Inspiration for Motivation Features

December 2015

SHRM Says Fewer Are Hosting Holiday Parties for Employees This Year

While a majority of organizations will toast their employees with a holiday or end-of-year party, a growing number of employers are saying no to a party. However, nearly one-quarter will give non-performance-related gifts to employees this year.

October 2015

New IMA Study Examines Award Preferences, Dispels Myths

Companies looking to reward and motivate their employees with incentive awards need to focus on the total reward experience, and it frequently doesn't include cash, according to a new study commissioned by the Incentive Marketing Association.

August 2015

IMA Recognizes Five Firms with Circle of Excellence Awards for Successful Incentives

Five companies, each facing challenges to engage and motivate their employees and sales teams, creatively used incentive campaigns to achieve successful results, winning the Incentive Marketing Association's (IMA) 2015 Circle of Excellence Awards, presented at the association's 16th annual Executive Summit in Nashville.

June 2015

Employee Recognition Programs Continue Upward Trend to Achieve Organizational Goals

Recognition programs can be the key to motivating employees and driving organizational results, according to a survey, "Trends in Employee Recognition," by WorldatWork and underwritten by ITA Group.

April 2015

IRF Study Looks at Incentive Trends

A new study from the Incentive Research Foundation, "10 Trends for Merchandise and Gift Card Programs in 2015," notes that retaining top performers and preparing them to take over the reins during the next decade is a top priority for most organizations. A crucial part of that process will involve merchandise and gift cards programs that inspire and connect with these future leaders, keeping them happy, productive and engaged.

February 2015

Bersin by Deloitte Offers Predictions for HR in 2015

Employers will be challenged to re-engineer the workplace, rethink jobs and reshape the way to attract, engage and manage people if they are to drive business performance amidst a growing global economy in 2015. Those are among the top new predictions for the year ahead from Bersin by Deloitte, Deloitte Consulting LLP.