Incentive Compensation Tips for Managers

May 16, 2012 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Management 

Designing an incentive compensation plan is one of the most powerful tools managers can use to motivate employees to go the extra mile; that is, to expend the extra effort to go over and beyond the call of duty. However, small unintended mistakes in establishing the rules of the incentive plan (read on...)

Incentives: Knowing Why the Chicken Crossed the Road and Why Fees Are Good

December 2, 2011 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Sales 

First of all, a quick question: Why did the chicken cross the road? A. There was bird feed there B. A coyote was chasing him C. He saw a hot “chick” on the median D. To get to the other side Answer D is the response that makes this a legendary “joke” (somehow…). (read on...)

The Benefits of Employee Retention

September 24, 2011 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Management 

Employee retention is a vital part of running a successful business, with a range of benefits experienced by human resources professionals who manage to keep hold of their staff. A key advantage to sustaining a stable workforce is that you will be able to establish and maintain a strong knowledge (read on...)

Delivery Driver Eyes and Ears

April 22, 2011 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Sales 

Creative sales stories don’t always come from salespeople. In this case the story revolves around the sales center’s delivery driver, Ricardo. He was making the first delivery to a long-sought-after contractor customer. Ricardo had been part of all the strategy discussions at the (read on...)

CIOs Need To Know: What Really Motivates Your Workers?

April 2, 2011 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Management 

Sure a CIO needs to know his / her technical stuff, but at the end of the day you are really a manager. As a manager, it’s your job to get the most out of each of the employees of the IT department. Do you have any clue as to what motivates your employees to do their best work…? Nope, (read on...)

General Information About Recognition Plaques for Employers

February 11, 2011 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Management 

There are a few different ways that people choose to recognize their best employees. Recognition plaques are among the most popular employer incentives that there is. People enjoy seeing their name engraved in something. This name will not fade away; it is permanently etched into either glass, (read on...)

A Guide To Corporate Gift Giving in 2011

February 1, 2011 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Marketing 

The news that the UK economy contracted over the last 3 months of 2010 gave the country a very sharp awakening to what this year has in store for us. The business world will be bracing itself for more cutbacks as the public sector tightens its belt and marketing departments are likely to feel the (read on...)

The Carlos Tevez Affair – Why Even The Highest Salary Can’t Guarantee Happiness

December 15, 2010 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Management 

Football, it’s a funny old game. People in the UK follow the sport obsessively, and the amount of money now rattling around the Premier League has only added to the intrigue surrounding the top clubs and their players. So when the best paid player at the richest team in the league hands in (read on...)

Ashes Urn or Stanley Cup Trophy, Which Corporate Awards Are Most Suitable For Your Company?

November 27, 2010 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Management 

For the die hard cricket fan, two months of bleary eyed mornings are almost upon us as England defend their Ashes trophy down under. While many of us will have to make do with watching England retain the famous urn (we hope) on the evening highlights show, many will brave the overnight coverage (read on...)

Cure For The Common Cold – Could This Be The End Of The Sick Day?

November 4, 2010 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Management 

Reports in today’s news about a breakthrough in the quest to find a cure for the common cold could well be a boost for pharmaceutical companies and the economy as a whole, with businesses likely to lose fewer staff due to illness. Scientists have apparently found a new way of tackling (read on...)

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