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Engineering Global Recognition

90% of the client's employees participate in the program The program has experienced an average year over-year growth of 17%. 3,000+ nominations are made monthly, contributing to a culture of on-the-spot recognition and leading the company forward. After 10+ years, the program continues to evolve, incorporating new methods of recognition and vehicles of engagement.

December 3, 2018

Xceleration’s Cultural Transformation Case ...

66% of nominations are now submitted for colleagues across office locations. 26% quarter-over-quarter increase in nominations for our "Collaboration" behavioral standard. Employee and manager rating gaps closed during each review cycle, indicating improved understanding and communication among teams. Employee performance improved upon program adoption: employee ratings in all 4 behavior areas increased 9x quarter-over-quarter.

December 3, 2018

Keep Your Remote Workers Engaged – VIDEO

Are your remote workers engaged? In this installment of our new video series, Xceleration President and CEO Ben Levenbaum explains how to keep your remote team members engaged and feeling like they are part of the team.

September 5, 2018

Help Your Team Exceed Their Goals

When you set the team’s goals for them, how do they do? https://youtu.be/lYBwhHXXQ8o   In this installment of our new video series, Xceleration President and CEO Ben Levenbaum explains how to get your team to elevate their performance and exceed their goals.

August 1, 2018

Sales Incentive Programs: The Critical Components

Your sales incentive program treads a very thin line. On one hand, it needs to motivate your team members to achieve new goals. On the other hand, it needs to not alienate other team members who maybe have more challenging territories or aren’t as experienced as the reps who frequently reach individual and team goals. So, what do you look for in an incentive program? Mark Houck is Director of New Business Development at Xceleration, and he believes there is no bigger, more important element of a successful sales program than a quality sales incentive platform. “There is an opportunity fo...

July 18, 2018

Motivating Generation Z – Video

Do you know what motivates the most tech-savvy generation the business world has ever seen?   .embed-container { position: relative; padding-bottom: 56.25%; height: 0; overflow: hidden; max-width: 100%; } .embed-container iframe, .embed-container object, .embed-container embed { position: absolute; top: 0; left: 0; width: 100%; height: 100%; }   Generation Z is already taking their place in the workforce.  In this installment of our new video series, Xceleration President and CEO Ben Levenbaum explains what motivates them, and what you will need to change to engage the...

July 11, 2018

How to Increase Engagement in Less Than a Minute ...

Managers who offer timely, helpful input have employees who are three times more engaged than workers with bosses who offer zero feedback. .embed-container { position: relative; padding-bottom: 56.25%; height: 0; overflow: hidden; max-width: 100%; } .embed-container iframe, .embed-container object, .embed-container embed { position: absolute; top: 0; left: 0; width: 100%; height: 100%; }   In the first installment of our new video series, Good to Great in :58, Xceleration's President and CEO Ben Levenbaum shows you how to offer your team members meaningful feedback that just m...

June 6, 2018

The Hospitality Industry and Employee Engagement ...

The long-term success of any business hinges on the satisfaction of its customers. And this is especially true in the hospitality industry. For example, by making sure a guest has a great experience, a hotel manager can increase the chances of the customer returning and/or recommending the brand to someone they know. It is crucial for employers in the hospitality industry to ensure their employees are productive and engaged because, as many research studies have shown, the happier and more involved a worker is, the better that individual's performance. Strategies for resolving emplo...

January 19, 2017

Increasing engagement with ongoing communication ...

An employee engagement program is only effective if team members participate – which is why managers must leverage advanced communication strategies. Hi, and welcome back to the Xceleration video blog. Efficient communication strategies are needed in any organization. To increase the rates of enrollment of employee programs, managers must make sure team members stay informed and updated on opportunities. Implementing a communication platform that seamlessly delivers important information and materials can help businesses enhance the employee engagement. Third-party firms can provid...

February 16, 2016

Developing a formal and effective employee retent...

As the global economy strengthens, businesses today are experiencing increased pressure to retain employees. People are becoming more comfortable leaving a company they are not completely satisfied with and seeking employment elsewhere. Over the past few years, the unemployment rate has remained relatively steady at approximately 5 percent. For some industries, however, that number is even less. CIO Senior Managing Editor Rich Hein recently reported that the unemployment rate for the technology market is about 3 percent. As the Internet of Things makes its way into virtually all aspects ...

February 9, 2016

How workplace entertainment can facilitate employ...

Most people spend the majority of their week at work, so it is important that they generally enjoy the environment. There are many factors that contribute to an employee's level of job satisfaction, such as the relationship they have with their coworkers, how and when they are recognized by mangers and the types of perks and benefits offered to them. All of these can influence a business's retention rates and are some of the reasons why organizations are encouraged to implement employee engagement programs. However, there is one aspect of corporate culture that many executives tend to ov...

February 6, 2016

How to keep millennial employees happy with recog...

People in their twenties have expectations of workplace culture that differ from preceding generations. A big differentiator that corporate leaders must take note of is that employee reward and recognition programs are a key component in retaining millennial employees, also called 'Generation Y,' to reference anyone born between the late 1980s and early 2000s.Unfortunately, research conducted by Blackhawk Engagement has found that many companies aren't as effective as they could be in satisfying this age bracket of workers. It is important for business owners to realiz...

February 5, 2016