Kickin’ off 2015 with Positive Customer Service at FineAwards.com

It’s 2015 - a new year and fresh start. Time to recap on what was done over the year and to focus on areas that can be improve. FineAwards.com welcomes the New Year with new goals and higher expectations. Our Customer Service in 2014 was top notch and 2015 we plan to be stronger than ever. Here are ways we can stay motivated and upbeat heading into the New Year: -Optimize on our customer feedback. After every order is processed and sent out we send out a review question...
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Working with Pride at FineAwards.com

Working with Pride!   Here at FineAwards.com, we take great pride in our all of the awards that we manufacture.  We want our customers to be excited about receiving their new awards.  We consistently receive compliments on our quality, customer service, art, production, and, of course, the final product.   Our customer service/sales team is pleased to assist customers answer any questions they may have.  Once the order is placed, the art team will work closely with the cl...
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Is employee turnover costing your company? Part 1 [Video]

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t4Jwf2MzACo Transcript Hello and welcome to the FineAwards.com recognition and retention roundup. There's no doubt about it - replacing employees is a stressful, time-consuming process. Finding new hires doesn't just take a toll on your schedule, though. Searching for qualified workers can cost your company in a number of ways. Let's take a look at how and why. When employees leave your organization, they also leave behind all of their...
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Review hiring techniques to increase retention

By: Seth Fine Employee retention is key to any organization's success for many reasons. Not only do seasoned veterans provide important insight into how to make positive advancements, but high worker turnover comes with a high price. If your company is constantly losing staff members, it is also losing finances. If you feel stumped about why seemingly qualified employees are exiting your workforce after just a short amount of time, you might want to take a closer lo...
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3 tips for retaining employees in the nonprofit sector

By: Seth Fine Working for a nonprofit organization can be extremely rewarding. Often, you are able to spend everyday making a difference for a cause that is close to your heart. As a manager in this sector, however, you know how difficult it can be to manage finances and dole out compensation worthy of your staff's talent and hard work. Without much room in the budget for bonus checks and consistent raises, you might be wondering how you can effectively retain worke...
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5 of the best cities for employee recognition

By: Seth FineEmployee recognition is a crucial part to the success of any business. Whether you show your staff you care by firing off congratulatory emails or regularly doling out well-deserved recognition awards, it is undoubtedly important to let your team know how grateful you are. While managers and human resource professionals throughout the nation show their staff they care, some U.S. cities go above and beyond in terms of acknowledging their workers, reported Forbes m...
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Golden Globes reward Hollywood’s best

By: Abigail Richards The 72nd annual Golden Globes took place Sunday, Jan. 12, in Los Angeles. The recognition awards were an evening of laughter, emotions and a few surprises. Hosts Tina Fey and Amy Poehler kept guests laughing all night as the prestigious awards were doled out to the entertainment industry's best and brightest. Film The most anticipated award of the night, Best Motion Picture, Drama, went to "Boyhood." CNN noted that this ...
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Top ways to reward your employees: Part 1 [VIDEO]

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kmmvPeLJv4I Transcript Greetings, and welcome to the FineAwards.com recognition and retention roundup. Today, we'll be starting our series on gifts your employees will undoubtedly appreciate. You might think that a raise is the only way to make your workers feel appreciated, but the truth is that a number of presents will have them feeling recognized and acknowledged. Is there a better gift than a reduced stress level? Removing daily r...
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People’s Choice Awards kick off entertainment awards season

By: Abigail Richards The People's Choice Awards, the first big ceremony of the entertainment awards' season, took place Wednesday, Jan. 7, in Los Angeles. The hosts, actors Allison Janney and Anna Farris, kept viewers entertained throughout the entire recognition awards. Time magazine noted that since the awards are chosen by fans, many people tuned in to see if their favorites would take home prizes. The Associated Press reported that Robert Downey J...
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What benefits are most important to employee retention?

By: Seth Fine As an employer, you want to attract the best candidates for your business - and keep them on board for years to come. To do this, it is crucial that you offer a competitive benefits package. It is important to give your workers a well-rounded bundle, but there are certain elements that are absolutely essential. Health care benefits  Having a good health package in place is absolutely essential to attracting and retaining workers, according to a 20...
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