4 Tips To Maximize Employee Recognition Time

Maximize employee recognition time by being present in employee interactions.

As a leader you’re probably getting pulled in a million different directions and your time is in short supply.  But the time you spend really being present in a sincere, mindful and purposeful way when interacting with your employees and recognizing them for their efforts and contributions is time well-spent.

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Small Workplace Gifts Can Have Big Heart

With Small Workplace Gifts, a Personal Touch Matters

Gifts don’t need to be large or expensive to be meaningful. Small workplace gifts can express your gratitude and make employees feel appreciated.

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What You Can Do to Build Employee Happiness Today

Employee happiness is the natural result of a recognition-rich culture that engages everyone.

In a truly happy workplace, no one gets left behind, even new hires and remote staff.

International Day of Happiness is Tuesday, March 20. 

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7 Fun Employee Team-Building Ideas for Pi Day

Brighten up the last few weeks of winter with these employee team-building ideas for Pi Day 2018 on Wednesday, March 14!

Pi Day — not to be confused with National Pie Day, our other favorite excuse to enjoy pie — is a holiday made up by math geeks to celebrate the irrational number that describes the ratio of a circle’s diameter to its circumference.

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Savvy HR: 2018 Employee Appreciation Calendar

gThankYou’s popular Employee Appreciation Calendar for 2018 is here!

We’ve updated our annual day-to-day appreciation calendar with lots of new topics, new case studies and even more holidays and reasons to celebrate!

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Your Ultimate Employee Gift-Giving Guide

gThankYou’s new, updated Ultimate Employee Gift-Giving Guide has fresh case studies, more resources and the latest research in HR management – the perfect resource for planning holiday employee gift-giving and recognition efforts for the new year.

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5 Biological Needs That Drive Employee Motivation

What is more essential to drive employee motivation — rewards and recognition, or engagement?

Both, according to employee motivation expert Paul Herr. You don’t have to choose!

Instead, “combine the best of both worlds by extrinsically rewarding managers who become skilled at pressing the motivational ‘buttons’ (of employees)” — in short, using extrinsic rewards to turn on intrinsic rewards.

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Employee Appreciation Ideas for 4th Quarter

Fall is here, and that means the holiday season is just around the corner. We’ve got employee appreciation ideas to help you sail through 4th Quarter — from Halloween to Thanksgiving to Christmas and New Year’s!

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Savvy HR: Training Managers in Employee Appreciation

Training managers in employee appreciation ensures the success of your workplace recognition efforts and protects your business. It also solves a common organizational problem: employees who don’t understand manager directives.

“Simply put, almost two-thirds of all employees are 33 percent as productive as they can be because they don’t understand what they are now asked to do,” according to a survey of 50,000 employees.

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Employee Thank You Gifts for Generation Z

Every generation in the workplace appreciates employee Thank You gifts, and Generation Z is no exception — in fact, showing appreciation is even more crucial to engaging these young people.

Several characteristics are emerging in the generation born after 1995: they have high expectations, they’re practical and they’re in a position to influence the workplace for years.

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