Employee Industry News: January 2017

January 16, 2017 Perks WW Employee Experts

We’ve been reading up on improving employee management. Here are a  few articles that explain how to educate, invest in, and motivate employees. 

How Employers Kill Worker Motivation and What They Can Do to Change
The PBS NewsHour talks with behavior economist and author Dan Ariely about how employee motivation is driven by emotion and not money. Watch the segment.


Five Priceless Ways Walmart’s Investment in Workers is Paying Off
Last year, Walmart decided to give its associates a 10. In return, they gave it a serious high five, as in $5 billion. Read the article.


How to Best Educate Employees on 401(k)s, financial wellness
Have you started planning your 2017 401(k) employee education sessions? Generally, most plan sponsors conduct employee education sessions during the early part of the new year to explain changes that went into effect on Jan. 1. As you think about your 2017 sessions, keep the following employee education best practices in mind. Read the article.


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Engaging employees of various backgrounds, interests, and generations may seem next to impossible. As an employer you want to reward your workers on an individual and meaningful level for reaching business goals, but may not have the time or knowledge to do so. If your organization is suffering in the areas of: retention, attracting new talent, low satisfaction, or safety issues among others, consider partnering with Perks. By pairing our Science of Motivation™ methodology with your unique business needs, our incentive programs have a proven track record of strengthening all areas of employee engagement, most importantly: productivity and ROI. Our programs provide unique employee engagement solutions by rewarding workers based on performance. Whether rewarding an employee for going above and beyond, referring new talent, or taking the necessary steps to prevent workplace accidents, Perks will work with you to design the ultimate incentive program to meet your needs.

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