• 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.
  • 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.
  • Lift employee self-esteem, motivation, retention
    In the workplace, appreciation is a relatively inexpensive and self-sustaining performance and positivity boost.
  • 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.
  • 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:
  • What You Can Do When You Can't Offer Your Employees Raises Who Deserve Them
    Your employees are doing a great job, but the budget doesn't allow you to give them the raises they deserve. You want—and need—to do something to show your appreciation—but what? While salary definitely matters, there are other approaches you can take to reward your employees for their good work,...
  • As an employer, are you making the right moves?
    The world of work has obviously experienced a major pivot. And there’s no doubt more pivots will come. Read on to see our recommendations on how to address them...
  • Employees respond to challenges of COVID-19
    What impact has the COVID-19 lockdown had on workplace culture and employee engagement? Read on to find out...
  • Good Workplace Communication Goes Two Ways
    An effective communications strategy keeps employees connected with their work, the organization, and a bigger purpose. These four quick wins will help enable two-way communication and strengthen connection within your organization:
  • 5 Secrets to Using Time Off Without Feeling Guilty
    If guilt-ridden angst about taking your allotted leave sounds familiar, it's time to change your way of thinking.
  • 5 Summer Team Outings You Can Try
    Summer is finally here, and it's the perfect time to get your employees out for some bonding and fun. Want to break up the day-to-day monotony but not sure what to do or where to go? Here are our top five suggestions for summer outings that will show your staff just how much they’re appreciated.