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April 26, 2018

Recognizing and Retaining Legal Support Staff

There’s no doubt that the legal industry is undergoing a transformation. In March 2018, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported the legal sector lost about 1,400 jobs in the months of January and February alone. Increased competition and poor recruitment policies are just some of the reasons for the decline in legal staff retention. [...]
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April 13, 2018

What’s Stopping You from Employee Recognition?

You’ve heard about employee recognition programs and you’ve read all the statistics about how useful they are to business development. You already know that an employee recognition program can help you manage staff turnover and improve employee relationships and that they enhance your company culture. Yet, you are holding back from [...]
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March 22, 2018

Retaining Hospitality Employees

Did you know the employee turnover rate in the hospitality industry has reached a record high of 95%? For this reason, one new job opens up in the hospitality industry every 2.5 seconds. With such an influx of new jobs, you might think that finding employees to fill the jobs is easy. Unfortunately, it is not. Even though the hospitality is [...]
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February 15, 2018

Employee Engagement in the Restaurant Industry

Employee turnover hurts. Not only does it create staff shortages, but it also costs restaurants significant amounts of money each year to advertise, interview, and train new employees. In a study by Cornell University’s Center for Hospitality Research, it is estimated that it costs businesses $5,864 for every employee lost. For the second [...]
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February 1, 2018

Inspire Employees to Excellence

Having employees that are inspired and motivated is crucial to the success of your business. The ability to encourage employees and give them the tools they need to be excellent is a skill that must be learned over time. “Inspire Employee to Excellence Day” is the perfect day to practice your skills as a leader and motivator.
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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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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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October 26, 2017

Small Business? We Have a Recognition Solution for You!

Businesses with less than 50 employees often have a difficult time halting the daily grind to celebrate. There are times when getting up to get a cup of coffee is too time consuming. Everyone in your company is busy and as your company grows, they’re getting even busier.
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September 20, 2017

On-the-Spot Recognition

As the saying goes, “Employees don’t quit their jobs. They quit bosses.” Feeling unappreciated by their boss is one of the primary reasons hard working employees leave their jobs. Having a simple on-the-spot recognition program in place can help reduce employee turnover and increase overall employee satisfaction.
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June 28, 2016

Recognition Awards

Praise and recognition are essential to business development. Companies that give recognition awards to employees who have done exemplary work see lower turnover rates and increased morale. People want to feel valued and respected by their superiors in the workplace. Levy Marketing + Awards can help your company create beautiful custom awards [...]
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