Team FineAwards.com fishes the Miami Sportfish Tournament

Once again, Team FineAwards.com was the official crystal awards sponsor for the Miami Sportfishing Tournament held Saturday, April 25, 2015. Over 50 boats were registered with over $50,000 in prize money up for grabs. FineAwards.com had 2 entries in the tournament with high hopes of improving on last year’s 2nd place overall finish. While we didn’t quite grab the top prize, we did land the largest kingfish of the tournament at 42 pounds. The overall winner was Erin’s Add...
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How social media can boost employee recognition: Part 2 [Video]

Greetings and welcome back to the FineAwards.com recognition and retention roundup. Let's continue our discussion on how you can use social media to strengthen your employee recognition techniques and reduce turnover. In today's workplace structure, it's not unusual for companies to have team members working remotely or constantly traveling. This can lead to a sense of disconnect and a lack of overall unity, but social media makes it easy to bridge these gaps. Make an effo...
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Retain workers regardless of location

By: Seth Fine You've probably heard the old adage "location, location, location," when it comes to good real estate purchases. This phrase could easily be applied to jobs as well. While committed professionals are always looking for new opportunities, it can be difficult to tear talent away from cities that offer exciting culture and high quality of life. If your business is based in a geographically undesirable location, there are still ways you can recruit and retain top...
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FineAwards.com Celebrates Take your Kids to Work Day

On Friday April 10th, the FineAwards.com office was full of little voices eager to celebrate Take your Kids to Work Day. The little troops were first assembled for an introduction to all the employees. Next it was time for each of them to fill out their first resume and read it to the group. Popular career choices included artist, teacher, fireman and ballerina. Once orientation was complete, it was time for the new FineAwards.com employees to create their own award. E...
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Twan Russell Life Skills Golf Tournament – FineAwards.com

It was our pleasure to once again sponsor the Twan Russell Life Skills Golf Tournament. FineAwards.com has been supporting this great cause for more than 10 years and our favorite part is still seeing how the kids it helps participate in the event. Friday night was the sponsor party at Dave & Busters. There was food and drinks for all and unlimited gaming for the kids. Then our golf team played in the Saturday afternoon scramble. We were thrilled to be joined by Jeff Cros...
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How social media can boost employee recognition: Part 1 [Video]

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j0k9jgborik Hello, and welcome to the FineAwards.com recognition and retention roundup. As a leader in your company, chances are you're familiar with how social media can propel your business forward from a marketing perspective. Did you know that you can use these Internet platforms to strengthen internal relationships as well? Let's take a look at how social media can bolster your employee recognition techniques. First of all, social...
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How to recruit to retain: Part 2 [Video]

Hello, and welcome back to the FineAwards.com recognition and retention roundup. We're currently discussing how recruitment techniques can have an impact on employee retention. Last time, we looked at how attending live and virtual job fairs can help you attract the right long-term talent for your company. Now, let's look at other ways you can bring in the best employees. No matter how interesting and important the mission of your company is, if you don't have an engaging ...
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How to throw a casual and successful office party

By: Seth Fine Part of retaining your top workers is regularly recognizing all the effort they put into your organization. Daily emails or memos offering thanks are great, simple ways to show you care, but it is also important to formally acknowledge your team's hard work. An excellent and affordable way to do this is by throwing casual office parties. Choose one Friday every month and assemble your workforce for food, mingling and awards. Unsure where to begin planning you...
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How you can show your manager you care

By: Seth Fine Everyone knows that good bosses recognize and reward their employees for doing great work. Part of being a top employee, however, is returning the favor. If you do not receive acknowledgement for a job well done, you are more likely to have a negative work experience and therefore search for opportunities elsewhere. The same idea applies to upper management professionals - if they do not feel appreciated in their position of power, they may look toward...
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How to plan the perfect employee recognition ceremony: Part 2 [Video]

Greetings, and welcome back to the FineAwards.com recognition and retention roundup. To keep retention rates high and your overall business running smoothly, it's crucial that you acknowledge the time and effort your staff devotes to their jobs. The perfect way to show them you care is by hosting an awards ceremony. Let's go over some tips to help you make it the best night ever. When it comes to issuing the prizes, choose a vibrant and energetic emcee. This evening should...
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