How to Find Budget Dollars for Employee Recognition

HR Bartender

I thought about this as I was planning my agenda for this year’s WorkHuman Conference , pioneered by Globoforce. Check out the promo code at the end of this post for a discount.). I saw that one of the sessions this year was titled “Show Me the Money: 5 Unexpected Places to Find Recognition Budget” and reached out to the speaker Rob Schmitter , solutions architect at Globoforce, to see if he would give us a sneak peek. Employee retention depends on engagement.

Celebrate Your Employees: Employee Recognition At Its Best

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Research shows that it can be better to express gratitude than to receive recognition. Not only do recognition and gratitude have positive impacts on the health and well-being of employees, they can also increase engagement. Companies who have employee recognition programs have engagement levels over 71% higher than companies without recognition programs. The programs motivate employees and boost satisfaction. Making employee recognition work.

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[Report] 3 New Global HR Trends from Globoforce & RES Forum

WorkHuman

If you’ve been following the Globoforce blog these past few months, you may recall that we recently published a report with findings from the 2016 SHRM/Globoforce employee recognition survey. Do these trends in employee recognition, performance management, retention, and engagement look different outside of the U.S.? 50% of those surveyed work at companies of 25,000+ employees. The top three of these results were: Employee engagement (64%).

Globoforce Announces Enhancements to Conversations, and Life Events

WorkHuman

September 12, 2018 | Globoforce Press Release. DUBLIN and LAS VEGAS – September 12, 2018 – Globoforce ® , a leading provider of human applications, today announced enhancements to Conversations ® , its continuous performance development solution, and Life Events , a solution that creates an easy way for colleagues to connect by celebrating each other’s most meaningful personal milestones such as marriages, babies, or graduations. About Globoforce.

Employee Recognition Myths

Possible Works

Employee Recognition Myths. Recognition at the workplace motivates employees and boosts their productivity. Employees are more likely to take initiatives and deliver on KPI’s if their efforts are valued and their contributions are appreciated. Studies have revealed that 64% of the employees resign as they feel unappreciated and disengaged while 69% of employees would work harder if they felt their efforts were better appreciated. ENGAGE.

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. Source: Globoforce.

6 New Stats for Employee Recognition Skeptics

WorkHuman

I feel lucky to work for a company that understands and invests in employee recognition and rewards. But we’ve all worked for companies or leaders who don’t buy into the concept of employee recognition. New research from Globoforce’s WorkHuman Research Institute can help you silence the skeptics. We asked workers to rank the reasons why they stay at their companies. workers surveyed told us they haven’t been recognized at work in six months or more.

Cafe Classic: 3 Goblins of Employee Recognition

Compensation Cafe

Editor's Note: With Halloween fast approaching, today's Classic features Derek Irvine and his exposition of the ghosts that haunt - and can really mess with - your employee recognition efforts. On this day of ghouls, goblins and other frightening beasties, let’s look at three of the most common goblins of employee recognition I hope never grace your organization’s doorstep. This goblin looks good at first, enticing you with superficial pretty words and phrases.

Surprise! Survey Shows How Employee Recognition Landscape is Changing

TLNT: The Business of HR

The fifth research report in an annual partnership between SHRM and Globoforce ( the 2015 Employee Recognition Survey ) was published this week. With the economy and hiring improving, businesses are wise to become concerned that the “grass is greener” syndrome may take hold of their very best employees — the employees who are super marketable as job opening grow. (In Recognition adds to the bottom line.

How Employee Recognition and Inclusion Intersect

Compensation Cafe

When we talk about employee recognition in this space, the context is nearly always employee recognition and reward programs – how we recognize and celebrate employees who demonstrate company values and contribute to organizational success. But let’s not forget a basic definition of recognition: “acknowledgment of something or someone’s existence, validity, or legality.”. The simple act of recognition, to pause and say, “I see you. Recognition

The Woodstock For HR

China Gorman

With well over 1,700 attendees and almost no corporate sponsors (except for the organizer, Globoforce ), the focus was on engaging, useful, envelope-edge pushing content and nurturing/inspiring attendee experiences. Described as “the Woodstock for HR” by Globoforce CEO, Eric Mosely, WorkHuman isn’t our parents’ HR conference. The people who attend become “blocks” that need to be moved around, That hasn’t happened at WorkHuman. They were front and center at all times.

4 Reasons to Attend the Globoforce Conference Next Week

Brandon Hall

Next week, I am excited to attend Globforce’s Work Human conference in Orlando, a leading provider of social recognition. This event will give organizations an opportunity to discover how the power of relationships and a culture of recognition will drive business performance. Employee recognition is quickly becoming one of the greatest priorities for HCM technology. More than 60% of companies celebrate an employee’s anniversary with a basic card or simply do nothing.

