Businesses Need to Focus On Employee Recognition, Especially Now

Business2Community Leadership

While the majority of the workforce continues to work at home, a major challenge for leaders in the foreseeable future is one of keeping their employees engaged, productive, and happy through this time of stress and unknown. Managers account for at least 70% of the variance in employee engagement scores. Employee recognition. Recognition makes employees feel seen, valued, and like they’ve accomplished something worthwhile. The Impact Of Recognition.

Celebrating Personal Milestones: The New Normal of Recognition

MTM Recognition

Today, record-breaking numbers of employees are working from home, and it seems that for many there is no return to the office in their future. Multiple big tech companies like Twitter are even vowing to offer remote options for all employees within the next few years.

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Do Service Awards Still Matter?

OmegaHR Solutions

Yet that is the message employers send with awards for employees’ five, ten or 20-year anniversaries…” I’ve read a few posts and articles now picking up on a similar theme– questioning the value of recognition for service milestones.

After Years of 3% Increases, Where Have All the Good Raises Gone?

TLNT: The Business of HR

Cited in the article, analyst firm Aon Hewitt calls this a “drastic shift” based on the firm’s annual survey on salaried employee compensation. Employees don’t get a lot from 3% raises.

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Do Service Awards Still Matter?

Terryberry

’ Yet that is the message employers send with awards for employees’ five, ten or 20-year anniversaries…” I’ve read a few posts and articles now picking up on a similar theme– questioning the value of recognition for service milestones.

lessons from a san francisco sewer: shrm 2016 keynote recap

O.C. Tanner

In 2005, Mike Rowe found himself standing in the middle of the intersection of Ellis and Jones in San Francisco, changing into a heavy rubber suit and climbing down into the city’s sewers. And we all know an employee like Gene.

How an Increasing Contingent Workforce Impacts Company Culture

Compensation Cafe

As this Politico article summarized: “From 2005 to 2015, according to the best available estimate , the number of people in alternative work arrangements grew by 9 million and now represents roughly 16 percent of all U.S. workers, while the number of traditional employees declined by 400,000.

The Power of Practicing Mindfulness at Work and in Life

TalentCulture

In 2005 when I first began practicing yoga, I had a personal awakening and for a period of two years, I had a daily practice where I spent time focused on me and most importantly made time to get to know, recharge, refresh and work through my busy and hectic days. In 2005, I had the luxury.

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Where Have All the Raises Gone?

Compensation Cafe

Cited in the article, analyst firm Aon Hewitt calls this a “drastic shift” based on the firm’s annual survey on salaried employee compensation. Give all employees annually an across the board Cost-of-Living Adjustment (COLA) of approximately 2%.