Employee Recognition Ideas Blog

Terryberry recently announced the introduction of  Terryberry Wellness, a cloud-based employee wellness program that provides an integrated portal for wellness education and activities, together with social encouragement and rewards for healthy behaviors. Partnership forged between Terryberry and WellRight The debut of Terryberry Wellness follows a new partnership between Terryberry and WellRight, a complete wellness program […]

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Are We Headed for an Employee Retention Crisis?

Here are a few interesting job-related stats: 10-14 jobs will be held by the average employee entering the workforce today by age 38 Over half of all employees plan to leave their current job after the recession ends 71% of Gen Y employees expect to find a new job after the recession 1 out of […]

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Unique Employee Recognition Idea: Elmer’s Award

Our sales manager was traveling recently in Oregon and came back with a fun recognition story that I thought I’d share. Liberty Bank in Eugene recognizes outstanding employees with a unique award that’s all their own. It’s called the Elmer’s Award. Like the name suggests, the award is an emptied bottle of Elmer’s Glue that […]

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Temporary and Contract Employees Need Recognition Too

Most employers have formal programs to recognize the contributions of their full-time and part-time employees. But what about the efforts of the workers who are on temporary assignment in your organization? For many businesses, temporary and contract workers contribute on many levels, adding value to the culture and the success of businesses they work for. […]

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On-the-Spot Recognition…anyone can do it!

Most managers believe that appreciation leads to better staff motivation, yet 86% of company leaders say that their organization’s managers could be doing a better job of recognizing and thanking employees for good work. If everyone agrees that recognition is so important to the success of a business, why are so many businesses lacking in […]

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Peer-to-Peer Employee Recognition Video

If you do not already subscribe to our e-Newsletter you may not have seen our latest video about peer-to-peer employee recognition and the Give a WOW! solution. Watch it below, and feel free to leave any comments or questions on this new program offering from Terryberry.

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Free Employee Recognition Tools

Terryberry has assembled some of our most frequently requested employee recognition tools and made them available to HR practitioners and business leaders. Here are some of the highlights: Free Employee Recognition Certificate maker: Make your own printable award certificates to recognize employee achievements. New-Hire Recognition Survey: help create a welcoming environment for new employees by […]

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How Mickey Makes Magic

I just finished reading a great article about Disney’s employee recognition system, HOW MICKEY MAKES MAGIC by Melinda Ligos of Success Promotions Magazine. The article talks about the importance that Disney places on employee recognition and quotes Disney Institute Facilitator, Tom Madden as saying, “Even when we’re cutting budgets employee recognition is something we don’t […]

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Cheerleaders in the Accounting Office vs. The Recognition Wall

We are always looking for creative employee recognition ideas and suggestions from non-traditional sources. Rick Reilly, the award winning columnist and author, had an interesting suggestion in his recent ESPN The Magazine article, “HOW WOULD I FIX THE ECONOMY? TAKE THE GAMES TO THE OFFICE“http://sports.espn.go.com/espn/columns/story?columnist=reilly_rick&id=4299149. Reilly’s parallels between sporting traditions of successful teams and encouraging […]

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HR leaders are committed to recognizing their employees, especially in tough times

We are all catching our breath from the SHRM conference in New Orleans. It was a great chance to meet and talk with so many HR leaders who are committed to recognizing the contributions of their people, especially during these historically challenging times. Thanks to everyone who stopped by the Terryberry booth. We were thrilled […]

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Free Gift from Terryberry at SHRM

We’re looking forward to seeing you at SHRM this weekend in New Orleans. Terryberry will be unveiling two new employee recognition services at SHRM that we’re very excited about, and we hope you will be too. Stop by and see us at Terryberry’s booth #2429. RSVP for a special free gift when you stop by.

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