Author: Hands Up Incentives

Employee Retention for Your Company’s Health and Overall Success

Key employee retention is very important to the overall success of your business. Retaining your best performing staff drives higher sales, profits and customer satisfaction that frames your company's good overall health and success. So what can your organization do to retain valuable employees? Entrust them...

CSR Activities Promoting Team Building

Contributing to projects that have a positive and lasting impact has been increasingly popular in the meetings industry lately. These are wonderful for creating long-term connections to the communities involved whilst simultaneously bonding the company closer together. Here are ideas for activities to include in...

The Hands Up Story

Hands Up Incentives is the realization of the dream of Christopher Hill, the founder. His idea was to enable companies to reward their staff, retain all the usual elements of an incentive trip, such as gala dinners, luxury hotels, and amazing activities but also to...

Why Volunteer?

Why would anyone want to volunteer on a Incentive reward trip? After all you and your team deserve this fantastic break and don’t want to “work” away from the office… Well it seems that the world is becoming more altruistic. A recent survey of employees returning...

Beyond Money – Ideas for Non-cash Incentives That Get Results

The purpose of incentives is to recognize good performance in the hopes that the positive behavior is reinforced. In a previous blog entry on non-cash rewards, we discussed the merits of considering incentives that go beyond money. Now, let’s take a look at some ideas...

People want to be able to make a difference

"For today's 'millennials' entering the workforce, engagement in sustainability is a must-have, not a nice-to-have, … They don’t want to be told what the company is doing. They want to do it." Kellie McElhaney, director at the Center for Responsible Business, Haas School of Business, University...

“Good” Companies Launch More New Products

The World Business Council for Sustainable Development published a comprehensive report of numerous surveys and case studies which made the argument that companies that were good corporate citizens attract better talent and have employees who are more motivated, loyal, and innovative. A HBR study of 128...

Enriching incentive travel rewards

Enriching reward travel blends a luxurious incentive trip with a community development element. A simple formula that is far more potent and memorable than a mere “jolly” at a beach resort. So, what makes an enriching travel reward better than standard incentive travel. 1. People are...

Company Performance Linked to CSR

“CA Technologies has a long standing commitment to CSR and volunteer programs, particularly in education because we recognize it’s a good investment for our business,” Erica Christensen, senior director, Community Affairs, CA Technologies. Companies with well integrated CSR policies don’t only benefit from employee engagement and...