How to Find Budget Dollars for Employee Recognition

HR Bartender

I thought about this as I was planning my agenda for this year’s WorkHuman Conference , pioneered by Globoforce. I saw that one of the sessions this year was titled “Show Me the Money: 5 Unexpected Places to Find Recognition Budget” and reached out to the speaker Rob Schmitter , solutions architect at Globoforce, to see if he would give us a sneak peek. Rob, I’d like to think that everyone understands recognition is important. Employee retention depends on engagement.

[Report] 3 New Global HR Trends from Globoforce & RES Forum

WorkHuman

If you’ve been following the Globoforce blog these past few months, you may recall that we recently published a report with findings from the 2016 SHRM/Globoforce employee recognition survey. Do these trends in employee recognition, performance management, retention, and engagement look different outside of the U.S.? 50% of those surveyed work at companies of 25,000+ employees. The top three of these results were: Employee engagement (64%).

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Celebrate Your Employees: Employee Recognition At Its Best

Get Hppy

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

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.

A Complete Guide To Employee Recognition

Vantage Circle

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?

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.

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.

6 New Stats for Employee Recognition Skeptics

WorkHuman

I feel lucky to work for a company that understands and invests in employee recognition and rewards. But we’ve all worked for companies or leaders who don’t buy into the concept of employee recognition. New research from Globoforce’s WorkHuman Research Institute can help you silence the skeptics. We asked workers to rank the reasons why they stay at their companies. Frequent recognition builds meaning and purpose.

Cafe Classic: 3 Goblins of Employee Recognition

Compensation Cafe

Editor's Note: With Halloween fast approaching, today's Classic features Derek Irvine and his exposition of the ghosts that haunt - and can really mess with - your employee recognition efforts. On this day of ghouls, goblins and other frightening beasties, let’s look at three of the most common goblins of employee recognition I hope never grace your organization’s doorstep. What other goblins of employee recognition gone wrong have you seen or experienced?

3 Must-Haves for Employee Recognition

SumTotal

Employee recognition isn’t just a perk that creates warm, fuzzy feelings. It has real effects on your company’s retention and results. Take a look at the findings from Socialcast, SHRM and Globoforce: 69% of employees say they’d work harder if their efforts were better appreciated. Employees with managers who provide recognition are 14-19% more engaged than other employees. Companies with strategic recognition had a turnover rate 23.4%

How Employee Recognition and Inclusion Intersect

Compensation Cafe

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.”. The simple act of recognition, to pause and say, “I see you.

5 Takeaways from the New SHRM/Globoforce Recognition Survey

WorkHuman

2016 SHRM/Globoforce Employee Recognition Survey. For the data geeks among us, the release of the 2016 SHRM/Globoforce Recognition Survey is like an early holiday gift. This report shows where to focus your efforts by examining best practices in budgeting employee recognition, the impact of recognition on organizational outcomes, trends in human workplace efforts, and evolving performance management practices.

4 Reasons to Attend the Globoforce Conference Next Week

Brandon Hall

Next week, I am excited to attend Globforce’s Work Human conference in Orlando, a leading provider of social recognition. This event will give organizations an opportunity to discover how the power of relationships and a culture of recognition will drive business performance. Employee recognition is quickly becoming one of the greatest priorities for HCM technology. More than 60% of companies celebrate an employee’s anniversary with a basic card or simply do nothing.

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. Employee Recognition Myths.

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.

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? A few findings to highlight: 1) A better recognition experience leads to better business outcomes. When these conditions are met: Recognition practices are fair. Direct supervisors provide recognition effectively. Employees value the recognition they receive.

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?)

The power of employee recognition in 5 stats

Fanclub Recognition

The body of research indicating the positive impact that showing more recognition to employees can have on an organisation is comprehensive and categoric in highlighting the benefits - not only for employee’s personal sense of contribution and belonging but also to bottom-line business results. However, only around 14% of managers say they have the right tools to help make sure recognition takes place. Recognition-rich cultures experience lower voluntary turnover.

