Recognition & Motivation Articles

Employee recognition is not just a great thing to do for people, it is a communication device which reinforces and rewards the most critical outcomes workers produce for your business. Once you recognize individuals effectively, you reinforce, with your selected means of acknowledgment, the actions and behaviors you most want to see people repeat. Efficient employee incentive ideas are simple, immediate, and can be reinforced with awards certificates, plaques or motivational gifts.

How to Improve Employee Turnover Rates

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A high employee turnover hurts your company’s bottom line. It’s also not great for morale, as employees seem to come and go, and staff members aren’t able to form strong working relationships. Keeping your employees happy is a key part … Continue reading

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15 Creative Perks to Keep Employees Happy

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Sometimes small businesses need more than just competitive compensation to keep employees happy. If you’re looking for some creative perks, consider one or more of the following. They will certainly keep employees working hard! Creative Perks: Bring Your Dog to … Continue reading

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10 Ways to Boost Student Morale

Spring is nearly here, which means the end of school is nearly here. You might notice that your students are starting to fade in the classroom. Finding ways to boost student morale will help them reach the end of the … Continue reading

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5 Signs of an Unhappy Employee (and how to turn them around)

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It’s no secret that happy employees are also more productive employees. And while your business should have incentive and advancement policies in effect to motivate and appease workers, it’s not always rainbows and butterflies. No, sooner or later, you’re bound … Continue reading

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How to Reduce Employee and Company Stress

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Stress in the workplace causes employee absenteeism, decreased productivity, employee turnover and medical expenses. These expenses and others cost companies $200 billion each year. Your company can learn how to reduce employee stress and improve your bottom line when you … Continue reading

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3 Easy Ways to Show Employee Appreciation

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As a manager, you’re aware that making your employees feel valued is simply good business practice. It increases productivity, improves the workplace atmosphere, and reduces employee turnover. While every employee would welcome a cash bonus or a promotion, these aren’t … Continue reading

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How to Avoid Employee Burnout between Christmas and Memorial Day

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If you let the daily work grind take its toll, it can lead to a drop in productivity and employee burnout. This is especially true between the Christmas holiday and Memorial Day, as it’s the longest stretch of the year … Continue reading

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Create an Award Certificate in Less Than 15 Minutes

If you’re in a time crunch and you have to design an award certificate(s) stat, you have two options: you can either put yourself in full freak-out mode and race around the office in a panic, or you can visit Paper … Continue reading

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10 Award Ideas for Tech and IT Employees

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The tech and IT team at your business works hard to make sure your computers stay functional and your company stays online. Since what the tech people do remains mysterious to many, their hard work and commitment should be recognized … Continue reading

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Tips for Creating a Professional Certificate

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Creating professional certificate templates for use in workplace award ceremonies is a great way to let your employees know you appreciate them without having to spend a fortune on expensive prizes. Here are a few tips to help you create … Continue reading

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