Do You Have a Problem with Employee Turnover?

Nearly 70% of organizations report that staff turnover has a negative financial impact due to the cost of recruiting, hiring, and training a replacement employee and the overtime work of current employees that’s required until the organization can fill the vacant position (BLR).

Employee turnover is a major problem, and there are many factors at work, including generational factors, the economy, sweeping changes in the workplaces, and more.

Learning the following actionable 15 strategies will help you reduce employee turnover, and retain the talent you need to run your company.

But first, let’s preface all these strategies with the most important principle of all.

In order to retain and engage your employees, you must truly care about them. No strategy will overcome a lack of empathy or appreciation for your employees.

Okay, now onto the strategies!
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Show Your #AerostarLove & Win!

Something over here has gotten us really excited! In case you haven’t heard, the Aerostar Illuminated Stylus Pen is the only pen on the market that illuminates your company imprint! And, it has quickly become a customer favorite. This pen is a game changer and truly sets you apart from your competition. One customer described this pen as “The WOW Factor”.

If you are an Aerostar customer, you could win!

We are hosting the #AerostarLove contest on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter. And it’s so EASY to enter!

  1. Log in to your Instagram, Facebook or Twitter account
  2. Upload a picture of your imprinted Aerostar Pens with the hashtag #AerostarLove
  3. Check back on Feb 14th to see if you’ve won

It’s that EASY! We are giving 3 lucky winners (1 each from Twitter, Facebook and Instagram) a $25 Amazon gift card.

Hurry, this contest ends ON Feb 14th at 12 noon EST.

Here’s just one of the many 5 star reviews the Aerostar has received:

If you haven’t tried the Aerostar for yourself, all you have to do is order a sample. We would be happy to send one to you.

Celebrate National Handwriting Day!

January 23rd is National Handwriting Day! And we want to celebrate and spread the word about the many benefits that handwriting has to offer.

Don’t you just love getting a handwritten note? We definitely do, and we don’t want to see handwriting become a thing of the past! We have teamed with some really great organizations like the Campaign for Cursive and WIMA (Writing Instrument Manufacturing Association) to support this great initiative to keep handwriting in our education system! We support handwriting in schools and we provide quality writing instruments and journals because to us–the pen will always be mightier than the sword!

Here are just some of the MANY facts and benefits about handwriting:



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Meet Darren & Hear the Aerostar Story!


Aerostar Illuminated Stylus Pen

Darren is our lead designer on our newest and most exciting pen, The Aerostar.

The Aerostar Pen is truly is the first pen of its kind in the industry. No other pen has an illuminated imprint like this.  This pen was recently launched, and it is already a customer favorite and we can’t keep them in stock. It allows the customer to see their name in lights.

So we sat down with him to talk about the inspiration for the pen. Here’s what he had to say:
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Happy Holidays from Amsterdam Printing!

In the midst of all of the hustle and bustle of this holiday season, we wanted to take a moment to say Happy Holidays from your friends at Amsterdam Printing.

We slowed down for a moment to ask our employees to recall their favorite holiday memory. We received some great responses and we put it together in a holiday video for your enjoyment. So grab the popcorn and enjoy! (Just click the image below to view)




P.S. We hope that you get to make your own special holiday memories! We would love to hear about them, share in the comments section below!

Amsterdam Printing Gives Thanks

Amsterdam Printing Gives Thanks

It’s been a crazy year with the election, but also a good one for us here at Amsterdam Printing, as we celebrate 118 years in business. We’ve grown quite a bit from our humble beginnings in the back of Abraham Singer’s New Tim BroadheadYork City apartment, but one thing we’ve never forgotten is that we couldn’t have gotten this far alone.

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Are You Ready For Small Business Saturday?

Small Business Saturday
It’s November and you know what that means! The holidays are getting that much closer and the shopping season is officially here. Small Business Saturday is on November 26th this year and as a small business owner—it’s a day that you don’t want to miss! It’s the one day of the year that celebrates small businesses small local business instead of big box corporate stores. And it’s a fantastic way to generate sales and kick off the holiday season the right way!
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