Inspirus Blog

Welcome to our space where we celebrate the power of rewards, recognition, and robust employee engagement. Dive in to discover transformative solutions that elevate workplace culture, boost morale, and drive unparalleled performance. Let's embark on a journey to appreciate, motivate, and empower your most valuable asset: your people.

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Employee Engagement

By Gene Park
61% of Americans who responded to Cigna’s 2020 Loneliness Index report feeling lonely. Loneliness is an issue that touches many of our lives in some way. As more research centers on the impact of loneliness on our lives, its effect on the workplace is coming into focus. According to Hakan Ozcelik and Sigal Barsade, who authored No Employee is an Island: Workforce Loneliness and Job Performance, employees who experience loneliness report.

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Employee Recognition

By Theresa Harkins-Schulz
Employee communication has always been critical — and challenging — to organizations of all types and sizes. Over the past two years and counting, those challenges have escalated in an increasingly remote and hybrid work environment where employees may be scattered across multiple locations and even time zones.

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Employee Recognition

By Christine Knight
Acknowledging the hard work and efforts of those around you isn’t a new concept – it’s an age-old way of showing appreciation. In the workplace, fostering a culture of recognition is critical to retention and happiness.

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Employee Recognition

By Kelley Briggs
There are a wide range of ways that employees might recognize each other and their efforts. These can take a variety of forms and focus on both work (e.g., appreciation for collaborative team efforts) and personal (e.g., recognizing anniversaries, birthdays, and other life moments) recognition events. While some peer-to-peer recognition likely occurs organically in most organizations, it’s not something that should be left to chance. Being proactive in encouraging employees to recognize each other and providing them the avenues to do so easily and seamlessly can produce real benefits.

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Employee Engagement

By Aspen Christopher
Feedback and engagement in the workplace go hand-in-hand. When delivered tactfully, the right types of employee feedback contribute to the growth of both an organization and the people who work there. Like any relationship, honest and trust-driven communication fuels success. In the case of workplace relationships, that communication hinges on the ability to freely share and receive feedback.

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Employee Recognition

By Paul Ferguson
HR leaders are looking for ways to improve the overall workplace environment and employee recognition can play a pivotal role in achieving this goal, fostering a positive workplace culture and driving productivity.

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Employee Engagement

By Aspen Christopher
Feedback and engagement in the workplace go hand-in-hand. When delivered tactfully, the right types of employee feedback contribute to the growth of both an organization and the people who work there. Like any relationship, honest and trust-driven communication fuels success. In the case of workplace relationships, that communication hinges on the ability to freely share and receive feedback.

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Employee Engagement

By Aspen Christopher
Most people would agree that constructive feedback is important for fostering a culture of continuous improvement, and building engagement, commitment, and continued contributions from employees. But what many people may not know is that feedback from director supervisors or managers isn’t the only kind of feedback that matters.

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Employee Engagement

By Aspen Christopher
Having a strong employee feedback culture can be one of the most impactful catalysts for change in an organization. Whether meaningful praise or thoughtful suggestions, feedback fuels progress, and continuous improvement.

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Employee Recognition

By Paul Ferguson
Every day, you do things that help the people around you. What you do day in and day out for your colleagues, your company and your clients makes a difference. The same is true for each and every one of your employees. Even the most self-motivated of us need to feel acknowledged and appreciated. It’s human nature. What does that mean in the workplace, though? What is employee recognition?

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Peer Recognition

Employee Engagement

By Lesa Blakey
Discover how peer recognition benefits organizations and employees alike. Learn how to successfully implement peer recognition for a happier workplace.

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Employee Engagement

By Aspen Christopher
Appreciation matters to employees. They value positive feedback on the contributions they make to their department—and the company overall. Unfortunately, in the fast-paced bustle of today’s business world, supervisors and managers fail to recognize employees as often as they should, leading to discontent, disengagement, and turnover.

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Employee Recognition

By Aspen Christopher
There are a wide range of ways that employees might recognize each other and their efforts. These can take a variety of forms and focus on both work (e.g., appreciation for collaborative team efforts) and personal (e.g., recognizing anniversaries, birthdays, and other life moments) recognition events. While some peer-to-peer recognition likely occurs organically in most organizations, it’s not something that should be left to chance. Being proactive in encouraging employees to recognize each other and providing them the avenues to do so easily and seamlessly can produce real benefits.

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Culture

By Mark Garza
Alongside these topics, organizational culture is appearing more frequently in news headlines. Amid today’s economic uncertainty, some organizational leaders may be wondering, “Why is organizational culture important?”

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Employee Engagement

By Aspen Christopher
Changing organizational culture is high on the priority list for leaders across multiple industries as they strive to compete in an increasingly competitive global environment. Being nimble and shifting strategies quickly is what helps them get and keep top talent. By elevating organizational culture, you can do just that!