Let’s Talk About Employee Recognition

Employee recognition is the open acknowledgement and praise of employee achievement or behavior. Many professional organizations use employee recognition to express appreciation, reinforce desired behavior patterns and motivate employees. There are many avenues to choosing which method may work best for your organization in regard to recognizing outstanding employees. Recognition ceremonies can be achieved in…

Strategies to Gain and Maintain Employee Engagement, Pt. 2

Employee engagement is closely linked with the overall organizational performance of employees, individually—and collectively. Organizations with truly engaged employees have higher employee satisfaction, enjoy increased employee retention, and experience a higher rate of profitability, productivity, growth, and customer satisfaction. Conversely, companies with disengaged employees oftentimes suffer from increased absenteeism and are left with employees who…

Strategies to Gain and Maintain Employee Engagement

It’s no secret that employee engagement can dramatically increase retention and lower absenteeism. When properly executed, employee engagement can significantly increase interest and personal involvement from employees to assist in meeting and exceeding your organization’s vision and mission statement. Besides experiencing a plethora of additional benefits, it can also mean higher profitability for your organization…

Quarterly Goals Can Mean Year-long Success

We should all have plans for our lives, no matter how simple or grand they may be. However, when focusing on any goals, there are certain pitfalls we should actively look to avoid. Like New Year’s resolutions, goals can be quickly forgotten and discarded as time goes by, and may even be inadvertently downgraded from…

Get the Most out of Employee Appreciation Day with Lane Award

Many companies have employees who get together to present supervisors and managers with gifts throughout the year. Whether for birthdays, holidays or during special award ceremonies, it gives employees time to celebrate their boss. Unfortunately, many companies fail to recognize the perfect time to reciprocate. Employee Appreciation Day, which is celebrated on the first Friday…

Tell-Tale Signs That You’re a Great Leader

It is not always easy to feel as if you’re leading your team in a way that encourages each person to tap into their natural talents and resources to assist your company in moving forward. Are you at odds when it comes to feeling that you’re striking the right balance between being a boss or…

Three Simple Ways to Create an Amazing Place to Work

In seeking employment today, prospective employees are using various online tools to research companies of their choice in hopes of finding a truly great place to work. Beyond salary and additional benefits, people are seeking places that allow their creativity to be explored rather than ignored; their talents and contributions to be recognized; and that…

Mistakes to Avoid When Recognizing Outstanding Employees

Organizations of today have come to realize the long-range effects that the impact of recognizing outstanding employees can have on their companies. Companies that are well ahead of their competition are able to do so because they know that people who are genuinely honored and recognized for their outstanding contributions maintain a high level of…

Create Legendary Wine Gatherings with Lane Award

Wine gatherings have become a huge part of today’s social culture and are an enjoyable way to get together with family and friends for a night of palate play, sophistication and fun! With wine gatherings being a long-standing favorite for the approaching Fall season, Lane Award is here to help bring a little flavor to…