Staff incentives and rewards can be something small, like a gift card, or something much, much bigger. If you’re looking for a big end-of-year blowout celebration, have a small team, or are looking to thank a few high-performing employees for their efforts throughout the year, then an event or trip can be an amazing – […]
Can’t decide how to reward your staff for a year of hard work? When the year comes to an end, it’s important to spread a little bit of festive cheer, ending the past 12 months on a positive note and ensuring employees head home for the holidays feeling happy.
It’s always important to recognise the efforts of staff, particularly when they’re performing well. Research has shown time and time again the positive impacts of a business strategy that places an emphasis on staff recognition.
Vouchers, gift cards and digital rewards are on the rise, with more and more employers – and employees – realising their benefits. Research has found a great deal of benefits for incentivising and rewarding staff using vouchers over cash rewards, with the personal value of receiving rewards such as gift cards and vouchers typically far […]
One of the most important things you can do for your employees is show them that they are valued members of the team – and recognising employee milestones is a great way to do this. Birthday celebrations can make staff members feel valued in a way that is independent of performance targets, showing employees that […]
Whether every member of your staff observes Christmas or not, the end of the calendar year is always a significant milestone. The Christmas holidays are an ideal time to give your employees your thanks and show appreciation for their efforts over the past 12 months, bringing the year to an end on a positive note.
Improving staff health is not only beneficial to business performance, but more importantly employee morale, motivation and engagement. Here are five common myths about improving staff health through health wellbeing programmes and the real truth behind them. Many staff still feel the pressures of the recent recession, in particular doing more work for […]
For years organisations have recognised their employees through cards, gifts and hand-written notes. But the workplace is changing, technology is advancing and as a result recognition changing to keep up with digital trends and digital-savvy employees. The new trend is for social recognition. What is social recognition? Social recognition is about giving employees easy […]
Australian workers are at the top of the medal table when it comes to calling in sick to watch an international sporting event, according to recruitment firm Robert Half. In April 2016, they surveyed more than 1,600 human resources managers from 12 countries as part of an annual study into job trends, talent management and […]
A new report suggests that an hour’s “brisk exercise”, for example, a brisk walk, each day offsets the risks of early death linked to a desk-bound working life. Many employees spend 8 hours or more at a desk each and every day, and there is no escape from sitting for prolonged periods, and this doesn’t […]