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.

Fond of Work: Todd Helms, CHRO at Synovus


This time for Fond of Work, we spoke with Todd Helms, CHRO at Synovus Financial Corp. That lead into safety training and development, so I got in front of employees to deliver safety programs. When you’re a manager out on the floor, you get pulled into handling employee matters, and that solidified my passion for HR. Getting involved in the safety side of things really got me in front of employees and out of my comfort zone. I think that’s why recognition matters.


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Fond of Work: Sarah Strehl, CHRO at ECMC Group


Also, as a service provider, our employees are our ‘product’ and play a large role in the execution of our brand with a variety of constituencies. Their level of engagement with our clients is critical, which makes creating a work environment that motivates employees to come to work every day and be their very best a pivotal strategy for our organization. Recently, I took responsibility for our employee wellbeing initiative, which has been incredibly rewarding.


4 new imperatives for an inclusive workforce


But as corporate citizens and HR leaders, we have to consider more than our own feelings; we must be ready to empathize with and respond to the reactions, frustrations and concerns of our employees, managers, leaders and communities.” Connect ALL employees to training and development.


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. I then worked my way up from generalist to CHRO. However, statistically, what CEOs are most concerned about is recruiting and retaining talent to bring companies to the next level to execute on strategy, even with the rise of AI. . How do you reward and recognize employees at Albany Medical Center? Why do you think employee recognition matters?


2020 Employee Engagement Trends

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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 should companies leverage data to build positive culture to retain and recruit talent? How can companies promote interconnectivity among a dispersed and diverse employee base? How do you drive genuine employee engagement?

13 HR Trends: The New Workplace

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Employee-centric companies are here to stay, and employee-focused trends will continue to grow as younger employees enter the workforce. Staying on top of these HR trends will distinguish your company as a progressive, empathetic, and employee-driven organization.