Choosing a Change Management Model

Maritz Motivation

We’ve been blogging about change management for the last couple of months — first discussing the impact of a “growth mindset,” then outlining the five elements to an effective change message. I recently had the opportunity to speak to a professional HR association on the topic, where we issued a poll to the audience: Our company has a change management framework and reinforcement is an element.

Employee Recognition: Picking Up The Pieces

Dave's Weekly Thought

As I enter my 10th year in the Human Capital Management space, I figured it would be beneficial to my readers to reflect on how our industry has (and has not) evolved over the last decade's time. * The following scenarios are built on real life business engagements. The names have been changed to protect the innocent. So how could he climb the ladder? The results weren't there so he needed another tool to help get him promoted.

Business Transformation Reveals Missing Link In Employee Engagement [VIDEO]


With only 15% of employees engaged worldwide , many business leaders react in one of three ways. Some deny the trend by relying on survey results to “prove” that disengagement does not exist in their organization. Welcome Break shatters employee disengagement with greater respect.

Cultures of Recognition Don’t Create Themselves


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.

How to Avoid the Seven-Year Itch


They are the sum of the relationships and experiences of those years. 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. by Lynette Silva. Recognize This!

7 Actionable Tips: How HR Programs Can Foster Employee Engagement During Tough Times


When your company is undergoing change, you already face plenty of challenges. One issue that might not make it to your short list of priorities is actually crucial: the need to maintain employee engagement. Strengthen Employee Engagement Ahead of Time.

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5 Employee Engagement Predictions for 2018


Employee engagement is critical to retention. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the median period people stay in their jobs is just over four years. Read on for 5 employee engagement predictions – and they’re just the tip of the iceberg.

How to Use People Analytics and Recognition to Strengthen Culture


Data and analytics are the next big thing in HR, but do you really know how to implement your findings in meaningful ways? Management guru” David Ulrich took a meta approach to this problem by applying analytics to assess the impact of analytics. What’s the big deal about data?

Recognition, Praise, and Appreciation in Reverse

Women of HR

Employee recognition and reward is such a hot topic in the leadership, management and human resources fields. Although fading to a degree, “Employee Engagement”, was a big buzzword at all the conferences for the last decade or so.

Achievers at Europe’s Largest Employee Engagement Summit: London, April 20


Yet, even with more evidence stressing its importance, the state of engagement in the UK remains low, with only around a third of workers being highly engaged. Internal Communications and Voice of the Employee. Learning & Development.

The Top 5 Employee Engagement Challenges That Government Agencies Face

Cornerstone On Demand

Human capital managers at government agencies face many challenges thanks to strict budgets, set compliance policies and an organizational hesitancy to change the status quo. These challenges often prevent them from being able to offer innovative projects to younger employees, use compensation as a performance motivator or tout growth opportunities, which are frequently defined by tenure rather than performance.

#WorkHuman Day 2: Organization of the Future

The People Equation

Here’s how the day went down. Derek Irvine, Globoforce’s VP, Client Strategy & Consulting, moderated a three-person panel of senior leaders in the HR role. Panelists were: Rahul Varma, global head of talent & learning, Accenture. Employee Experience in the Cognitive Era.

Elements of A Great Employee Performance Management System


The power of a modern performance management system comes from aligning technology, human resources and the company’s top C-suite executives in efforts to ensure that the system works as intended. Managers and staff in today’s corporate environments often dread annual performance reviews that can be subjective, demeaning, disregarded and excessively time-consuming. You can recruit staff, cross-train them and evaluate their performances more effectively.

News You Might Have Missed – May 16


Check out a few of the recent stories that caught our eye as well as HR industry news you might have missed. Focus On These Three Things to Create Killer Employee Experiences. The world’s top organizations do an amazing job at these three things to create great employee experiences. Before Your Dump Your Annual Review, Ask Your Employees What They Want. Ask your employees these questions to make the transition away from annual reviews more seamless.

Avoid Change Fatigue with a Human Workplace

Compensation Cafe

What do senior executives say are the biggest emerging risks facing their businesses? According to a recent survey conducted by CEB – and as one might expect – issues like data privacy and cybersecurity are very close to the top of the list.

Recognition, Praise, and Appreciation in Reverse

Women of HR

Employee recognition and reward is such a hot topic in the leadership, management and human resources fields. Although fading to a degree, “Employee Engagement”, was a big buzzword at all the conferences for the last decade or so.

[Webinar recap] Building a culture of recognition: Credit Union ONE’s Employee Success™ Story


Top employers realize that engaged workplaces begin with a recognition-rich culture, and this is where the Credit Union ONE Employee Success story starts. In 2010, Credit Union ONE began their journey to improve employee engagement. Let us know in the comments below.

Do Employees Leave a Company or a Boss? 

Women of HR

There are various schools of thought on what drives employee retention. Some expert sources like Gallup place an emphasis on the importance of the manager’s role in engaging, motivating and retaining employees. Other sources suggest that employees rarely leave a job solely because of the boss since there are many other contributing factors such as a compelling strategy, company culture and meaningful work. Empower employees to grow their careers.

No more drama: Overcome the obstacles to organizational change


If you create the circumstances for employees to do their best, they will exceed expectations. And that’s what ArcelorMittal Dofasco (AMD) did to create a culture of Employee Success amidst a volatile economic downturn and major organizational change. The result?

Continuous Performance Management


Work is happening in real-time and employees now expect real-time feedback to achieve their objectives and to improve their performance. Everyone seems to agree that traditional performance reviews are broken but how do you create a more continuous performance management process in your organization? The best place to start is to identify the different functions that a traditional performance review has and then design new continuous processes to address these functions.