Top 10 Recognize This! Posts for 2014


I’m gratified to see many of my favorite posts from 2014 on this list, which is compiled from the most-read posts of 2014.(Click We see good examples of recognition around us all the time. Uncategorized Employee Engagement employee recognition top 10 posts of 2014

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2014 World’s Best Multinational Workplaces: Trends for Thought

China Gorman

For example, publicly traded companies on the U.S. Check out a few “Fast Facts” about the World’s Best Multinational Workplaces 2014 below, and be sure to check back here on Thursday to see which companies made the list! Fast Facts: The World’s Best Multinational Workplaces 2014.

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How to Identify Bottlenecks in Your Recruitment Process

HR Bartender

Take recruiting for example. For example, do you know who spends the most time with resumes during the hiring process?

Everything #HR Needs to Know About “The Cloud”

HR Bartender

For example, Gartner reports SaaS based Customer Relationship Management (CRM) systems accounted for 41% of all CRM systems sold in 2013. (Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at Kronos , the global leader in delivering workforce management solutions in the cloud.

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5 Culture Trends for 2019

That means, for example, that rather than visit a. Integration as an example). And Why You Should Start Giving It To Them)”, Forbes, January 13, 2014. 5 Culture Trends for 2019 1 The workplace is constantly evolving. As we. approach 2019, major shifts in the work.

The Innovation Series [Part 3] – How Companies Support Innovation

HR Bartender

As you’ll see from these examples, businesses are developing innovative cultures to make things happen. I like these three examples because they’re all correct. In this third (and final) post on innovation, I wanted to share how companies view and support innovation.

Telecommuting Is Not a Profession

HR Bartender

For example, I’m a freelance writer – so, writing is my profession. I recently ran across an article talking about the “honest truths of the telecommuting profession.”

In Defense of Business Buzzwords

HR Bartender

For example, does “ we want to partner with you ” really mean partner or does it mean one person does the work and the other reaps the benefit ? I saw this post recently on Jennifer McClure’s Unbridled Talent blog and I can’t resist commenting.

Business Lessons from the Fictional Elite

Cornerstone On Demand

We need examples and inspiration so we can shape our own experience. What does it take to be a good leader? A few standout qualities are accountability, resilience, and compassion. What does it take to be a thriving entrepreneur?

most popular posts of 2014

Ask a Manager

Most commented-on posts of 2014: (doesn’t include open threads, which otherwise would hold the top 10 places, or “ask the readers” posts, which I covered on Saturday). here’s a real-life example of a great cover letter (with before and after versions!).

Why Clean Data is the Best Data

Cornerstone On Demand

As an example, the compensation department “owns” job codes. In today's HR landscape, data is having a moment. But I'd like to suggest that not all analytics are created equal. HR data is essentially HR business intelligence.

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Forget the Cash: 5 Thoughtful Ways to Reward Employees

Cornerstone On Demand

For example, movie theater gift certificates for the movie buff, tickets to the big game for the sports fan; live music/theatre tickets for the employee into the arts; airline, hotel or booking site gift certificates/vouchers for the traveler and so on.

Weekly Must Reads: What’s Your State’s Most Distinctive Job?

Cornerstone On Demand

Example: Staff writers at one office wrote a Christmas story that featured every employee. The top stories HR pros need to know this week. Florida is loaded with motorboat operators, and Kansas is chockfull of. Home Ec teachers?

2014 Fall Hill Visit


On September 11th, 2014 ALSHRM Legislative Directors assembled to storm the Hill on topics that SHRM has highlighted as relevant to our profession. I’ve been away from the blog so long that my own page didn’t even recognize me. It’s been a while, eh?

Workplace Diversity: ‘The Era of Colorblindness is Over’

Cornerstone On Demand

Some of the challenges for ethnic minority workers, for example, are that they often find themselves as one-of-a-kind in their workplace. Workplace diversity is a pressing topic among HR pros. It's heavily scrutinized in blogs, at conferences and during training sessions.

Shift the Paradigm: Carol Anderson's Wish for HR in 2015

Cornerstone On Demand

Let’s take “talent management” as an example. What does 2015 hold for human resources? Honestly, I don’t know. I worry a bit about our future: will it bring more of the same or will we step up and make a change in order to create real value? We need a shift.

Time for HR’s 2014 Performance Appraisal

HR Daily Advisor

It’s a good time to reflect on your accomplishments of 2014. How close are you now to where you thought you’d be on January 1, 2014? As an example of what you will find, here are some policy recommendations concerning e-mail, excerpted from a sample policy on the website: Privacy.

How to Cry at Work (And Win Employee Loyalty While Doing It)

Cornerstone On Demand

Imagine the ‘50’s-era character in the 2014 workplace — where the dissolution of boundaries affects everything from office walls to glass ceilings. A dramatic, emotive, creative type will always suffer in a staid, professional environment, for example.

