Inspiration for Motivation Features

December 2013

Recognition Council Highlights New Workforce Realities

A white paper issued by the Incentive Marketing Association's Recognition Council, titled "The Recognition Revolution," underscores the importance of taking bold new moves to recognize and motivate a workforce that is increasingly becoming a largely virtual "workforce community" comprised of core employees, strategic partners, outsourced functions and independent workers, rather than a mainly homogenous group of bona fide employees.

October 2013

Incentives for Employees, Customers See Dramatic Growth

A new study conducted by the Incentive Federation confirms that the non-cash incentives market is thriving, with 74 percent of U.S. businesses spending $76.9 billion annually on incentive travel, merchandise and gift cards.

August 2013

IMA Recognizes Five Firms for Successful Incentives

Five companies, each facing challenges to engage and motivate employees and sales teams, creatively used incentive campaigns to achieve successful results, winning the Incentive Marketing Association's 2013 Circle of Excellence Awards, presented in July at the association's 13th Annual Executive Summit in Denver.

June 2013

Survey Shows Americans Have More Room for Loyalty

Maritz Loyalty Marketing unveiled the results of a comprehensive study into U.S. consumer loyalty programs, including what American consumers consider to be the highest-rated programs. The survey also shows that Americans have plenty of room for more loyalty programs.

April 2013

Turnover Problems? Consider Work-Life Balance

For the third year in a row, the International Health, Racquet and Sportsclub Association's regular examination of health clubs' financial performance has shown improved performance, according to the IHRSA Index.