Reward Card Solutions to Replace Outdated Magstripe Technology
Does your employee reward and recognition scheme still rely on outdated magstripe technology? The magnetic stripe card, also known as a swipe card or “magstripe”, was once the primary technology behind credit and debit cards in the UK. Magnetic stripe cards are read by swiping the card over a magnetic reading head. Chip-and-PIN first began […]
Are You Still Rewarding Your Employees with Paper Vouchers and Plastic Gift Cards?
Paper vouchers – you’d probably recognise some of the bigger names. You’ll either have received some or dished some out at one point or another. But are you still using these vouchers to reward your employees?
When was the last time you thanked your team?
When was the last time you thanked your team for their hard work? Be honest, have you perhaps fallen into the habit of taking your employees for granted? Research has shown that employee recognition, and saying “thank you” to your staff, can have incredible results for your company, boosting productivity, profitability, employee retention, staff morale […]
Fun Working Environments Boost Staff Engagement
Could a ‘fun’ working environment be the answer to improving staff engagement and retention? It’s not an unknown fact that Millennial and Generation Z workers are less likely to commit to a company, Forbes found that only 28% of millennials plan to stay in their current role for more than five years! So how can […]
Does One Size Fits All Reward and Recognition Work?
Can everyone receive reward and recognition in the same way? Does reward and recognition work for everyone in the same way? Or is the opposite true? Does all recognition need to be unique and personalised? There is much research to view around incentive theory, motivation and reward, and psychological theories. Is it any wonder that […]
Recognition: Employee Recognition Ideas to Love
We have the secret weapon in reducing employee turnover, therefore increasing company profits. It doesn’t require a multi-million-pound budget, no huge time-investment. But it does require a paradigm shift in culture for most businesses. and it begins with pure and simple recognition. Multiple employee exit interview reports have found that 50% of employees leaving their […]
6 Ways to Improve Employee Engagement
Getting employees to give their best every day can seem like a difficult task, but truthfully, it is easier than you think. It’s all about creating the right work culture in which employees feel like they’re contributing and want to contribute towards the success of the organisation. You’ll be surprised at how much these 6 […]
Ways of Rewarding – Our 10 Best ‘Thank Yous’ for Your Team
There might be times when someone in your team does something so brilliant that you could just give them a big kiss…but there are some ways of showing gratitude that simply aren’t appropriate in the workplace! Thus, managers often find themselves considering effective ways of rewarding their team. The most obvious way of saying thank […]
Why Does Employee Recognition Work?
When a line manager says THANK YOU to an employee, the ripple effect of the positive affirmation will be felt for a significant amount of time. Not only does the person giving the recognition feel positive about the person who has done a good job and the person receiving the recognition feel appreciated, those around […]
What are the best forms of employee recognition?
Reward and recognition have been buzzwords in business for longer than most of us have been in business. But what do they actually mean and when do they work? Most managers and leaders would agree that maintaining an engaged, motivated, driven workforce, improving productivity, employee happiness and reducing turnover of the team, is vital to […]