Achievers ranks #9 on Deloitte Technology Fast50™ list!

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A chievers is so excited to announce that we’ve been ranked #9 on the 2013 Deloitte Technology Fast50™ list, Canada’s preeminent technology awards program! Our success stems from our high-performance culture and engaged employees who are dedicated to driving results and providing world-class service to our customers.”.

Performance and Rewards: Differentiate Only When It’s Worth It

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Should you encourage managers to differentiate performance and rewards among workers? Merit-based rewards are seen as a hallmark of a “high performance culture.”. 91% of companies linked pay to performance in 2011 , up from 78% in 2009. 89% of companies differentiated performance using numerical ratings in 2014-2015. GE recently announced changes to its famous annual forced-ranking performance management system.

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10 Workforce Intelligence Cures for Improving Nurse Retention

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Healthcare has long been a highly regulated industry with a diverse and specialized workforce — one that’s hard to hire and even harder to retain at the best of times. Even though healthcare has been projected to add 4 million jobs — more than any other industry — between 2012 and 2022 , turnover is high and hospitals perennially face a shortfall of registered nurses (RN). years , which leads to these costs being incurred at a high frequency.

16 Secrets for Building Better Managers

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New research revealing how managers affect engagement and culture. Designed to help you develop managers that can take your business to the next level, these 16 secrets offer actionable insights for identifying managers with leadership potential, connecting existing managers to their teams, and cultivating growth-oriented company cultures. Kazoo Leadership Performance ManagementThe difference between good managers and great ones can decide the fate of a business.

21 Tips for Improving Your Employee Experience

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Kazoo amplifies company culture through its award-winning employee experience platform that delivers engagement, retention, performance management, and improved business metrics. As a dominant force in the HCM market with an industry-leading retention rate, Kazoo partners with more than 400 global organizations to build high-performance cultures and engaged workforces.

Kazoo Is One of the Best Places to Work (Again!)

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Having just come off a strategic investment from Vista Equity Partners , the Kazoo team is in the midst of tremendous growth — landing on the Best Places To Work list is a healthy sign we’re keeping our culture intact along the way. Part of our mission is to grow company culture and improve bottom-line performance for organizations. For the third year in a row, Kazoo has been named one of the Best Places to Work in Austin. link].

Webinar: How to Develop Managers Who Engage Their Teams

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If there’s one thing that can truly transform a company’s culture, productivity, and turnover rate, it’s good management. Kazoo amplifies company culture through its award-winning employee experience platform that delivers engagement, retention, performance management, and improved business metrics. Founded in 2013, Kazoo continues to revolutionize the employee experience with its platform based on the science of motivation, rewards, and recognition.

Cutting-Edge Company Culture Examples: Introducing “What Culture Could Be”

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They win by creating amazing company culture. Great cultures drive exceptional business results, not the other way around. But where can you find company culture examples that deliver winning results? You will find them in the new podcast from our CEO Autumn Manning, What Culture Could Be. Company Culture Examples — Why Now? Great company culture has never been more important. Future episodes will be rich in company culture examples.

Quick Tips for Creating Your Employee Experience Business Case

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About Kazoo: Kazoo amplifies company culture through its award-winning employee experience platform that delivers engagement, retention, performance management, and improved business metrics. As a dominant force in the HCM market with an industry-leading retention rate, Kazoo partners with more than 400 global organizations to build high-performance cultures and engaged workforces.

Experience Kazoo at the 2018 Total Rewards Conference

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About Kazoo: Kazoo amplifies company culture through its award-winning employee experience platform that delivers engagement, retention, performance management, and improved business metrics. As a dominant force in the HCM market with an industry-leading retention rate, Kazoo partners with more than 400 global organizations to build high-performance cultures and engaged workforces.

Need Employee Reward Ideas? Don’t Miss Bersin’s Latest Research

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The latest from Bersin’s High-Impact Rewards research is out, and organizations building strategic employee rewards programs or seeking employee reward ideas should take note. These are the common threads when comparing high-performing to low-performing organizations: High-performing organizations are six times more likely to use data and analysis to understand employee preferences. High-performing organizations are 1.7

Five Best Practices for Engaging Employees in 2019

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Because the hodgepodge of tools and apps companies invest in for wellness, rewards, recognition, or other efforts geared toward company culture are failing them. Kazoo amplifies company culture through its award-winning employee experience platform that delivers engagement, retention, performance management, and improved business metrics. Ready to get in front of the trends that will define HR in 2019?

