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 importance of employee recognition


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.

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Thanksgiving at work: the importance of employee recognition


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. Your employees are your most valuable asset. What does employee recognition cost you?

Integrate Training and Employee Recognition For Success


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. Reward Training on Products/Services.

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


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.

Top 10 Modern HR Tools for More Productive Workplaces

Semos Cloud

Top 10 Modern HR Tools for More Productive Workplaces. As an example, it can be extremely hard for employers to implement new employee recognition and rewards ideas without the right tools. One of the most important aspects of a modern HR’s role is to manage employee attendance.

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


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.

Achievers in the Flow of Work: The Open API


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.

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.

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


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.

Why You Need Both Workplace Culture Platforms and Productivity Platforms


In the past, managers used to view technology almost exclusively with an eye towards improving productivity, but the proliferation of social media has caused us to re-evaluate its utility for the employee experience. It is a fact that human relationships are one of the primary drivers of employee engagement and, in case you need a reminder, social media has fundamentally transformed the way relationships form and develop. First, let’s define “productivity tools.”.

How to Help Recognition Stick with Collaborative Tools


In this age of the empowered employee, it’s important for companies to create and nurture a culture of recognition that inspires employees to devote their time, skills, and brain power to help an organization succeed. Building engagement on your recognition platform.

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Do you make these 7 common HR mistakes?


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.

Why Employee Retention Is More Important Than Ever


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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6 ways an intranet can benefit your HR department


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.

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


A couple of years back, I downloaded one of the most popular CRM apps for iOS thinking this was going to triple my productivity, “Now I can work while on the train to the office. my immediate response is, “Why would you want to burden your employees with that kind of experience?”.

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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.

8 Best Practices for Managing a Remote Team

Career Metis

million employees now working from home at least half of the time, the workforce is changing and both employees and management are feeling the effects. To keep you and your team at peak productivity, regardless of location, we’re sharing a few management best practices.

The Fundamentals of Employee Engagement


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.

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.

The 10 Best Tools for Increased Employee Engagement


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?

How to Avoid Losing Talent to Startups

Cornerstone On Demand

Startups — with stock options in lieu of high salaries and promises of get-rich IPOs — suddenly became the companies where young employees aspired to work. For one, today's employees want to feel that their contribution to the company has an impact.

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Empowering Managers for Recognition Success


Empowering Managers for Recognition Success. Managers play a key role in driving employee motivation, engagement and commitment to their organizations. There is a saying that an employee does not leave a job, but leaves a manager and this holds true for all such managers. ENGAGE.

How WorkStride Can Bolster Your Channel Incentive Program


In-house: Difficult to maintain constant contact with program participants so they are not kept abreast of product developments, program documents, or other program requirements.

Are Your Channel Incentives Ready for Seasonal Fluctuations in Sales?


Every product will sell better at different times. Whether you sell seasonal products or products that sell well around other times of the year, knowing the buying behavior and sale cycle of your customers will help plan when to start your incentives promotion. Do you only sell well for one month, or are customers buying your product for three months? Create Training Documents for your Reps.

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.

7 Reasons your employees are unproductive (and you could be to blame)


Are your employees as productive as they could be? Recognition' is a dirty word. Without appreciation, employees have no confirmation that their work is valued. 41% of companies that use peer-to-peer recognition have seen marked positive increases in customer satisfaction.

Using Sales Data From Channel Incentive Promotions


Partners, dealerships, resellers, and more can sell your product for you, freeing you from the burden of finding and selling to customers. Unfortunately, there are some downsides to this, since you may not know exactly who is buying your products—and you don’t necessarily have control over how your indirect reps are positioning or selling your products. You know your product is being sold, but you don’t necessarily know to whom.

How to Drive Both the Results and the Behaviors Your Business Needs


So, you’re putting together a sales incentive or employee recognition program that will be based on specific targets and objectives. But in looking over the plan document you are not sure about something. What weight (if any) should you apply to employee behaviors that will lead to those results now and in the future? Effective employee incentives and/or sales contests do both. On the employee recognition side, a lagging indicator also ties back to a metric.

Effective Performance Review Software For Small Companies

AssessTEAM Performance Management

The quality of your employees’ performance plays a key role in the company’s future. Performance reviews are a source of valuable insights that can affect overall company performance and improve employee productivity. Determining Employee Training Needs.

Proforma SI Announces Partnership with Peoplecart


Peoplecart is aligned to the revolution in performance management and social recognition that is seeing great traction amongst North American business groups. READY TO BUILD A CULTURE OF RECOGNITION AT YOUR ORGANIZATION? Empowering Managers for Recognition Success. ENGAGE.

Is Your New Channel Sales Partner Good for Your Business?


In the first three months of your new channel sales partner relationship, watch to see how well they sell your product. How quickly did they start selling your product? Did the numbers increase as the reps got used to your products and could sell them better? Are your partners selling your products to good customers? If you have a physical product, are your customers returning or complaining about the product?

This is How to Help Employees Commit to Change Initiatives

Business2Community Leadership

Jim recognizes that the way leaders manage their messaging makes a significant difference in their productivity and success. We went deep on the subject of how leaders can encourage employees’ participation during a change initiative.

21 HR Tools for Employee Engagement & Workforce Planning


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.

Business Communication as a building block of Employee Engagement

Vantage Circle

Effective communication can increase employee engagement , boost workplace productivity, and drive business growth. Business communication can be employee-employer communication, customer relations, brand management, public relation etc.

5 Ways You’re Losing as an Employer


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.

The Truth About Millennials’ Work Ethics


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. Productivity. Employee Engagement.