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Resignation, Regret, And  A Shifting Baseline

A recent survey of nearly 1,300 Americans conducted by Resume Builder shows that about 23% of employees will seek new jobs in 2022. Other surveys put the numbers much higher.  A tight labor market drives people to push for higher salaries and better benefits. They see that a flexible work culture leads to a better work-life balance. So “the grass is always greener” takes hold, and leads to The Great Recession.

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The Great Resignation is Here. Now What?

Whether crafting a program to promote employee happiness and therefore company loyalty, or a program to incentivize achieving a sales highpoint or safety milestone, project completion or other company or departmental objective, there are dozens of considerations, best practices to emulate, as well as pitfalls to avoid.

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Celebrating 45 Years

It’s time to celebrate our 45th Work Anniversary. Our company was founded in 1976 by Jim Dittman. He wanted to create a place where he would want to work not necessarily a big company, but a great company. In the years since, we have grown into a vibrant organization focused on helping companies move their people to the next level.

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Reward Preferences: Which Rewards Really Motivate?

To succeed, an incentive program must capture the attention of participants and inspire them to do great things. Rewards are key to earning mindshare and achieving results.  I serve on the Research Committee of the Incentive Research Foundation (IRF) and we recently completed the Rewards Preferences: Making a Lasting Impact on Incentive Program Participants study to understand which rewards really …

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Next Level’s Winter Reading List

The festivities of the holidays have come and gone, and we’re turning the page toward a bright 2021. At Next Level, we believe a diverse reading list is a great way to keep your mind occupied as you pass the winter months and march toward Spring.

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Kids Bring Hope to HOPE Week 2019: Unique Halloween Bags

During Next Level Performance’s HOPE Week 2019 event, some lucky kids got an opportunity for a little better chapter in their Halloween story. “We are excited to build these Halloween treat bags! The foster kids are going to get a nice bag of fun goodies.” said Stacey Serrano, PMP, our Sr. Client Success Manager. “HOPE Week is all about Helping …