The Employee Recognition Landscape is Changing

China Gorman

The fifth research report in an annual partnership between SHRM and Globoforce was published this week. Namely, that retention/turnover is the top challenge reported by nearly 1,000 SHRM members. This is a surprise top challenge compared to the last 2 years – and it makes sense. With the economy and hiring improving, businesses are wise to become concerned that the “grass is greener” syndrome may take hold of their very best employees.

[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. The report is packed with new insights on workforce challenges from HR leaders and practitioners in the United States. Do these trends in employee recognition, performance management, retention, and engagement look different outside of the U.S.?

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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. There is good reason for a business to invest in the work of gratitude. 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.

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.

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. It means I feel appreciated for the work I put in. But we’ve all worked for companies or leaders who don’t buy into the concept of employee recognition. My friend’s manager was copied on the email. New research from Globoforce’s WorkHuman Research Institute can help you silence the skeptics. Compensation was third on the list.

Surprise! Survey Shows How Employee Recognition Landscape is Changing

TLNT: The Business of HR

The fifth research report in an annual partnership between SHRM and Globoforce ( the 2015 Employee Recognition Survey ) was published this week. It’s that retention/turnover is the top challenge reported by nearly 1,000 SHRM members. This is a surprise top challenge compared to the last two years – and it makes sense. In 2013 and 2012, the SHRM/Globoforce surveys identified employee engagement and succession planning as the top HR concerns.

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

The Woodstock For HR

China Gorman

The competitive world of HR Conferences may be changing forever. Innovation is happening in this space – from stronger SHRM state conference offerings, to an additional HR technology-related conference ( HR Tech World ) being introduced in the U.S,, to other new entries – all designed to disrupt the usual HR conference offerings and deliver greater value to attendees. The best example of this is the WorkHuman conference, held last month in Phoenix.

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. At Globoforce, these sessions are more interactive.

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. Are you busy planning for the year ahead? Here are 5 key takeaways from this year’s report, Employee Experience as a Business Driver : Retention/turnover is still what keeps you up at night. in September – nearly the lowest since January 2001.

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?)

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.

Cafe Classic: 3 Lessons for Truly Global Employee Recognition & Rewards Programs

Compensation Cafe

Editor's Note: Going global with your recognition and rewards programs? dollars and converting them on the black market upon their return.”. 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. 1) Recognition and rewards are not compensation. International Compensation Recognition

Talent and HR News Weekly Update: Employee Recognition Trends

exaqueo

“People work for money but go the extra mile for recognition praise and rewards.” So, how will your organization seek to celebrate team successes and recognize exceptional performances in the New Year? This week’s curated articles will get you thinking more about employee recognition and its link back to productivity, retention and more. It may surprise some that money isn’t the most effective recognition of a job well done.

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

Compensation Cafe

Editor's Note: We all love a good metaphor and here's one that not only highlights the importance of truly "localizing" your reward programs but also involves chocolate! 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. The greatest challenge of all is first understanding local needs. Recognition Total Rewards

[Infographic] How to Build a Rock Solid Employee Recognition Program

WorkHuman

How much should you invest in recognition for the greatest return? Why are more organizations adopting values-based recognition programs? How can organizations make tangible improvements in employee engagement, retention, workplace culture, and recruitment? These are a few questions answered in findings from the new SHRM/Globoforce Employee Recognition Survey.

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.

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

Today is an opinion day, and it’s a fine line between doing that and becoming “preachy” The truth is that there have been times when I’ve been nearing job burnout during my career. It’s important to think about ways to head that off instead of waiting for things to get to that point. One of the most stressful, and best, moves I’ve made has been working for myself. I have to generate all the sales and then deliver to my clients.

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. Last week, Eric Mosley and I had the opportunity to participate in a webinar about our new book, The Power of Thanks. Download a recording of the webinar.) The webinar, led by Laurie Ruettimann , was a very enjoyable experience with terrific questions from attendees. 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. Key Learnings. by Traci Pesch. Recognize This!

How to Avoid the Seven-Year Itch

RecognizeThis!

They are the sum of the relationships and experiences of those years. Today is my seven year anniversary with Globoforce. 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. and a whole lot more represents the type of work you do every day and the type of person you are! by Lynette Silva. Recognize This!

