When was the last time you really invested in your people? Research suggests that replacing employees is more expensive than you think. In fact, it could even be more than double the price of their current salaries.Read more
In a strategic move to strengthen its commitment to elevating the overall experience of its clients, partner merchants, and consumers, Sodexo Benefits and Rewards Services Philippines is now Pluxee. The spin-off from the Sodexo Group is a global initiative announced last year to give its gifting business a digital-first brand that reflects its
ambition to offer personalized, sustainable solutions to the evolving market.
By definition, consumer sales promotion is the process of persuading consumers to try a product or service. Sales promotions are usually conducted by companies as a tactical strategy or program to boost the sales of their product(s), as well as to gain a competitive advantage against direct and indirect competitors along the way.
In several industries, sales is one of their core priorities, especially for fast-paced conglomerates and corporations. They focus more on beefing up marketing activities and boosting up the sales with the right tools and knowledge as they face clients and other stakeholders. This is why the sales force is very important because they make sure that the company lands at the right place every business review.
As we move forward in identifying sales tactics, there are 3 effective and proven ways to manage the sales team effectively to achieve their quota or sales goals:
As societies evolve, so do our ways of doing business. In the past, large companies were often very hierarchical, with hundreds – if not thousands – of people working together in the same place, at the same time. Times have changed, and today’s focus is very much on flexibility, with working patterns becoming increasingly catered to the needs of employees. In a competitive market for attracting and retaining 21st century talent, new trends in the workplace are emerging all the time. Here are four key trends that HR managers and SME leaders need to be aware of.
As the business environment continues to evolve, companies must adapt as well to the changes in terms of their business approach and marketing strategies. Any program that has worked for your organization in the previous years may no longer be effective in the coming years. This also applies to your loyalty program.
Dealers, distributors, and resellers are no stranger to channel incentives programs. Many companies use this type of scheme to drive the behavior of their channel partners –behavior that will eventually lead to increase in revenue, of course. However, this does not necessarily mean that having a sales channel rewards program will automatically translate to an increase of your channel partners’ performance or a boost in your sales revenue. You have to ensure that your program is well-thought and well-structured. Otherwise, you will only spend your budget without any certain return.
Getting the best out of the employees is not only important but also necessary for your organization. But with Filipinos being among the most emotional people in the world, dealing with performance problems in the workplace become a little challenging for managers and employers.
Before we talk about employee reward options, we want you to meet Karlo. He is a sales agent for a car dealer in Ortigas City. On top of his monthly salary, he receives an additional commission for each sale he makes for selling cars. He is a happy and role model employee.
With the summer season in full swing, your employees might be drifting in vacation mode—and this can affect workplace productivity. In fact, a study found that productivity drops 20 percent during this season. Another study found that projects take 13 percent longer to complete with rising temperatures.
COVID-19 has changed so much about how people live and work. For sure, even after a vaccine is made available, people will continue to take extra precautions and be mindful of their health.
Like with all things in this day and age, the art of gift-giving has also evolved over time. Nowadays, people have a lot of options when it comes to buying gifts and sometimes, it can get overwhelming.
Are you taking good care of your employee's wellbeing this Christmas season? Research says you should be. In fact, it was found that the stress Filipino workers experienced is higher than the global average. With excessive obligations and events during this festive time, stress levels can become even higher, which can affect your people's motivation and morale.
‘Tis the season of office Kris Kringle!
During very hectic times, it’s small activities like these that can help foster camaraderie and lift everyone’s spirits. Bring back the fun with these fool-proof Secret Santa themes your teams are sure to enjoy.
Christmas is finally here!
All over the world, we Filipinos are known to celebrate the longest yuletide season. By now, you’ve probably heard Jose Mari Chan songs on the radio and seen festive Christmas décor everywhere. In the workplace, the Christmas season might have already been manifested through strategical presentations and seasonal sales targets, among others.