How Incentives Impact Emotions

How Incentives Impact EmotionsThe question has been widely debated – what is the right reward for myaudience? While cash plays an important role in creating a competitivesalary base, it’s arguably, not the best option when designing yourrecognition program.Academic...

Employees Are Being Ignored – And It’s Tanking Their Performance

Employee productivity is an ongoing concern for organizations around the world. Managers, CEOs, and HR executives are constantly looking for ways and means of driving effective performance while improving levels of engagement. You can invest in all the expensive and...

Creating the Right Culture Is Possible

Employee engagement has long been a concern in the U.S. workforce, but — perhaps now more than ever — it represents a vital component of employee attraction and retention. For the modern workforce, an engaging work environment is a fundamental expectation,...

Four Lessons From Companies That Get Employee Engagement Right

I recently read this article at Incentive Services University.  It was written by Santiago Jaramillo from the Forbes Human Resource Council and supports much of what we share with our clients regarding the importance and benefits of a strong, viable and consistent...

Recognizing Todays Employees

Improve Morale, Productivity and Performance While Saving Money in the Process After 21 years helping clients recognize and reward their employees, we’ve seen a lot of changes. Today, there are four distinct generations in the workplace and engaging them effectively...

Left Brain In-and-Out Sourcing

Analytical, logical and sequential American thinkers make up the highest ranks of most major American information companies. These left-brain characteristics (rooting from an early industrial revolution world) are becoming hard on the typical American business’s...

Cash Just Isn't Enough

How to get more from, without paying more to, employees — and they’ll thank you for it! When surveyed, employees consistently will ask for cash, but research shows that it’s the least effective form of recognition – How come? Steve is a loyal employee who...