Cafe Classic: Employee Recognition From The Psychology Perspective

Compensation Cafe

Editor's Note: What can Psychologists teach us about employee recognition. What do employees value most for recognition? A few findings to highlight: 1) A better recognition experience leads to better business outcomes. When these conditions are met: Recognition practices are fair. Direct supervisors provide recognition effectively. Employees value the recognition they receive. Recognition in other forms must fill the breach.

What’s the Key to Talent Retention? Human-Centered Approaches, Says SHRM/Globoforce Report

HR Daily Advisor

HR leaders are using human-centered approaches in the workplace, which may help resolve retention, recruitment, and culture management challenges, according to a new report released by Globoforce ® , a provider of social recognition and continuous performance development solutions, and the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). Among HR leaders surveyed, 80% say their organization currently has an employee recognition program.

5 Steps for Starting an Employee Recognition Program at Your Business

Justworks

Check out our free guide on how to motivate your employees through incentive programs. By now, you probably know how important rewarding employees is for your company. It boosts morale, makes employees feel like they are integral to your company, and even lowers voluntary turnover rates. In fact, according to a Globoforce study , “The number one reason most Americans leave their jobs is that they don’t feel appreciated.”

5 Takeaways from the New SHRM/Globoforce Recognition Survey

WorkHuman

2016 SHRM/Globoforce Employee Recognition Survey. For the data geeks among us, the release of the 2016 SHRM/Globoforce Recognition Survey is like an early holiday gift. This report shows where to focus your efforts by examining best practices in budgeting employee recognition, the impact of recognition on organizational outcomes, trends in human workplace efforts, and evolving performance management practices.

With Globoforce on Social Recognition

Strategic HCM

I’ve just been attending an event with Globoforce and the Conference Board on social recognition. I’ve been a long supporter of Globoforce’s work on recognition, eg this webinar we did together, and also my support for their book – see this endorsement (which I still support) printed at the start of this: “Recognition is a hugely underused and badly misused HR and management tools. Globoforce’s Mood Tracker suggests that ‘only’ 38% of (N American?)

Why Grassroots Gratitude is the Employee Recognition of the Future

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Here’s how: Gratitude, Appreciation, Recognition… Engagement. Empower employees to get in the driver’s seat. Whose job is employee engagement? To quote Kevin Kruse’s post on Globoforce , “tomorrow’s great companies are being built on a culture of individual empowerment, and peer support.”. Peek at our collection of Everyday High Fives to give coworkers the right stuff. Put up a display board to show off peer to peer recognition.

3 Must-Haves for Employee Recognition

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Employee recognition isn’t just a perk that creates warm, fuzzy feelings. Take a look at the findings from Socialcast, SHRM and Globoforce: 69% of employees say they’d work harder if their efforts were better appreciated. Employees with managers who provide recognition are 14-19% more engaged than other employees. Companies with strategic recognition had a turnover rate 23.4% lower than companies without any recognition program.

How to Start a Peer-to-Peer Recognition Program + Employee Recognition Ideas

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You may have heard how beneficial peer-to-peer recognition is in giving color to employee performance reviews. But an established peer recognition program increases employee happiness, engagement, and collaboration, making the office a more enjoyable and productive place for everyone. If you’re interested in creating a peer-to-peer recognition program, this guide will get you started. The Importance of Peer-to-Peer Recognition. Employee retention.

Cafe Classic: 3 Lessons for Truly Global Employee Recognition & Rewards Programs

Compensation Cafe

Editor's Note: Going global with your recognition and rewards programs? This is a very broad example of unintended consequences from artificially controlling currency, but there are lessons we can learn about globalization of programs, especially those that impact compensation, recognition and rewards. I’ll leave compensation impacts to my Café colleagues who are true compensation professionals, but I’ll dive into three clear lessons for employee recognition and rewards.

Talent and HR News Weekly Update: Employee Recognition Trends

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“People work for money but go the extra mile for recognition praise and rewards.” This week’s curated articles will get you thinking more about employee recognition and its link back to productivity, retention and more. 1) Trends in Employee Recognition from HR Trend Institute Employee recognition programs, once considered a “nice” but non-essential component of human resources, have changed dramatically over the past five years.

Cafe Classic: Signs Your Employee Recognition Program Is in Trouble

Compensation Cafe

Editor's Note: In this Classic post, which focuses on recognition but truly speaks to employee rewards in a broader sense, Derek Irvine calls out some of the red flags that point to a program in trouble -- and offers some advice on understanding the issues and finding a way forward. I spend many hours and days with clients helping them evaluate their recognition practices and uncover areas for improvement. You retain the power of recognition.