Three Must-Do’s at Next Week’s HR Tech Conference in Las Vegas

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YouEarnedIt amplifies company culture through its award-winning employee experience platform that delivers engagement, retention, performance management, and improved business metrics. As a dominant force in the HCM market with an industry-leading retention rate, YouEarnedIt partners with more than 400 global organizations to build high-performance cultures and engaged workforces. 20+ years. 59 sessions. 9,000 attendees.

3 Simple Ways to Boost Employee Motivation with Rewards

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After offering a mix of cash and other bonuses to employees: Non-monetary bonuses boosted performance slightly better than monetary ones. Monetary bonuses affected performance more when the employee had a mix of options and chose them. Kazoo amplifies company culture through its award-winning employee experience platform that delivers engagement, retention, performance management, and improved business metrics.

Want to improve your employee recognition awards? Put down the plaque.

Kazoo

Kazoo amplifies company culture through its award-winning employee experience platform that delivers engagement, retention, performance management, and improved business metrics. As a dominant force in the HCM market with an industry-leading retention rate, Kazoo partners with more than 400 global organizations to build high-performance cultures and engaged workforces.

5 Tips for Inspiring Employee Appreciation Ideas

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If the specific reason for appreciation isn’t clear, employees aren’t appreciated in a timely manner, employee appreciation ideas aren’t personalized to your people and culture, or your company isn’t delivering it consistently , the delivery of your ideas may be doing more harm than good. Kazoo amplifies company culture through its award-winning employee experience platform that delivers engagement, retention, performance management, and improved business metrics.

Employee Retention Tips for Winning the War for Talent

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Invest in a culture that makes employees want to stay. A Culture of Employee Retention. What kind of culture boosts employee retention? So, how exactly do you build these pillars into a culture of retention? Focus on a high-quality employee experience rich in growth opportunities. Use an employee experience platform to create a culture rich in the four pillars of the employee experience. Looking for employee recruitment and employee retention tips?

The Employee Experience Survey: A Smart Business Tool

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In our research for the Employee Experience Optimized , we found ten Culture Building Blocks that support these four pillars. Kazoo amplifies company culture through its award-winning employee experience platform that delivers engagement, retention, performance management, and improved business metrics. Founded in 2013, Kazoo continues to revolutionize the employee experience with its platform based on the science of motivation, rewards, and recognition.

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Employee Incentive Programs that Build Work-Life Balance

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Generally, employee incentive s are focused more on building employee performance or employee engagement. However, all three of these are highly connected. Surveys have shown that taking a week of vacation boosts employees’ engagement and drive to perform. A study of UK consultants showed that having predictable, required time off built productivity and team performance. For employees who do shift work, give a top performer the first choice of shifts for a given month.

4 Employee Award Ideas that Build Engagement

Kazoo

Kazoo amplifies company culture through its award-winning employee experience platform that delivers engagement, retention, performance management, and improved business metrics. As a dominant force in the HCM market with an industry-leading retention rate, Kazoo partners with more than 400 global organizations to build high-performance cultures and engaged workforces. When it comes to employee awards , many companies are in the same boat.

3 Tips for Building a Best-in-Class Company Culture

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Looking for advice on improving company culture ? There are two competing schools of thought on where to invest in order to build high performance teams : Perks versus People. Employees with a good-to-great perks and benefits package, but no cultural building blocks (meaning little investment in people and company culture), reported a 69% negative employee experience. 3 Tips for a Best-in-Class Company Culture. Company Culture

An Employee Recognition Program that Boosts a Sense of Meaning

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A high-quality employee recognition program can be a key tool to building day-to-day meaning. Our research in the Employee Experience Quantified shows that when employees have a sense of meaning, they are more likely to stay longer in their jobs, work harder, deliver a better customer experience, be more innovative — and generally deliver on key performance indicators. An easy-to-use employee recognition software package makes recognition an automatic part of your culture.

Employee Satisfaction: Using Surveys Effectively

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Frequently, companies learn that their employee satisfaction rating isn’t as high as they’d like it to be. Engaged, satisfied employees offer better customer service, stay at their jobs longer, and perform better. About Kazoo: Kazoo amplifies company culture through its award-winning employee experience platform that delivers engagement, retention, performance management, and improved business metrics.