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The Year in Leadership: 7 Teachable Moments

Cornerstone On Demand

From Chris Christie's George Washington Bridge trouble last winter to the bizarre saga of the recent Sony hacks , 2014 proved to be a roller-coaster ride for the HR and management spheres. Talent Management 2014 New Year Talent Management

Start with Managers When it Comes to Performance Management

Cornerstone On Demand

There are a lot of things that are important to do once a year: scheduling an annual physical or paying taxes, for example. Interested in making performance management less dreadful?

Weekly Must-Reads: Citi Trades Desks for Workplace "Neighborhoods"

Cornerstone On Demand

” There’s one for compensation and another for learning and development, for example. The top stories HR pros need to know this week. From assigned desks to flexible neighborhood.

Q&A with Jacob Morgan: A Future Without Email?

Cornerstone On Demand

An internal survey at leading global IT firm Atos, for example, found that of the 200 or so emails its employees received per day, about 10 percent were actually useful — a statistic so alarming its CEO launched a campaign to eradicate email from the organization.

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Monkey See Monkey Do: New Leaders Emulate Their Bosses

The People Equation

Nobody likes to be told what to do, but give them a positive example, and you might be surprised at the results. non-examples” must be balanced out with positive role models.

Leadership and Being a Role Model – 20 Ideas

The People Equation

As such, we know that setting a good example is an important part of leadership. Check it out to see if any of these gremlins are sabotaging your best efforts to set a good example. A person always doing his or her best becomes a natural leader, just by example.”. ?

It Just Shouldn’t Be This Difficult! – Eliminating Barriers to Recognition


In my ‘nice gesture gone bad’ example here, all the jumping through hoops was supposed to be for my own protection, as the hotel put it. by Brenda Pohlman. Recognize This!

Succession Planning Success: The Golden Rules for Future-Proofing Your Business


Below is an example of an interactive visualization that lets you trace career paths for critical roles, uncover the lineage of leaders, or see how departments have developed over time. For example, your organization may be planning to open a new location or introduce a new business line.

Quick Lessons Learned from the 2014 #NBASummerLeague

True Faith HR

For example, to Atlanta Hawks superfan K.D., "You''ll If the three takes regarding the 2014 Summer League are not enough, feel free to listen to the 27-minute HR Happy Hour podcast summing up the weekend here.

One Example Of Strategic HR Thinking


Advocating reward strategies that will help your company uncover and capitalize on innovative practices and procedures—self-created by engaged employees—is a great example of how HR can bring a strategic perspective to the task of maximizing the impact of each and every employee.

Want to Increase Employee Engagement? Communicate Meaning & Value of Work


On recognizing employees beyond pay and benefits, for example, average satisfaction among those surveyed stood at 56%. by Derek Irvine. Recognize This!

What Is In Your Unspoken Contract?

All Things Workplace

In the real-life example above, the implicit contract had to do with the unspoken nature of Utility companies: Stable, Secure, Lifetime Employment, Methodical Career Progression. Explain the reality of implicit agreements and that you realize this might be one such example.

Money for Motivation: How Incentive Based Pay Works


Here’s an example of that playing out with a group of nine year olds. Last week I was talking with some folks about using compensation to drive employee behavior, and it occurred to me that I have never shared anything about that topic here.

TLNT Summit 2014 – Activate Unwavering Employee Engagement

Cielo HR Leader

Bringing together a number of world-renowned organizations and the brightest minds in talent management, workforce development and planning, the TLNT High Performance Workforce Summit 2014 was held on May 28-29 in Atlanta, GA.

New Year, New You: What’s One Thing You Want to Improve in 2015?


I want to hear from you about what you’re working on, but just as an example, here are a few things I’m looking at in the coming year (more to come in the next few weeks, I promise!): I absolutely love the new year and the feeling of excitement and opportunity that exists.

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Tips for Wrapping Up the Year

The People Equation

For example, Carries says she feels as if she gets to the end of the year, looks at her finances and thinks, “where did the money go?” Are you working this week?

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Leaders – Use These Tips to Stay Relevant with Younger Workers

The People Equation

Take for example, the term “struggle bus” which gained in popularity with high school and college students around 2009. For example, the entry from November 4 th was “Alex from Target” – which happened a mere days before that entry.

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A Thanksgiving Tradition


Editor’s Note: In the spirit of recognition and gratitude, especially at this time of year, I wanted to “give the floor” to someone who shows us all – by example – what being truly thankful is all about. Guest Post by Don MacPherson. Recognize This! –

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Are Annual Employee Surveys Dead?


Recognition data is a leading internal example of this, which is why social recognition is already such a powerful tool for culture management. Last Spring, when I was leaving SHRM, I travelled through the Orlando airport. Maybe you did too?

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