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Posted by Roy Saunderson on Fri, July 24, 2020

Too often, recognition and rewards programs you have in place are not top of mind for many people. And when employees themselves are not on board with recognizing others, you know you’ve got a problem. 

What does it take to raise the importance and value of recognition?

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Posted by Roy Saunderson on Thu, January 16, 2020

As we enter a new year, your organization may also be implementing a new recognition strategy. We all know what it takes to make a recognition program successful - employee participation. Last January, Roy Saunderson, Chief Learning Officer at our sister company, Rideau, shared strategies for getting employee buy-in on your programs and hitting the ground running. Here, we offer his blog "How To Get Employees to Use Your Recognition Programs."

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Posted by Melissa Meunier on Wed, December 11, 2019

What do employees want most when it comes to recognizing their day-to-day contributions in the workplace? How do the recognition programs of employers align with these preferences? These are among the topics explored in this review of 2020 Employee Recognition Trends.

The Employee Recognition Gap

While recognition and incentive program owners are optimistic, with many projecting budget increases for the coming year, long-standing disparities remain between employee preferences and workplace realities.

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Posted by Nikki Morrison on Thu, August 29, 2019

It’s been a national holiday for 125 years now. Labor Day is something that many people look forward to as it marks the beginning of one of the best seasons of the year – football. The first Labor Day was celebrated in 1882, and it took 15 years for this day dedicated to the achievements of the American worker to catch on and be acknowledged nationwide. According to the Department of Labor, the “nation pays tribute on Labor Day to the creator of so much of the nation's strength, freedom, and leadership – the American worker.” On Monday, September 2nd, city streets will be filled with parades and festivals honoring the contributions of our workforce.

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