Author Archives: Mary Olinger

6 Key Employee Recognition Stats

Bluefin Circle Glass Award

Employee recognition and appreciation can provide your company or organization with numerous benefits. Having a solid recognition program in place can increase productivity, decrease turnover, and reduce absenteeism. It’s important for employees to feel valued for the work they do. They want and need to be recognized for the contributions they make to their team […]

Four Reasons to Choose Engraved Acrylic Plaques for Corporate Awards

If you are looking for awards to honor the top achievers at your company, you want to make sure it’s personal and rewarding. One of the most popular options for corporate awards is engraved acrylic plaques. If you are wondering whether or not they are the right choice for your needs, here are four reasons […]

Tips for Designing and Implementing an Employee of the Month Awards Program

Finally, things are returning to something like normal and many are returning to traditional workspaces. It’s the perfect time to revisit your employee recognition program and develop new ideas. Implementing an employee of the month award program is a great way to improve employee morale as everyone continues to adjust to a new normal. It’s […]

The Art of Choosing Sports Trophies

As we move further into 2021 and put the pandemic behind us, sports teams and leagues are winding back up. Kids are ready to play, and coaches are ready to coach. As sports arenas and fields adjust to new social distancing guidelines, it’s exciting to know things look a little more like normal. Eagerly, everyone […]

Three Creative Ways to Display Trophies

There are a lot of different types of workplace awards from paperweights to desk sets to crystal trophies. If you received a paperweight as an award, it easily fits on your desk. But what if you were rewarded with more traditional trophies? You may not have a desk large enough to display trophies. Do you […]

What is Pickleball and Why Is it So Popular?

We have learned how to continue doing the things we love safely during the pandemic. Sports centers and gyms have adapted safety measures to ensure everyone can continue working out in a safe environment. That’s good news for pickleball lovers. As the weather warms up, this game can be played outdoors. But until then, you’ll […]

Types of Employee Awards that Inspire Excellence

Employees who achieve milestones or do great work deserve the utmost respect and appreciation. Giving out employee awards is an excellent way to extend your appreciation and respect for what they have accomplished. There are a lot of different types of awards. How do you know what type of award is the best way to […]

4 Outstanding Ways to Honor Retirees As We Transition into 2021

Because of the pandemic, much of today’s workforce are taking early retirement. These workers have often spent years with the company and made significant contributions. They may have offered strong advice or mentoring for younger workers around the watercooler or in the breakroom. The older workforce has spent hours in meetings and contributed to company […]

Updating Your Employee Rewards Strategies in 2021

When you have a positive outlook, even a crisis can be seen as an opportunity. For employers, the pandemic is a great time to reevaluate employee rewards strategies. Once you’ve taken a good look and adapted to account for the current work environment, employee rewards can still be used to inspire excellence, enthusiasm, and engagement […]

Ways to Boost Employee Morale and Motivation During a Pandemic

Businesses have been under a lot of stress due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Many have had to find ways to keep employees working. As businesses and organizations shift to remote options for some employees and adjust allow for social distancing while working on-site, employee morale is a big concern. Employees are trying to adjust to […]