Award ideas build workplace spirit

By: Abigail RichardsIt's no secret that during the upcoming holiday season, employees can get a bit lax with their work requirements. Although it's fine for workers to duck out early once a month to get to certain parties or other gatherings, it can be hard to keep employees engaged.There are certain ways bosses or managers can ensure all of the work they need to get done happens in a timely manner, starting with prizes or awards. The biggest complaint employees in ...
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Hank Aaron Award goes to Miguel Cabrera, Buster Posey

By: Jonathan Bennett For Major League Baseball stars Miguel Cabrera of the Detroit Tigers and Buster Posey of the San Francisco Giants, winning awards may not seem all that important. However, that was not the case on October 27, as both men were thoroughly excited be receiving a very special award, the Advisor & Source reports. The two players were in the presence of greatness as they were set to receive one of the top awards in all of baseball - the Hank Aaron Award for...
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San Francisco Giants sweep World Series

By: Tucker HarringtonThe San Francisco Giants can now say they are the World Series champions. The Los Angeles reports the team not only took home the top award within baseball, but also did so with a bang.Just a mere 20 days ago, the team was playing for their lives when they were almost eliminated by the Cardinals to make it to the World Series. Now, they are sitting on top of the world, many say thanks in part to an uplifting speech by Hunter Pence. Now, the team can say t...
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List of performers for the American Country Awards announced

By: Tucker HarringtonThis year's American Country Awards is sure to be full of surprise and fun, as the event brings out the top musicians in the genre. The Associated Press reports fans now know who will be performing at the event and many will be thrilled by the lineup.Performer Jason Aldean has been in the news as of late for something other than belting out hits, though on December 10, he's going to be rocking the stage. Other top acts set to perform during the ...
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Harmonic wins Technology and Engineering Emmy

By: Jonathan BennettFilm company Harmonic was recently honored with an Emmy Award for its achievement in local cable ad insertion. The brand, which is a worldwide leader in video delivery infrastructure, learned it had won a top prize for this year's National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences' (NATAS) 64th Annual Technology and Engineering Emmy, on October 4.The company will be honored with an award for its "contribution toward the development and comme...
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Be more engaging with employees using recognition awards

By: Tucker HarringtonIn most businesses around the nation, the boss and the employees rarely mingle - except for holiday parties or random trips. Although it can be hard for owners or managers of certain companies to get to know all workers on personal levels, there are some easy ways to show employees their hard work does not go unnoticed.A recent Gallup poll has found that recognition in the workforce is key in keeping employees happy. The company asked employees how much p...
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Buzz begins in Hollywood as award season nears

By: Abigail RichardsThe 16th annual Hollywood Film Awards took place on October 22 and some of the biggest stars, directors and producers in the industry were in attendance to toast each other. The event, dubbed "the official launch of award season," honored stars like Robert De Niro and director David O. Russell for their work in films many people have yet to see, The Associated Press reports.Famed director Quentin Tarantino took home the award for Hollywood Screen...
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Dwight Howard predicted to earn top honors as a Laker

By: Jonathan BennettNBA star Dwight Howard may have some history with former team the Orlando Magic, but his recent move to the L.A. Lakers seems to have been a good one. Howard is pegged as the frontrunner for one of the biggest accomplishments an NBA player can achieve - taking home the NBA's Most Valuable Player Award for the 2012-2013 season, according to The Bleacher Report.The Lakers played a preseason game against the Sacramento Kings on October 21 and although th...
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Musician Bobby Womack wins Q Magazine award

By: Tucker HarringtonQ Magazine released its top picks for musicians of 2012 and American Bobby Womack was honored with one of the most prestigious recognition awards. Reuters reports the soul man took home the magazine's Best Album award for "The Bravest Man in the Universe" album.The British magazine gave out the award to Womack, beating out English crooners like The Maccabees and Paul Weller. The Independent reports the honor is just the lift Womack needed, ...
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Orbitz Worldwide announces winners of Best in Stay Awards

By: Tucker HarringtonThe 2012 Best in Stay Awards presented by Orbitz Worldwide were recently announced and travel enthusiasts everywhere should take notice. CNBC reports the awards are based on the reviews submitted by more than 200,000 Orbitz customers.At the end of their trips, customers were asked to answer a few questions regarding the on-site amenities offered, the maintenance and upkeep of the resort, room comfort and value among other areas, the news source reports. O...
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