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November 20, 2015

Formal Recognition Programs

A formal recognition program should be tailored to your company. You can provide them weekly, monthly, yearly, quarterly or however you see fit. A service awards program can fit into your formal recognition program.
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November 12, 2015

How We Produce Medals and Medallions

At Levy Marketing + Awards, we produce our medals and medallions in house. From the conceptual design, to the mold and pouring of the metal, to the placement on your award, we commit to every step to ensure your award looks just like the design we sent you.
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November 2, 2015

5th Annual Pig Jig

 
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October 30, 2015

National Women’s Small Business Month

Though October is usually donned in pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month, there’s another reason to be sporting the pink: National Women’s Small Business Month. There are now almost 10 million woman-owned businesses in the US, and they generate more than 1.4 trillion dollars of revenue.
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October 13, 2015

3rd Annual Treasure Chests 5K

Raymond James Stadium is usually adorned with the trademark black and red for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, but bright and early on Sunday October 11th all you could see was pink.
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October 1, 2015

Small Business of the Year Awards 2015

Tampa is growing; in population and industries. It was recently voted the best city in the Southeast. With industries ranging from pharmaceutical care to jewelry creation to cleaning services, the competition to be the best of the best is rough.
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September 28, 2015

How to Create an Informal Recognition Program

Being aware of your employees’ accomplishments and offering them praise, helps build a productive work atmosphere. An informal recognition program allows your leaders to provide this feedback daily, or as need be. While an established program, such as a Service Award program, is geared toward more overall accomplishments.
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September 4, 2015

How Employees Want to be Rewarded

It has been proven time and time again that employees want, and need, recognition in the workplace. Acknowledgement of their accomplishments leads to increased engagement and morale, as well as employees who are more likely to stay loyal to your organization.
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August 20, 2015

Five Tips for Motivating and Managing an Awesome Team

Motivating and managing a team is a challenging prospect. An inspired workforce is more productive, happier and inventive. When you encourage your team in positive ways, they are likely to give you their best efforts and share innovative ideas. Here are five tips for motivating and managing an awesome team:
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August 13, 2015

Why is Rewarding Your Employees so Important?

When it comes to HR department functions, there’s nothing more important or fun than leveraging the best of an organization’s human capital. After all, HR pros are the gatekeepers of talent, and they set the tone for their organizations. That means recognizing what you really want out of employees. No one wants to excel at a job but receive [...]
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