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1% of Payroll: The Magic Number For Social Recognition Investment

WorkHuman

Why do some recognition programs take off with widespread adoption, while others struggle to gain traction or make an impact? The problem is not that some work cultures don’t need recognition – appreciation is a basic human need. One challenge many companies face is that executives, and sometimes even HR leaders, perceive recognition as a cost as opposed to an investment. What about “free recognition” or “e-thanks”? Check out the e-books Annual Bonus, Annual Waste?

3 Innovative Compensation Ideas Ready for Prime Time

Compensation Cafe

They change employee commitment to their colleagues, their customers, and their company. After completing the 90-day new-hire training period, Zappos needs to know its newest employees are all-in. Indeed, Amazon doubled down, offering fulfillment center employees $2,000 in their first year to quit, increasing the offer $1,000 every year to a maximum of $5,000. Compensation Philosophy Incentives/Bonuses Pay for Performance Recognition

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Where Have All the Raises Gone?

Compensation Cafe

Last month The New York Times ran an article bemoaning the loss of pay raises in favor of one-time bonuses and non-monetary rewards. Cited in the article, analyst firm Aon Hewitt calls this a “drastic shift” based on the firm’s annual survey on salaried employee compensation. The share of payroll budgets devoted to straight salary increases sank to a low of 1.8 percent of payrolls. Compensation Philosophy Incentives/Bonuses Recognition Total Rewards

The Recognition Science Denier

WorkHuman

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.” But by the end of the meeting, our conversation had shifted from recognition as a cost to recognition as an investment – in culture, and employee experience , retention , and engagement. “We Do you work with a Recognition Science Denier?