How to Start a Peer-to-Peer Recognition Program + Employee Recognition Ideas

Pingboard

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.

Why Grassroots Gratitude is the Employee Recognition of the Future

RecogNation

As an HR professional, how many times have you been asked about your company’s culture by an interviewee? Don’t give up, Billy Mays , grassroots gratitude is going to make your company worth way more than 3 payments of $19.95! Here’s how: Gratitude, Appreciation, Recognition… Engagement. Empower employees to get in the driver’s seat. Whose job is employee engagement? Put up a display board to show off peer to peer recognition.

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.

5 Steps for Starting an Employee Recognition Program at Your Business

Justworks

Check out our free guide on how to motivate your employees through incentive programs. By now, you probably know how important rewarding employees is for your company. It boosts morale, makes employees feel like they are integral to your company, and even lowers voluntary turnover rates. In fact, according to a Globoforce study , “The number one reason most Americans leave their jobs is that they don’t feel appreciated.”

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.

Cafe Classic: Signs Your Employee Recognition Program Is in Trouble

Compensation Cafe

Editor's Note: In this Classic post, which focuses on recognition but truly speaks to employee rewards in a broader sense, Derek Irvine calls out some of the red flags that point to a program in trouble -- and offers some advice on understanding the issues and finding a way forward. I spend many hours and days with clients helping them evaluate their recognition practices and uncover areas for improvement. You retain the power of recognition.

Cafe Classic: What the Oreo Cookie Can Teach Us about Employee Recognition & Rewards

Compensation Cafe

Is your company global? If so, then you likely experience many of the same stressors of global organizations in catering to local employee needs for appropriate compensation, benefits, recognition and rewards. It’s all too easy for HQ to think they know what employees want (in any capacity). This is a powerful lesson for HR pros creating global employee recognition programs, too. Recognition Total Rewards

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. Career-change opportunities within the company to keep employees on board while diversifying capabilities. in 2015), companies clearly need to do more to keep top performers interested. That’s the essence of employee engagement.

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. 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 different types of recognition programs in each organization. Recognizing loyalty through years of service celebrations remains the number one most common recognition program. Recognition

“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. The real power of workplace recognition is not in motivating the most elite levels of talent in the organization. While recognition for a job well done may be demotivating to a rare few of the most talented among us, it’s exactly the thing that pushes the rest of us forward. by Brenda Pohlman. Recognize This!

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. Q1: A company maintains its most valued assets not by compensation, but by appreciation? 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?

Cultures of Recognition Don’t Create Themselves

RecognizeThis!

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?

2 Things to Get the Most Out of Employee Recognition Programs

Compensation Cafe

Recognizing and appreciating employees for efforts, behaviors and results in line with what matters most to your organization is guaranteed to get positive results. But getting the most out of employee recognition programs requires empowering all employees to fully participate in recognition and giving managers actionable oversight of recognition itself through metrics and dashboards. 1) Trust Employees with Full Peer-to-Peer Recognition.

China Gorman on the Role of Trust in Changing Cultures and Creating Great Places to Work

RecognizeThis!

Strong, supportive, successful company cultures are built on a strong foundation of trust, pride and camaraderie in relationships at work. As a Senior Recognition Strategist and Consultant at Globoforce, I have the opportunity to meet and work with fascinating people every day. In June, we announced that China has taken on the role of Chair of the Globoforce WorkHuman Advisory Committee. Is the relationship between employees in their work group one of camaraderie?

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.

5 Ways to Avoid Job Burnout

HR Ringleader

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. I buy into this whole idea of making work “More Human” and as I’ve followed Globoforce and their efforts in this arena, it really makes sense.

The Power of Thanks * 33Voices Interview

RecognizeThis!

One of my greatest professional pleasures in 2014 was collaborating again with Globoforce CEO Eric Mosley to write The Power of Thanks. If you find yourself constantly talking about your culture, seeking to teach people about it, talking culture at your people rather than pointing it out over and over as its happening, it should be clear that the culture you want isn’t fully part of your company. The glue to your social recognition program is your community.