Employee Recognition Ideas Blog

When starting a new job, you hope to feel welcome and as though you are an important part of the group. If that welcoming spirit is absent, you might be likely to bail and seek out another opportunity before ever really settling in. To combat the problem of new employee turnover that organizations face, you need […]

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Funny Employee Recognition Ideas? Ask Recognition Man

Your  workplace is made up of a unique set of personalities and has its own company culture.  If your culture scowls at silliness and frowns at fun, this post may not be for you.  But if your work group loves a good laugh, read on for some funny employee recognition ideas. Here are 5 of […]

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14 Employee Appreciation Quotes

From antiquity to the present day, from the well-known to the unknown, many have waxed poetic on the merits of appreciation. Human nature doesn’t change despite what turmoil or transformations the times may bring, and one aspect of that nature is that we all desire to be appreciated. Peruse the list of employee appreciation quotes […]

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Promote Workplace Wellness by Trying Out These 4 Health Activities at the Office

The prognosis of the American workforce’s condition is in, and it’s not good. As a collective, we are overweight, stressed-out, exhausted, and apathetic. These conditions can lead to worsening problems, i.e, heart disease, high blood pressure, sleep disorders, headaches, anxiety, and depression, to name just a few. All of this is taking its toll on the vitality of […]

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How to Communicate Company Goals and Impact Employee Behavior

Terryberry recently announced a new feature of the popular 360 Recognition Platform that is expected to have a major impact on the role of leaders in employee recognition programs.  The 360 Recognition platform itself is an all-in-one hub for managing employee recognition.  The newly released Organizational Communication feature is designed to engage executive teams more deeply […]

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6 Tips for Building a Wonderful Workplace Culture

A positive workplace culture is something we all want, both team leaders and team members. Why then, does it sometimes seem to be such an elusive fish to catch? Workplace culture is not just about catering to your employees’ wishes, though it can encompass that to some extent. Who, after all, doesn’t appreciate a nice […]

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Recognize Employee Performance with Reward Points

Points-based employee recognition programs can be a great way for managers to communicate goals, impact employee behavior, and reward staff for efforts that move the business forward.  In these types of recognition programs, employees earn points rewards for a variety of achievements.  Participants accumulate reward points over time and redeem them for merchandise or other […]

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In Honor of Our Bosses on Boss’s Day 2017

They’re on the road before sunrise. They spend sleepless nights planning the future of the business. They crunch numbers and make the hard decisions. They’re the motivation behind all of our greatest work, and sometimes the pesky thorns in our sides. They’re our biggest cheerleaders and our best critics, the ones who hold us accountable. […]

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Employee Badge of Recognition

It’s WOW Wednesday! HR leaders, execs, and managers: How do you WOW the people who go above and beyond for you in your business? Or, how have you been WOWed? Today’s WOW Wednesday comes from Meghan She says: “We are trying to incorporate an online “badge system” for our employees, where each time they complete a task […]

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World Gratitude Day – The Challenging Practice of Gratitude

World Gratitude Day is Thursday, September 21.  A Google search on that one small word ‘gratitude’ will yield a plethora of articles written on the topic: why it’s good for your health, how to cultivate it, the science behind it, and so on. For those with pessimistic leanings, it can be hard to stomach such stuff. Write […]

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3 Workplace Trends Affecting Your Recognition Culture

No doubt, we’re in the midst of a lot of changes in business. As leaders, we need to be prepared to adapt to the needs of our changing workforce and how these trends are affecting the way businesses provide employee recognition. 1. Communication. We’re constantly emailing, texting, snapchatting – you name it. It’s constant. How […]

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