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How to Provide Effective Peer-to-Peer Feedback
How to Provide Effective Peer-to-Peer Feedback
Want to learn how to give feedback as something that will help improve both of your personal and professional skills? Read this!
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The Psychological Effects of Feedback
The Psychological Effects of Feedback
Do you know how feedback has impact on an employee? You need to read this article.
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Establish employee trust and loyalty
Establish employee trust and loyalty
If you want your company to have loyal employees who are committed to your company's objectives, then you should read this article!
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Why Performance Feedback Boosts Employee Potential
Why Performance Feedback Boosts Employee Potential
Feedback is a very important communication tool when we manage employees. Use this tool to see successful performance results.
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Improving Employee Engagement
Improving Employee Engagement
Many practices contribute to the overall success and growth of a business. But there are some that remain either undervalued or altogether ignored. Have you heard of the term employee engagement?
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Which Program Should You Choose for your Company?
Which Program Should You Choose for your Company?
You want to reward your employees, but do not know which program to choose? Let us help you!
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How to Provide Effective Peer-to-Peer Feedback
November 18, 2019
Want to learn how to give feedback as something that will help improve both of your personal and professional skills? Read this!
The Psychological Effects of Feedback
October 18, 2019
Do you know how feedback has impact on an employee? You need to read this article.
Establish employee trust and loyalty
September 12, 2019
If you want your company to have loyal employees who are committed to your company's objectives, then you should read this article!
Why Performance Feedback Boosts Employee Potential
August 21, 2019
Feedback is a very important communication tool when we manage employees. Use this tool to see successful performance results.
Improving Employee Engagement
July 22, 2019
Many practices contribute to the overall success and growth of a business. But there are some that remain either undervalued or altogether ignored. Have you heard of the term employee engagement?
Which Program Should You Choose for your Company?
June 25, 2019
You want to reward your employees, but do not know which program to choose? Let us help you!
Williams Recognition Programs
May 31, 2019
Thanks to our recognition programs, your employees will feel more appreciated and you will improve employee retention.
team relationships
April 23, 2019
In order to ensure that your employees are happy in their workspace, it is important to have good team relationship management.
Spring team building activities
March 22, 2019
Team building activities are great for your organization. Here are some activities you should try with your team this spring!
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February 21, 2019
Unique recognition programs are designed to guarantee that your specific goals are met. Corporate Jewelry and Insignia programs could be the program you need.
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January 21, 2019
A safety recognition program is used to increase safety procedures, reduce accidents and award safety practices. Beginning a safety program is the best way to raise awareness towards many safety issues in the workforce today.
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December 20, 2018
Your employees are the most important part of your business, why not show your appreciation with a recognition program? Learn about sales incentive programs in this article to find out more.
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November 19, 2018
Employees should be productive, motivated and happy while at work and it's up to you to provide the tools they need - including your recognition program.
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October 19, 2018
Williams Recognition offers a multitude of recognition programs. The peer-to-peer recognition program is the best program to engage your employees in teamwork.
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September 20, 2018
Recognition programs are known by all and are important for all companies. These programs generate several benefits, including the importance of showing employees the importance of their work.
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August 15, 2018
Starting a brand is easy, but becoming recognizable in your industry and building your brand name is far from it. With recognition programs and incentive programs, you can keep your team working hard along with the company to get everyone where they want to be.
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July 30, 2018
Keep the morale as high as the temperatures outside with these fun summer employee incentive programs.
Team building, team bounding, teamwork
June 22, 2018
You want to boost your team's productivity? Encourage team building by organizing games, activities or social events that help your employees form healthy bonds so they can start feeling like a team.
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May 31, 2018
Establishing a good relationship between you and your team is always something that will require constant work, but the results will be greatly rewarding. Following are the top 5 ways to create a solid relationship with your team.
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April 27, 2018
Encourage your employees to take a break and step outside. The fresh air will help reduce stress, increase their creativity and overall motivation.
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April 05, 2018
Make sure you keep your employees motivated and loyal by introducing a recognition program to your business. Learn why this is important and how to create a tailored program based on your company’s needs today!
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February 28, 2018
There are 3 main employee profiles showing their level of engagement to a company. Discover them to better understand the issues of your work team!
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January 31, 2018
Your employee recognition program isn’t achieving the results you were expecting? It could be one of these 10 most common mistakes. Discover and learn how to optimize your program today!
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December 29, 2017
Employee recognition is the key to boosting morale. Here are 7 tips on how to build an effective and fun culture of employee recognition.
