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.

Cafe Classic: Choosing the Right Currency for Compensation & Rewards

Compensation Cafe

If you polled your employees and asked them, “What kind of rewards would you prefer?”, But what employees say they want for rewards, what actually works best to motivate employees, and what employees enjoy as rewards are entirely different things.

When It Comes To Rewarding Employees, Is Cash Really King?

SuccessFactors

In 1929, jeweler Edward Maritz began distributing watches to corporations to give to their employees as rewards for sales and service. For simplicity’s sake, it’s tempting to fall back on rewarding employees with cash. The push for non-cash incentive programs.

Chasing Best Practices

Compensation Cafe

Research from the firm PayScale may help to answer at least some of those questions, with their annual analysis of compensation trends and activity. I am reminded, however, of a meta-analysis examining HRM practices that may provide some insight.

How Intrinsic Employee Motivation Will Help You Build Your Dream Team

Business2Community Leadership

Competition is high for finding and retaining those star employees that will set your business apart. Now, more than ever, it has become critical for companies to engage and excite their employees (both current and potential). How Does Motivating Employees Increase your Bottom Line?

Annual Performance Reviews Aren’t Dead, but They Do Need New Life

Capterra

Close to two-thirds of employees and managers agree that the typical annual performance review process is outdated and ineffective—contributing to a poor employee experience. In many systems, managers can simply pick their rating for each employee from a drop-down list.