Work Milestones: What Are They and How to Celebrate Them

By Cynthia Miller | May 20, 2022

When’s the last time you considered professional milestones and anniversaries at work? Celebrating a yearly anniversary for employees is fairly common practice for most companies (or it should be), but there are many other noteworthy milestones that get frequently overlooked. Plus, not all ways of expressing gratitude are created equal. Sending that three-sentence thank you…

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Welcome Back to the Office Gift Ideas

By Cynthia Miller | May 12, 2022

After the pandemic, remote work defines a new normal for many. Regardless of a return date, planning ahead is key for any organization. As offices slowly begin to reopen, taking time to welcome your employees back to the office is a smart HR and organizational strategy. What Are Welcome Back Gifts? A standard practice in…

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New Employee Welcome Gift Tips & Ideas

By Cynthia Miller | May 6, 2022

Welcome to the team! First impressions are everything, especially when onboarding new employees. It’s important to create inclusive experiences that give people joining your organization something to look forward to. Don’t know where to begin? Keep reading for helpful tips and tricks about new employee gift ideas. What Are New Hire Gifts? Known under a…

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How to Give an Employee Recognition Speech

By Cynthia Miller | April 19, 2022

Employee recognition takes many forms. From the small thank yous to presenting honorary gifts and awards, workplace appreciation is integral to fostering employee engagement. One of the ways to acknowledge a team member’s hard work is by giving a recognition speech. This impactful gesture clearly shows what employees are capable of achieving. Recognition speeches offer…

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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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Employee Appreciation Day Ideas & Gifts

By Sarah Jordan | February 14, 2022

Think about where you would be without your incredible team. Day in and day out, your employees bust their butts to make your customers happy. Braving long nights at the office, unpleasant commutes, your employees are there for you.  If you appreciate their effort and commitment to your company, what are you doing to show…

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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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Coworkers present a gift for their retiring employee.

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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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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Employee Going Away Gift Ideas

By Cynthia Miller | July 27, 2021

You spend a lot of time with coworkers on a weekly basis, sometimes for many years in a row. When they decide to leave your company and move onto a new job, to retirement, to start a family, or for any other reason, it’s important to show your appreciation for all their dedicated work. It’s…

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