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September 4, 2018

Ask Levy: No Appreciation

Dear Levy, I’m weighing out the pros and cons of an employee recognition program. Are there pros to not having a recognition program? What happens when an employee is never appreciated in his work environment? --Weighing the Pros of No Appreciation  
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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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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 2, 2018

Employee Appreciation Day 2018

Today is Employee Appreciation Day! To celebrate, Levy Recognition hosted a dessert social for employees to enjoy. Employees were invited to relax and socialize while eating delicious frozen yogurt creations by Yogurtology.
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February 21, 2018

Celebrate Your Employees!

March 2nd is Employee Appreciation Day  
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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 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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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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