Good communication skills are what set excellent leaders apart. How we talk to our team is a direct reflection on how we are viewed as a leader. Taking the time to learn to effectively communicate with our employees is key in relating to our team in a meaningful way. By learning and incorporating effective language […]

Incentive Services Helping Hands Volunteer Event This November, Incentive Services employees packed a whopping 6,343 pounds of carrots at Second Harvest Heartland – yielding a total of 203 meals per volunteer! We loved the opportunity to assist Second Harvest Heartland in fulfilling their mission to help struggling families turn hunger into hope! Check out a […]

Motivation is defined as the desire to act and move towards a goal (Psychology Today). Motivated individuals are driven to learn and repeat behaviors that are aligned with achieving their goals. When a strategy is put into place to both communicate and recognize desired behaviors and goal achievement, your organization gains a more motivated workforce […]

In today’s economy, there are many opportunities for skilled individuals. This job market offers employees the freedom to be selective in choosing the perfect job for them. The motivation behind their choice depends on many factors – pay, opportunities for growth, rewarding work, flexibility, social interactions, manager communications, and more. These factors are all elements […]

In order to attract and retain top talent, organizations must understand the personalities and preferences of the multiple generations within their company. As Generation Z exits college and becomes the most rapidly growing population in the workforce, it’s important that your organization learn to appeal to this group. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, this […]

Is Employee Connection Being Prioritized

Is Employee Connection Being Prioritized? Research finds that employees who receive consistent connection and recognition are more engaged, motivated, and likely to remain with your organization. Yet, in many organizations, employees find themselves falling under the radar – experiencing inconsistency in employee treatment or even feeling ignored. Because of these experiences, there could be a […]

The Importance of Employee Experience in Culture - Incentive Services

The Importance of Employee Experience in Culture Culture is the backbone of your organization; it is the character and personality behind the way things are done and affects each and every employee, every day. A positive culture supports your organization’s mission, vision, and values, and delivers a positive employee experience. Employees today are looking for […]

Giving thanks throughout your organization is not only noble—it is smart. Mindful business leaders
who are wise and generous enough to make it a year-round practice are being rewarded with …

3 Reasons Employee Engagement is Declining & How Managers Can Improve It Article from Forbes.com Employee engagement is one of those management attributes that can be hard to define. Different companies characterize it differently, but there’s one thing they pretty much all agree on: They do want engaged employees. Why? Engaged employees are usually more […]

The holidays are an important time to slow down and express gratitude for the people that make an impact on your life.   At work, at home, and everywhere we go – we have the opportunity to do or say something to make a difference in someone’s day.   Today, we would like to take […]

Incentive Services Helping Hands Volunteer Event Incentive Services employees spent the afternoon at Second Harvest Heartland packing a whopping total of 12,864 pounds of potatoes! What a fantastic event – volunteering is not only important — but it’s fun too! Here are a few photos from the event…

How Incentives Impact Emotions When it comes to tapping into the emotions that make recognition/incentive programs work, businesses have noted that tangible, non-cash rewards do a better job of attracting and holding people’s interest, getting them excited about possibilities, and motivating them to act in a way that meets business objectives. The theory is that, […]