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August 14, 2018

How Colleges and Universities can Benefit from a Recognition Program

It’s the moment everyone has been waiting for; everyone is gathered in the center of the playing field to witness a prize trophy being presented to the champions of their sport. Hoisted above the heads of America’s top collegiate athletes, a beautifully crafted trophy has a way of capturing everyone’s attention and lending its hand in the [...]
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August 3, 2018

How to Re-Engage Employees after Summer Vacation

Just like children fear the words, “back to school,” your employees feel a similar anxiety when returning to the workplace after a long vacation. This can happen any time of the year, but typically, this dreaded return to work happens in the summer months.
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July 26, 2018

A Guide to Employee Recognition Programs

Disengaged employees cost U.S. businesses an estimated $550 billion a year. Low engagement rates can cause businesses to struggle with employee retention, production, and even profit.
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July 19, 2018

The Reason 68% of Your Employees are Disengaged

Are your employees engaged in the workplace? If you are being honest with yourself, the answer to that question is probably, “no.”
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July 11, 2018

How to Give Personalized Recognition

How your employees feel about the workplace can make or break your retention numbers. The experience they have each day influences their overall perception of the company. A poor experience could mean low attendance, high turnover, and no productivity.
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June 27, 2018

5 Reasons to Buy Made in the USA

In today’s economy, it can be difficult to find affordable products that are also high in quality. As consumers, we’re constantly searching for products that serve our needs as well as give us the best deal for our money. It can be easy to choose products of lesser quality if they’re more affordable. However, 60% of consumers are willing to [...]
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June 21, 2018

6 Ways to Celebrate Your Employees (That Don’t Involve Cake)

It’s someone’s special day. Be it a birthday, a retirement, or a celebration after meeting business goals, your office is no doubt going to host some type of forced social event involving cake. As your employees file into the breakroom you see their eyes rolling, they show reluctance to get up from their desks and join in on what should be a [...]
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May 18, 2018

12 Essential Employee Engagement Survey Questions

  Sharing feedback with employees is an important part of employee development. Professional growth often comes from receiving feedback from supervisors, company owners, and even their peers. Having an engaged workforce is a key element to building a successful company. One of the best ways to keep employees engaged is to ask them for [...]
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May 16, 2018

Lights, Camera, Knowledge

6th Annual Panera Bread Knead for Knowledge Scholarship Dinner  
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May 10, 2018

Employee Engagement in the Finance Industry

When compared to all other industries, finance and banking suffer from high customer switching rates, low employee engagement levels, high turnover, and absenteeism. For banks, 20% of lost business in 2015 was due to poor service. The number of customers switching from one bank to a competing bank ranks higher than those who switched internet [...]
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