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4 Ways to Combat Toxic Company Culture

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Companies don’t usually start out of the gate with a toxic company culture. Over time, with market changes, company changes, and leadership changes – company culture may turn toxic without you noticing. Leaving a toxic company culture to fester isn’t going to do you any favors. And make no mistake: having a toxic company culture costs you money. Improving a Toxic Company Culture. About Kazoo: Kazoo amplifies company culture through its award-winning.

Employee Rewards that Motivate: 5 Tips

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They may be formal – like an annual or quarterly bonus tied to meeting performance objectives. The London School of Economic s reviewed 51 different studies and found that financial incentives not only fail to encourage employees to perform – they can even demotivate employees. On top of that, poorly planned employee rewards can ruin your company culture. Most companies have employee rewards programs.

What WorldatWork Revealed About Employee Recognition Programs

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Employee Recognition Programs Will Help Performance Management. Motivated and engaged employees perform better — so why are organizations overlooking the role of employee recognition programs and total rewards in performance management? One SHRM article that came out of the Total Rewards Conference, “ How Total Rewards Can Drive Performance Management Success ,” talks about this.

The Value of Positive Recognition

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In their book Primed to Perform Lindsay McGregor and Neel Doshi argue that positive motivation is critical to employee performance. Five tips for using positive recognition to boost motivation: Embed positive recognition into your culture. For more times on using recognition to drive business-building behavior, see our guide on Building a High-Performance Culture. When I was in college, I took a psychology class on learning and motivation.

YouEarnedIt and HighGround Join Forces to Transform Human Capital Management Industry

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Leaders in engagement and performance management combine to prioritize the employee experience in today’s workforce. AUSTIN, TX – July 19, 2018 – After receiving a strategic investment from Vista Equity Partners, YouEarnedIt, the leading employee experience Human Resources SaaS technology, today announced they are joining forces with HighGround, a leading real-time performance management and engagement provider, to revolutionize the Human Capital Management industry.

4 Lessons from HBO’s Westworld

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Peer and self assessments like performance reviews and personality tests offer employees the tools to understand themselves, and in turn, better understand their coworkers and everyday interactions. Where once high salaries, office snacks, and unlimited vacation could easily sway a desirable candidate, businesses now have to identify their personal X factor to attract top talent. How to prevent toxic cultures. Company Culture

4 Lessons HR Teams Can Learn from HBO’s Westworld

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Peer and self assessments like performance reviews and personality tests offer employees the tools to understand themselves, and in turn, better understand their coworkers and everyday interactions. Where once high salaries, office snacks, and unlimited vacation could easily sway a desirable candidate, businesses now have to identify their personal X factor to attract top talent. How to prevent toxic cultures. Company Culture

5 Items to Add to Your HR Budget in 2019

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Where to put your money: Adding Employee experience tools like Kazoo to your HR budget allow team members at all levels of the business to send regular, meaningful recognition to their peers in a way that unifies culture, boosts engagement, and increases retention. Performance Management Tools. According to ClearCompany , 72% of surveyed employees felt their performance would improve with corrective feedback.

6 Best Practices for Employee Reward Programs

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One group got no performance reward, another got a cash bonus, a third got pizza and a fourth got lots of compliments for working hard. The end result – the pizza group performed best, with the complement group coming into a close second. Encouraging employees to reward each other encourages higher performance. The Journal of Business Research showed that rewarding a team boosted cooperation and performance.

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Are You Using These 5 Proven Employee Retention Strategies?

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Simply having an employee recognition program isn’t enough — is appreciation a natural part of your company culture? Note that the recommendation here isn’t to invest in high-priced learning and development software — there are ways to get creative with learning opportunities already present in your organization. Founded in 2013, Kazoo continues to revolutionize the employee experience with its platform based on the science of motivation, rewards, and recognition.

5 Ways Employee Recognition Software Pays for Itself

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Often it’s because of culture. Often, health insurance providers offer discounts to organizations that have high participation in employee wellness programs. Harvard Business Review claims that having a reputation for a bad company culture costs at least 10% more for each hire. Kazoo customers are recognized for their cultures through industry awards like Best Places to Work, Best Culture, or Employee Choice.

Employee Engagement Ideas that Build a Culture of Engagement

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This kind of employee experience includes a culture of performance and engagement. Gallup’s 2017 Performance Management Report showed that employees who strongly agree that they can link their goals to the organization’s goals are 3.5 Strengthen the 10 Culture Building Blocks. We found that an average of 90% of employees who had an excellent employee experience have the 10 Culture Building Blocks in their jobs vs. an average of 20% for those that don’t have them.