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June 13, 2017 12:00 AM
Social Media Part Two: Employee Recognition

As we recently discussed, social media can be used to boost your brand, but it can also be an effective tool to recognize your employees. [...]

June 8, 2017 12:00 AM
Social Media Part One: Brand Recognition

With over 2 billion users worldwide, social media is a very powerful tool. It’s no secret that consumers base daily decisions on outlets such as [...]

June 1, 2017 12:00 AM
How To Match Your Leadership With The Greatest Coaches In Sports

As we are in the throws of the NBA and NHL playoffs, and well on our way into the baseball season, it is worth noting the relevance of sports [...]

May 19, 2017 12:00 AM
3 Ways to Beat the Summer Slump Before it Hits

Now that the weather is finally getting warmer, it gets tougher to be in the office all day. When summer hits, by Tuesday at noon, everyone is [...]

May 12, 2017 12:00 AM
How To Apply The IRF’s Behavioral Economics Research To Your Company Today

The Incentive Research Foundation recently released a fascinating research study which brings new insight to the incentive industry.

May 4, 2017 12:00 AM
Three Ways to Keep Millennials Engaged in the Workplace

Millennials and their role in the workplace continue to be a hot topic for discussion across most industries. I don’t necessarily like to single [...]

April 28, 2017 12:00 AM
Building Relationships for Effective Employee Engagement

In 2015, GALLUP reported that 32% of Americans were considered engaged in their jobs, 50% were unengaged, while 17% were “actively disengaged.” [...]

April 19, 2017 12:00 AM
Streamlining Disbursement in the Trucking Industry

The American Trucking Association reports that in 2015 there were 3.5 million employed truck drivers in the US. Typically, risks and costs [...]

April 13, 2017 12:00 AM
Why the Trucking Industry Needs Workplace Incentives Now

Worker retention is a challenge hitting nearly every major industry these days. For example, in the trucking industry, truck driver shortage hit [...]

April 6, 2017 12:00 AM
Want to Juice Your Channel Incentives? Connect With the Sales Reps

In many industries, incentives play a large part in channel sales performance, but if communication touchpoints and incentives aren’t reaching [...]

March 30, 2017 12:00 AM
E-Gift Cards: Where Are They Now?

A 2010 article in HR magazine reviewed e-gift cards (electronic gift cards) and forecast their growth in the incentive industry. It focused on [...]

March 22, 2017 12:00 AM
What to Look For in a Prepaid Debit Card Rewards Disbursement Platform

We’ve seen the explosive growth of prepaid debit cards in incentive, reward and recognition programs. Incentive magazine reports a 17 percent [...]

March 14, 2017 12:00 AM
Gift Card Trophy Value: Why Cash Is NOT King

Based on a 2008 survey by Incentive Magazine, the top two gift card uses in incentive programs are to recognize performance (70.2percent) and [...]

March 2, 2017 12:00 AM
Don’t Just Motivate Your Employees—Inspire Them

Businesses know that genuinely motivated employees are engaged employees—they are more productive and more loyal. So, time and resources are [...]

February 21, 2017 12:00 AM
Would You Treat Your Best Customers Like You Treat Your Employees?

As an HR professional and as a consumer, I keep my eyes on trends. Trend-watching keeps me ahead of the change curve when it comes to HR. As a [...]

February 14, 2017 12:00 AM
How to Build a Culture of Trust and Why You Need It

At a time when “fake news” captures headlines and eyeballs, concerns about trust have raised anxiety and confusion in our political sphere. I see [..]