Talent and HR News Weekly Update: Employee Recognition Trends

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“People work for money but go the extra mile for recognition praise and rewards.” This week’s curated articles will get you thinking more about employee recognition and its link back to productivity, retention and more. 1) Trends in Employee Recognition from HR Trend Institute Employee recognition programs, once considered a “nice” but non-essential component of human resources, have changed dramatically over the past five years.

Cafe Classic: Why Working Less Helps Us Work More

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Indeed, if we did, the vast majority of employees would be more productive. Employees who vacation more –who take longer and more frequent periods of renewal – are actually more productive.