Employee Engagement and Retention – Are They Connected?

Two engaged employees fist bumping

Employee engagement and retention are frequently associated with each other. Why? They are equally important, and more importantly, connected.   During the Great Resignation, organizations began to take an in-depth look at their engagement, retention, and recruitment strategies. Most companies found that while company culture directly impacts recruitment, employee engagement directly impacts retention.   Companies […]

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15 Creative Employee Appreciation Day Ideas

March 7, 2022

It’s time to say goodbye to impersonal emails and lame gift cards. Let’s get creative with 15 Employee Appreciation Day ideas that you can bring to life this year. At Terryberry, we believe recognizing and celebrating your employees’ hard work should continue throughout the year. However, it’s been refreshing to see companies celebrate Employee Appreciation […]

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How to Celebrate Employee Appreciation Day

February 17, 2022

Here at Terryberry, one of our favorite holidays is just around the corner. Every year, the first Friday in March is designated as Employee Appreciation Day. This day was created with the intention of rewarding employees in a meaningful way. In 1995, Dr. Bob Nelson from Recognition Professionals International publicized the idea of a day […]

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7 Creative Recognition Award Ideas

February 10, 2022

Recognize your employee’s hard work, dedication and achievements by rewarding them with creative recognition award ideas. Benefits of Employee Awards In Glassdoor’s Employee Appreciation Survey, more than half (53%) of employees disclosed they would stay longer at their company if there was more appreciation from leadership. Additionally, 81% of employees reported they’re motivated to work harder […]

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Terryberry Launches New Reward Platform

February 7, 2022

GRAND RAPIDS, MICH., February 4, 2022 – Terryberry, the recognition company that helps create engaged, purpose-led organizations, announces the launch of its new Reward Platform. This new Reward Platform allows organizations to provide their employees with meaningful rewards they will genuinely enjoy.  The new Reward Platform offers a best-in-class shopping experience for all reward recipients, […]

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What Is Employee Engagement, Anyway?

January 17, 2022

Terryberry frequently gives seminars for Human Resources and leadership groups around North America on topics of employee engagement and employee recognition. We often like to start these programs by asking our groups: ‘What does employee engagement mean to you?’ What characteristics describe an engaged employee.  Here are some of the answers we’ve heard from HR […]

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16 Unexpected Random Acts of Kindness at Work

December 22, 2021

Have you heard? In the new year, Random Acts of Kindness Week begins February 13-19th, 2022! Here are 16 unexpected random acts of kindness that will make your workplace a happier place to be this week. 1. Help an officemate with a difficult or unpleasant task without being asked. 2. Leave a favorite coffee or […]

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Award vs. Reward – What is the Difference?

December 15, 2021

Is there a difference between receiving a “reward” for doing something good, or receiving an “award” as recognition for an accomplishment?  Or different yet, receiving a “prize” for performance in a competition or contest of chance. Many times people think these are all interchangeable terms. Let’s start with basic definitions (Source: Webster’s): Reward – money […]

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Employee Recognition Letters Are Important

December 14, 2021

Studies indicate that one of the top workplace motivators for employees is to receive a written letter of recognition from a manager. Employee recognition letters are important for multiple reasons. However, a personalized letter of recognition reinforces great work ethic and loyalty. As a result, employees will be inspired to continue to excel in their […]

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