What Color is Best for Your Crystal Award

Do your awards mean something? Adding color to your awards can add a different connotation to your award and make it even more meaningful. FineAwards.com offers 11 different colors of crystal for designing and personalizing custom awards! Colored crystal does more than just look pretty or even match your company logo. Colors carry meaning, whether it stems from historical tradition, psychological phenomena, or industrial norms. Red Crystal Do you want your award to grab a...
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Recognition Awards: An American History

Our American Eagle Statue Award featuring a bronze finish eagle on a rustic looking flag, all on a wood base.
Ever wonder where recognition awards started? Well, it was in America during the Revolutionary War! George Washington was the first person to recognize common soldiers for their service. These first awards for valor awarded to a soldier regardless of their class went to three soldiers who acted heroically at a crucial time during the Revolutionary War! With the Fourth of July right around the corner, let's take a look at the history of recognition awards and see how recogniti...
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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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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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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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Why the Art Department Seeks Approval for Proofs Five Production Days before Shipping

As soon as an artist is assigned to your order to begin proofing, it is ideal for all artwork – as well as any recipient names and award information specifics – to be uploaded as soon as possible. This eliminates added correspondence between artist and customer that might slow down the proofing process and potentially cut into the five-day window that we request for printing, reviewing, laying artwork onto the pieces, etching, cleaning, quality control, packaging and shipping...
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Fall Season is Here!

This is my favorite time of the year!  The leaves are changing colors (not in South Florida, but in most places), the weather is getting cooler, football season is in full swing, the Pumpkin Spice Latte is back, and it is the beginning of our busy awards season!  In preparation of award season, our warehouse team at FineAwards.com worked diligently all summer long on fine-tuning our procedures and skills.   Our production team welcomed “The Sandman” (hyperlink “The Sandman”...
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Crystal Awards for End of Year Gifts

Crystal Awards for End of Year Gifts            With the holidays soon approaching and the end of the fiscal year, now is the time to plan your corporate award ceremony. Your team has been working hard all year to hit their goals, now it’s time for you reward them with beautiful crystal awards. From Stars to Diamonds, Eagles to Towers, crystal awards come in a variety of shapes and themes to fit any need and any budget.   Each award can be personalized with recipient informa...
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Should I get Colorfill on my Awards?

The beauty of our finely crafted glass and crystal awards lend themselves best with the simple yet elegant sandblasted white frosted look; however we can add a touch of color to your pieces to enhance the final look of your design. Adding colorfill to your pieces is the perfect way to make your personalized text stand out, we offer a wide variety of colors and while we do not color match we will do our best to make sure your awards exceed your expectations.  Note that not ...
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