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Lydia Stevens

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 by Lydia Stevens

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

By Lydia Stevens on December 3, 2021

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 to build a happy workforce, a steady stream of modern research on what truly defines an employee experience says otherwise. Rather than giving out financial incentives, it's the appreciation and intrinsic motivation that comes from professional relationships that lead to optimal employee engagement and high-performing teams.

Topics: Employee Recognition Employee Engagement Employee Recognition Software Employee Engagement Software
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Jumpstart Your Team in a Hybrid Working World

By Lydia Stevens on October 27, 2021

While remote and hybrid work are highly desirable for employees around the world, the reality of maintaining team cohesion is team leaders have to be even more intentional than they would have to in the office. Building authentic relationships with coworkers can end up getting pushed to the side when employees are dispersed and your only "face-time" is on stagnant video conferencing platforms. Yet, at the same time, relationship building and strong team cohesion is absolutely critical for increasing employee engagement, improving performance, and retention of top talent. 

Topics: Remote Working Teamwork Leadership
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Preciate Launches Partnership Program with 6Connex

By Lydia Stevens on October 19, 2021

Exciting news! The Preciate partner channel is officially open to companies around the globe. We are thrilled to be partnering with companies like 6Connex who are able to integrate Preciate into their own products. Through these partnerships, we enable companies that specialize in virtual events, education, and training to conduct their business more effectively than ever before.

Topics: Future of Work Relationships Remote Working Virtual Socialization
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10 Tips to Fight Zoom Fatigue with Fun

By Lydia Stevens on February 1, 2021

For many of us, 2020 was the year that we became all too familiar with Zoom meetings. Day after day, hour after hour, it felt like there was no end to the meetings, many of which could have been shorter or more engaging in an office setting.

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5 Steps for Hosting Virtual Happy Hours Everyone Will Love

By Lydia Stevens on October 5, 2020

Let's face it: virtual happy hours can be super awkward. When Preciate first went completely remote at the start of the pandemic, we had a couple virtual get togethers that were lackluster at best. And it wasn't because we don't get along or have a good company culture. It was simply because those online meeting tools weren't designed to help people connect and build relationships while socializing virtually.

Topics: Future of Work Workplace Relationships Employee Engagement Software Virtual Socialization
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7 Remote Work Tips for Increasing Employee Engagement

By Lydia Stevens on September 15, 2020

With the recent increase in remote work due to the pandemic, many companies are experiencing a wide range of positives and negatives when it comes to working from home. While there are plenty of positives such as increased productivity and flexibility, there can certainly be some challenges as well. One of the major challenges companies face with remote employees is maintaining employee engagement.

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How to Use a Slack App for Employee Recognition

By Lydia Stevens on September 8, 2020

Slack is a workplace communication tool worth over $20 billion. It's popularity has been largely fueled by its ability to adapt to user needs quickly and its slick, user-friendly design.

Topics: Future of Work Employee Recognition Employee Engagement Remote Working Company Culture
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How to Succeed at Employee Recognition with Easy Onboarding

By Lydia Stevens on July 10, 2020

Maybe your company just did an employee engagement survey that came back with concerning results. Or perhaps the organization recently expanded, causing a greater need for tracking employee recognition digitally. Whatever your reason is, it can be intimidating when you first dive into the world of employee recognition.

Topics: Employee Recognition Company Culture Employee Recognition Software Employee Engagement Software
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12 Awesome Ideas for Virtual Team-Building Activities and Events

By Lydia Stevens on July 2, 2020

Remote work has become noticeably more popular the past few years, and now, it's more prevalent than ever. The global pandemic has caused companies as prominent as Facebook, Twitter, and Slack to make what may have once been a radical announcement: all employees can work from home forever.

Topics: Future of Work Employee Engagement Remote Working Virtual Socialization
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7 Tips for Strengthening Company Culture While Working From Home

By Lydia Stevens on April 1, 2020

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.

Topics: Relationships Remote Working Company Culture Positive Emotional Culture Employee Engagement Software