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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

Improve Food Safety and Exceed Regulations in the CPG Sector with Safegagement™

Despite a wave of high-profile cases in recent weeks, the number of recalls in the U.S. continues to rise. In this article, we’ll take a closer look at the recent meat scare, review some recent non-food related recalls, and reveal steps companies in the Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) sector can take to meet and even exceed government regulations.

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Topics: Safegagement, CPG

Fun and Easy Ways to Encourage Peer-to-Peer Recognition


A handwritten note from an executive. An award to honor years of service. Maybe even a personalized gift from a manager.

There are many ways your company can recognize your employees for their hard work. But if your business only engages in top-down recognition, you may not attain the Culture of Recognition you’re seeking.

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Topics: peer-to-peer-recognition

Improve Your Turnover and Recruitment in the CPG Sector with Safegagement™


It’s easy to take the products we use for granted. If we need a new toothbrush, we just visit the closest store. If we need a new television, we can order one online and it will arrive that same day. Some companies will even deliver groceries directly to our fridge.

But, what if there was no one to manufacture your favorite product? What if there weren’t enough employees to operate your closest fulfillment center? Or, what if there was no one willing to drive the product to your store or home?

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Topics: Safety, Safegagement, Incentivized Safety Programs, CPG

Money Isn’t Everything: The Staggering Cost of Food Recalls


More than 200 million eggs from North Carolina. All romaine lettuce from southwest Arizona. Detox teas from around the nation.

Not even our animals are safe.

Over the past few weeks, we have witnessed a deluge of food recalls. And while the news may seem unprecedented, these events are far from isolated. Despite incredible technological and industrial advancements, the number of food recalls in the U.S. has actually doubled over the past 15 years. Globally, that number is far worse – with 20-30 recalls announced each week.

What are the costs of so many recalls?

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Topics: Safety, Safegagement, Incentivized Safety Programs, CPG

Safegagement™ Improves Safety, Productivity in the CPG Industry

The Consumer Packaged Good (CPG) industry is responsible for many of the products we use on a daily basis – from the food we prepare for dinner to the detergent we use to clean our clothes. For those products to reach our homes, they must travel through a variety of sectors, including manufacturing, warehousing, and transportation.

While each of those sectors has their own challenges, when it comes to productivity and workplace hazards, there is one approach proven to boost efficiency and safety across the board – Safegagement™. Before we dive into the impact this makes, let’s take a closer look at what it means.

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Topics: Safety, Safegagement, OSHA Compliant Safety Incentives, Incentivized Safety Programs

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