How to Find Budget Dollars for Employee Recognition

HR Bartender

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. Employee retention depends on engagement.

The 10 Best Tools for Increased Employee Engagement

CakeHR

A lot has been said and written about employee engagement. In fact, when it comes to increasing productivity in the workplace, the first question to pop in our heads is often the same—How do you engage employees in the workplace? What is employee engagement?

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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. What employee recognition is – and what it isn’t.

Thanksgiving at work: the importance of employee recognition

Interact-Intranet

It may seem that there’s a danger of lost productivity during the holiday season, but rather than brooding over a half empty glass, management should capitalize on employees’ cheer. As we’ve previously written , the experience employees have at work significantly impacts your bottom line.

Integrate Training and Employee Recognition For Success

Workstride

Most companies have some sort of training program for their employees. What most companies don’t realize is that you can integrate your training program with your employee recognition program. The recognition turns into a sort of incentive.

The Fundamentals of Employee Engagement

Achievers

There is an international employee engagement crisis. On the bright side, this issue can be prevented with the use of initiatives that recognize employees the right way. After all, employees spend over 40 hours per week in the workplace making it practically a second home.

The Art and Science of Recognition: 5 Best Practices for Employee Recognition Programs

Bonusly

What do we mean by employee recognition, and why does it matter? Employee recognition is the open acknowledgment and expressed appreciation for an employee’s contributions to their organization, and it provides a number of business, social, and wellness advantages to teams.

increasing employee engagement through technology

O.C. Tanner

How can bad phone conferencing software lead a dedicated employee like Bob down the path to disengagement? The truth is that technology has a profound effect on employee engagement. To stay engaged, employees need to feel successful.

CultureNext Employee Engagement and Recognition Benchmark Study

Maritz Motivation

employees were not engaged in their work. Meanwhile, the conversation around engagement has been steadily increasing: CultureNext surveyed more than 100 organizations that employ more than 1,000 individuals and invest in employee recognition and engagement programs. The findings of the Employee Engagement and Recognition Benchmark Study were revealing, including: How does your org.

5 ways to improve employee engagement by showing your appreciation

Ceridian

It’s so simple, yet so effective, and very on topic considering today is National Employee Appreciation Day! “Demonstrating our appreciation for employees and their efforts can put them on the fast track to excellence,” Colan noted.

21 HR Tools for Employee Engagement & Workforce Planning

Pingboard

There are several tools available across multiple areas of HR that can make a huge difference in engagement, productivity, organization, and beyond. Here’s a list of 21 HR tools that demonstrate how technology can improve employee engagement and workforce planning efforts at your organization.

What We’ve Learned After 4,000 Miles & 3 Years of Building Employee Engagement Products

Aventr

94% of executives and 88% of employees believe a distinct workplace culture is important to business success. Transparency, two way sharing of feedback between employees and leadership, habitual praise?—?they’re they’re each relatively simple concepts with documented ROI. When we first launched our employee engagement platform, Happster, we went all in on “mobile first” with native experiences for both iOS and Android.

Business Communication as a building block of Employee Engagement

Vantage Circle

Communication is the cornerstone of an engaged workforce. Effective communication can increase employee engagement , boost workplace productivity, and drive business growth. Also, Community-driven engagements result in better delivery of team goals.

Achievers in the Flow of Work: The Open API

Achievers

Imagine all of your employee recognition and rewards programs; everyday recognition, innovation, recruiting referrals, or years of service awards; even sales incentives, on one platform. That is the basis of the Achievers recognition and rewards platform. By: Amit Kaura.

What We’ve Learned After 4,000 Miles & 3 Years of Building Employee Engagement Products

Aventr

94% of executives and 88% of employees believe a distinct workplace culture is important to business success. Transparency, two way sharing of feedback between employees and leadership, habitual praise?—?they’re they’re each relatively simple concepts with documented ROI. When we first launched our employee engagement platform, Happster, we went all in on “mobile first” with native experiences for both iOS and Android.

HR TechStack – Employee Engagement Software

WhoKnows

Employee Engagement Software Definition. Employee engagement software helps organizations solicit and track feedback from their employees, recognize employee achievements, and promote positive activity. The HR TechStack for Employee Engagement Software.

8 Employee Engagement Ideas for Employers Who Care

Capterra

More people are checking their phones than their email, and I don’t see an open document or report in sight. The post-lunch slump is a well-documented phenomenon, with The Huffington Post reporting on why it happens (because of the digestive process), and how to minimize its impact (more whole grains and smaller meals). But what if this is how your employees look all the time? What can you do to keep your workforce engaged? Employee engagement ideas.

Business Communication as a building block of Employee Engagement

Vantage Circle

Communication is the cornerstone of an engaged workforce. Effective communication can increase employee engagement , boost workplace productivity, and drive business growth. Also, Community-driven engagements result in better delivery of team goals.

HubSpot’s Own Katie Burke Joins C.A. Short Company for Live Webcast

Total Employee Recognition

From setting an example with their own unique culture to authoring The Culture Code , a living document that continues to shape our understanding of just how important culture can be, their influence is undeniable.