Cafe Classic: What the Oreo Cookie Can Teach Us about Employee Recognition & Rewards

Compensation Cafe

If so, then you likely experience many of the same stressors of global organizations in catering to local employee needs for appropriate compensation, benefits, recognition and rewards. It’s all too easy for HQ to think they know what employees want (in any capacity). The cookies were too big, too sweet and not at all appealing to Chinese consumers. This is a powerful lesson for HR pros creating global employee recognition programs, too.

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. Career-change opportunities within the company to keep employees on board while diversifying capabilities. Not all employees are suited for internal career changes, even when those opportunities exist.

Hanging By A Thread- How to Make Your Workplace More Human

HR Ringleader

That’s why it is no surprise to anyone who has done exit interviews that money is usually not the main reason employees leave your organization. So, what is the thing you need to have or know in order to retain your best employees? You see, many organizations today think that they are doing something special by giving recognition, if they do it at all. But like money, that is only a small part of appealing to your employees.

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. Key highlights from this year’s report: 1) Prevalence of recognition programs in organizations continues to grow. 89% of organizations offer some sort of recognition program with an average of 4.6 different types of recognition programs in each organization. Recognizing loyalty through years of service celebrations remains the number one most common recognition program. Recognition

10 Things I Learned at Total Rewards

WorkHuman

Brenda Pohlman (Globoforce) and Cesar Villa (The Hershey Company). It enables more humanity in the call center by empowering employees and creating happier customers. Recognition is an opportunity to drive bottom line business results. That’s what we learned in “The Power of Thanks to Empower a Multigenerational Workforce: Sweet Success at Hershey.” More individual, customized employee rewards are the future. Emotional intelligence is key to success at work.

2 Things to Get the Most Out of Employee Recognition Programs

Compensation Cafe

Recognizing and appreciating employees for efforts, behaviors and results in line with what matters most to your organization is guaranteed to get positive results. But getting the most out of employee recognition programs requires empowering all employees to fully participate in recognition and giving managers actionable oversight of recognition itself through metrics and dashboards. 1) Trust Employees with Full Peer-to-Peer Recognition.

China Gorman on the Role of Trust in Changing Cultures and Creating Great Places to Work

RecognizeThis!

Strong, supportive, successful company cultures are built on a strong foundation of trust, pride and camaraderie in relationships at work. As a Senior Recognition Strategist and Consultant at Globoforce, I have the opportunity to meet and work with fascinating people every day. In June, we announced that China has taken on the role of Chair of the Globoforce WorkHuman Advisory Committee. Employee appreciation is a key driver of trust. by Andrea Gappmayer.

Listen: Brett Lutz on Employee Advocacy at Whirlpool

WorkHuman

Case in point: if someone wants to learn what it’s really like to work at your company, the first place they go will not be your careers page. They’ll go to Glassdoor to browse reviews or message any contacts they have at your company on LinkedIn. That’s why authentic stories about your culture – told and shared by your employees – are so crucial. Read the full post on the Globoforce blog. Sarah is managing editor at Globoforce. By Sarah Payne —.

“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. In other words, if talented people are told “good job,” they are likely to settle and miss an opportunity to become truly great at something. The leader claimed that if history’s jazz legends had frequently heard “good job” versus “not good enough,” they likely wouldn’t have become legends at all. by Brenda Pohlman.

5 Ways to Avoid Job Burnout

HR Ringleader

That alone is enough to keep me up at night. Reward yourself- Sitting back and seeing all the companies that give employee recognition makes me smile. For example, Globoforce is doing great things to bridge that gap for companies and employees. I buy into this whole idea of making work “More Human” and as I’ve followed Globoforce and their efforts in this arena, it really makes sense. I spent a long weekend at the beach by myself.

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. Maintaining your most valued assets requires an appropriate blend of both compensation and recognition. Q2: Are there specific rules for employee appreciation? First and foremost, recognition should be specific. by Derek Irvine. Recognize This!

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. During my career at Globoforce , I’ve had the pleasure of working with dozens of companies across nearly every industry type. While my role is consult with and guide them on their recognition journey, I’ve also learned from them over the years. What other ways do you see your culture of recognition coming alive?

The Power of Thanks * 33Voices Interview

RecognizeThis!

One of my greatest professional pleasures in 2014 was collaborating again with Globoforce CEO Eric Mosley to write The Power of Thanks. If you find yourself constantly talking about your culture, seeking to teach people about it, talking culture at your people rather than pointing it out over and over as its happening, it should be clear that the culture you want isn’t fully part of your company. The glue to your social recognition program is your community.

How to Avoid the Seven-Year Itch

RecognizeThis!

Today is my seven year anniversary with Globoforce. It’s those close, personal, deep relationships with the people of Globoforce that have made the last 7 years seem like 7 weeks, and leave me hoping for decades more. I’m so delighted to be on the Globoforce journey with you. The first opportunity I had to work with you was when I was out in San Francisco at a client for two weeks. No mention of his anniversary from his boss at all. by Lynette Silva.