSHA®-compliant? If so, how can my company ensure these standards are met? What type of safety program is right for my business?

We hear these questions a lot because there’s a great deal of misinformation surrounding these topics. Today, we aim to clear up that confusion.  

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Topics: Safety, OSHA Compliant Safety Incentives, Osha, employee safety

OSHA Updates VPP Plans, Delays Compliance Date, and Releases New Training Videos

For an agency that has been moving at a near-record pace this year, July and August proved to be exceptionally active months for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA®).  Recently, an OSHA official gave a long-awaited update regarding the processing of Voluntary Protection Programs (VPP) applications. The agency announced it’s delaying the compliance date for certain provisions of its general industry beryllium standard. And finally, the administration released comprehensive FAQs and training videos on their 2016 silica rule.

Let’s dive in.

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Topics: OSHA Compliant Safety Incentives, employee safety

Being Human in the Robot Age: The Danger of Constant Distractions


We are surrounded by machines.

I’m using one to write this article. Before I finish, my watch will alert me that it’s time to stand. I will likely hear Aurora – the tone my smartphone plays when I receive a new email – more than a dozen times.

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Topics: employee safety, workplace safety

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

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