Incentra Insights

Employee Recognition – What Do Employees Want?

Posted by David Chittock on Jun 7, 2024 9:12:33 AM

 

How Well Do You Know Your Employees?

As we continue to adjust to a changing workplace, employers need to be especially mindful of their employees’ needs and desires. Change is never easy, and the workplace has undergone some seismic shifts and disruptions. It may be beneficial to reflect on just what your employees value the most in their employment situations. Many employers are discovering that it’s a lot more than offering free coffee and snacks.

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Categories: Employee Recognition

Maximizing Your Sales Incentive Program: Four Key Factors for Success

Posted by Vicki Hiney on May 24, 2024 10:08:00 AM

In today's dynamic business landscape characterized by rapid changes in technology and evolving workforce demographics, the significance of a well-crafted sales incentive program can’t be overstated. No longer just a bonus or perk, these programs are essential tools for driving employee engagement, nurturing company culture, and ultimately boosting performance.

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Categories: Sales Incentives

Healthcare Workers Appreciation Ideas

Posted by David Chittock on May 10, 2024 10:34:00 AM

The healthcare industry is still transforming, and healthcare workers have experienced tremendous stress over the past several years. One thing has become abundantly clear. It’s more important than ever to ensure that your employee recognition program reflects the values of your organization and contributes to both culture and workforce engagement. But in light of all the recent challenges, what are the best ways to show your employees appreciation for their commitment and efforts?

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Navigating Employee Retention: A Crucial Business Challenge for 2024

Posted by Vicki Hiney on Apr 26, 2024 9:00:00 AM

In the ever-evolving business landscape, one challenge continues to loom large - employee retention. Organizations across industries are grappling with the pressing need to retain top talent amidst a backdrop of shifting workplace dynamics, economic uncertainties, and technological disruptions. In this blog post, we'll delve into why employee retention remains a critical concern for businesses in 2024 and explore strategies to address this challenge effectively.

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Categories: Employee Engagement, Employee Recognition

How to Motivate Your Sales Team

Posted by David Chittock on Apr 5, 2024 8:30:00 AM

 

Today’s Unique Challenges

Most sales leaders agree that 2024 will be one of the toughest sales years they have yet to experience. The enormous upheavals caused by the hybrid workplace and virtual selling have already led to anxiety and stress within sales teams. Add to that the unsettling state of our politics, the crisis levels of world events, and the general concerns of job security and economic uncertainties, you have a recipe for failure to meet sales goals. So how can sales managers motivate their sales teams in such a challenging environment?

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Categories: Sales Incentives

Healthcare Recognition and Hiring Trends

Posted by David Chittock on Mar 22, 2024 9:00:00 AM

The healthcare industry is undergoing a complete transformation in that way that it provides critical healthcare to patients. These constant changes have created near-crisis levels in recruiting, training, and retaining top talented healthcare workers. What do employers need to understand about hiring trends in 2024 and beyond?

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Categories: Employee Recognition

The Importance of Service Awards & 3 Trends for 2024

Posted by Vicki Hiney on Mar 19, 2024 9:02:46 AM

 

We’re often asked, “are service awards really still important?” And the answer is YES when administered properly.  

The days of just sending a generic thank you note to employees along with a plaque for their years of service are in the past. There has been a significant shift in recent years to more personalized and impactful recognition for employees who are celebrating milestone work anniversaries. But remember, it’s not just about an employee’s tenure; it’s about creating a positive and meaningful experience for the person.

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Categories: Service Awards

Technology Makes Employee Recognition and Engagement Easy

Posted by Vicki Hiney on Mar 15, 2024 9:37:50 AM

 

Managing and monitoring an employee recognition program is now much simpler because a well-designed system essentially runs itself. Program stakeholders can instantly monitor program activity and results by clicking into an administrative portal that features a dashboard with real-time reporting and graphs that address all recognition activities. 

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Categories: Rewards Technology

10 Steps to Creating a Successful Sales Incentive Program

Posted by Vicki Hiney on Mar 8, 2024 8:52:00 AM

Whether you’re creating a sales incentive program for the first time or revamping a current program, a successful sales incentive program is crucial for motivating your sales team and driving performance. The effort put into developing a program will help a business reach its short and long-term goals.

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Categories: Sales Incentives

Employee Engagement in the Hybrid Work Model Age

Posted by David Chittock on Feb 9, 2024 9:30:00 AM

Remote Work is Here to Stay

A recent survey conducted by the Atlanta Federal Reserve Bank, the University of Chicago and Stanford shows that most companies expect both fully remote and hybrid work scenarios to grow. This has left many enterprise organizations grappling with enhancing employee engagement in a hybrid work environment. Despite many companies encouraging employees to return to an office environment, the remote/hybrid work model is now the norm. So how will companies keep their employees motivated and engaged in the era of remote work?

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Categories: Employee Engagement, Employee Recognition