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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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August 28, 2018

Ask Levy: Meaningful Initiatives

Dear Levy, I want to create an engaged workforce that finds meaning in the work they are doing. What is the single most meaningful initiative that can be taken in order to improve employee engagement? --Seeking Meaning  
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August 23, 2018

Why You Should Focus on Your B-Players

Employee recognition should be a staple in your workplace culture. Most companies implement some type of “employee of the month” award, or give incentives to employees who make the most sales in a quarter. Most employee recognition programs are designed to reward ‘Superstar’ employees who outperform others,  but what is that doing to motivate [...]
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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 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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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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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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