Employees brainstorm diversity, equity, and inclusion practices for their organization.

6 Powerful Ways to Promote Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the Workplace

By Cynthia Miller | April 11, 2022

From the hiring process to the day-to-day working atmosphere, a diverse and inclusive company culture is one of the hallmarks of successful modern businesses. This increased emphasis on diversity, equity, and inclusion (also known as DEI) in recent years represents a broader shift to humanize corporate processes and create safe spaces for people who historically…

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Two employees demonstrating peer to peer recognition in the workplace.

Best Practices for Peer-to-Peer Recognition in the Workplace

By Cynthia Miller | March 25, 2022

Recognition in the workplace comes in all shapes and sizes. Generally speaking, we’re used to feedback coming most often from managers, directors, and other leadership team members. But in recent years, more and more companies have begun to acknowledge the value of peer-to-peer recognition and feedback. Peer recognition seems simple enough as a concept, right?…

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How Employee Engagement Impacts the Customer Experience

By Cynthia Miller | March 21, 2022

In going through our discovery process with clients who come to us looking to increase customer engagement, we often determine that a significant reason for less-than-ideal customer engagement is a low level of employee engagement.  At Centricity, we typically operate from the premise that “You must capture the hearts and minds of your people—so they…

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7 Strategies to Reduce Employee Turnover

By Cynthia Miller | January 11, 2022

If you’re wondering how to reduce employee turnover, chances are you’ve struggled with retention issues in the past in some capacity. Building teams of talented, engaged employees takes time and effort—when people begin leaving and voluntary turnover goes up, businesses are left scrambling and covering unexpected costs. To avoid this pricey frustration, proactive and ongoing…

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Gift Ideas for a Retiring Employee

By Cynthia Miller | December 2, 2021

Retirement is a momentous occasion and a time for celebration. There are many ways for companies to say thank you to employees winding down their careers, though nothing says farewell quite like a meaningful gift. For companies looking for impactful and scalable retirement gift solutions, Centricity can create a meaningful and affordable retirement program for…

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Employees provide continuous performance management practices and feedback to one another.

Leveraging Continuous Performance Management & Feedback in the Workplace

By Cynthia Miller | November 2, 2021

Across industries, companies are re-evaluating workplace dynamics, processes, and ways to engage employees. One of these steps involves leveraging continuous performance feedback and management throughout the year, a growing trend in organizational leadership. While there’s no magic formula for what makes teams and companies successful, it’s no secret that sustained communication, atmospheres of trust, and…

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Unique Holiday Favors for Company Parties & Office Gatherings

By Cynthia Miller | August 3, 2021

Do you throw an office party every year for the winter holidays? Have even a small gathering to show appreciation in the workplace with punch, treats, and festive decorations? Whether these are big, fancy events or more relaxed, when it comes time to give out holiday office party gifts or party favors to employees you’ll…

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10 Best Career Fair Giveaways & Swag Items of 2022

By Cynthia Miller | July 28, 2021

You want to stand out in the crowd at career fairs. With groups of people flocking from table to table, business to business, it’s easy for your company to get swept away in the blur of names and faces. A good way to distinguish your brand from the competition is through high-quality, relevant career fair…

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Coworkers gathering for an employee luncheon.

5 Employee Lunch Ideas to Boost Employee Satisfaction

By Cynthia Miller | June 8, 2021

As the world reopens following over a year of COVID-19 lockdown, many of us are looking for ways to reconnect. At As the world reopens following over a year of COVID-19 lockdown, many of us are looking for ways to reconnect. We covered tips for engaging remote employees throughout the pandemic, but what should you…

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Staying Connected – 5 Ways to Keep Remote Employees Engaged

By Cynthia Miller | May 24, 2021

Your employees are what make your business thrive, and if a portion of your workforce works remotely, it’s important to stay engaged and connected to them so they will remain happy, productive employees. Here are five strategies organizations can use to keep their remote employees engaged to ensure long-term success. While remote work isn’t a…

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