Teams consisting of people with complementary skillsets and perspectives influence progress and business development. Cognitive diversity is key to spotting inefficiencies and improving productivity. Oppositely, teams consisting of similar people continuously operate under the same methodology that has historically worked for them despite changing industry standards, causing them to fall behind competitors.
Employee engagement is at its highest point in decades. However, the majority of employees in the US workforce remain disengaged. Keeping up with trends in employee engagement and developing well-designed employee recognition programs is key to business success.
This week marks the start of the holiday season, a time when we show gratitude towards our families and friends. While we take a break from work this week to enjoy delicious food and spend time with loved ones, let’s take a look at the impact giving thanks can have on a person.
Congratulations to Jessika Vocht, our teammate of the quarter! Every quarter at Next Level Performance we recognize teammates who live up to the company CARES values: Collaboration, Accountability, Respect, Ethical behavior, and Service. From peer nominations, we also select a teammate who did an exceptional job living our values and delivering on the company mission: To help people and organizations dig deeper, reach higher, and attain the next level.
90% of companies compete on the basis of customer experience. Since employee engagement is vital to the overall satisfaction of the end-consumer, ensuring exceptional employee experience within the workplace is key to the overall success of a company. Creating the optimal employee experience is a balancing act that starts with recognition.
When it’s time to plan your incentive travel program or to defend your recommendation to senior leaders, it can be challenging to know where you stand. How do you know if your program is on-target, and how it compares to other organizations? In a recent joint study, the Incentive Research Foundation (IRF), SITE, and Financial and Insurance Conference Planners (FICP) conducted the largest incentive travel survey to date and came up with a helpful incentive travel program benchmark.
It’s time to get your sales incentive strategy in place, so that you can crush the competition next year. What are you doing to be sure that you have the attention of your sales force, they know what to do, and they’re 100% committed to hit your goals?
As an incentive and recognition provider, our team is definitely committed to engagement and has given our Applaudit recognition platform a good workout over the last months. Here’s what we learned.
Here are some easy-to-implement ideas to get your team going on a sales incentive sprint to the finish.
Our Customer Service Program Manager, Gail Martinn, celebrates an extraordinary milestone of 30 years at Next Level Performance.
From the buzzing city of Vancouver to lush forests and national parks, there is a lot to experience in the Pacific Northwest. Road trips far away from home can help you disconnect from the everyday obligations of work, so you could reconnect with yourself. Travel is proven to drive productivity and happiness. Here is a description of what there is to see away from home.
In a strong economy, it’s important to cultivate a strong workplace culture within your business. Professionals rank their work environment as the most important factor when determining their satisfaction with their job. Pay raises and promotions are ineffectual drivers of employee engagement when compared to culture.