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Charitable arm of Globoforce merchant network provides companies an easy way to recognize employees and give back
Globoforce offers five tips for employee gift-giving this holiday season
Southborough, Mass. and Dublin, Ireland - December 17, 2009 - Globoforce, a leading provider of global strategic employee recognition solutions, today announced that its customers have donated more than $100,000 to several worldwide charities during 2009. The donations were made through employee recognition awards as part of Globoforce's strategic recognition program for customers.
With more than 25 million reward options, Globoforce's global merchant network enables companies to provide their employees with increased choice and flexibility to redeem their recognition awards. The world's largest reward network includes more than 2,000 retailers, restaurants, and hospitality merchants globally. The network also includes several locally-relevant charities where employees can choose to donate their rewards. In fact, this year, Globoforce customers ordered the most charitable donations ever through the Globoforce network. In 2009, more than 2,000 employee rewards were placed across multiple global charities, totaling more than $100,000.
"We pride ourselves in providing the greatest choice in the employee recognition industry. A notable part of our merchant network is charities, and we're humbled and appreciative of the donations that our customers made in 2009," said Derek Irvine, Chief Marketing Officer and Head of Strategic Consulting, Globoforce. "Recognizing an employee is a powerful thing; being able to accomplish that while also helping others is a win-win and something that both a manager and employee can feel good about."
The Globoforce Guide to Employee Gift-Giving:
The holidays can often present many dilemmas for managers, including what gift, if any, to give employees. To help address these concerns, Globoforce offers managers five simple tips for holiday office gift-giving:
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Learn best practices to engage employees and unify culture. Presented by: Derek Irvine, Globoforce and David Learmond, The Conference Board