Improving Employee Engagement with HR Technology: A Look at Tech Focused Strategies

HR Daily Advisor

With employee engagement being such a covered topic due to the benefits it provides to strategy development and overall business improvement, you would think that statistics in this area would be booming – unfortunately, that’s not the case.

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Out of the Box Ideas for Employee Appreciation Week

Achievers

Promoting a consistent culture of recognition is an essential component to employee engagement, but who says you can’t step up your appreciation game every once in a while? In the world of employee recognition, Employee Appreciation Day is the be-all and end-all of celebrations.

Do Service Awards Still Matter?

OmegaHR Solutions

Yet that is the message employers send with awards for employees’ five, ten or 20-year anniversaries…” I’ve read a few posts and articles now picking up on a similar theme– questioning the value of recognition for service milestones. Plug that into your engagement metrics spreadsheet.

how to build an authentic workplace culture

O.C. Tanner

Most leaders know that a winning, engaged culture is the key to attracting top talent and customers. It was important that this clear, concise, one-page document identify the values that are vital to the organization, along with the specific behaviors that express those values.

Why Employee Retention Is More Important Than Ever

SuccessFactors

In some corporate environments, employee retention can be little more than an afterthought. According to Statista , 64% of employees in North America report that they feel high levels of stress, with 34% citing workload as the number-one source. It can also boost employee engagement.

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3 reasons your mobile app shouldn’t mirror your desktop application

Achievers

my immediate response is, “Why would you want to burden your employees with that kind of experience?”. Many organizations evaluating enterprise applications are overlooking some basic needs for users when determining what to put in front of their employees.

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IC ROI: 8 (surprising) ways internal communication technology impacts your bottom line

Interact-Intranet

There’s a broad acknowledgement that internal communication, when done correctly, delivers a positive impact on ‘ employee engagement’ This, in turn, can impact on business results. It’s about supporting employees to do their jobs efficiently and effectively.

How to Give and Receive Feedback to Make the Best Impact

Bonusly

We all know how much employees value positive feedback about and recognition for their work. Improves employee and manager performance. When giving feedback to an Analytical, make sure you support whatever you’re saying with documented evidence and specific examples.

Do you make these 7 common HR mistakes?

Interact-Intranet

Workforce judges companies in seven categories including workplace culture, employee benefits, diversity and inclusion, employee development and talent management, human resources innovation, leadership development and talent acquisition. Not thoroughly documenting work history.

6 Reasons You Should Care About Performance Reviews

SAP Innovation

When you have a poorly designed and conducted performance review process , that’s often the type of responses you can expect from employees. When properly executed, performance reviews help your company: Engage your employees. Improve employee communication and engagement.

The Truth About Millennials’ Work Ethics

Fond

By virtue of their seniority, team leaders often have no choice but to be self reliant, but it’s a quality that can be embodied by any employee regardless of their position in your organizational hierarchy. Employee Engagement.

6 ways an intranet can benefit your HR department

Interact-Intranet

Engaged and empowered employees who are invested in their organization and its mission are perhaps the most powerful asset any business can have. It can support well-being, develop and communicate the employer brand, and directly shape the employee experience.

Do Service Awards Still Matter?

Terryberry

’ Yet that is the message employers send with awards for employees’ five, ten or 20-year anniversaries…” I’ve read a few posts and articles now picking up on a similar theme– questioning the value of recognition for service milestones.

How Payroll Contributes to Company Culture

Achievers

If retaining employees and having a reputable image is important to a brand, then maintaining a great company culture is critical. A great company culture breeds satisfied and engaged employees. It Increases Employee Engagement. Encourages Employee Progression.

Annual Performance Reviews Aren’t Dead, but They Do Need New Life

Capterra

Close to two-thirds of employees and managers agree that the typical annual performance review process is outdated and ineffective—contributing to a poor employee experience. In many systems, managers can simply pick their rating for each employee from a drop-down list.

5 Ways You’re Losing as an Employer

Stratus

There’s a phenomenon that many HR nerds refer to as the employee lifecycle, and if it’s something you’re not managing, you may be losing out as an employer. The employee lifecycle refers to the various stages of relationship that an employee has with their employer. Human resources plays a key role in every aspect of the employee lifecycle. Consider a prospective employee with incredible talent who doesn’t get the right impression of your business from day one.

How to Motivate Employees – The Complete Guide

TalentCulture

Within business the same happens, your employees are your team and they are the most important and decisive element on how your business is going to perform in the future. It is essential that you understand what you need to do to keep your employees engaged and focused on the common goal.

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Intelligent Autonomy: Give Employees The Autonomy They Crave

SAP Innovation

And if involving employees in decision-making is meaningful to them, then enabling them to actually make the decision will be exponentially more important. The key is to create “intelligent autonomy” that gives employees the independence and influence they crave, but does so in a manner that thoughtfully avoids the contradictions and pitfalls of a poorly executed delegation of power. Employees have to feel themselves stretching and the influence they have to truly feel empowered.