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Employee Onboarding – Why and How

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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What are the Components of an Effective Employee Wellness Program?

Terryberry recently hosted a webinar with WellRight CEO Tad Mitchell, talking about best practices for employee wellness programs.  (You can catch the recording here if you missed it.)  If you are considering an employee wellness program for your organization, understanding what makes up a good wellness program is a good place to start. Employee Wellness Programs […]

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Let’s Talk About Service Awards

Did you know that more than half of Terryberry’s 360 Recognition clients are using the platform to recognize Employee Service Anniversaries?  I know that’s not the most exciting statistic, but it is an important one.  Let me tell you why. Service Awards are the highest impact and lowest effort way for a company to recognize their employees.  Why? […]

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New tool makes it easier for managers to recognize service anniversaries

Terryberry is excited to announce a new feature of our AwardChoice program that helps managers or owners to be more involved in recognizing their employees’ milestone anniversaries. With the Manager Notifications feature, supervisors receive an email when one of their staff is approaching a special career milestone.  The notification can provide a reminder and instructions so that […]

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Tree Themed Recognition – Watch it Grow

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 Heena She says: “We are a vegetation management company. On a monthly basis, we award a “treemendous” employee. On a weekly basis, […]

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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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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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Memorable Recognition from Managers

by Kelly Eger According to a Gallup Workplace Survey (SOURCE) Employees were asked to recall the most MEANINGFUL & MEMORABLE recognition they received. The survey showed the most memorable recognition comes from – insert drum roll – 28% Managers. Forbes noted 94% of employees with high morale say their managers effectively recognize them.  Recognition from […]

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How to Win Leadership Support for Employee Recognition Programs

One of the most effective ways to boost employee satisfaction and productivity is to provide recognition for workers’ contributions.   Many organizations implement employee recognition programs in order to develop a culture where associates feel recognized and appreciated.  For these programs to be successful, it’s vital that the company’s managers and leaders actively embrace them. […]

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6 HR Best Practices to Recognize Long-Term Employees

Recognizing employees for their long-term service is among the most established  HR best practices, but is your organization doing service awards effectively? 80% of organizations have a service awards program in place. Yet most employees don’t feel adequately recognized for their work.  With a few simple tweaks, your service awards program can do more to engage, retain […]

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