• A culture of appreciation boosts performance
    It is important to reject the notion that people are motivated purely by money. More important is how people are treated and whether they feel genuinely appreciated. 
  • Here’s What Appreciation Really Means
    When it comes to feeling appreciated at work, what matters most to employees? If you answered “pay,” think again.
  • Show employee appreciation, especially now
    None of us expected this pandemic. It has forced businesses and organizations of all kinds to think and adapt quickly. It has spurred us to innovate, iterate, and create.
  • Make employee appreciation a year-round effort
    March 5 was Employee Appreciation Day. How did you celebrate? If you didn’t, don’t worry. Done right, it is baked into an organization’s culture every day, year-round.
  • What does appreciation at work really mean?
    Employee Appreciation Day is Friday, March 4. Isn’t that nice? It celebrates the feel-good connection between workers and the workplace. Read on to see how to continually show appreciation to your team!
  • 4 tips for giving the gift of appreciation at work
    In the world of work, it’s often customary to offer a gift of thanks to team members. These are nice gestures, but when it comes to employee recognition, something personal can be more meaningful.
  • Star Nurse Spotlights: High stakes environment, appreciation for life, showing empathy and more
    As a part of the recognition of the 2021 Star Nurses we will spotlight nurses through May 24th. Check back each week for more spotlights from our Star Nurses.
  • Lift employee self-esteem, motivation, retention
    In the workplace, appreciation is a relatively inexpensive and self-sustaining performance and positivity boost.
  • Why do employees quit? It’s about more than pay
    Why do people quit? Employees want to feel valued and appreciated. Here are some common reasons why employees leave and what it takes to prevent it:
  • What to Do When You Feel Undervalued at Work
    If you aren't feeling recognized at work, don't walk storm around, grumpy and irritable. Take action and receive what you deserve.
  • How To Show Your Boss And Coworkers You’re Thankful
    It’s easy to get caught up in day-to-day deadlines and the rush of this time of year, but with Thanksgiving just around the corner, it’s the perfect opportunity to pause and let your boss and coworkers know just how much you appreciate them. Need some inspiration? Here’s our list of ways to show ...
  • Consider how workplace culture influences your employees
    Are you being intentional about creating and maintaining a culture that enables you to achieve your goals? Let’s explore three aspects that influence your workplace culture:
  • How to Recognize and Reward your Employees to Build Better Performance
    Recognition makes a huge difference in employee engagement. You may be ready to move on to the next deadline, but take time to celebrate and recognize success. Your employees will notice. They’ll likely perform even better. Learn more.
  • Twelve things to consider when looking for a job
    In today’s market, job seekers are in the driver’s seat, and what is most important has shifted following the pandemic. If you are looking for a job, here are twelve things to consider.
  • What You Can Offer Instead Of A Holiday Bonus
    Holiday bonuses are a time-honored tradition—but they're not always the right option for your company. Whether your budget is tight or you don't want to deal with the tax issues associated with bonus pay, you might be looking for alternatives. Here are a few employee appreciation ideas you can of...
  • How to Throw an Office Party on a Budget
    An office holiday party can be worthwhile even in tight economic times. It’s a chance to show appreciation for employees and an opportunity for coworkers to mix, mingle and build camaraderie.
  • How to Ensure Every Day is a Good Day For Your Employees
    Do your employees slump through the door every morning in the depths of despair? Or maybe they come in looking okay, but by the time 2 p.m. hits, they're sporting vacant stares and have clearly checked out? Either way, you’re looking at a workforce that needs to be inspired.
  • 7 Ways to Let Your Employees Know You're Thankful for Them This Week
    There are many simple, low-cost ways employers can contribute to an employee's sense of intrinsic motivation. The key is to consistently find ways to genuinely express that an employee's work is important and appreciated. It has to feel natural, not forced or cheesy, so experiment with options th...
  • Do You Need to Get Your Boss and Coworkers Holiday Gifts?
    Obviously, you’re never required to give gifts to anyone, but the holidays are a good time of year to show your appreciation to the people you spend so much time with. On the other hand, your choices could work against you if you aren’t careful—as we’ll soon explain. While there’s no simple yes-o...
  • What Does Employee Engagement Sound Like?
    When we ask people why they love their jobs, here are the types of comments we hear: