Hallmark Business Connections unveils new online incentive offering

Incentive offering announced on the Shop at Hallmark Business Connections website

Aug 18, 2015, 05:12 ET from Hallmark Business Connections

MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Hallmark Business Connections, the business-to-business subsidiary of Hallmark Cards, Inc., is excited to announce the launch of the new online incentive program located on the Shop at Hallmark Business Connections website. The incentives enable small businesses, employers and managers to make meaningful connections and inspire engagement across their organizations.

"Employee recognition establishes a culture of sustained employee enrichment, which acknowledges all the contributions that move a company forward," said Jonathan McClellan, director of employee recognition. "This new offering will enable smaller businesses, or independent owners, the opportunity to personalize their communication and better connect with their employees. Managers can select the appropriate incentive for each unique situation and build a more meaningful relationship with their employees."

Simple acts of recognition can be incredibly powerful to an employee. In fact, 67 percent of employees surveyed by McKinsey & Company rated praise from managers as the top motivator for performance, beating out financial incentives. Hallmark Business Connections' incentive platform enables companies and professionals seeking to strengthen employee engagement the ability to bring Hallmark's reputation into the business world through easy-to-use, customized incentives. These incentive and employee engagement strategies allow each individual to customize their communication and choose the appropriate core messages. Pre-written sentiments are also available for those who want to streamline the process.

The Shop at Hallmark Business Connections website provides a centralized location for employees to find engagement tools and create a workplace culture that celebrates individual and team achievements and milestones.

Visit our blog to learn more about the new incentive offering and how it can help your business engage with the people who matter most to you.

About Hallmark Business Connections

Hallmark Business Connections is the business-relationships unit of the iconic Hallmark Cards brand. We leverage more than 100 years of Hallmark heritage, creativity and innovation to help businesses build and strengthen the relationships that make them thrive. Turning customers into advocates, employees into champions, and companies into healthier environments, Hallmark Business Connections crafts innovative solutions that boost employee engagement and business growth. Hallmark Business Connections is headquartered in Kansas City, MO with locations in Duluth, MN and Minneapolis, MN. For more information, visit http://www.HallmarkBusinessConnections.com.

Brian Van Note
For Hallmark Business Connections

Lisa Oster
Hallmark Business Connections


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