Internal Poll: Money is the best employee incentive Ragan readers voted, and nearly half said money is their top motivator in the workplace. But if they can’t get a raise, they would like time off. By Kristin Long@KristinMLongDec. 1, 2011 SHARE To read the full story, log in. Become a Ragan Insider member to read this article and all other archived content. Sign up today Already a member? Log in here. Learn more about Ragan Insider.