It Takes a Recognition Culture To Spark Engagement

Achievers

The recent focus on employee engagement has taught us plenty, including how closely tied employee engagement is to an organization’s success, and what happens in this disrupted, transformed workforce without engagement: our top talent moves on. When we look at employee recognition and ask where to start and what to focus on, most of the answers we’re getting point to culture. By: Meghan M. Today’s workplace is evolving rapidly.

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Taylor, PHR, The HR Writer When a workplace is filled with happy and engaged employees, the culture takes on a life of its own. All businesses can use more happy workers Letting employees know how much they’re appreciated can do wonders to create a positive and productive environment that’s also great for business. A University of Warwick study found that employees provided with incentives to boost their happiness were between 12 and 20 percent more productive on the job.

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6 benefits of effective recognition [infographic]

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But leaders and innovators around the world utilize even more benefits of meaningful appreciation. Recognition Delivers Performance Metrics. Employees in India save their recognition mementos in a file, which they pull out during performance reviews, discussions about a raise or promotion, or even in future interviews to highlight their career achievements. Tip: Provide tangible awards or certificates that employees can keep to showcase their great work.

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There, employees are given fancy gifts, allowed to spend time in lavish resting rooms, and receive huge bonuses every time a special occasion arises. But it doesn’t take a huge budget to build employee appreciation ideas. Whether you’re running a law firm where you need to celebrate trial wins or you’re running a winter coat shop where employees try to meet sales objectives, it’s critical to institute little ways for people to be recognized.

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MTM Recognition

While these honors have been awarded for hundreds of years, many of us in contemporary organizations want to move beyond tradition to discover why people seem to be motivated by recognition, and build programs that will elevate the spirit of our team members and play a part in creating employee experiences that lead to sustained financial performance. A 2017 study by the Intellective Group found that in 2015 US companies spent $90 billion on non-cash incentives.

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For one, they highlight the fundamental shift in focus from human capital management to creating a more human employee experience (case in point: the top post is titled “The End of Management as We Know It”). Forward-thinking HR and business leaders are focusing more on metrics related to employee well-being and happiness, in addition to traditional satisfaction or engagement. Which factors contribute to a more human employee experience in the workplace?

The importance of employee recognition

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The importance of employee recognition is often overlooked – are you aware of the impact? Employee recognition is essential for motivating, retaining and fully engaging our employees. Now, employees expect – and respond – to the same approach when it comes to recognizing their contributions within the workplace. This means the days of annual appraisals and salary as the sole driver for employees are behind us. Appreciation, intranet style.