Rewarding the Road Warrior: What Businesses Can Do to Recognize Employees Who Are ‘On the Road Again’
“On the road again
Goin’ places that I’ve never been
Seein’ things that I may never see again
And I can’t wait to get on the road again…”
Or can they?
The debate continues over whether business travel, which was almost completed halted by the pandemic, will ever resume.
Stress, anxiety, boredom and an excess of food in the kitchen pantry led to overeating in many households across America over the last 12 months. We all moved less and consumed more and traded in skinny jeans for athleisure. So, it’s no surprise our waistlines are just a little bit thicker. Read More
There is no question that in-person events have tremendous value on both the organization hosting and participants attending. However, during trying times like these, recognizing employees, celebrating work milestones and bringing clients and corporate teams together is more important than ever. Read More
Presidents’ Day is a time for people to reflect on some of our past leaders, the hardships and struggles they endured during their presidency and how they learned from and overcame immense trials and tribulations in order to move our country forward as a whole. Company and office structure are not that much different, with a group of leaders helping their team reach common goals in order to achieve success for a much bigger corporate vision or corporate goal. Read More
Each year we celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week during the first week in May. All year long, teachers go above and beyond to help their students learn and grow, so parents and students take this time to say, ‘thank you’ and recognize their hard work and mentorship. Beyond school years, mentorship also plays an important role in corporate America. Read More
Motivation is not one-size-fits-all…and neither are rewards. Every employee thinks differently, communicates differently and executes their daily functions in a different way…and they’re all driven by different factors. Read More
Most companies know the importance of employee evaluations. Some employees and bosses dread this yearly process, but no one can deny that the chance to have good work acknowledged is a definite confidence booster. Read More
As summer approaches, pools start opening and invitations to backyard BBQ’s and pool parties will start showing up in your mailbox. With the thought of hamburgers, hot dogs and pizza parties dancing in our heads, we started thinking …What makes pizza such a universally loved guilty pleasure? Read More
Being able to motivate your team can have its challenging moments. How do you keep your strategy fresh and engaging for your employees? Many employers are taking the same approach that they have been for the last 5, 10 or even 20 years…and employees are left uninspired and bored. Read More
Walmart announced that many of its employees will receive a modest, one-time cash bonus in their paychecks this week due to a successful Q4 in 2017. While this is commendable and everyone loves to be recognized, you have to wonder: while it’s appreciated at the time it is received, will the contribution make a lasting impression? Will employees remember five years from now how they spent the money? Probably not. Read More