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January 18, 2018

Improve Workplace Culture with Verbal Recognition

For employees to thrive, your workplace culture must be positive. To build such a culture, employees need to feel appreciated. Giving recognition when it is deserved is an important part of developing a great workplace culture. Recognition does not have to be complicated. It can be as simple as a verbal or written communication that shows [...]
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January 11, 2018

Reduce Healthcare Industry Turnover with Recognition

According to a 2016 Nursing Solutions report, the average turnover in the nursing industry has reached 16.5% with an average turnover cost of $50k. More than ever healthcare organizations must consider employee recognition as part of their overall retention strategy. While some of the turnover in the healthcare industry is driven by the [...]
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January 9, 2018

Levy League Update: Employee Relationships (Playoffs/Championship)

Every individual at the workplace shares a certain relationship with his fellow workers. Human beings are not machines who can start working just at the push of a button. They need people to talk to, discuss ideas with each other and share their happiness and sorrows. An individual cannot work on his own, he needs people around. An isolated [...]
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January 3, 2018

Levy Marketing + Awards: Then and Now

No one thought that a local trophy shop could grow into anything bigger. But, under the guiding principle “Take care in making every piece because it may be the only trophy the person ever receives,” Levy Marketing + Awards has become a prominent part of the Tampa Bay community and beyond.
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December 22, 2017

2017 Ugly Sweater Winners

Congratulations Cindy and Brian for winning this year's Ugly Sweater Contest!
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December 21, 2017

Ways to Ruin the Holidays for Employees

In many workplaces, the holiday season is prime time for boosting employee morale and creating initiatives to keep employees engaged going into the new year. Your company may choose to give bonuses, allow gift exchanges, and host holiday parties during this festive time of year. However, it can be easy to make mistakes during the holidays [...]
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December 15, 2017

Toy Drive 2018

Employees, friends, family, and customers of Levy Marketing + Awards ran a Holiday Toy Drive in the office to benefit the Wild 94.1 Sixth Annual Holiday Toy Drive. All donations collected benefit the Children’s Home Network, a non-profit organization which serves as a sanctuary to abused, neglected or abandoned children in the Tampa Bay [...]
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December 14, 2017

Recognition Program Benefits

Employee recognition is the timely, informal or formal acknowledgement of a person’s or team’s behavior, effort or business result that supports the organization’s goals and values, and which has clearly been beyond normal expectations. Implementing an employee recognition program is a cost effective way to capitalize on numerous benefits.
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December 7, 2017

Hot Promotional Products for 2018

It’s time to ring in the new year. Figuring out what the hot trending promotional products of 2018 will be is essential to your marketing plans. Strategic marketing and promotional plans rely on your ability to stretch your marketing budget and purchase promotional items that guarantee to make an impact. Levy Marketing + Awards has done the [...]
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November 30, 2017

Recognizing Student Athletes

There are more than 460,000 student-athletes enrolled in universities across the United States. Student athletes are under constant pressure to not just to keep high GPA’s, make progress towards a degree or certificate, and balance a challenging practice schedule each semester, but they are also challenged to excel in their sport. Screaming [...]
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