Incentra Insights

Four Strategies to Improve Employee Engagement in 2024

Posted by Vicki Hiney on Dec 29, 2023 9:00:00 AM

The world of work is continuously changing and becoming more competitive. Employers are looking for ways to attract and retain employees in this landscape. One solution is to focus on employee engagement - it can be a game changer for a company, helping them be competitive and attract the best talent.

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Categories: Employee Engagement

Sales Incentives and 2024 Sales Trends

Posted by David Chittock on Dec 8, 2023 9:51:00 AM

Focus on Sales Effectiveness

Sales managers will be laser-focused on the effectiveness of their sales programs in 2024. Having to adapt to the tsunami of changes caused by the pandemic has compelled sales teams to adjust to a whole new world of processes and procedures. Having weathered the storm so far, managers are hoping they can transform these changes into winning sales strategies. So how will sales teams be able to successfully capitalize on these changes in 2024 and avoid many of the accompanying pitfalls?

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Categories: Sales Incentives

Showing Gratitude: 4 Ways to Thank Healthcare Workers

Posted by Vicki Hiney on Nov 17, 2023 10:04:00 AM

 

Nursing shortages are expected to continue to increase for several more years. Even before the pandemic, shortages occurred as a result of economic downturns and retirements. During and after the pandemic, many nurses experienced burnout. They left the profession, contributing to the nursing shortage along with an aging workforce and an aging population that increased the need for healthcare services.

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Categories: Employee Engagement, Employee Recognition

AI and Employee Engagement

Posted by David Chittock on Nov 3, 2023 10:08:00 AM

Artificial Intelligence - Workplace Friend or Foe?

As artificial intelligence (AI) becomes more common in the workplace, many workers fear that their jobs might be replaced by robotic brains. This concern adds even more fuel to the tumultuous changes taking place in the workplace over the past few years. As we recover from the disruptions of the pandemic, are we in for another case of future shock in the workplace? Will AI be a job displacer or a job enricher?

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Categories: Employee Engagement

Four Key Elements for Successful Sales Incentive Plans

Posted by Vicki Hiney on Sep 29, 2023 9:00:00 AM

Sales incentive plans are necessary for motivating and rewarding your sales team. However, creating a successful plan can be challenging in today’s market. In this post, we share four key elements needed for a successful sales incentive plan.

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Categories: Sales Incentives

Cultivating Recognition in Healthcare

Posted by David Chittock on Sep 8, 2023 10:28:00 AM

Crisis in the Healthcare Industry

We’re all aware that the US healthcare industry is still in an acute crisis. Severe healthcare worker shortages are continuing due to COVID-related staff burnout, accelerated employee turnover, and an aging healthcare worker population. For healthcare organizations, this has become a matter of life and death.

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Categories: Employee Recognition

4 Strategies to Support Mental Health & Increase Employee Engagement

Posted by Vicki Hiney on Aug 25, 2023 9:50:00 AM

Wellness in the workplace encompasses not only physical well-being but also mental, emotional, and financial and remains a top priority for employers and employees this year. Mental health continues to be a big challenge that affects the workplace.

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Categories: Employee Engagement

Sales Incentives – Back to the Basics

Posted by David Chittock on Jul 21, 2023 10:23:00 AM

Refocus on Fundamentals

The tumultuous changes brought on by both the digital explosion and the COVID-era lockdowns have added enormous complexities to the traditional sales process. As we adapt to all these changes, it’s critical that we don’t lose sight of the fundamental principles of a sales incentive plan. We need to refocus on these basic principles to help our sales organizations address today’s most pressing trends in an effective and efficient way.

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Categories: Sales Incentives

DAISY Award Provides Meaningful Healthcare Recognition

Posted by Vicki Hiney on Jun 30, 2023 9:00:00 AM

What is the DAISY Award Program?

The DAISY Award program was created in 1999 by the family of J. Patrick Barnes to honor his memory and recognize extraordinary nurses. Patrick’s family wanted to find a way to say thank you to the nurses who gave skillful and compassionate care during Patrick’s hospital stay. They established a recognition program called The DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses (The DAISY Award).

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Categories: Employee Recognition

Employee Recognition and the Future of Work

Posted by David Chittock on Jun 2, 2023 9:49:00 AM


Back to the Future

In today’s workplace, it feels like the future of work has become the now of work. Many of the changes which started during the pandemic were accelerated and have become permanent aspects of our working lives. Both employers and employees have had to adjust to a myriad of workplace operations and practices that have often been disruptive and stressful to managers and workers. How can we all adapt to what appears to be the new normal?

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Categories: Employee Recognition