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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How and When to Give Custom Corporate Awards

There is no doubt most companies are aware of the important role recognition and appreciation plays in employee retention. Yet poorly managed employee awards are not unheard of. The worst offense: giving out cookie-cutter awards not addressed to anyone specific, through an interoffice mail! It feels like an afterthought (it probably is) and is insulting to the recipient. A company award program must be designed carefully. Research shows letting employees know they’re valued...
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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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Why Custom Awards?

Everyone likes to be recognized for their hard work, but it may be surprising to learn just how much of a difference that recognition can make on the job. Everything from employee satisfaction and engagement with the company to the amount of time hires are likely to keep their jobs can be influenced by whether they're rewarded for their contributions to the workplace. Attention drives retention  One big difference between employees who receive custom awards and those who d...
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Welcome to the FineAwards.com New Teamwork & Recognition Blog

Over the years FineAwards.com has dabbled with blogging and social media trying to figure out the what, why and how in order to bring our customers an interesting, fresh perspective from the awards and recognition industry.  It is with great pride that I finally get to introduce our new and improved Teamwork & Recognition Blog.  We are excited to share our experiences from more than 15 years helping clients design unique corporate awards including custom crystal award...
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