You’ve created a solid team, you all work very hard and you publish a great product. What’s missing? What might be missing for your employees?
Studies show that when a company takes the time to recognize their employees for outstanding achievement, morale and productivity increase. It helps with retention too. Is it any wonder that creating a thriving company culture that rocks is a hot topic for media companies right now?
The key point it this: Recognition matters more to employees than money. In a survey of 1,200 employees across the country, 83% of respondents said recognition for contributions was more fulfilling than any (monetary) rewards or gifts.
So when niche publishers told us what they’d like to see (and be a part of) in 2017, we listened. We have introduced the all new Nichee Awards Program, with the winners being honored at our Super Niche Media Event in Charlotte, March 27-29, 2017.
Here are two big innovations to the awards program that you need to know about:
- Recognize your peeps: Our Niche Rising Star and Best Sales Executive Awards are your chance to recognize your amazing niche team. Showcase your staff’s big brains, huge talents, and hard work by nominating them for a Nichee. Winners will receive an award for display, as well as a downloadable award logo to proudly post on their LinkedIn profile or company staff page.
- Expanded categories: We have added new marketing and revenue channels for awards, such as social media, events, video, and more. For each entry, we take into account the size of your market and the needs of your niche audience. Magazine, Website and Event categories also include sub-categories for B2C, B2B, City & Regional, Association and Hobbyist. Check out more details here: 2017 Nichee Awards
The more time that passes between an employee’s efforts and the recognition, it lessens the impact of that recognition. Think about giving your outstanding employees a reason to shine in Q1 2017!
About this blogger: Diana Landau is the Content Wrangler for Niche Media. A former sales director and corporate marketing hack, she has now found nirvana in writing and wrangling quality content. Diana is a food, wine, art and SF Giants enthusiast…who sometimes gets carried away.
Niche Media has created super niched-out events specifically for magazine publishers for over 12 years. We’ve helped pave the way for the era of boutique events that connect specific audiences and provide great educational, friendly and super-fun environments! Check out the all new Super Niche Media Event, March 27-29, 2017!
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