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September 18, 2018

Ask Levy: Recognition by Gender

Dear Levy, Gender equality is a hot button issue in workplaces across the country. Should we be concerned about our recognition program? Do male and female employees need different types of recognition? --Recognition by Gender
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September 10, 2018

Ask Levy: Measuring Impact

Dear Levy,
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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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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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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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