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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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National Handshake Day is June 28

Handshakes can be serious or fun, formal or informal. Think about meeting someone new at a business meeting or a job interview, about negotiating an agreement, closing a deal, greeting a friend, celebrating a victory, or even accepting defeat. What do all of those situations have in common? A handshake. It’s such a common part […]

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Inspire Supervisors to Recognize their Teams

Earlier this week, Terryberry gave a webinar entitled “WOW Your Multi-Generational Workforce.”  (If you missed it, you can catch the recording here.)  We love the thought-provoking questions that are asked by attendees during webinars like this one.  In this week’s webinar, Becky asked a great question: “How do you inspire supervisors to understand and implement […]

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Five Best Practices for a Great Company Newsletter

There’s just something about sitting down with a morning cup of coffee and checking out the day’s news. Whether it’s through a newspaper in your hands, or a digital news feed, catching up on current events keeps us in touch with the pulse of our world. You can tap into our need for news by […]

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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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2018 Recognition Calendar of Holidays

The 2018 Recognition Calendar is here! Make a plan to stay ahead of the game this year by checking your Recognition Calendar regularly. We at Terryberry have done all the research for you and have compiled a variety of recognition holidays in a free month-by-month calendar. Download the full calendar as a PDF or browse […]

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Manager’s Guide to Deciding Between Recognition-Worthy Work vs. Regular Work

According to a Gallup article, your team members should be recognized for praise-worthy work on at least a weekly, if not a daily, basis. Recognizing your employees frequently causes a dopamine rush, the feel-good chemical in our brains, which creates a sense of pleasure and pride in a job well done. This, in turn, motivates […]

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Labor Day: A Time of Transition

Labor Day weekend: we host lazy afternoon barbeques, kids play frisbee or a game of softball out on the lawn, or we soak up those last golden rays out on the lake. We say goodbye to the sweltering summer heat, and await the gradual coming of a new season. New Beginnings Autumn is sometimes thought […]

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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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7 Tips for Effective Employee Incentive Programs

Nearly all organizations run incentive programs to reward top performing employees from time to time.  But not all employee incentive programs achieve the best results.  When designing employee incentive programs, this checklist will provide guidelines to help achieve a positive impact on performance. Rewarding Performance – a Checklist for Effective Employee Incentive Programs 1. Keep […]

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