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

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 your celebration? U...
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How you can show your manager you care

Everyone knows 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 acknowledgment 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 a career transition. Keep you...
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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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4 tips for retaining top construction staff

Some people may view the construction industry as being an easy field when it comes to hiring. Although it may appear that managers in this sector have a vast pool of qualified applicants to choose from, in reality, it can be quite difficult to nail down true construction talent. In a field that is constantly evolving, it is crucial that leaders practice effective retention strategies to hold on to their best workers. Construction industry recognition is just as important as ...
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Why your workplace should celebrate staff birthdays

As a manager, you know the importance of recognizing your employees' professional achievements. To keep staff feeling happy and maintain a low turnover rate, you probably send out congratulatory emails or leave encouraging memos on the desks of your top performers. While acknowledging work-related success is certainly an effective retention strategy, it is also crucial you take an interest in the personal lives of your workers. One simple way to make them feel appreciated and...
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Stars shine at iHeartRadio Music Awards

Despite the largest award shows of the season being over, the entertainment industry is still issuing recognition awards to its most talented performers. The second annual iHeartRadio Music Awards were held at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles recently, and the music world's best and brightest came out to sing, laugh and acknowledge industry greats. Taylor Swift was one of the night's biggest winners. The singer took home the award for Best Lyrics for the song "Blank Sp...
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How to get the most out of your employees

Undoubtedly, you chose your employees for a reason. After reviewing their resumes and interviewing with them, you felt as though their qualifications and personalities made for a good fit in your organization. So why aren't they performing at levels you know they're capable of? Perhaps it could have something to do with your institution's culture and managerial techniques. It's a good idea to re-evaluate these practices if you sense a drop in production since lower motivation...
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4 ways to boost employee morale

By: Seth Fine Low workplace morale can have dire consequences for your organization. It can directly affect production, causing your institution to operate below its potential. It can also influence worker happiness, which could ultimately result in a high turnover rate. Keep your staff productive, happy and satisfied by placing a focus on the spirit and energy of your office. Use these four techniques to boost employee morale and maintain a thriving organization. 1...
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Our New Sr. Director of Internet Marketing!

We are extremely excited to announce the addition to our team of Jeff Klein. Jeff is a 15-year veteran of the Internet Marketing industry. He has held senior level positions in web design, Internet Marketing, and e-commerce. Mr. Klein has experience building and managing online Marketing and search optimization strategies for small to mid-sized businesses across many different markets. An award winning web designer, Mr. Klein also holds certifications in Search Engine Mark...
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