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November 30, 2017
Looking for a better way on managing the atmosphere of your business? Learn how Employee Recognition Programs could turn everything around today!
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October 31, 2017
Learn more about employee recognition trends in this article that features the top 5 most popular programs that business’ use today.
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September 29, 2017
Employee recognition programs are an effective way to showcase your team's talent. Discover the 5 benefits of the Peer-to-Peer program now.
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August 31, 2017
Do you prefer to offer gift cards or rewards to your employees? Which do you believe are the most advantageous? We will break down their advantages and disadvantages in this article!
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July 28, 2017
Welcoming a new employee is an important step in helping him/her integrate easily into your business. Here are some tips to guide you through the welcome process!
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June 29, 2017
Did you know that recognition programs help strengthen your team's sense of belonging and improve their productivity? Learn everything you need to know about our programs to recognize the services of your employees!
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May 30, 2017
Looking for the rare pearl for your business, but you don't know how to find it? It's true that the process of hiring a new recruit can sometimes be long and arduous. Here are 5 tips that will help you in your recruitment!
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April 28, 2017
Team building activities happen to be a great way to facilitate bonding with team members, relieve one’s stress and get to know each other better. Below are some ideas of fun activities that can help steer your employees towards improved performance!
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March 30, 2017
Have you ever had a day at work when you’ve had multiple tasks to balance and deadlines to meet? Having a large workload can be stressful but there is light at the end of the tunnel.
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February 28, 2017
Williams Recognition understands the need to give all your heart and soul to your company. Here are quick solutions to help you overcome your procrastination problems.
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January 31, 2017
There is a growing dissatisfaction among employees that should worry companies. Not only do disengaged employees show a lack of loyalty, they are also associated with a decreased level of performance.
What do your Employees Really Want for Christmas?
December 19, 2016
You’ve probably given it a thought already, but for all of you who do their Christmas parties in January, after all the fuss is done, did you plan a gift for your employees? If you haven’t, maybe you should! Here are some tips from Williams Recognition, your custom recognition program provider.
Present or Benefit?
November 30, 2016
Every company gives Christmas bonuses. Whether it's a present or a bonus, each employee gets one. Williams Recognition knows that they're employees matter, and their hard work needs to be appreciated.
Have a Holly Jolly Christmas Party
October 30, 2016
One thing a Christmas party will definitely ensure to do, if done properly, can create a peaceful workplace.
10 Ways to Recognize and Motivate Millennials
September 29, 2016
Recent studies have revealed that when it comes to younger employees, recognition is one of the most powerful forms of motivation. Following are 10 ways to recognize and motivate the new generation.
How to Engage Your Team After Their Summer Vacation
August 25, 2016
There are several ways to engage your employees returning from vacation. Here are a few.
5 Reasons to Offer Employee Benefits
July 27, 2016
One of the dynamics that must be constantly maintained within a business is employee morale. Providing the proper incentives such as vacations is key to optimizing employee performance.
Preparing for an Employee’s Last Day
June 22, 2016
When an employee decides to resign their position, there are a number of things that you must consider in order to make sure that the transition is seamless.
Generations Y and Z, the future of our companies
May 25, 2016
Those born after 1995, also known as generation Z, are preparing to make their entry into the labor market which is already established by those known as generation Y.
5 Tips for Becoming a More Confident Speaker
April 18, 2016
Known as glossophobia, the fear of public speaking affects approximately three quarters of the population. Fortunately, there are ways to become more self-assured when you’re giving a presentation for a crowd.
A few points to consider during an interview
March 18, 2016
Whether you’re finding a job or finding employees, some aspects are worth paying attention to.
8 Ways to Make Your Employees Satisfied
February 23, 2016
When many of us think about the perfect job, salary unquestionably comes into play. For many work is more than just a paycheck and finding one that is enjoyable, challenging and advances skill sets is equally important.
7 Tips for Happy and Productive Employees
January 27, 2016
How can you keep your employees happy and working productively? Many think the answer is to sign big checks. However, salary remuneration is not always an adequate solution.
Tips for Employee Gifting this Holiday Season
December 10, 2015
Employee recognition is very important no matter what type of company you run, however buying gifts for your employees can be tricky. Provide your workers with thoughtful gifts that they will love by using these next tips.
Top 5 Reasons Why Employees Quit Their Job
November 20, 2015
Studies show that over 60% of today's labor force will change career paths during the course of their working lives. Training new workers can be both time consuming and expensive, thus reducing employee turnover is vital to any business.