Survey: 93% of Managers Need Training on Coaching Employees

WorkHuman

Over the past few months, we’ve run a series of posts covering findings from the latest SHRM/Globoforce Employee Recognition Survey. To recap, here are the four findings and their respective posts: The top three workforce management challenges faced by organizations today are retention/turnover, engagement, and recruitment. ( The Proven Links Between Retention and Employee Experience ). The evolution from boss to coach.

SHRM Lessons: Feedback vs. Attention vs. Gratitude

RecognizeThis!

In surprising news to no one, this week is the SHRM 2015 conference in Las Vegas. founder Derek Irvine (and VP of Client Strategy & Consulting for Globoforce) is speaking there today at 11:30 (for those at SHRM, it’s Mega Session: The Power of “Thanks”: Bringing Workplace Gratitude to the Next Level; Westgate Pavilion 2 ). … Those organizations with high engagement are not the ones who are giving more feedback. by Lynette Silva.

5 Reasons Surprise Matters (and how to embrace it)

RecognizeThis!

Our connections with others help us better enjoy the good surprises and weather the bad ones. Lots of reasons, but at the top of the list is the people I get to work with every day – both my colleagues at Globoforce and the customers who enrich every project I’m involved in. It’s those intimate connections with people and what we learn, do and achieve together that make work fun. As I prepare for the session, I’m absorbing their books.

Recognizing People: A Recap of the WorkHuman Conference

Compensation Today

Sometimes you come home from an industry conference having learned a new thing or two, sometimes you meet new connections in the industry, sometimes you come back with a to-do list of ways to improve your organization. Having just returned from the WorkHuman conference in Phoenix, I can honestly say that all of the above apply. So what were some of the key themes that surfaced? Becoming the Organization of Tomorrow, With People. Globoforce).

10 Things I Learned at Total Rewards

WorkHuman

Brenda Pohlman (Globoforce) and Cesar Villa (The Hershey Company). WorldatWork’s Total Rewards conference kicked off on Monday in Minneapolis and we attended tons of sessions these past few days—feverishly recording everything we learned along the way to share with you. Here’s a wrap-up of top 10 most interesting things we learned: Humanity in the workplace is a growing trend. Recognition is an opportunity to drive bottom line business results.

Listen: Brett Lutz on Employee Advocacy at Whirlpool

WorkHuman

Marty Neumeier, author of The Brand Gap , famously said a brand isn’t what you say it is; it’s what they say it is. Case in point: if someone wants to learn what it’s really like to work at your company, the first place they go will not be your careers page. That’s why authentic stories about your culture – told and shared by your employees – are so crucial. Read the full post on the Globoforce blog. Sarah is managing editor at Globoforce.

5 Ways to Keep Performance Reviews From Becoming Boring

HR Bartender

I wonder sometimes if the reason there are so many complaints about annual performance reviews is because people find them boring. Let’s face it – it’s the same process using the same form. And if the goal is for employees to have consistent performance, that means that managers are discussing the same thing with employees. Long-term employees have participated in the same process each year for what seems like an eternity.

5 Ways to Keep Performance Reviews From Becoming Boring

HR Bartender

I wonder sometimes if the reason there are so many complaints about annual performance reviews is because people find them boring. Let’s face it – it’s the same process using the same form. And if the goal is for employees to have consistent performance, that means that managers are discussing the same thing with employees. Long-term employees have participated in the same process each year for what seems like an eternity.

[Webinar] Stepping Up Global Recognition at Schneider Electric

WorkHuman

Learn how Schneider Electric is building a culture of appreciation in our webinar next week. In the five years we’ve conducted the SHRM/Globoforce Employee Recognition Survey, employee retention/turnover has nearly doubled as a top concern for HR professionals. Fortune” listed retention as a top concern this year and in the United Kingdom, companies are more concerned about staff turnover than the impact of Brexit.

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 the high-performers who consistently do great work throughout the year?

3 Programs Adopted By Award-Winning Workplaces

WorkHuman

With all the buzz surrounding the Oscar winners this week, I wonder what the equivalent of the Oscars is in the HR world? Having your company named as a best place to work is certainly a highlight for any HR team working to create culture that naturally attracts top talent (especially when 51% of employees are actively looking for a new job ). How do companies win workplace culture awards in the first place? Let us know in the comments.