3 easy ways to celebrate employee appreciation day

O.C. Tanner

It just so happens that the workplace equivalent of Valentine’s Day is right around the corner: Employee Appreciation Day is on March 4. It’s a holiday for leaders, managers, and peers in every organization to give and receive appreciation for one another’s talent, effort, and results.

30 fun, fresh ideas for Employee Appreciation Day – or week!


Everyone here on the Achievers team really appreciates YOU for sifting through the vast interweb and landing on the [engage] blog, for spending time reading and sharing the articles we work so hard to create. In fact, we love Employee Appreciation Day so much that we celebrate it all week!

Benefits Employees Appreciate Most in 2018

HR Daily Advisor

With three in every four employees more likely to stay with their employer just based off their benefits package, it’s important for companies to identify which benefits matter most to their employees. In identifying what benefits your employees value most, you can retain your top talent. To start, here is a list of benefits to consider that employees appreciate. Financial wellness programs are extremely popular among employees.

How Much Do Employees Appreciate Their Benefits?

HR Daily Advisor

Each year, we at Liazon reach out to the employees who have used private exchanges to find out what they think of the experience. For background, a private exchange is an online store or marketplace in which employees purchase benefits using funding contributed by their employers. Are Employees Really That Satisfied? The survey found that: Most (96%) employees prefer choosing their own benefits rather than having their employers choose for them.

When It Comes To Employee Appreciation Companies Need Effective Tactics

Corn on the Job

If you want to properly appreciate employees, you must be all-encompassing about it. Technologically savvy employees require your appreciation, but so do those who work in a non-technological capacity ; you’re all part of the same “team”, as it were.

Understanding the Power Behind Employee Happiness


How happy are your employees? Is employee happiness at a low or a high? The latest Gallup poll (collected from over 80,000 workers) on employee engagement tells a dismal story. Why Employee Engagement Matters. Employee Happiness Begins With You. Empower Employees.

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. By: Meghan M.

Why Employee Recognition Matters


Do your employees feel recognized? Think carefully, because over 65 percent of employees report they don’t feel recognized at work. And lack of recognition just happens to be the number one reason why employees quit. The Case for Employee Recognition E-Book.

5 Performance Measurement Myths


The question of how to measure employee performance represents one of the last vestiges of old-school HR methodology. Old-school approaches to performance management, which view a single employee outside of the context of today’s team-based, networked workplace, no longer ring true.

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Lighting the Spark of Employee Engagement: Inside Cox Automotive’s Spark Week Celebration


Employees are a core determinant of company success, but with a staggering 68% rate of employee disengagement , it’s clear that effectively leveraging their full potential can be a precarious task. Focusing on what makes your employees happy is key to a successful business.

How to Get Executives On Board with Employee Rewards and Recognition Programs


Donald Clifton’s book How Full Is Your Bucket revealed the number one reason people leave their jobs is because they don’t feel appreciated. But there’s a proven way to address this problem: focus on employee engagement. Why will your employees love it? Data and analytics.

Top HR Trends for 2016 with an Eye to the Future


A More Diverse and Employee-Centric Workplace. The idea of an employee-centric workplace is one that can impact almost every aspect of an organization. All About Employee Engagement. employees reported being engaged at work and this number is little-changed in over a decade.

3 Challenges for Creating Authentic Engagement


Employees who engage their authentic selves at work contribute to unparalleled employee and customer experiences. Of course, this [creating authentic engagement] is more challenging than doing things by rote: challenging for the employee and challenging for the manager.”.

The Importance of Data Integrity in HR Systems


Desktop HR systems have evolved and relocated to the cloud, offering users better access to more data. One important factor in using HR systems is preserving data integrity. The post The Importance of Data Integrity in HR Systems appeared first on Pingboard.

#RedBranchWeekly: Rock Employee Performance Reviews this Year

marenated HR

Among all the end of the year preparation, many companies schedule employee performance reviews. Whether you hold annual employee reviews or have adopted a new approach, these tips are for you. ClearCompany: Performance Review Questions to Ask Your Employees.

why service awards remain highly relevant

O.C. Tanner

Every few months, chatter in the media – and from some competitors – attempts to make the point that in the Millennial-driven ‘gig economy,’ service award programs must surely be irrelevant to employees and ineffective tools for organizations.

When Measuring Performance Management Begins to Hurt More than Help

ClearCompany HRM

Performance management is a vital part of the employee experience. When done correctly, performance reviews should motivate employees to improve their performance by providing a consistent way to assess and select employees for promotion, transfer or alternate actions.

An Employee Engagement Strategy That Guarantees Success

Data Solutions International

So what's the right employee engagement strategy to dramatically increase engagement in your organization? Usually, someone from HR has to convince the CEO to spend money on an employee survey.

Seven People Analytics Responsibilities of the Future CHRO


This has led many organizations to find a Chief Human Resource Officer (CHRO) who can be a full partner–and even serve as a guide–towards using workforce data to make decisions that drive both business and people outcomes. The CHRO must be the ambassador for employees too.

