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Lydia Stevens

Lydia is Preciate's Digital Marketing Manager. She works remotely from Colorado, enjoying the beautiful mountains on the weekends and creating new content for Preciate during the week.

Recent Posts

7 Tips for Strengthening Company Culture While Working From Home

April 1, 2020 / by Lydia Stevens posted in Relationships, Remote Working, Company Culture, Positive Emotional Culture, Employee Engagement Software

Despite a historically critical attitude towards working from home, remote work has become more and more popular in countries across the globe. Research has shown a huge advantage for remote employees in terms of performance and productivity, with an almost 13% increase in performance over a nine-month period. For years, these studies continued to fuel the trend of companies moving to remote working and more flexible schedules for their employees.

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5 Remote Working Tools You May Not Have Thought Of Yet!

March 19, 2020 / by Lydia Stevens posted in Future of Work, Employee Recognition, Remote Working, Employee Engagement Software

Remote working comes with its benefits, and it also comes with a host of challenges. Depending on factors such as childcare, office space, and other logistical considerations, remote working can become a lot more complicated than it might initially sound in fun articles on future generations.

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How to Create a Healthy Work-Life Balance at Your Company

March 4, 2020 / by Lydia Stevens posted in Employee Happiness, Employee Health, Employee Engagement, Company Culture

Depending on the nature of the company you work for, creating and maintaining a healthy work-life balance can be extremely difficult. When you work on the clock and have set hours, it's a bit easier to mentally separate time at work and time for yourself. On the other hand, if you're a new lawyer or working at a startup, your working hours are bound to bleed into your personal life.

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Why Use Microsoft Teams? 4 Reasons to Start Today

February 28, 2020 / by Lydia Stevens posted in Future of Work, Teamwork, Workplace, Employee Recognition Software

With Microsoft Team's rapid growth since its release, there are surely some good reasons why so many companies are making the jump to MSTeams.

If your team or company is considering implementing Microsoft Teams as its primary workplace communication tool, check out our list of the top four reasons why your team should start using Microsoft Teams.

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How To Use A Microsoft Teams App for Employee Recognition

February 14, 2020 / by Lydia Stevens posted in Future of Work, Teamwork, Workplace Relationships, Employee Recognition Software

Microsoft Teams has been making a big splash in the world of workplace communication tools. More than doubling their user base in the past year, they now have even more active users than their top competitor, Slack.

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6 Keys to Employee Engagement Survey Results

January 29, 2020 / by Lydia Stevens posted in Employee Happiness, Employee Engagement, Leadership, Employee Engagement Software

Employee engagement is an increasingly important metric for companies of all sizes to track throughout their lifetime. From employee satisfaction and happiness to retention and productivity, there are a huge number of benefits correlated to improving the level of employee engagement.

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What Exactly is Employee Engagement?

December 9, 2019 / by Lydia Stevens posted in Employee Recognition, Employee Engagement, Relationships, Company Culture

Employee engagement has been getting a lot of attention recently. From the well-known Gallup survey to articles in Forbes and beyond, it's a topic that has infiltrated the world of business. And for good reason, too.

Engaged employees have been shown to perform better, be less likely to quit, and be happier and more motivated. For companies, this translates into higher profitability with the same number of employees. It's a win-win.

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5 Ways to Encourage Discretionary Effort

November 25, 2019 / by Lydia Stevens posted in Employee Engagement, Leadership, Employee Motivation, Employee Appreciation, Employee Engagement Software

Whenever the topic of employee engagement and performance comes up, it isn't long before people start talking about the concept of discretionary effort. A truly engaged employee will put in discretionary effort when it comes to their career.

But what does discretionary effort mean? Discretionary effort refers to the amount of additional effort, beyond what is already expected, that an employee is willing to put in to their work.

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4 Benefits of Peer-to-Peer Recognition in the Workplace

November 11, 2019 / by Lydia Stevens posted in Employee Recognition, Employee Engagement, Employee Recognition Software, Employee Engagement Software

Depending on where you work, the attitude towards recognition programs and employee engagement can range significantly. While some company leaders continue to believe that simply paying their employees is enough, a steady stream of modern research says otherwise. Rather than financial incentives, it's appreciation and the intrinsic motivation that comes from it that leads to optimal employee engagement and performance.

Let's jump into four of the most impactful benefits of peer-to-peer appreciation and what you can do to start getting those benefits today!

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3 Reasons Why Workplace Recognition Promotes Diversity and Inclusion

October 29, 2019 / by Lydia Stevens posted in Employee Recognition, Company Culture, Diversity and Inclusion

With the frequency that we hear the terms "diversity" and "inclusion" today, it's fair to say these concepts have made their way into mainstream conversation. No longer confined to the Human Resources department, workplace diversity and inclusion are becoming key topics when discussing an overarching business strategy.

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