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.

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For many Westerners, time is a metric you optimize carefully. According to a Gallup study, 67% of engaged employees strongly agree that their manager focuses on their positive characteristics.

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According to Great Leadership , organizations with the highest quality leaders were 13 times more likely to outperform their competition in key bottom-line metrics such as financial performance, quality of products and services, employee engagement and customer satisfaction.

webinar recap: the impact of giving recognition

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The benefits of recognition on those receiving it are well researched, but what are the effects on those giving it? Engagement scores increased 26% overall when employees give recognition. This doesn’t just mean that employees who are already engaged are becoming more engaged.

10 Smart Strategies to Enhance Employee Experience

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For years, business owners and HR managers have focused on improving employee engagement—and with good reason. Basically, to achieve their goals, businesses need to focus on improving employee experience. What is Employee Experience? Help your employees get and stay well.

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?

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CEOs don’t ask for the metrics, HR does not deliver them effectively, or the CHRO is not using them to help connect people strategy with business strategy.”. The CHRO must be the ambassador for employees too.

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According the the latest LinkedIn Jobs Report , more than 70% of employees said they would not take a job where there was bad company culture. Bad company culture chased prospective employees away at a higher rate than lower salary (68%) or forgoing a fancy title (27%).

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Do you know that tomorrow, March 4, is National Employee Appreciation Day, the day when we're supposed to honor employees for their hard work? Well, good job and congratulations, Alaska.

Preventing Employee Burnout

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For many employees, the holidays can be stressful both at home and at work. While having a negative relationship with a direct supervisor is the leading cause of disengagement, there is a close second that has been becoming more prominent over the past few years: employee burnout.

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As unemployment rates fall lower in the fitness industry, businesses do not have as much power as they used to and employee job-hopping has become a normal thing. Find the Right Metrics to Measure. The #1 challenge for talent development is getting employees to make time for learning.

Why your employee recognition program isn’t working

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But lesser known is the close cousin of these love languages: The 5 Languages of Appreciation in the Workplace. Gary Chapman and Paul White found is that just as people express love differently, they offer and receive appreciation in different ways. Meaning you might be offering your employees recognition through shout-outs or gifts—yet they don’t recognize those efforts as appreciation. Understand how your employees feel appreciated.

Are You Using These 5 Proven Employee Retention Strategies?


Recently, Kazoo’s Director of Employee Experience sat down to discuss employee retention strategies in 5 Tried-and-True Ways to Boost Retention , a webinar based on the latest industry research and Kazoo’s first-hand experience with helping hundreds of organizations. Below, we touch on the employee retention secrets mentioned in the webinar. Prioritize Appreciation. Question you should be asking yourself : “Is employee appreciation a habit here?”

21 fresh employee engagement ideas

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Taylor, PHR, The HR Writer When a workplace is filled with happy and engaged employees, the culture takes on a life of its own. A University of Warwick study found that employees provided with incentives to boost their happiness were between 12 and 20 percent more productive on the job.

The Impact of the People-Focused Workplace


Employees are the centre of your culture and thus, are the core of your company. When you make the effort to value and prioritize the employee experience, your organization thrives. When establishing a people-focused workplace, the work starts on your employee’s first day.

3 Fundamentals in Keeping Your Nonprofit Employees Engaged

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And it’s as important to keep your employees happy as much as you do for your donors and board. Ask yourself: “Are my employees engaged with their work? Following up on on the achievements of your employees deserves nothing less.

More Than Half Of Employees Across The World Struggle With Work-Life Balance


More Than Half Of Employees Across The World Struggle With Work-Life Balance. Employees all over the world are overworked, tired, stressed, unhealthy, and unhappy. 42% of employees are either constantly sleep-deprived or tend to lack some sleep. Eat Well And Drink Lots Of Water.

Everything You Need to Know About Pulse Surveys


Most organizations (74%) will still use formal, large-scale surveys to gauge how employees feel about their jobs and workplace." – Gartner. Why you should frequently solicit employee feedback. If your employees aren’t happy, it affects all areas of your business.

12 Ways to Engage Employees During Times of Change


Employee Engagement. Employee Feedback. Employee Retention. Employee Engagement. Employee Feedback. Employee Retention. Employee Engagement. 12 Ways to Engage Employees During Times of Change. 12 Ways to Engage Employees During Times of Change.

Top 16 Blog Posts of 2016


For one, they highlight the fundamental shift in focus from human capital management to creating a more human employee experience (case in point: the top post is titled “The End of Management as We Know It”). But how do we define happiness and well-being?

33 Thoughtful Employee Recognition & Appreciation Ideas for 2017


33 Thoughtful Employee Recognition & Appreciation Ideas for 2017. It pays to have amazing employee recognition ideas. Companies with a solid strategy to recognize team members enjoy stronger engagement, increased employee morale , better customer service, and lower turnover.

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.

Build Amazing Cultures Anyone Would Want To Be A Part Of On A Budget

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There, employees are given fancy gifts, allowed to spend time in lavish resting rooms, and receive huge bonuses every time a special occasion arises. But it doesn’t take a huge budget to build employee appreciation ideas. Whether you’re running a law firm where you need to celebrate trial wins or you’re running a winter coat shop where employees try to meet sales objectives, it’s critical to institute little ways for people to be recognized.