Gift Better Blog — Employee Engagement

Are Employee Gifts Tax Deductible? Here's the Canadian Answer.

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Are Employee Gifts Tax Deductible? Here's the Canadian Answer.

You asked, and we summarized! Keep reading to find out what the Canada Revenue Agency has to say about whether or not employee gifts are tax deductible. 

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How to Retain Top Talent In 2021: Here's What Employees Expect From Their Workplace

Employee Engagement

How to Retain Top Talent In 2021: Here's What Employees Expect From Their Workplace

In the past two years we have seen cataclysmic shifts in how work is done, what employees expect, and what employers need to offer in order to attract, engage, and retain top talent. We at Gift Better Co. are a little obsessed with employee engagement and have read countless studies to better understand how our clients can better support their teams. Here are the biggest things that employees expect, according to leading surveys.  Flexibility  In their Talent Accelerator study, which dives into the expectations of employees and emerging trends in the global workforce, Citrix highlights that 88% of employees agree...

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How Leaders Can Minimize Zoom Fatigue For Their Teams

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How Leaders Can Minimize Zoom Fatigue For Their Teams

We know you’ve heard of it– the dreaded Zoom fatigue. The phenomenon has cast a shadow on almost all remote workers over the past 18+ months. Video meetings (whether on Zoom or otherwise) have been scientifically proven to greatly increase cognitive load, which undoubtedly contributes to higher rates of mental exhaustion. If you’re the leader of a remote team, you will need to keep Zoom Fatigue top of mind when planning meetings as well as when you’re thinking about overall company culture.  Here are a few ways that you can help mitigate Zoom Fatigue for your team (and probably yourself...

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How to Make Virtual Events More Engaging With Gifts

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How to Make Virtual Events More Engaging With Gifts

For well over a year now many companies have been hosting virtual events, seminars, and workshops, making it tougher than ever to captivate employees and audiences. The excitement for planned activities subsides on Zoom or Google Hangouts, so many event planners are leveraging gifts to bring a more personal experience to virtual events. Read on for ways that you can use gifts to enhance the experience of your next virtual event for all who attend. Tie it back to your brand When holding virtual retreats and events, consider sending gifts that link to your company’s values and mission statement. This gives your audience...

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Are You Tracking These Four Employee Engagement Metrics?

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Are You Tracking These Four Employee Engagement Metrics?

Tracking employee engagement should be top of mind for all organizations who are looking to curb turnover and keep their teams invested for the long haul. But which employee engagement metrics are most important?

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