Incentra Insights

Why Is Employee Recognition Important in Healthcare?

Posted by David Chittock on Mar 11, 2022 10:04:52 AM

Companies have learned the incredible value of implementing and utilizing employee recognition programs to reward and retain their current staff, in addition to helping them attract new employees. In healthcare where success is measured by the quality of care patients receive, the importance of recognition is even greater.

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Categories: Employee Recognition

Reimagining Employee Recognition in a Hybrid Workplace

Posted by David Chittock on Feb 25, 2022 9:42:00 AM

Adapting to the New Workplace Culture

According to a recent Forbes article, 2022 will be the year of the workplace culture. The seismic changes in the workplace environment caused by the pandemic have left employers struggling to both retain employees and manage remote workers. The traditional workplace as we know it no longer exists.

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Channel Incentive Trends in 2022

Posted by Vicki Hiney on Feb 11, 2022 9:28:00 AM

It’s a new year and 2022 has already shown that we will have to deal with labor and supply shortages among other challenges. That’s why it’s essential to evaluate your current channel incentive program and make the necessary changes for your business to thrive this year.

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Categories: Sales Incentives

Trends in Healthcare Recognition in 2022

Posted by David Chittock on Jan 28, 2022 9:45:00 AM

The Growing Healthcare Labor Shortage

There is no question that COVID-19 has had a devastating impact on the healthcare workforce. Hospitals and health systems are battling a labor shortage that industry groups, executives, and analysts do not expect will disappear in 2022.

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A Year in Review: Top 5 Blog Posts in 2021

Posted by Vicki Hiney on Jan 7, 2022 9:34:00 AM

As a new year begins, we want to share our top 5 blog posts (by the number of page views) that were published in 2021. If you missed any of these posts, be sure to check them out here. They feature the latest topics in the industry as well as helpful information on employee recognition and channel incentives.

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Categories: Sales Incentives, Employee Engagement, Employee Recognition

5 Ways to Recognize Employees at the End of the Year

Posted by Vicki Hiney on Dec 17, 2021 1:00:00 PM

The end of the year can be a bit frantic as we try and navigate our personal obligations that may include buying gifts, decorating, family gatherings with our professional obligations – for some businesses, this is their busiest time of year.

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When Was the Last Time You Updated Your Sales Incentive Plan?

Posted by David Chittock on Dec 10, 2021 9:28:00 AM

There is no denying that we are living in a brave new digital world that dominates virtually every aspect of our lives. This of course has had a massive impact on not only the ways we sell products and services but also how we compensate and reward our salespeople. The old sales incentive models just won’t work in today’s virtual environment. It’s time to do some serious updating if you’re using an outdated plan. But where do we start?

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5 Ways to Improve Employee Engagement in Healthcare

Posted by Vicki Hiney on Nov 19, 2021 10:52:00 AM

Healthcare organizations have faced numerous challenges with the COVID-19 pandemic and staffing shortages. A survey from Mental Health America showed that many healthcare workers are feeling stressed and overworked. 93% of healthcare workers surveyed said they were experiencing stress, 86% reported experiencing anxiety, 77% reported frustration, 76% reported exhaustion and burnout, and 75% said they were overwhelmed.

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Employee Recognition + Work-Life Balance

Posted by David Chittock on Oct 29, 2021 12:20:00 PM

The Burnout Epidemic

It appears we have another epidemic on our hands and it’s called burnout. It is growing increasingly apparent that the workforce is becoming more and more fatigued, exhausted, and stressed. Just two years ago, the World Health Organization categorized burnout as an occupational phenomenon resulting from chronic workplace stress. Unfortunately, since then, the problem has only gotten worse. Workers are finding it harder and harder to find a balance between their work life and family life.

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3 Ways to Motivate Your Remote Sales Team

Posted by Vicki Hiney on Oct 22, 2021 11:15:00 AM

People who enjoy sales as a career like that there is some control of their schedule and their compensation. Typically good salespeople do not like to be micromanaged, and they shouldn’t be. However, the pandemic brought on so many challenges for outside salespeople, and companies continue to have restrictions that affect the way salespeople schedule their time.

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Categories: Sales Incentives