3 Ways to Focus on Mental Health in the Workplace

May is Mental Health Awareness Month (aka Mental Health Month), and it’s a good time to examine how mental health issues impact the workplace. Things like depression, anxiety, and undiagnosed mental disorders are becoming more common among young people, even as substance use and anti-social behaviors continue to decline. But mental health is something we […]

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3 Ideas for Celebrating Teachers on National Teacher Appreciation Week

With National Teacher Day coming up on Tuesday, May 7 in conjunction with National Teacher Appreciation Week (May 7-12), it’s a good time to bring up that teaching is without a doubt one of the most stressful and under-appreciated professions in the world. The effort teachers put into engaging and educating our children is almost […]

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Quick Tips for Celebrating Administrative Professionals Week

Administrative Professionals Week is April 22-26 this year, a great event aimed at celebrating and recognizing the work of all the administrative professionals that keep the wheels of business moving. There are over 22 million administrative and office support professionals working in the United States alone, and they work in nearly every industry, making it […]

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3 Key Benefits of Offering Employees the Opportunity to Volunteer

April 7-13 is National Volunteer Week, an annual event celebrated by the Points of Light organization, the world’s largest organization dedicated to volunteer service. It’s a good time to talk about why it’s always a good idea to offer employees volunteer opportunities at least once in the year. Here are the three key benefits: Mental […]

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5 Fun Employee Engagement Tips for the Spring

Spring has officially sprung, a time of renewal and reinvigoration that naturally translates to more productivity. In fact, last Spring workers posted a three-year high productivity boost of +2.9% the average pace, and this year looks to be no different if companies can keep their employees engaged and satisfied. Here are 5 fun and creative […]

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10 Best Practices of Companies That Care

The Center for Companies That Care is a nonprofit established in 2003 to call attention to organizations that go above and beyond to enhance the well-being of their employees and community. On March 18th we celebrate Companies that Care Day, their annual recognition day to promote socially responsible work practices. What are those, you say? […]

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Marketing a Successful Recognition Program Launch

Even the best-engineered reward, recognition, and incentive programs will be in trouble if employees aren’t connected, informed and aware of the benefits and features they bring. With segmented and remote workforces becoming the norm, effectively communicating and marketing employee rewards is increasingly important, especially when launching or relaunching a program for the first time. Important […]

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5 Ways to Celebrate Employee Appreciation Day 2019

Friday, March 1st, 2019 is Employee Appreciation Day. What began as an unofficial holiday in 1995 has grown into one of the best opportunities of the year to engage, celebrate, and create memorable experiences for your employees. We all know that expressing appreciation is one of the most effective ways to increase productivity, reduce absenteeism, […]

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