Top 10 Employee Recognition Software Tools

by Ty Collins on July 6, 2020 in Employee Engagement, Employee Loyalty

Is employee recognition software good for your business? Unquestionably, but you have to ask yourself the following questions first: You can answer these questions when you have employee recognition tools. We are aware that you work very hard to make sure that your employees know that you value them and the work that they do, … Continue reading “Top 10 Employee Recognition Software Tools”

Guide for a Great July 4th Weekend

by Jillian Fehrenbach on July 2, 2020 in Articles

The upcoming holiday is typically a time of great fun with family and friends, and it’s especially nice when it falls over the weekend. Things may be a little different this year, but we have a few tips for making July 4th festive despite closures and social distancing restrictions. Make Use of Patriotic Décor Even … Continue reading “Guide for a Great July 4th Weekend”

Setting Up an Employee of the Month Program

by Ty Collins on June 24, 2020 in Employee Engagement, Employee Loyalty

Businesses face high levels of employment competition both locally and globally. For long-term success, business leaders must foster a team environment that regularly inspires peak performance levels. Otherwise, star talent will leave for greener pastures. According to statistics gathered by Deloitte, companies that have highly effective employee recognition programs have 31 percent less turnover than … Continue reading “Setting Up an Employee of the Month Program”

VIKTOR Travel Pulse: When will we travel?

by Jillian Fehrenbach on June 18, 2020 in Articles

The impacts of COVID-19 on incentive travel have been widespread and profound. While the situation remains dynamic and ever-changing, evidence is emerging that travel is about to rebound. Here are a few recent news items that reflect growing confidence in travel:  Incentive Research Foundation’s recent survey, COVID-19 and Disruption in the Incentive Travel, Meetings and … Continue reading “VIKTOR Travel Pulse: When will we travel?”

Remote World Recognition

by Ty Collins on June 3, 2020 in Employee Engagement, Team Engagement

Workplace culture is constantly evolving. With the influx of Millennials and Gen Zers into the workforce, workplace behaviors have experienced some distinct changes. One major shift is a growing emphasis on engaging employees recognizing their contributions to the company. Today’s employees grew up in a fast-paced world. They want to work quickly and efficiently. They … Continue reading “Remote World Recognition”

5 Ways You Can Adapt to post-COVID-19 Loyalty Marketing

by Ty Collins on May 28, 2020 in Articles, Employee Loyalty, Group Travel, Team Engagement

2020 began like every other year with experts making predictions about how the year ahead would play out. Experts looked into their crystal ball to explain how retail, tech, education, and other major economic areas would change because of disruptive transformations in the marketplace. Nobody, however, foresaw how COVID-19 would bring about unprecedented changes almost … Continue reading “5 Ways You Can Adapt to post-COVID-19 Loyalty Marketing”

Defining Employee Engagement and Making a Case for Nurturing It

by Ty Collins on May 12, 2020 in Employee Engagement

What do we mean by “employee engagement”? Employee engagement means that employees are committed to their companies. Employee engagement isn’t the same as employee satisfaction. It also means that these employees are connected to their organizations. In today’s world, a business will fail if its employees are not engaged, but it will succeed if the employees are fully … Continue reading “Defining Employee Engagement and Making a Case for Nurturing It”

8 Incentive Ideas for Remote Workers

by Ty Collins on May 3, 2020 in Employee Engagement, Incentive Travel

The coronavirus restrictions have forced many businesses to make changes in their daily operations, and an increasing number of companies are turning to work-from-home options. Younger workers are especially eager to embrace this idea, and many actively look for companies that offer this incentive. Now, numerous companies are feeling the pressure to offer meaningful benefits … Continue reading “8 Incentive Ideas for Remote Workers”

IRF Reports Incentive Trips Postponed, Not Cancelled

by Jillian Fehrenbach on April 23, 2020 in Articles

According to a new IRF Report, the majority of 2020 incentive trips are being postponed, rather than cancelled. Their recent survey gauges our industry’s pulse on the impact that COVID-19 is having on this year’s incentive travel award programs. More than 250 incentive providers participated in the survey during the first two weeks of April. … Continue reading “IRF Reports Incentive Trips Postponed, Not Cancelled”

Defining Employee Satisfaction and Why it Matters

by Ty Collins on April 19, 2020 in Articles, Employee Engagement, Employee Loyalty

There is a strong correlation between employee satisfaction and workforce productivity. When your employees are content at work and they are engaged, they are more likely to feel motivated to work hard to achieve a high level of output. Likewise, employees who are dissatisfied tend to do the minimum, and highly dissatisfied employees may eventually … Continue reading “Defining Employee Satisfaction and Why it Matters”