It Takes a Recognition Culture To Spark Engagement


The recent focus on employee engagement has taught us plenty, including how closely tied employee engagement is to an organization’s success, and what happens in this disrupted, transformed workforce without engagement: our top talent moves on. We also know that one of the primary drivers of engagement is recognition. If we want to be successful in this changing landscape they lead to a workplace culture built on recognition, rewards, feedback and transparency.

How Employee Recognition and Inclusion Intersect

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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.”. stores for a day, included an excerpt of a video from the rapper Common.

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4 new imperatives for an inclusive workforce


Recent protests against racism throughout the U.S. have given the campaign for greater diversity and inclusion a new sense of urgency. Building an inclusive workforce has never, ever been more critical to the future of our organizations.


Fond of Work: Todd Helms, CHRO at Synovus


This time for Fond of Work, we spoke with Todd Helms, CHRO at Synovus Financial Corp. Can you tell me a little bit about yourself and how your first got into the HR space? I’m actually an engineer by training — I went to Georgia Tech to be an engineer. That lead into safety training and development, so I got in front of employees to deliver safety programs. That was my first entrance into the HR world. You need to have a balance of the two.


Fond of Work: Sarah Strehl, CHRO at ECMC Group


How did you first get into the HR space? However, it didn’t take long for me to realize that my passion was not in math and science, but rather with the human aspects of how work gets done. I quickly moved to the business school and enrolled in classes in Management and Human Resources. I also participated in two internships where I gained broad exposure to ‘a day in the life’ of a human resource professional. How do you reward and recognize employees?


Fond of Work: Darleen Souza, Senior Vice President & CHRO at Albany Medical Center


This time for Fond of Work , we interviewed Darleen Souza, Vice President & CHRO at Albany Medical Center. Albany Medical Center is northeastern New York’s only academic health sciences center and is one of the largest private employers in the Capital Region. How did you first get into the HR space? At first, I thought I wanted to work for the FBI and I had a chance to profile serial killers. I then worked my way up from generalist to CHRO.


How to Navigate Culture Change During Mergers and Acquisitions


News of one company buying another one makes for splashy headlines, broadcasting rising stock prices and the overall cost of the deal. Just look at the headlines Disney garnered for its recent $52 billion bid to acquire most of 21st Century Fox , as well as all of Sky News. However, what really counts after the dust settles is how you help your employees adjust to the cultural shift. Learn From Your HR Counterparts. Listen to Employees.


2020 Employee Engagement Trends

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If we’ve learned anything in the last few years about the future of work, it’s that companies must be agile. With digitalization, globalization, and new generations entering the workforce, the faster a company can evolve alongside shifting consumer and employee engagement trends, the better equipped they are to survive in the long run. How can companies promote interconnectivity among a dispersed and diverse employee base?

ACE 2019 Wrapped Up in the Windy City: Key Highlights and Takeaways

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“Eventually, I think Chicago will be the most beautiful great city left in the world. ” – Frank Lloyd Wright. The beauty of the stunning architecture in Chicago is rivalled only by the deep blue river that meanders through the downtown core. From the sophisticated and redesigned Marriott Marquis Chicago, HR innovators from around the world participated in thought-leading discussions designed to help them transform their perspectives.


TharpeRobbins Changes Name to Engage2Excel


More than just a name change, this is an exciting step forward in a century-long tradition of innovation in helping companies engage and recognize exceptional employees. Engage2Excel will continue to provide all of the services clients have come to rely on with the same attention to detail and delivery excellence. In addition, companies can now take their employee engagement and recognition programs to the next level with our ROI-based employee recognition platform.

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Workhuman Launches Thank You Healthcare, A Global Gathering Place for Sharing Stories of Gratitude for Our Healthcare Heroes


and DUBLIN – April 20, 2020 – Today, Workhuman ® , a leading provider of social recognition platforms, launched Thank You Healthcare , a global gathering place to share personal stories of thanks and gratitude to healthcare workers, and to witness the local impact of humanity across the globe during this time of crisis. This interactive map is designed to be a powerful antithesis to the daily displays of the spread of the virus. FRAMINGHAM, Mass.,


Appreciating More Than Achievements

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Recognition is a key element of a post-COVID-19 employee engagement strategy. With a dispersed workforce that operates at government facilities across the U.S., IT company T-Rex Solutions LLC already had the building blocks in place to manage remote workers before the advent of the coronavirus pandemic. But the crisis is putting massive strain on even the most prepared organizations. You have to lean into the trust and not be afraid.”.


The Top 40 Job Titles in Human Resources


Human Resources might have the most complicated set of job titles of any department. In this article I share 4 pieces of research I hope will assist you in using the most effective HR job titles: HR Job Titles Hierarchy — An pyramid of the basic org chart of HR teams. Examples of the job titles used in the 6 tiers/levels of those HR titles. A pie chart of the 40 most popular HR job titles that candidates search for on Google. as the VP level.


Event Activities at UK HR Directors Summit in Birmingham, February 6-7, 2018


The latest report from Gallup states that just 1 in 10 UK and EU workers are actively engaged and with UK productivity seeing further falls during 2017, according to the Office for National Statistics – it is no surprise that the UK Government recognizes that the country has an employee productivity problem. The UK’s newly announced Industrial Strategy is based on “Five Foundations of Productivity”, one of these Foundations being ‘People’.


13 HR Trends: The New Workplace

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“Trend” usually implies that the popularity of something is fleeting, but that’s not the case with the HR trends in the workplace today. Employee-centric companies are here to stay, and employee-focused trends will continue to grow as younger employees enter the workforce.

Fond of Work: Kimberly Ross, Chief Human Resources Officer, Chartway Federal Credit Union


This time for Fond of Work, we speak with Kimberly Ross, CHRO at Chartway Federal Credit Union. Kim is a highly experienced HR leader who specializes in leading enterprise HR strategies for culture, diversity, employee engagement, compensation, and more. Learn about her journey below. How did you first get into the HR space? My entry into the HR space was unplanned — I sort of fell into it. My leadership philosophy tends to follow the “servant leader” concept.

How to Show Your Employees That You Recognize and Value Them

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In today’s evolving workforce, organizations and leaders are constantly looking for strategies to attract and retain their top performers while increasing growth and employee productivity , from offering new perks and benefits to designing flexible workplaces. But a Gallup workplace survey finds that in their search for new ideas and approaches, organizations often miss one of the most easily executed strategies: employee recognition. Encourage time off to recharge. “I


Use Ongoing Performance Management To Sweeten Business Outcomes


Talent management is once again among the top concerns for business leaders, according to PwC’s 19 th. The report, which surveyed over 1,400 CEO’s from across the globe, highlights the opportunities and challenges facing today’s business leaders when it comes to growing, transforming, and measuring the success of their business. On top of that, leaders understand the top and bottom line impact of employee performance management, satisfaction, and well-being.

How to Prepare for the Future of Employee Rewards and Recognition


Introducing a new employee rewards and recognition program is a significant moment for any enterprise. Recognition is a key driver of the ever-elusive employee engagement and great workplace culture. Organizations with recognition programs outperform those without them by an average of 14% in areas of employee engagement, customer service, and productivity. Tailor your feedback solution to the size of your company.

Making Work More Human

Compensation Cafe

Tuesday, April 10, was Equal Pay Day – a day to call attention to the gender pay gap. First up, The Independent reported on the class-action lawsuit brought by more than 2,300 women against Goldman Sachs, which was “accused of systematically paying women less than men, and giving them weaker performance reviews that impeded their career growth.”. But they persist, in part, because of prevailing partisan divides over the extent of the issue.”.