Why You Need to Recognize Your Employees at Earlier Milestones
September 23, 2015
Employee recognition programs aren’t the same today as they were ten, or even five years ago. With the rapid changes we are seeing in today’s workplace, employee recognition programs that are effective and valued must adapt and change right alongside.
Safety Programs in the Workplace - Williams
August 12, 2015
As a business owner, maintaining a safe work environment is a must. You want prospective customers and employees to be content knowing they work in a healthy workplace where their safety is a priority.
Peer-to-Peer Recognition Programs
July 20, 2015
It’s always a great feeling when the boss recognizes the great work that you’ve done, but what if you do a good job on a project and the boss isn’t around to see it?
Recognizing Everyday Heroes
June 17, 2015
Using the history of the heroic figure as a starting point, we can look around us today and find individuals who embody these same principles. Think of the heroes in your life.
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May 14, 2015
Whether they are recognized for length of service, outstanding performance, or simply for being valuable to the company they work for, we will give them what they deserve.
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April 15, 2015
Commonly adopted as a way to improve productivity, increase sales and reward desirable behavior, employee recognition programs are seen as a powerful incentive to ensure workers strive to maximize their performance.
Why Your Business Could Need a Points Based Employee Recognition Program
March 18, 2015
Employee recognition programs are a fantastic way of providing the rewards workers crave in return for their endeavors. Discover below how a points based recognition program can benefit your organization and its personnel.
Employee Motivation
February 18, 2015
Tangible and financial rewards are nice, of course, but they are more motivated by intrinsic factors rather than extrinsic ones. Employees value progress: they want to know that their work is meaningful and making a difference.
The History of Williams Recognition—Over 25 Years of Recognition
January 14, 2015
Williams has become a leader in recognition industry services, providing exceptional products and services to businesses across North America. Celebrating 25 years of success, Williams is going strong!
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December 10, 2014
The desire to feel appreciated is part of human nature. No one wants to go unnoticed. Happy employees may be reason enough for recognizing them.
Giving Corporate Business Gifts Williams Recogntion
November 19, 2014
While gift giving should never be a stressful or difficult occasion, the plain truth is that there are a lot of factors for a business to consider when planning and purchasing gifts to employees.
Healthy Team Healthy Workplace Taking Steps Toward Workplace Wellness
October 15, 2014
An increasing number of employers are putting an emphasis on workplace and personal wellness, and they’re finding the results of these initiatives to be well worth the cost and energy they require.
Emergency Service Personnel Recognition
September 19, 2014
Emergency response personnel are in so many levels a bridge between a life saved or one lost. Apart from compensation for their selflessness and dedication, symbolic recognition is well deserved.
Tips for Planning a Productive and Fun Corporate Retreat
August 18, 2014
Planning a corporate retreat that would double up as both businesses oriented and on the fun side, is key to getting your team energized, revitalized and more engaged in productivity while boosting company goals
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July 17, 2014
Award ceremonies are how many businesses formally recognize, honor, and commemorate employee achievement. Here are a few things to consider when planning.
Cultural Sensitivity and Employee Recognition
June 16, 2014
By understanding employees and their cultural influences and expectations, companies can make sure that they recognize employees' achievements in a way that is the most flattering to them.
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May 21, 2014
People join, people leave, and if a company is strong, it can keep rolling. However, many companies are currently facing one of the more challenging business issues in recent year.
Providing Effective Employee Feedback - Williams Recognition
April 17, 2014
When done right, good employee feedback can improve productivity, morale, and overall company performance. When done wrong, however, it can be stifling.
Mobilizing a multigenerational workforce
March 14, 2014
Mobilizing a multigenerational and multicultural workforce has become a big challenge for managers.
Why An Employee Recognition Program Encourages Teamwork & Productivity
February 18, 2014
A happy worker is a productive worker and therefore a more profitable worker. So the question must be asked, how do you keep employee moral high to keep productivity high?
4 Keys to Effective Communication that will Boost Your Employee Recognition Programs
January 09, 2014
Powerful employee recognition hinges on effective and appropriate communication. Communication is one of those hot-button words. Everyone uses it liberally, but few actually understand how to do it effectively.
Canada’s Top Employers—Why They Use Employee Recognition Programs
December 04, 2013
The most successful businesses understand people. They understand what people need and want; what motivates and encourages; and how to handle difficult situations.
