The Academics of Employee Recognition

Terryberry

For me, when I say “I’m in the employee recognition business,” often I receive a look like I have six heads. I have my standard 30-second speech which illustrates that I help organizations achieve optimum employee engagement levels through relevant and targeted recognition programs. Like a good scholar, an organization’s employee recognition program(s) must be well rounded in science, art, and math in order to achieve its full potential. (As

Checklist for Effective Employee Recognition

Kazoo

When used effectively, employee recognition is an incredibly powerful motivational tool. The Cicero group has found that 53% of employees said their work relationships would improve if they were recognized more often. Not all employee recognition programs resonate with employees.

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The Incentive to Be Well

Engage2Excel

In our 5 Recognition Trends for 2015 eBook , we share our employee recognition insights and what your organization can do to see results. This five-part blog series will cover each trend and its effect on employee engagement.

Terryberry at SHRM 2015 Las Vegas – Making Employee Recognition Dreams Come True!

Terryberry

Hopefully everyone has made it home safely after the full-throttle SHRM 2015 Annual Conference & Expo and the extended After Party (might as well own it). You learned that employee recognition can be genuine, effective, fun (and yes, even easy). WOW -What a blast!

Help Employees Have Their “Best Days” in 2015

RecognizeThis!

Help employees have their best days at work in 2015 by fostering a culture of appreciation and gratitude. What steps will you take to help employees have their best days at work in 2015? by Brenda Pohlman. Recognize This!

Our 10 Favorite Pinterest Boards for Employee Recognition Ideas

RecogNation

With employee recognition, gift giving, wellness, (and much, much more) always on our minds here at Baudville, it’s helpful to see fresh finds from others that we can use! Employee Recognition

Employee Recognition On A Budget

TalentCulture

In the hustle and bustle of the professional world, it can often be very easy to gloss over the positives and instead fixate on less than ideal situations, but the reality is that every job well done deserves some acknowledgement. 4 Ways To ​Recognize Employee Achievement.

Nonmonetary Forms of Employee Recognition

HR Daily Advisor

While we may assume that all employees would appreciate more money, it’s not the only way to provide recognition and thanks for a job well done. In fact, many employees would prefer to have their efforts recognized in other ways.

5 Things You Think Are Employee Recognition, But Are Not

Terryberry

Being in the employee recognition industry, when we ask people what their organization does to recognize their employees, we get all kinds of different answers. And every once in a while, when we ask ‘what do you do for employee recognition?’

5 Tips For Effective Multigenerational Employee Recognition

TalentCulture

Tanner Institute global research study found that all employees, regardless of age, are far more engaged, driven and connected to the company when they’re recognized for their contributions. Deepen engagement by holding younger employees accountable and building trust for older workers.

Many Thanks for 2015: Favorite Posts

RecognizeThis!

— WorkHuman, The Power of Thanks, and many more exciting developments from 2015 lead to a promising 2016 to come. 2015 has been a whirlwind year of exciting launches and new beginnings. As we look forward to 2016, I’m pausing to look back at some favorite 2015 RecognizeThis!

The importance of employee recognition

Interact-Intranet

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. What employee recognition is – and what it isn’t.

10 Employee Recognition Gifts That Work

Kazoo

And if there’s one thing Barney Stinson proved over nine seasons other than his love of women, it’s that he recognizes the power of a well-timed high-five. This momentary mano-a-mano recognizes in one swift movement pleasure with a job well done. It’s these types of personal connections, research shows, that make all the difference for your employees. Convey these precious motivating mood enhancers as soon as possible and then watch your employees shine.

Employee Recognition Quick List for August – Top 7

Terryberry

Get the 7 things you need to know now about employee recognition and engagement in Terryberry ‘s Employee Recognition Quick List. What employees want to know about your company culture. . What would your employees ask?

Compensation Cafe: A Paycheck Is Not Recognition for a Job Well Done

RecognizeThis!

— Psychologically healthy employees require appropriate compensation and praise for their efforts. It’s the classic discussion of the difference between compensation and recognition, which was the top of my most recent post on Compensation Cafe. by Derek Irvine.

Employee Recognition: How it’s Done and Why it’s Vital

Spark Hire

One of the biggest mistakes an employer can make in dealing with employees is to expect that a paycheck is a sufficient form of employee recognition. 4 ways to recognize employee achievement. Shaping better workplaces and better employees. Employee Engagement

Customer Service Excellence is Fueled by Employee Recognition at Northwest Texas Healthcare System

Terryberry

Northwest Texas Healthcare System is comprised of five facilities and 1900 employees serving patients in and around Amarillo, Texas. NWTHS believes in instant, daily, monthly and annual recognition for contributions that reflect their core value of Service Excellence.

The Business Case for Employee Recognition and Rewards

Compensation Cafe

Why do we compensate employees? But compensation professionals (and readers of this blog) know the pay cheque is but one part of a very complex agreement between employer and employee to maximize a mutually beneficial relationship. That’s the essence of employee engagement.

