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Want to increase workplace productivity?

Want to increase workplace productivity?

September 18th 2019 - employee motivation, employee engagement, engagement, employees, recognition, reward
We all know those who are satisfied with their jobs report being happier overall, however, the benefits of being a satisfied employee may extend even further than previously thought

Employee satisfaction means lower staff turnover and increased productivity, sure, but recent studies suggest that, for those that love what they do, it even has long-term health benefits. Workplace satisfaction speaks into concentration, focus, physical and mental health, and the ability to manage personal finances and relationships outside of work.

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Leading with others in mind

Leading with others in mind

September 4th 2019 - Leadership, Diversity
At its heart, servant leadership is about leaders meeting the needs of their followers by demonstrating ethics and empathy – and much less about ego and personal ambition.

When some people hear the phrase ‘servant leadership’, they automatically associate it with a ‘soft management’ style and believe it’s impossible to serve and lead at the same and is incompatible with the tough world of business.

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Boosting employee engagement through Gamification. A checklist

Boosting employee engagement through Gamification. A checklist

June 4th 2019 - employee motivation, employee engagement, engagement
The second of our two-part series that highlights how gamification can be an opportunity for boosting employee engagement. Jen Norton shares with us a check-list to support your employee engagement journey.
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How to boost employee engagement with Gamification.

How to boost employee engagement with Gamification.

May 21st 2019 - employee motivation, employee engagement, engagement
Ah, that perennial ‘employee engagement challenge’ that continues to confound HR and internal communication teams around the world. Jen Norton believes that gamification is part of the solution. Here are her suggestions on implementation for increased engagement
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Leadership is a two-way street; it’s loyalty up and loyalty down

Leadership is a two-way street; it’s loyalty up and loyalty down

March 12th 2019 - employee motivation, employee engagement, engagement
Rich White writes on how to leverage your profit and growth through customer loyalty

Let’s demystify a common bit of management jargon right out the blocks – starting with ‘Service Profit Chain’. It’s about how the value that your business ultimately provides is actually driven by your employee’s satisfaction, loyalty and productivity. In the search to reach the maximum customer satisfaction you should turn your thoughts to how you engage with your employees.

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Meet the team: Matt

Meet the team: Matt

May 24th 2018 - employees, company, meet the team, incentivesmart
Who are you and what do you do at incentivesmart?

I’m Matt, the Business Development Manager at incentivesmart. I studied a degree in golf (really!) at University, following this I tried my hand playing golf full time. Unfortunately, this didn’t work out as I’d dreamt. I then proceeded to spend many years working in the leisure industry.

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Why Should You Care about Employee Engagement?

Why Should You Care about Employee Engagement?

February 6th 2018 - employee motivation, employee engagement, engagement

There’s a reason you get up, go to work and work hard, right?

Everyone’s reasons and motivation for going to work will vary to some degree. Yes, it would be fair to say regardless of job or profession most people’s motivation to work is underlined by financial circumstance, the basic need to provide shelter, food and of course Wi-Fi for themselves or their family.

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2018 - The Year of Engagement

2018 - The Year of Engagement

January 17th 2018 - employee motivation, employee engagement, engagement, customer loyalty

The festive period almost seems like a blurry and distant memory but now we are all propelled forward into the new working year feeling refreshed and exuberant.

It can be difficult bringing in the new year with the expectation of starting something new and we understand that even just thinking of a resolution can seem pretty daunting.

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How Celebrity is Creating Engagement, and What Business Can Learn From Them

How Celebrity is Creating Engagement, and What Business Can Learn From Them

October 11th 2017 - employee motivation, employee engagement, employees, recognition, reward

Social media platforms used for engagement, such as Twitter and Snapchat aren’t for everyone. But one quick dip into the sea of celebrity and influencers can show you just how good these people (or their social media managers) are at marketing.

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Meet The Team: Kieran

Meet The Team: Kieran

September 6th 2017 - employees, company, meet the team, incentivesmart
Who are you and what do you do at incentivesmart?

I’m Kieran, one of the Account Managers at incentivesmart, and I manage a number of our key accounts.

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How Important is Timing in Recognition?

How Important is Timing in Recognition?

September 6th 2017 - employee motivation, employee engagement, employees, customer loyalty, recognition, reward

We all know what it feels like to be recognised for achieving.

It’s great to be praised and rewarded for a job well done. But we also know how important it is to be recognised in good time. Leave it a little too long, and we feel ignored, like the work we’ve done has just swept away in the masses, and in worse cases it can lead to a disgruntled work-force.

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Meet The Team: Tim

Meet The Team: Tim

July 5th 2017 - employees, company, meet the team, incentivesmart
Who are you and what do you do at incentivesmart?

I’m Tim Harris and am the Senior Front-end Developer here at incentivesmart. I originally did a degree in Multimedia Design and have 18 years experience in web-related technologies.

I’m currently working on some interactive websites for various promotions and designing up engaging email flyers.

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Meet The Team: Wayne

Meet The Team: Wayne

May 5th 2017 - employees, company, meet the team, incentivesmart
Who are you and what do you do at incentivesmart?

Hi I’m Wayne and I’m the Business Development Manager at incentivesmart. I am fairly new to the company and I work on New Business and member recruitment for one of our largest accounts.

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The Golden Rule

The Golden Rule

May 5th 2017 - employee motivation, employee engagement, customer loyalty

In life, we know to follow the Golden Rule “Do as you would be done by”; simply put ‘treat others as you would want to be treated’. But internally in business this is far too often forgotten.

All companies have guidelines and best practices for how their customers should be treated. Repeat custom and loyalty is so important to a thriving and successful, long standing business, but many companies don’t catch onto the fact that these same best practices should be extended to staff, and that the type of service staff provide to each other will be directly reflected in the way external service is provided.

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