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The C.A. Short Company (CAshort.com) may be best known as a recognition firm, but it has recently made significant investments in developing a world-class engagement practice. The company has created a Program Design team and undertaken initiatives in technology and
Sometimes, good news in business comes with some challenges too. When Marriott Corp. decided to drop out of active participation in the corporate gift card market, Hyatt Gift Cards and Certificates experienced a significant increase in demand, while at the same time highlighting the issues it would have to address to profit from that demand.
In the case of incentive and recognition programs, answering a few basic questions can make the difference between measurable success and ending up behind the 8-ball
Managers in operations, marketing, sales and human resources programs often turn to incentives to hit key short-term goals. Many like the simplicity of the "do this, get that" notion and in such cases feel that spot incentive programs can provide just the jolt needed to achieve certain goals.
Kari Vrba, Chief Commercial Officer for Augeo, has been named Chair of the Incentive Research Foundation (IRF) Board of Trustees. The IRF at TheIRF.org is the leading research organization in the incentive, rewards, and recognition field.
Burlingame, CA-based Innowave Marketing Group (IMG), a leading rewards company providing high-end, luxury reward solutions to the consumer loyalty, sales & channel incentive and consumer promotion marketplace, recently announced that it ranked No. 411 on the 37th annual Inc. 5000 list of the nation's fastest-growing private companies.
A new free training course and test on the latest best practices in rewards and recognition is now available from the Enterprise Engagement Alliance Academy at EEA.tmlu.org. The short course includes a moderated slide show followed by a quiz covering all the key findings of the latest research on rewards and recognition, including details on the various types of non-cash rewards. People can register for free and obtain their test results immediately upon completion.
Research conducted by organizational psychologists in Canada underline similar best practices highlighted by U.S. research that appear to be widely overlooked in program design. Industry research and ISO 10018 standards that include rewards and recognition demand a new level of expertise in program design and implementation.
Next Level Performance, a Dittman Company has a long history of charitable initiatives, with HOPE Week being the main service event each year. In 2016, the program is even more significant, as it coincides with the company's new branding and the 40th anniversary of its founding.
Engagement University & Expo, set for April 18-20, 2017 at the Fairmont Chicago, Millennium Park, will feature an intensive learning program on the framework and implementation process for Enterprise Engagement, including preparation for the Certified Engagement Practitioner program.
Heather Huhman, Founder and President of consulting firm Come Recommended, recently wrote in Entrepreneur magazine that employee recognition is the key to increasing retention and reducing turnover
As reported recently on ESM at EnterpriseEngagement.org ("Why Chester Elton, 'Apostle of Appreciation' Now Focuses on Engagement"), the well-known recognition advocate and founder of The Culture Works has made a fundamental shift to focus on engagement. Based on our recent interview, this
A new study of over 450 reward participants challenges traditional myths related to the use of noncash rewards, according to Dr. Scott Jeffrey, an Assistant Professor of organizational behavior, and Principal of the Intellective Group, who conducted the
The Incentive Federations annual survey as usual provides important insights for anyone involved with rewards and recognition. The survey of 234 companies equally representing all organizations is available as a four-page PDF at Incentivefederation.org Here are some key insights:
Newly released research from Blackhawk Engagement Solutions reveals that current rewards & recognition programs aren't always aligned with what makes Millennial employees happy and productive.
Perks, a global provider of innovative rewards and recognition solutions, recently announced the release of its latest eBook, Measuring What Matters, which outlines the ways in which company stakeholders can measure rewards & recognition program results in a methodical, unbiased way according to
Ask any solution provider in the incentive, recognition and loyalty space about their biggest challenge, and they'll undoubtedly say it's clients who simply wish to conduct "do this, get that" incentive campaigns to achieve critical business goals. While organizations think nothing of engaging expert consultants to