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Your 2018 Employee Holiday Gift Guide

With the holiday season fast approaching, there can be a lot of stress about what gifts to give (and what to keep for yourself). When it comes to your business, there’s no better gift you can give than the one you hardly need to think about but fits every employee perfectly. 

Awards Network’s employee incentive programs are a great way to keep your employees motivated and engaged, while also rewarding them with practical things that they actually want – because they can choose it themselves! Whether you have an employee incentive program in place already or are just thinking of starting one, take a look below at some of the brand name gift options available in our award catalog that make perfect gifts for yourself or to give to someone you know this season:

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33 Creative Employee Recognition Program Names and Themes

Picking an employee recognition program name isn't always easy. The name you choose will set the tone for the life of your program and a creative, fun and engaging name will help attract your employees to participate. A catchy name will help your employees remember your program too. If you're trying to choose a name and are looking for suggestions, check out these 33 creative employee recognition program names as inspiration.

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60 Actions and Goals to Reward Employees for [Infographic]

Are you curious to see what other companies reward their employees for? We are too!

This is why we've researched the most popular actions and goals that our clients reward employees for completing. You can use these 60 actions and goals as inspiration for starting a new incentive program at your company or adding new ideas for rewarding employees in your company's existing program. 

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10 Perfect Employee Gifts for Summer

Summer is almost here and what better way to motivate your employees than with an abundance of brand name gifts that are perfect for summer activities! Whether you already have an employee incentive program in place, or are thinking of starting one, check out some of our sure-to-be most popular employee gifts redeemed this summer.

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Where to Start: Planning an Employee Incentive Program [Infographic]

Planning an employee incentive program can be a daunting task, especially if your company has never put a program in place before. Without a set plan, you can easily end up spending an overwhelming amount of time researching and making quick decisions that may never fall into place. If you're unsure where to start or are beginning a program from scratch, follow our timeline below to help you stay on track to setting up a successful program!

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The Secret to Boosting Engagement in your Employee Incentive Program

You've successfully launched your company's employee incentive program. All of your employees have access to the program and they've been informed on how it all works. As time goes on, however, you may find that you are not seeing consistent engagement in the program anymore. Login rates are down, achievements have dropped, and points are no longer being awarded frequently. What went wrong?

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3 Ways to Reward Employees [Infographic]

(HINT: They aren't cash.) We know cash may be an easy way for companies to reward their employees, but the easy way isn't always the best way. If you want your employees to remember the recognition you are giving them, there are better reward options out there which will be more personal and memorable to your employees.

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Our Hottest Holiday Gifts of 2016

 
If you're searching to give the gift of choice to your employees this holiday season, look no further! Awards Network has all of this year's popular gifts that your employees are sure to love.
 
The Awards Network online catalog features thousands of brand name gifts for a wide variety of lifestyles, giving employees plenty of options to choose from. Based on the most popular items of the 2016, we've predicted the top 10 gifts sure to be redeemed by employees this holiday season!
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Employee Safety Awards: Focus on Safety this June!

The National Safety Council is preparing for National Safety Month in June. This year’s theme is “Safety: It takes all of us,” and the NSC is providing free downloadable materials and resources to help increase safety in the workplace. There are 5 themes this year:

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How To Make Your Safety Award Program a Priority

It’s the beginning of the new year and you have been tasked with a simple, straight forward project to be completed: increase workplace safety. You are probably worried about planning and implementing a safety award program that will help the company reach this goal. We have five steps this week to help you set up a safety award program in order to increase safety in the workplace.

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