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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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. 

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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.

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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

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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. 

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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. 

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