What Every Boss Ought To Know About Employee Recognition

If you’re an employer, you might think employee recognition is not necessary. After all, your employees are being compensated for their time and work, so why should you go the extra mile to recognize them? Human motivation isn’t so cut and dry. Most people have the innate drive to feel like they matter, that what they do has meaning and they’re contributing to what they belong to, whether it is family, church, organization, or society at large. For your employees, recog...
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And the Winners of the GridIron Grill-Off Are?

On November 14th, the Gridiron Grill-Off Food and Wine Festival took place at the Pompano Beach Amphitheatre. Celebrity Chef’s from Florida’s finest restaurants teamed up with Miami Dolphins legends to compete for top honors. Winners were decided by fan voting as they walked around sampling food and drinks. 100% of the proceeds from this fantastic event went to benefit Offerdahl’s Hand-Off Foundation and its mission to “Feed the Needs of Kids in Crisis”. Contributions pro...
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Company Baby Shower for Yoremi

We recently celebrated a very special occasion for one of our most beloved employees. Yoremi Campos is expecting a baby soon, so with the help of several staff members we organized a baby shower for her. The team enjoyed delicious food and drinks finished off with cake. Yoremi opened up all her presents and was thrilled with all the gifts for her newborn. You can never have too many diapers. She also received a nice gift certificate from the staff to help with her needs on...
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4 Ways To Keep Your Employees Happy

Employee retention is a tricky thing. Average employees now leave after 3.8 years and are expected to cycle through jobs more often than the previous generation. So why bother trying to retain them at all? Perhaps another way of looking at it is to know why they leave in first place. The often-stated reasons are not enough pay, not enough recognition, not enough connection to the big picture, and not getting along with management. From here, you can engineer your compan...
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Taking Recognition Awards to the Next Level

Employees thrive on recognition. When companies show their employees appreciation for exceptional work, employee satisfaction and retention increase. If an employee does decide to leave, they will likely do so with positive feelings about the company they worked for. An employee retention strategy is important for attracting and keeping top talent. While a certain level of attrition is expected, recognizing employee performance will bode well for companies. There’s a reaso...
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