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What's Virtual Meeting Fatigue? And How to Combat It

Here we are well over a year into the new world order of COVID-19 protection and prevention. For most of us, this means working from home part or all the time. Working from home brings with it a multitude of stressors.


Topics: Employee Well-being

It’s Okay to Bring Humanity to the Workplace

I’m going to tell you a true story with an important lesson—it is OK to bring your humanity to work and treat people decently. The best leaders, what Jim Collins called “Level-5 leaders” in his book, Good to Great, are humble, respectful, and deeply connected to their people.


What is LOTO (Lockout/Tagout)?

LOTO means lockout/tagout. Lockout/tagout procedures control hazardous energy and protect your workers from harm.

When machines or equipment are prepped for service or energy, they often contain some form of hazardous energy.


Topics: Safety, Incentivized Safety Programs, workplace safety

What Is Peer-to-Peer Recognition? Why Should You Have It? (+3 Ideas to Encourage It)

A handwritten note from an executive. An award to honor years of service. Maybe even a personalized gift from a manager. For most companies, the responsibility of recognizing and appreciating employees typically falls on management. 

However for the modern workforce, peer-to-peer recognition is much more impactful than traditional methods of recognition. Why? Peer recognition provides timely, specific, and consistent recognition to your employees.


Topics: peer-to-peer-recognition

C.A. Short Partners with Nudge to Improve Employee Experiences for Deskless Workers

We are ecstatic to announce that we’ve partnered with Nudge, a digital communications platform that empowers deskless employees to drive better business outcomes, to provide a comprehensive employee experience solution for organizations looking to improve retention and engagement among their non-desk workers.


Topics: News & Updates

8 Ideas to Appreciate Nurses During National Nurses Week [May 6-12, 2021]

American Nurses Association (ANA)’s National Nurses Week is celebrated each year from May 6th through May 12th. 


Topics: Employee Recognition, Healthcare, Employee Recognition Strategies

Healthcare Employee Recognition Weeks: Hospital Week and Nurses Week Appreciation Ideas

Hospital staff work some of the most demanding jobs there are physically, emotionally and spiritually – and it takes its toll on all medical staff. That’s why it is especially fitting that we celebrate National Hospital Week and National Nurses Week every year – to take the time, to take care of the people who spend their careers taking care of us.


Topics: Employee Recognition, Employee Engagement, Healthcare

Years of Service: Traditional Work Anniversary 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


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

2020 Preliminary Data: OSHA's Top 10 Most Cited Violations

During an exclusive Safety+Health webinar, Patrick Kapust, deputy director of OSHA’s Directorate of Enforcement Programs, presented preliminary data for OSHA’s Top 10 most cited violations for fiscal year 2020, which ended Sept. 30. 


Topics: Safety, Incentivized Safety Programs, workplace safety

How to Use 2021 Safety Awareness Events & Compliance Dates in Your Engagement Strategy

Safety awareness events and compliance dates are centered around bringing awareness to a specific subject area.