Employee Industry News: November 2016

November 30, 2016 Perks Employee

We’ve been reading up on employee motivation recently. Here are a few articles that explain the what, why and how of motivating your team.

Just Say ‘Thank You’ to the People You Work With
NYMAG.com
Psychological research in recent years has, in fact, shown evidence for the motivational powers of a little appreciation at the office, writes journalist Janice Kaplan in her new book, The Gratitude DiariesRead the article.

 

Former Walmart.com CEO Explains How to Nurture Star Employees
Yahoo Finance
High-potential performers (or Hi-Pos) stand out due to their associative thinking skills—which help solve problems and drive innovation—their strong emotional awareness, and their incredible perseverance, according to Carter Cast, a clinical professor of innovation and entrepreneurship at the Kellogg School and former CEO of Walmart.com, a division of Walmart (WMT). Read the article.

 

At Work, Men are More Motivated by their own Success than Women
Fortune
A new report sheds light on how employee engagement differs by gender. Read the article.

 

Millennials want Jobs that Promote their Well-Being
Gallup
Work-life balance is increasingly important in today's job market, but it's especially crucial to millennials. Read the article.

 

The Nine Types of Employees – and How to Motivate Them
The Guardian
According to motivational expert James Sale, we have our own unique blend of motivators. By identifying these nine motivators in your team and adapting your leadership style to each employee, you will be able to better engage staff to succeed in their roles. Read the article.

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Engaging employees of various backgrounds, interests, and generations may seem next to impossible. As an employer you want to reward your workers on an individual and meaningful level for reaching business goals, but may not have the time or knowledge to do so. If your organization is suffering in the areas of: retention, attracting new talent, low satisfaction, or safety issues among others, consider partnering with Perks. By pairing our Science of Motivation™ methodology with your unique business needs, our incentive programs have a proven track record of strengthening all areas of employee engagement, most importantly: productivity and ROI. Our programs address your concerns and provide unique employee engagement solutions by rewarding workers based on performance. Whether rewarding an employee for going above and beyond, referring new talent, or taking the necessary steps to prevent workplace accidents, Perks will work with you to design the ultimate incentive program to meet your

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