Tag: profitability

Lack of Engagement is Killing Your Profitability

Lack of employee engagement is killing your business’s profitability. It sounds harsh, but it’s the truth. Don’t believe it? Take a look at the statistics. Gallup’s 2013 report on the state of the American workforce showed that companies with highly engaged employees had 22% higher profitability, 28% less theft, 48% fewer safety incidents, and 10% higher ratings from their customers. Those averages were even higher when looking at just Millennial workers. Additionally, when employees are engaged, they’re three times less likely to leave your company. This is another area where engagement will save money for your company. On average, it costs over $4000 to hire a new employee. Recognition plays a huge part in employee engagement. 74% of employees who receive daily recognition reported being very engaged in their jobs. The more often an employee receives recognition, the higher the level of engagement reported. The question is, what is the best way to engage your employees? One of the best, easiest, and most cost-effective ways you can engage your workforce is through incentive programs. A 2016 study by DCRStrategies reported that 79% of companies that have used employee incentive programs say that their incentive program resulted in achieving their established […]

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A Rewarding Experience – The Building Blocks of a Successful Panel Loyalty Program

Panel loyalty programs increase research firm’s panelist retention, survey frequency, and panelist acquisition programs, making them foundational in increasing your research firm’s profitability and revenue. An effective panel incentive program can build brand advocacy and increase the lifetime value of the panelists. The four basic building blocks when creating an effective panel loyalty program strategy include objectives, gaining program support, rewarding participants and measuring the program. There are a few steps you must take when creating your panel loyalty program. When preparing for a panel incentive initiative, panel managers often face roadblocks in the approval phase of their proposal. Be prepared to show upper management that you have a sound business case, including measurable and accurate metrics. Loyalty incentive programs have proven vital in cultivating and rewarding repeat panelists. You must ensure your loyalty program will be valuable to your key stakeholders. With a strong plan in place with clear financial objectives, management is more likely to understand the benefits of your program and see that it warrants their support. When in the program design phase, take the following steps: There are several types of incentives to select from, including: Pick incentives that fit your budget and will motivate your […]

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