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What is Total Recognition and How Can It Improve Employee Engagement?

Employee engagement is all about creating a culture that ensures employees feel they have what it takes and everything they need to give their all during the workday. It aims to define how committed employees are to company goals and success, as well as their own personal growth within the company. 

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Topics: Budget Control, Employee Recognition, Total Recognition, Employee Recognition Strategies

How to Use Awareness Days in Your 2020/2021 Engagement Strategy

If you’re like me, you’ve probably seen an awareness day or two floating around your Facebook and social media accounts in the form of National Taco Day or National Pizza Day. While these days can often feel manufactured, with some created for the sole purpose of boosting an industry, when implemented correctly you can use these select awareness days to increase employee engagement and foster rewards and recognition. 

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Topics: Total Recognition

The Power of Employee Engagement in the Healthcare Industry

One of the largest employment sectors, the healthcare sector employs 1 in 8 Americans, with over 784,000 companies contributing to the $845 trillion dollar industry. These employees are extremely important to our daily lives, however they experience more workplace injuries and illnesses than any other industry. By analyzing employee engagement trends and developing engagement programs, we can reduce workplace accidents and keep our healthcare employees safe.

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Topics: Total Recognition, Employee Engagement, Healthcare, Culture of Engagement, Healthcare Industry, Health care

The Main Reasons For High Turnover Rate... 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. 

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Topics: Total Recognition, Employee Engagement, Employee Engagement Strategies

5 KPIs To Track Employee Engagement

 

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Topics: Total Recognition, Employee Engagement, Employee Engagement Strategies, Disengagement,

Do You Use An Employee Recognition Platform?

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the last five to ten years, you’ve been hearing the terms “employee recognition platform” and “employee recognition software” pretty much all over the place. The realization that employee recognition and encouragement is a vital part of success in retention and recruitment has taken over the world of human resource management. But what exactly is all the buzz about?

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Topics: Total Recognition, years of service awards

8 Powerful Ways to Recognize Your Employees

Here are some creative and low-cost ways to recognize your high-performers and encourage a positive and supportive organizational culture.

1) Just say thank you

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Topics: Total Recognition, years of service awards

The Importance of Employee Recognition

How important is it to regularly and consistently recognize and encourage your employees?

The statistics tell us it’s extremely important and we all know the numbers don’t have an agenda here. The good news is that employee engagement seems to be on the rise in the US, as companies begin to take more seriously the need to regularly appreciate and reward their employees.  If we look at sources like Forbes.com, Gallup polls, and articles, and the Harvard Business review-- the numbers all say the same things: employee recognition affects your bottom line and companies who don’t put a high priority on employee recognition are going to miss out on the benefits to job performance, job satisfaction, and recruitment/retention.

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Topics: Total Recognition, years of service awards

Years Of Service Programs: The Myth of the One Best Way

If you are looking for the One Best Way to recognize your employees, may I gently suggest that you are missing the point? There is no cookie-cutter, one-size-fits-all approach that meets the needs of every organization. Nor should there be! Individualization and a custom approach is vitally important, and a personal touch proves the sincerity of the initiator. I’m not just talking about the name on the plaque or the color of the car, either. You want quality, you want meaningful and significant. Right? But how to provide that personal touch?  Let’s take a few moments and examine the basics of great recognition. Spoiler alert: there’s more than one!

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Topics: Total Recognition, years of service awards

Importance of Years of Service Awards

More than 80 years ago, C.A. Short Company decided that we would do things differently. At a time when employers were demanding more and more from their employees while offering them less and less, we believed there was a better way.

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Topics: Total Recognition, years of service awards

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