Inspiration for Motivation Features
Six out of 10 American shoppers intend to use points they've earned through customer loyalty programs to save money on holiday gift buying this year, according to research from Colloquy.
According to the Fall 2014 Pulse Study from the Incentive Research Foundation, trends continue to stabilize compared with previous survey periods, with overall trends nearing those reported in 2008.
The B2B gift card market—encompassing employee and sales incentives, together with customer loyalty programs—continues to grow in size and popularity, reflecting ever-wider enthusiasm by recipients, according to the Incentive Gift Card Council (IGCC).
If one of your goals is ensuring employees are engaged and motivated, it's important to understand their perspective on their careers. BlessingWhite recently announced the release of a 2014 research report on Career, which captures the current perspectives—from both employees and employers—on the topic of career.
As the Affordable Care Act (ACA) becomes reality for millions of Americans, a paper from the Performance Improvement Council (PIC) of the Incentive Marketing Association (IMA) concludes that "one of the most effective ways to improve the quality of patient care is to invest in helping healthcare employees feel more engaged in their work" so they have a better chance to realize their goal of "helping patients and saving lives."
As workers become ever more connected to 24/7 technology, are businesses forgetting the value of face-to-face meetings and interpersonal connection? Leaders from across the meetings and events industry recently unveiled a new national campaign to showcase the substantial value derived from business meetings, conferences, conventions, incentive travel, trade shows and exhibitions. The campaign, "Meetings Mean Business," will create an information and advocacy platform that highlights the industry's pivotal role in creating jobs, generating economic value and driving business success.