Employer’s HR Guide To Productivity and Motivation
November 19, 2013
Our complete HR guide to emloyee motivation is now available to read on Scribd!
How to Benefit from Employee Incentives
November 12, 2013
Incentives really do have an impact on your business’ profitability and success.
Tips for Planning Retirement Award Ceremonies
September 16, 2013
The time is coming nearer. Your valued partner, employee, or co-worker is nearing retirement. The key to whatever you choose to do for celebrating a retirement is truly knowing the person.
Retirement Awards & Long Service Awards That Stand Out
August 28, 2013
One great idea for showing a retiree how much their long service has been appreciated and valued is to reward them with a long service award, or a retirement award.
Generational Differences in the Workforce—Keys to Motivation and Rewards
August 07, 2013
According to a World at Work Survey, up to 56% of workplaces don’t consider generational differences when implementing an employee recognition program.
Traits of a Great Employer
July 23, 2013
A successful career starts with a good employer and there are a few major indicators to look for when choosing which employers approach.
Why People Quit Their Jobs—Keep Your Top Talent with Employee Recognition Programs
July 09, 2013
As an HR professional or manager, employee retention is likely one of your top concerns.
Employer’s HR Guide to Productivity and Motivation – Part Two
June 19, 2013
You’ve had a chance to try out the tips in Part One, here’s Part Two of our Employer’s Guide to Productivity and Motivation.
Employer’s HR Guide to Productivity and Motivation – Part One
June 03, 2013
Most people take pride in doing a good job; especially when those around them recognize their efforts and abilities.
Endorsing Your Company through Recognition Rewards
May 21, 2013
There are many ways to endorse your organization and products. One that can provide multi-faceted impact is the use of employee recognition rewards.
Five Ways to find Happiness at Work
May 01, 2013
Is that possible? Many of us are challenged by workplaces that are less than blissful. Lack of employee recognition, co-worker conflict, customers or clients that we’d rather not serve
Getting Comfortable with Conflict
April 16, 2013
Are you one of those people who will do almost anything to avoid conflict? Take heart, you are not alone.
How to Encourage and Challenge Employees
April 03, 2013
Humans, by nature, want to be appreciated and will go to great lengths to achieve that outcome.
How to set and Reach Your Goals
March 21, 2013
One of the pre-requisites of attaining success in life is setting proper goals.
Intrinsic Motivation for Driving Employee Engagement
March 08, 2013
A dramatic change has taken place in motivational dynamics thereby reflecting altered worker expectations and new work requirements.
Leadership Styles: Which is The Most Effective
February 20, 2013
There is much controversy to what the best leadership style is and which is more effective.
Giving Feedback to Your Employees
February 05, 2013
When you run a business or you are in a supervisor position, part of your job is evaluating your employees’ job performance.
Employee Incentive Program during a Recession
January 10, 2013
Employee incentive programs play a very important role. They keep the employees motivated, which is vital for enhanced performance of a company.
New Year’s Resolutions: Make Employee Gifts More Meaningful
December 21, 2012
As the year ends, many people are inclined to make New Year’s resolutions. These resolutions are important because they help you to measure the amount of progress you make in your life.
Tactics to Re-energize your Sales Team
December 14, 2012
Sales awards play a very significant role in re-energizing a sales team. Even when economic trends are suitable for a sales team, performance can be down if the group is not motivated.
What to get the team that does everything: Gift-giving for your staff
November 22, 2012
With Christmas and Hanukkah just weeks away, your company is likely planning a party to celebrate the season.
The limits of cash rewards
November 07, 2012
In recognition and rewards, money doesn’t speak louder than words.
How to implement a successful employee recognition program
October 22, 2012
Each year, Americans spend $18 billion dollars on employee recognition.
Awards that Reward: Award Ceremonies that Shine
October 03, 2012
The founder of Mary Kay cosmetics, Mary Kay Ash, once said...
4 surprising ways to increase employee productivity
September 19, 2012
Every manager hopes for workers that are busy like bees, but creating the conditions for this are easier said than done.
Mind the gap: Matching workforce talent with your company needs
September 11, 2012
In these times of a troubled economy, much has been written about in the past six months about the “skills gap”...
Fine-tuning your employee recognition program
August 30, 2012
Yelp! offers its employees unlimited beer on tap. Google has on-site masseuses.
Everyone gets a prize: The value of positive reinforcement
August 22, 2012
One of the major myths in HR is that only the superstars in a company can and should be rewarded.
