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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. Employee recognition

A Complete Guide To Employee Recognition

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A Complete Guide To Employee Recognition. This is the ultimate guide to employee recognition for business leaders. Here, you'll learn: What employee recognition is. Build an effective recognition program. What is Employee Recognition?

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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.

Top 25 Employee Recognition Statistics Leaders Need To Know

Vantage Circle

The benefits of employee recognition and its connection to successful business outcomes may be intuitively obvious to you as an HR manager. But you’d want to have some persuasive employee recognition statistics by your side to back your point. Source : 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

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. 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.

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.

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?)

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? What do companies (and managers) actually do well for same? This article also summarizes the report quite well.). A few findings to highlight: 1) A better recognition experience leads to better business outcomes. When these conditions are met: Recognition practices are fair. Employees value the recognition they receive.

Reality confronts traditional “Employee Recognition Myths”

Possible Works

Reality confronts traditional “Employee Recognition Myths”. Recognition at the workplace motivates employees and boosts their productivity. 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. While this is important, recognition coming from peers can be a potent engagement source. ENGAGE. RECOGNIZE. ALIGN.

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.

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.

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. Latest in these reports is Mercer’s 2015/2016 US Compensation Planning Survey, which is well summarized in this SHRM report. Career-change opportunities within the company to keep employees on board while diversifying capabilities.

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? Well, it’s the kind of place where you are recognized and validated. You see, many organizations today think that they are doing something special by giving recognition, if they do it at all.

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. 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 Follow Derek on Twitter at @DerekIrvine.

“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. Well, when you work for yourself, you are suddenly plunged into not having enough hours in the day. 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. At first, it seemed a little half-baked, but as I’ve started doing this, it really works.

5 Employee Appreciation Ideas For Your Remote Team

Engagedly

Positive feedback like this will keep your employees motivated and encouraged. It helps employees to take pride in what they do and take ownership of their work. Additionally, it improves the productivity of employees and keeps them engaged. Peer-to-Peer Recognition.

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

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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?

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.

A Paycheck Is Not Recognition for a Job Well Done

Compensation Cafe

That’s recognition enough.”. Pay and recognition serve very different needs, but they are in a symbiotic relationship when it comes to fulfilling those employee needs. All the recognition in the world won’t help resolve an underpaid employee’s base needs in terms of Maslow’s Hierarchy. And pay raises, consistently and appropriately given, won’t meet the higher-order employee needs, either. Employee recognition (91%).

Joy at Work: Q&A with Improv Asylum’s Chet Harding

WorkHuman

Read the full interview below or listen to it on the WorkHuman Radio podcast embedded at the top of this post. . Do you have any tips for creating more space for laughter and joy at work? We can certainly work hard and aim for goals and do the best we can, but to be open to laughing at yourself I think opens that joy. What is improvisation’s place at work? What can people expect from your session at WorkHuman? Be present. Listen.

Cafe Classic: Appreciating the Runners as well as the Winners

Compensation Cafe

Editor's Note: A reminder, in this Classic post by Derek Irvine, not to overlook those employees whose gift is to draw the best from their teammates rather than putting all the points on the board themselves. When you hear "employee recognition and reward," what do you think of? Recognition for years of service? High-performing/ high-potential employees (Hi-Pos) -- those you want to make sure remain loyal and committed to your organization?

Why Friends at Work Matter

Compensation Cafe

Several studies have hit the blogosphere in recent months on the importance of friends at work. It seems a “soft” topic, yet it’s friendships and deep relationships at work that drive key business factors – productivity, retention and wellness. And lately we’ve been hearing Millennials leave at an exceptionally high rate. The research also found Millennials to be much more likely to share personal details with friends at work. Wellness. Recognition

The Manager’s Role in Building Morale at Work

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Managers should be intentional with communications and recognition if they’re committed to building morale at work. Relationships are a major driver of positive employee experiences, and the relationship we have with our managers is arguably one of the most important professional connections there is. That’s why it’s essential for managers to give support and appreciation to their employees if they want an engaged, satisfied workforce.

How to Alleviate Bad Days at Work

Compensation Cafe

When’s the last time you had a bad day at work? asked just this question of employees worldwide. The survey defined a bad day at as: “A day where you feel lousy on the job. You’re unhappy at work and when you come home, you definitely don’t feel like having more of those days.”. Since a bad day is influenced by numerous factors both internal and external to the workplace, it’s unsurprising that nearly all of us have had a bad day at work. Recognition

5 Human Truths in the Modern Workplace and How to Address Them

RecognizeThis!

I had the pleasure and honor of speaking again this year at SHRM’s 2015 annual conference. My topic – “The Power of Thanks: Bringing Workplace Gratitude to the Next Level” – involved a wide range through the history of humans at work, most of which was hard labor. For the majority of our history at work, we’ve mostly relied on our muscle for hard, physical labor. Now, we are finally moving into a whole body experience at work, involving our hearts, too.

3 Programs Adopted By Award-Winning Workplaces

WorkHuman

Having your company named as a best place to work is certainly a highlight for any HR team working to create culture that naturally attracts top talent (especially when 51% of employees are actively looking for a new job ). The 2016 SHRM/Globoforce Employee Recognition Survey report shows where to focus your efforts for the best results. We then looked at the types of programs prevalent in those award-winning organizations.

Why Potential Rewards Matter More at Work than Fear of Punishment

Compensation Cafe

What motivates employees best? Or perhaps how employees feel about their work? First, published last week, research summarized in “What Motivates Employees More: Rewards or Punishments?” shows that fear of punishment (pay cut, reduced hours, being put on a performance improvement plan) causes people to primarily withdraw, shut down, and perform less well. The better employees feel about their work, the more motivated they remain over time.”.

3 Ways to Help Employees Understand Their Worth

Cornerstone On Demand

How often do you talk about pay with your employees? " The lack of communication around compensation leads employees to make their own assumptions about their worth — and how their paychecks stack up to their peers. A recent study from compensation software company PayScale found that among 71,000 people surveyed, an incredible 83 percent believed they were paid below market rate — even though 66 percent actually earned at or above market value.

Employee Retention: 5 Strategies for Retaining Top Talent

Bonusly

How is your team retaining top talent at your organization? Recruiting top talent and employee retention is no longer just a threat for understaffed industries—it’s something we are seeing across the board. Exit Interview Responses for Why Employees Leave. Lack of recognition.

The Recognition Science Denier

WorkHuman

Listen to our WorkHuman Radio interview with Chris French embedded at the top of this post. She started our meeting by saying, “Of course, I know what recognition is. It’s a soft, feel-good program that employees seem to like and a necessary expense today. She was a “Recognition Science Denier.” The data I shared with her from recent customer studies supported the idea that employee recognition is one of the most efficient levers in their total rewards strategy.

Cafe Classic: It Really Is the Thought (and Effort) that Counts

Compensation Cafe

Do I give a gift to my close friend at work? Even a terrible gift is redeemed somewhat when the effort is given to wrap it well. In specifics – don’t stop at merely saying “Thank you.” Follow Derek on Twitter at @DerekIrvine. Recognition