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5 Best Practices for Delivering Constructive Feedback


The other day, I was struck by an article I saw in The Wall Street Journal. As someone who has worked in the employee engagement, recognition, and safety industry for the last 25 years, seeing a title like The Rare Workers Who Thrive on Negative Feedback struck a chord with me.

It got me thinking about why so many companies today struggle to deliver quality feedback to their employees. Today’s article will take a closer look at why “negative” feedback is so important, as well as five ways you can make the greatest possible impact when communicating with your employees.

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Topics: Employee Engagement, feedback, Communication

How Can My Company Improve Employee Engagement?

  1. Introduction
  2. What Is Employee Engagement?
  3. The State of Employee Engagement
  4. The Benefits of Employee Engagement
  5. Measuring Employee Engagement
  6. The Fundamental Elements of Employee Engagement
  7. The Building Blocks of Employee Engagement
  8. 11 Ways to Improve Employee Engagement at Your Company
  9. Next Steps
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Topics: Employee Engagement

The Human Connection: RPI, Chance Encounters, and the Power of Relationships

We are all connected.

At times, this is easy to forget. There’s always another email to send, phone call to return, or report to deliver. With so many tasks and responsibilities, it’s hard to remember there are actual humans involved in the process. That’s a crucial mistake.

So much of our success depends on others. There is power in our relationships, the kind of strength that only comes when we combine forces. Together, we prove that we are greater than the sum of our parts.

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Topics: RPI, Employee Engagement, Employee Recognition, Communication

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, CPG, turnover, Safegagement, Employee Engagement

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

3 Reasons to Add a Wellness Program for Your Employees

We live in the most technologically advanced time in human history. We have greater access to knowledge than any known civilization. The medical advancements we’ve made over the past decade are seemingly unfathomable. Yet, chronic illnesses like diabetes and cardiovascular diseases continue to rise. Why?

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Topics: Employee Engagement, Health & Wellness Programs

How to Create Healthcare Years of Service Awards That Work

Their time. Their energy. Their personal lives. Every day healthcare workers make major sacrifices just so they can help strangers in need.

Their hard work and commitment shouldn’t go unrewarded. Years of service awards provide a unique opportunity to thank those very people who make the success of your healthcare organization possible. And they’re not the only ones who benefit.

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Topics: Employee Engagement, Healthcare, Health care, Employee Recognition

Vacations: The Secret Weapon to Higher Productivity and Profits


They come in early. They stay late. And day after day, your employees give it their all. Don’t they deserve a break? The answer is yes – and so do you!

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Topics: Employee Engagement

Employee Engagement Decreases Nursing Home Turnover, Improves Healthcare Quality

Nearly 1.5 million. That’s the number of Americans who currently live in nursing homes and long-term care facilities across the nation. People who, in many cases, depend almost entirely on their caregivers – men and women who have dedicated their lives to helping others. Rarely is this an easy job.

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Topics: Employee Engagement, Healthcare, Health care

Learning From United: Values-Based Incentives vs. Lottery Rewards

Last week, United Airlines announced their plans to replace quarterly bonuses with a lottery rewards program. As you might imagine, their employees didn’t react favorably. In fact, the backlash was so severe, the company was forced to pause their plans almost immediately.

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Topics: Employee Engagement, Appreciation, Employee Recognition Strategies

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