Make recognition count: Here’s how
July 24, 2012
Studies have shown that many of the fastest growing and most successful companies...
Why people quit their jobs: An explainer on why great staff members leave
July 10, 2012
Employee retention is likely one of your top concerns as an HR professional or manager.
Engaging your millennial employees
June 26, 2012
Much has been written about Gen Y, also known as ‘millennials’ or ‘Generation We.’
Chasing top recruits: 4 secrets to attracting talent
June 15, 2012
Talent makes a company shine. Organizations that catch the eyes of media, investors and bright minds are companies with great talent.
Playing with your team: The value of company retreats
May 29, 2012
Its summertime and you and your staff are getting restless. It’s warm and sunny outside, and productivity is dropping.
3 steps to creating a great work environment
May 09, 2012
The foundation for profit, productivity and success isn’t where you’d think to look at first.
Why promoting workplace safety matters
April 17, 2012
Whether you work in a warehouse or at a desk, a safe work environment is crucial.
Inspiring employees to give their all: A how-to
April 03, 2012
In this downtrodden economy, your employees are feeling worn out..
Tailoring employee rewards to generational differences
March 20, 2012
As a manager, you may be finding that you’re not connecting with all the members of your team.
The secrets to employee engagement
March 06, 2012
Employee engagement is an employer’s dream.
4 reasons to stop your Employee of the Month program today
February 21, 2012
It’s familiar fixture at your local grocery store or pharmacy: A yearbook photo of a smiling face and a freshly pressed uniform, mounted on a faux wood plaque.
Employee Loyalty is Dropping Around the World. Here’s How to Turn It Around
February 07, 2012
It’s a tough time for HR: Regular career-hopping is now considered par for the course, and markets are unstable at best.
Why doesn't your employee recognition program work?
January 17, 2012
Last summer, the Society for Human Resource Management found that 80 percent of the organizations they surveyed had employee recognition programs.
New Year’s resolutions for CEOs and corporations in 2012
January 03, 2012
So, you've already made personal new year’s resolutions, but how about corporate and organizational ones?
The economic and health benefits of employee loyalty
December 21, 2011
As more and more companies cut costs, workers are increasingly receptive to better offers from other employers.
Why prospective employees need to know about your recognition program
December 06, 2011
Attention, HR personnel and employers: Today’s economy is creating an abundance of talented workers with impressive experience.
The value of your rewards and recognition program during recession
November 02, 2011
When recession hits, businesses look for ways to save while they see out the storm. It’s an obvious reaction, and one that makes sense.
Five ways to ensure your recognition program improves your company’s performance
October 18, 2011
Check any “top 10” list of reasons employees leave companies, and lack of recognition will be in there. Every time!
How to conduct the perfect performance review
July 12, 2011
Happy employees who are on board with your company’s goals and strategies are more productive employees. And if you want your employees to be on board, happy and productive—then you need to hold regular performance reviews with them.
A good recognition program is as important as your marketing
June 23, 2011
Performing a task because it’s your job is one thing. Performing a task because it’s your job, and knowing how by doing your job you are helping the company and are appreciated for doing so is another thing entirely.
Small Company Employee Recognition
May 03, 2011
As a small business owner, competing with larger companies in terms of salary and benefits can be a difficult, even impossible, task. As a small company, you must rely on other means to attract new employees and retain existing personnel.
Retaining the right people
April 14, 2011
Where many companies falter and fail to retain key employees, others use a variety of methods to preserve essential employees, reduce turnover and avoid productivity disruptions. Through the use of formal or informal incentive programs ...
Employee Recognition – More difficult than it seems
February 21, 2011
The Best Employers in Canada appear to have at least one thing in common; these companies place importance on employee recognition and rewards, something that less successful companies do not.
There is no I in TEAM, but recognizing the I is critical
February 04, 2011
We have all heard the saying, “There is no ‘I’ in ‘Team’”, which encourages us to let go of our individual needs and selfishness in order to focus on the goals of the team or the group. Although team work in a team setting is critical to success
Reduce accidents - Increase productivity
January 21, 2011
Recognizing safe behaviour, whether this involves awarding employees for an accident free year or handing out a safe driver award, contributes to supporting safe behaviour and perpetuating safety in the workplace.
Various Forms of Employee Recognition
December 01, 2010
Employee recognition consists of four different forms of acknowledgement: existential or personal recognition, recognition of work practices, recognition of results and recognition of job dedication.
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