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Recognition is Essential to Driving Employee Engagement

Engaging your people. It’s the key to improving your workplace culture and the payoff is real for both your employees and your company. Employees are happier and more productive, high performers tend to stay longer and your company is more successful in recruiting high potential candidates.  And of course, these things all positively impact the bottom line.

If engagement drives all these positive results, then what drives Employee Engagement? While there are many elements that go into an overall engagement strategy, at the top of the list is employee recognition. If recognition isn’t a major part of your engagement program, you really don’t have an engagement program.

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Topics: Employee Recognition, Employee Engagement, Employee Appreciation, work anniversary, years of service, employee milestones

Wellness is a Hot Topic: Are Your People Well?

If life has taught us anything, it’s that doing the right thing always pays off. This is especially true when it comes to caring for your company’s most vital resource – your employees. Increasingly, this means providing a comprehensive wellness program that encourages your team to focus on their health.

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Topics: Employee Recognition, Employee Engagement, Health & Wellness Programs, Employee Well-being, Culture of Engagement, wellness

How Do You Retain Top Millennial Talent? Employee Recognition Is Key

Killing department stores. Ruining beer sales. Putting avocados where they don’t belong. Millennials have been accused of doing a lot in recent years, but smart businesses realize the important role they play within their organization. While these companies would do anything to retain this top talent, they often find it challenging to do so. And, that’s because many organizations may be overlooking a key element – Employee Recognition.

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Topics: Employee Recognition, Employee Engagement, Culture of Engagement, peer-to-peer-recognition, Employee Appreciation, work anniversary, years of service, employee milestones

What Can Employee Recognition Do for Your Business

“Does employee recognition and engagement really work?”

This is a question we’ve been asked a lot over our 80-year plus history in the employee recognition and engagement industry, and it’s one we never get tired of answering. At C.A. Short Company, engaging and recognizing employees isn’t just our job – it’s our passion! Every morning we wake up with one goal on our mind – how can we recognize and engage as many employees as possible.

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Topics: Employee Recognition, Employee Engagement, Employee Engagement Strategies, Boosting Productivity, Safegagement, Culture of Engagement

Creating a Culture of Engagement Begins at the Top

Rule #1* CULTURE:
Create a culture of recognition that resonates through all aspects of the organization. Incorporate formal, informal, & day-to-day recognition into the strategic recognition platform.

*From The 7 NEW Rules of Employee Engagement

Workforce engagement continues to be a major point of concern for organizations. Based on a 2012 Gallup poll, it was noted that 70% of employees are not engaged. It's clear that many employees feel dissatisfied with their job and work conditions and feel unrecognized within the company scope. By creating an engaged company culture, you'll positively influence the emotional response of your employees' daily environment.

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Topics: Employee Recognition, Employee Engagement, Employee Engagement Strategies, Employee Appreciation, work anniversary, years of service

10 Creative Ways to Show Employee Appreciation

Studies have shown repeatedly that an atmosphere of encouragement and appreciation has a huge impact on employee performance, engagement and retention. Simple, yet personal methods for recognizing the work of your employees is the way to gain traction in these areas. Let’s take a look at ten creative, high value ideas for showing employee appreciation and promoting a healthy, purposeful atmosphere within the ranks.

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Topics: Employee Recognition, Employee Engagement, Employee Recognition Strategies, Employee Engagement Strategies, Culture of Engagement, Employee Appreciation

The 2019 Peerless Study Now Available from Peerless Performance and C.A. Short

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C.A. Short Company and Peerless Performance, two industry leaders in employee engagement and culture engineering, have announced the release of the Peerless Study.

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Topics: Employee Engagement, Employee Engagement Strategies, Business Performance, Employee Well-being, engagement

How to Calculate Employee Engagement's Impact on Productivity

When it comes to identifying the benefits of employee engagement, there’s certainly no shortage of information. There are hundreds of studies, thousands of blogs, and millions of search results dedicated to the topic. You can easily discover how employee engagement decreases turnover, improves staff morale, and reduces safety incidents.

What you might struggle to find, however, is detailed information on how to measure your employees’ engagement impact on your firm’s overall productivity. We’re going to change that with today’s article!

Join us as we take a closer look at how small improvements in employee engagement can lead to big changes in productivity.

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Topics: Employee Engagement, Boosting Productivity

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, Communication, feedback

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

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