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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Why Employee Retention Is Important

In October of 2014, over two and a half million employees quit their jobs, the highest number since 2010. When one side of the job market is filled with eager applicants and college graduates, what motivates the other side to quit in droves? A company may have the best ideas and most up-to-date technology, but without the human capital to run it, it’s worthless. Revolving door syndrome, where employees come and go, is very much real and costs companies thousands of dol...
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Employee Recognition Affects Employee Morale

You’d have a hard time finding anyone who doesn’t like being recognized for his/her work. Some people might not like public recognition, but any form of recognition is critical to employee retention. That’s because motivation comes from both internal and external factors. People are motivated by their own desire for success and appreciation can fuel that motivation even more. Importance of Employee Recognition Humans have a fundamental need to be valued and appreciated....
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5 Tips For Motivating Employees

5 Tips For Motivating Employees At FineAwards.com we put our money where our mouth is. A key component of our success is how we handle our own employee structure. We don’t just talk about recognition and retention we accomplish it. Motivating employees to learn, to grow, to try challenging new assignments, and to work together as a team can be incredibly fulfilling. Below are a few tips we follow closely to build an atmosphere of comradery. 1. We inspire our employee...
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Kickin’ off 2015 with Positive Customer Service at FineAwards.com

It’s 2015 - a new year and fresh start. Time to recap on what was done over the year and to focus on areas that can be improve. FineAwards.com welcomes the New Year with new goals and higher expectations. Our Customer Service in 2014 was top notch and 2015 we plan to be stronger than ever. Here are ways we can stay motivated and upbeat heading into the New Year: -Optimize on our customer feedback. After every order is processed and sent out we send out a review question...
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The FineAwards.com definition of Customer Service

As an online business customer service plays an even bigger role at our company since we do not have a showroom or much face to face interaction with our clients. The experience we deliver will be directly related to the perception of our team, our process and our quality. Striving for an easy, informative and fun experience is a promise we keep to all of our customers.   One of our customer service enthusiasts, Heather Holmes, has been a part of the FineAwards.com family go...
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