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Benefits of Employee Recognition
Appreciation

Importance & Benefits of Employee Recognition

Employee recognition boosts morale and motivation and it consistently ranks as a driver of employee engagement. Top Workplaces excel at appreciation and they incorporate it into their cultures. They know more is always better, and consistency is key. Here we discuss the importance and benefits of employee recognition programs. Read on to learn practical ideas, what to watch for, and how to get started.

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Employee Recognition Ideas
Appreciation

9 Employee Recognition Award Ideas

Meaningful appreciation differs from one individual to the next. The trick is to know what matters most to employees, understand how they want to be recognized, and be consistent with your efforts. Done right, you will build a culture of appreciation that makes people feel valued and connected. Here are nine employee recognition ideas and best practices from Top Workplaces.

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What is Employee Recognition
Appreciation

What is Employee Recognition?

Want to improve motivation, job satisfaction, morale, and employee retention? Research shows that giving and receiving appreciation helps employees feel good. They strive for better performance too. After all, “Thanks goes a long way.” One of the qualities of a great workplace, the nation’s Top Workplaces understand the value of employee recognition programs. They’re also intentional about building people-first cultures rich in appreciation.

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Highest Paying Finance Jobs
Job Seekers

Top Paying Finance Jobs in 2022

The finance industry attracts top talent with impressive compensation and benefits packages. Understanding the expected salary ranges and required industry skills is an essential first step in finding a job you love. You can also explore award-winning Top Workplaces in finance to identify companies with people-first cultures that align with your goals and values.

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Drivers of Employee Engagement
Employee Engagement

17 Key Drivers of Employee Engagement

Employee engagement is the best way to limit unwanted turnover, boost productivity, and increase your referral rate. Wise company leaders know this and understand the value of investing in a people-first culture. And while many think you can increase employee engagement with fancy perks and benefits, the truth is, there are many different drivers of employee engagement.

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Signs of Engaged Employees
Employee Engagement

14 Signs & Behaviors of Engaged Employees

Top Workplaces are filled with engaged employees who bring their best to work each day. Employee engagement is the outcome of a healthy workplace culture, and it’s vital to employee retention, motivation, referrals, and more. But what employee engagement looks like isn’t always easy to spot. Let’s explore the most common behavior and signs of engaged employees.

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Employee Burnout
Employee Burnout

Ignore Employee Burnout at Your Peril

Burnout at work is a real problem, and it has intensified during the long stretch of the pandemic. In survey responses gathered by Energage from thousands of employees over recent months, 39 percent said they often felt overwhelmed at work. Even more worrisome, only 64 percent said they felt their company cared about burnout.

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Best Nonprofit Organizations to Work For
Workplace Culture

Best Nonprofit Organizations to Work For

The nonprofit industry offers a wide range of meaningful careers. Finding an organization that aligns with your interests and passions can be challenging, but starting with award-winning Top Workplaces is a great place to start. Here we highlight ten nonprofits that have earned recognition for a people-centered culture.

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B Corp

Earth Day 2022

Energage, the company behind Top Workplaces, was a founding member of the B Corp network. The B Corp community is focusing the 2022 Earth Day on climate justice, recognizing that people least responsible for climate change are more likely to suffer from it- now and in the future. Read the blog and download the infographic for ideas on how workplaces and employees can help the earth.

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Things to Consider When Looking for a Job
Job Seekers

13 Things to Consider When Looking for a Job

In today’s market, job seekers are in the driver’s seat, and what’s most important to them has shifted following the pandemic. Top talent does their homework before ever accepting an offer – or even deciding to apply. And that starts with a list of criteria companies need to meet. Here we explore 13 things job seekers consider when looking for new opportunities.

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