Using Gamification to Increase Engagement with Employee Recognition Programs

Terryberry

Some employee recognition programs see increased levels of engagement when elements of gamification are introduced. Terryberry’s Give A WOW program for peer-to-peer recognition does an excellent job of introducing game mechanics to an employee recognition program.

Trends in Employee Recognition Show Growing Importance in Results-Driven, Culture-Oriented Approach

Compensation Cafe

WorldatWork’s latest “Trends in Employee Recognition Report” is out. Published every two years, I like this report as it offers consistent comparison for trends analysis as well as interesting new insight into data each time. Employee recognition is not a nice-to-have soft-skill.

Making Recognition Memorable

Engage2Excel

Recognition opportunities are abundant and come in many shapes and sizes. When an individual’s career, performance or social achievements are recognized, they are motivated to continue performing well. employee recognition memorable recognition

“Good Job” – The Two Most Harmful Words in the English Language?

RecognizeThis!

– Consider carefully the words we use to recognize others and whether go-to phrases like ”good job” have a place in our recognition vocabulary. The real power of workplace recognition is not in motivating the most elite levels of talent in the organization. by Brenda Pohlman.

What “Amazing” Did You Miss Today?

RecognizeThis!

That’s why we so strongly encourage full peer recognition in true social recognition programs. By empowering all employees to recognize their colleagues for demonstrating your company’s core values in their work, you are adding far more “eyes” on the lookout for “amazing” every day.

Employee Recognition On A Budget

SAP Innovation

In the hustle and bustle of the professional world, it can often be very easy to gloss over the positives and instead fixate on less than ideal situations, but the reality is that every job well done deserves some acknowledgement. 4 ways to ​recognize employee achievement.

Seven Ways to Establish Employee Recognition During Your Daily Routine

Effortless HR

Timeliness is a big component of any successful employee recognition program. For many companies, that means taking care of monthly, quarterly and yearly recognition benchmarks. If you want to build a culture where peer-to-peer recognition and praise are truly valued, though, you’ll need to go beyond that and set daily recognition benchmarks. Daily recognition. Try working a few of these recognition ideas into your daily routine.

Cultures of Recognition Don’t Create Themselves

RecognizeThis!

Leadership, involvement by all, and strong communications are critical to making recognition and appreciation part of the daily rhythm of work. While my role is consult with and guide them on their recognition journey, I’ve also learned from them over the years. by Traci Pesch.

2 Critical Budget Considerations for Employee Social Recognition Programs

RecognizeThis!

Budgets must be appropriately established to reach all employees in a differentiated and calibrated way. How should I structure an employee recognition program that will have the kind of impact I’m seeking?”. Is your recognition program appropriately funded?

You Asked: Answering Your Questions about The Power of Thanks (Part 1)

RecognizeThis!

Social recognition is a very powerful means of creating and managing culture, when structured in a considered, thoughtful way. Employees need to satisfy their base requirements for safety, security, food, etc. Q2: Are there specific rules for employee appreciation?

Values Are Universal; Behaviors Are Local

RecognizeThis!

And yet, it is also true that what works well in one country does not in another because the culture and the people are different with different expectations and needs. They measured how well leaders lived the organization’s new valued behaviors. by Derek Irvine. Recognize This!

Making Recognition Memorable

Engage2Excel

Recognition opportunities are abundant and come in many shapes and sizes. When an individual’s career, performance or social achievements are recognized, they are motivated to continue performing well. employee recognition memorable recognition

Innovative Employee Wellness Engagement Activity

Terryberry

She says: “We do a wellness engagement activity that involves wellness pen pals. Where we set up employees with a wellness pen pal. We supply them with funds to buy healthy snacks and employees create a profile of items they like or may be allergic too.

What One Industry Can Teach All Others About Employee Recognition And Engagement

Madison

The professional services industry is not without its employee engagement challenges. Their levels are noticeably higher while their share of disengaged workers is well below all other industries. Why Social Recognition means involving everyone. •

Humanizing Technology Behind Employee Recognition Programs

SAP Innovation

Giving people the recognition experiences they really want. In my world, the field of employee recognition, I strive to help people get recognition right where they work. The use of technology with recognition programs provides tools for managers to practice giving recognition more efficiently to many people, even when they might only see a few of their staff in any given day or week. Start with the employee recognition experience.

Stop! 3 Things Leaders Should Not Do on March 6th

HR Ringleader

Well, we are on the eve of yet another made up holiday… Employee Appreciation Day. Don’t get me wrong, I am a BIG supporter of telling your team and all your employees how much you appreciate them. Go to the store and buy each employee’s favorite thing.

Compensation Cafe: How to Get People to Work Harder

RecognizeThis!

But we all know the employee contract is not that simple. If all we’re getting from employees is the bare minimum of what’s outlined in the job description, then we are not only failing as managers, we are failing the employee, too. Recognize This!