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infographic: recognition by the numbers

O.C. Tanner

As the world leader in employee recognition, we’ve seen a lot of appreciation in the last 90 years. That’s why we thought it was about time to give a shout-out to the record-breakers, givers, and stats that keep this world appreciating. Top 4 Ways Employees Reward Themselves.

5 Top Leadership And Culture Articles For 2018 (So Far)


Many business leaders will end the year with the same concerns they started with: how to retain employees and create a work culture that motivates them , makes them feel included, and brings out their best work. Get the latest in Employee Appreciation Software.

The Top Human Resources Topics #HRtalk


In addition to streaming tweets we also, when publicly available, streamed LinkedIn and Facebook updates from this data set of active Twitter IDs. From this data we identified the most popular human resource topics for the last three months. Employee Engagement. Big Data.

FAQ: How Can Businesses Determine Merit and Compensation Without Ratings?


Employees had little visibility into the process and a small window of opportunity to address compensation issues. This allows Patagonia to more accurately assess and compensate employees for their contributions. The process puts employees in control of their own career growth.

Create the Performance Management of Your Dreams with the Best of ClearCompany

ClearCompany HRM

9 Must-Read Performance Reviews and Employee Engagement Statistics. Start the Conversation: A Flowchart for Employee Reviews. In most organizations, it’s a critical part of performance management, and yet, more than half of employees say they have no impact on how they perform at work.

21 HR Tools for Employee Engagement & Workforce Planning


Here’s a list of 21 HR tools that demonstrate how technology can improve employee engagement and workforce planning efforts at your organization. Employee Data Management. Like BambooHR, Namely also integrates with Pingboard and other HR tools to offer automatic data updates.

Measuring Employee Recognition Program ROI

MTM Recognition

The average tenure of employees decreased by 6 months between 2014 and 2016. For all these reasons, modern recognition programs have to be designed to reinforce profitable behaviors and build authentic culture that contributes to meaningful employee experiences.

Employee Recognition: Public vs. Private

MTM Recognition

A question we receive frequently is, “when should employee recognition be made public and when should it be kept more personal or private?” As employees vary on their preferred Language of Appreciation , lines often blur when deciding how to best express your gratitude.

Why Boomerang Employees Are a Good Thing


Employee Engagement. Employee Feedback. Employee Retention. Employee Engagement. Employee Feedback. Employee Retention. Why Boomerang Employees Are a Good Thing. Why Boomerang Employees Are a Good Thing. They Strengthen Employee Loyalty.

Why Boomerang Employees Are a Good Thing


Employee Engagement. Employee Feedback. Employee Retention. Employee Engagement. Employee Feedback. Employee Retention. Why Boomerang Employees Are a Good Thing. Why Boomerang Employees Are a Good Thing. They Strengthen Employee Loyalty.

WIRTW #358 (the “appreciation” edition)

Ohio Employer's Law

o your employees feel appreciated? Today is Employee Appreciation Day. However, if you limit your appreciation efforts to 0.38% of a year’s working days, I can flat-out guarantee that your employees do not feel appreciated (even on their “special” day).

Enhance Healthcare & Quality Patient Satisfaction Via Employee Engagement


For this, employee engagement and retention needs to be the top priorities for HR. In fact, many still follow antiquated methods, which have little relevance to today’s employees. However, to do so, it is important to understand the connection between happy employees and patient experience. Employee Engagement is Linked to Higher Patient Satisfaction. Employees want opportunities for career and personal development.

want happier, more engaged employees? give back this season

O.C. Tanner

Most people see the benefits of office giving, but as an employee-centric organization, we wanted to know how the people in the company felt about it. Tanner recently surveyed over 1,000 employees at multiple companies across the U.S. Corporate giving totalled $18.55

Why Employee Health is Your Company’s Business

HR Daily Advisor

annually until the year 2026 [i] , supporting employee health is now every company’s business. The question that must be answered now is, how can companies take a more active role to help facilitate their employee’s healthy diet? i] Data from U.S.

Complete Guide to Employee Satisfaction Survey & Measuring


Employees Attitude at work is a prominent factor that defines the overall morale and culture of the company. Gone are the times when employees were mere resources to meet end goals. I think you build one with your employees first. What is meant by Employee Satisfaction?

How to Empower Employees and Build Trust


Employee Engagement. Employee Feedback. Employee Retention. Employee Engagement. Employee Feedback. Employee Retention. Employee Engagement. How to Empower Employees and Build Trust The Biggest Drivers and Barriers of Employee Engagement Today.

How Do I Build a Successful Employee Recognition Program?


It’s no coincidence that many of the world’s most successful organizations use employee recognition programs. We’re experts at helping organizations introduce recognition programs to their employees, and here are our tips for a seamless implementation process. Employee Recognition

Ten Tips to Promote Friendships in the Workplace

MTM Recognition

to their famous employee engagement surveys, it was no wonder it elicited the most emotional response of all the questions. Most notably, having a best friend at work is directly correlated with employee engagement, and by a huge margin. Cross-train employees.