HR Tech – The Employee Recognition Industry Transforms

Posted in Human Capital Management By John Mathis

HR Tech – The Employee Recognition Industry Transforms

Private equity-backed promotional products leader, HALO Branded Solutions, announced its acquisition of third generation, family-owned rewards and recognition (R&R) provider, Michael C. Fina Recognition (MC Fina). The transaction touches on three dominant themes we see playing out in the R&R space:

1. Long held multi-generational family businesses striving to adapt or exit
2. Traditional point platforms evolving to tech-driven engagement solutions
3. Interest from investors and adjacent industries

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Engaging Today’s Workforce

Posted in Human Capital Management By Chris Haley

Engaging Today’s Workforce

High rates of employee turnover and low productivity cost companies billions of dollars a year, and a lack of employee engagement has emerged as the impetus behind these trends. According to Deloitte, employee engagement and retention have emerged as top problems facing companies today, due in part to the dominance of millennials in the workforce and their proclivity to demonstrate less loyalty to a single employer than preceding generations.[1] Aside from reducing turnover, engagement among employees also positively affects productivity per research by the Gallup Organization.[2] As strong levels of engagement both reduce the likelihood of turnover and increase productivity on the job, CEOs and HR departments everywhere are looking for ways to increase engagement among employees.

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Breaking Trends Disrupting The Employee Benefits Industry

Posted in Human Capital Management By Chris Haley

I attended the Digital Benefits Conference in Austin, Texas hosted by Employee Benefit Advisor and Employee Benefit News. Below I recap insights and ideas gathered at the event.

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