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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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National Nurses Week 2020

Showing Gratitude: a Profile in Courage that puts the Care in Healthcare Meet Alicia Bligen, ICU Nurse at a New Jersey hospital providing acute care. Alicia is a sister of one of our valued employees at Next Level Performance. That is how we were able to get a one-on-one interview during this, the most severe healthcare crisis in 100 years.

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People Seek Fulfillment, Not Perks

Employees seek fulfillment, opportunity, and recognition for their efforts, not perks. An environment in which people feel recognized, welcomed, and appreciated is key to maintaining a competitive, productive business.