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Summer is over and for most, this means that vacations have run their course and the sprint to the holidays is on. With all of your staff back in the office, productivity is sure to increase and depending upon your industry, this could mean the difference between hitting and missing your Q3 and Q4 results.
An employee coming back from vacation disengaged or stressed could have a real negative affect on your bottom line. According to Gallup’s 2013 State of the American Workplace Report, 70% of employees are disengaged in the workplace. This causes U.S. business upwards of $550 billion in lost productivity annually.
Many employers choose to provide additional non-monetary employee incentives during the summer months, such as employee picnics or trips to a neighboring amusement park, but those employees who take vacation, they might miss out on some of those grand events.
Here are a few employee recognition ideas to keep your employees motivated at work, during the cooler Fall months.
The sprint to the holiday season and impending budget crunches add another level of stress for your employees. Help your employees ease into the holidays and allow them to maintain their motivation with some non-monetary gift ideas.
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