We live in a world where basically every store offers a frequency card or rewards program. In anticipation of the upcoming Easter holiday, local supermarkets will thank loyal customers all week by gifting them with a free ham or turkey. This small gesture is designed to encourage further spending and drive loyalty. But does it work? What happens after the meal is eaten? Read More
The ability to develop and utilize effective communication skills in business has never been needed more than today. Whether it is due to the millennial generations’ addiction to smartphones or the excessive amounts of technology at our disposal, the fact of the matter is that face-to-face communication is no longer made a priority to the younger generations in the workplace. As a result, people entering the workplace are not equipped with the necessary communication skills needed for business. Read More
In todays’ world of internet and e-commerce, more people than ever are buying products online with little to no interaction with customers, making it difficult for businesses to establish an actual connection with their clientele. This revolutionary shift began in the late 80s with SWREG, a global e-commerce solution that was designed to make it easier for software industry people to sell their products using “Merchant Account.” However, in 1994 Amazon.com was founded, selling each and everything online that has now only grown into the largest internet-based retailer in the world by total sales and market capitalization. Read More
Business Tips, Company Motivation, Customer Loyalty, Employee Appreciation, Employee Recognition, Incentive Rewards, Player Loyalty
In today’s current economy, employees and most importantly supervisors and executives need to prepare themselves to adapt successfully to a rapidly changing business environment. Globalism, technology, sociopolitical and demographic changes are influencing the way businesses operate in the future. Companies who still follow antiquated and outdated business models without looking at the bigger picture of the ever-growing market or younger generation are bound to fail. Read More
Most New Year’s resolutions don’t survive long enough to see March, and there are a myriad reasons as to why our ambitions fade away into the darkness. But, having a more productive year doesn’t require any life-changing revelations. Minor changes and adjustments to working habits that have often been ignored in the past can make a big difference. Here are five simple tips and tricks to make you have a more productive 2017 in the office. Read More
A company’s culture is the fingerprint, the DNA, the identifier and genetic makeup of what a company stands for, believes in, and promotes to its employees, partners and clients. The makeup of company culture encompasses numerous factors like the office environment, professional development opportunities, and employment perks, just to name a few. So why is company culture so important and how does it affect the bottom line of a business? Read More
Building a sustainable company requires making investments in the present that will benefit us in the future. With the current economic landscape creating higher health care costs, employee wellness has become crucially important. So why implement a wellness program? Rymax Marketing Services Inc. explains four major benefits of a wellness program and why investing in your employees is imperative. Read More
The ability to lead effectively is based on a number of key skills you’ve acquired throughout your life. When these skills are mastered and utilized in the workplace, it provides leaders the ability to think strategically and navigate the unknown effectively with organized action planning. So what are these necessary skills for success? Read More
It is estimated that one in five people are considered to be chronic procrastinators. That makes up 20 percent of our population who are suffering a serious problem. According to Joseph Ferrari, a psychology professor at DePaul University, author of ‘Still Procrastinating’, and a leading expert in the study of procrastination stated, “For those 20 percent, telling them to just “do it” is like “telling a clinically depressed person to cheer up.” Ferrari also added, “If I have a dozen things to do, obviously #10, #11, and #12 have to wait. The real procrastinator has those 12 things, maybe does one or two of them, then rewrites the list, then shuffles it around, then makes an extra copy of it. That’s procrastinating. That’s different.” So how does one overcome procrastination in the workplace? Anticipation. As we head into fourth quarter, it is important to anticipate your increasing amount of work and plan accordingly. Rymax has put together six reasons on how anticipation in the workforce is imperative. Read more and plan your future properly!
Inspire Employee Performance with Innovative Incentives!
Is cash the best incentive instrument you can utilize to motivate employees or is it tangible rewards? There are a lot of myths surrounding cash incentives that major corporations like Facebook or Google throw around. For one, cash rewards depreciate over time. Secondly, any of the significant value that money once had is all lost as soon as it goes into one’s bank account. As a result, companies end up spending more money, not achieving what their initial goals were; to make employees feel appreciated, find the relationship mutually beneficial, and retain them over time. When it comes to incentives, fast cash means quickly forgotten. Tangible rewards create trophy value that lasts a lifetime. The gift becomes a constant reminder of the task completed, work involved to complete it and recognition back to the corporation. Read More