How to Find Budget Dollars for Employee Recognition

HR Bartender

I thought about this as I was planning my agenda for this year’s WorkHuman Conference , pioneered by Globoforce. 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. Rob, I’d like to think that everyone understands recognition is important. Employee retention depends on engagement.

The Employee Recognition Landscape is Changing

China Gorman

The fifth research report in an annual partnership between SHRM and Globoforce was published this week. 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. The employees who are super marketable as job opening grow. (In In 2013 and 2012, the SHRM/Globoforce surveys identified employee engagement and succession planning as the topmost HR concerns.

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[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. Do these trends in employee recognition, performance management, retention, and engagement look different outside of the U.S.? 50% of those surveyed work at companies of 25,000+ employees. The top three of these results were: Employee engagement (64%).

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?

Celebrate Your Employees: Employee Recognition At Its Best

Get Hppy

Research shows that it can be better to express gratitude than to receive recognition. 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. The programs motivate employees and boost satisfaction. Employee recognition

Employee Recognition Myths

Possible Works

ENGAGE. Employee Recognition Myths. Recognition at the workplace motivates employees and boosts their productivity. Employees are more likely to take initiatives and deliver on KPI’s if their efforts are valued and their contributions are appreciated. Studies have revealed that 64% of the employees resign as they feel unappreciated and disengaged while 69% of employees would work harder if they felt their efforts were better appreciated.

Top Employee Engagement Tools (Detailed Comparison)

Vantage Circle

Employee engagement tool helps measure or boost employee engagement that in turn will improve the productivity and efficiency of the employees and reduce staff turnover. Features of Employee Engagement Tools. Employee perks: Employee discounts.

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. But we’ve all worked for companies or leaders who don’t buy into the concept of employee recognition. New research from Globoforce’s WorkHuman Research Institute can help you silence the skeptics. Frequent recognition builds meaning and purpose. Values-based recognition programs leads to a better work experience. 63%), be highly engaged (89% v.

Reality confronts traditional “Employee Recognition Myths”

Possible Works

ENGAGE. Reality confronts traditional “Employee Recognition Myths”. Recognition at the workplace motivates employees and boosts their productivity. Studies have revealed that 64% of the employees resign as they feel unappreciated and disengaged while 69% of employees would work harder if they felt their efforts were better appreciated. While this is important, recognition coming from peers can be a potent engagement source. RECOGNIZE.

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. 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 — the employees who are super marketable as job opening grow. (In Engagement is dropping – and a top challenge.

3 Must-Haves for Employee Recognition

SumTotal

Employee recognition isn’t just a perk that creates warm, fuzzy feelings. Take a look at the findings from Socialcast, SHRM and Globoforce: 69% of employees say they’d work harder if their efforts were better appreciated. Employees with managers who provide recognition are 14-19% more engaged than other employees. Companies with strategic recognition had a turnover rate 23.4% lower than companies without any recognition program.

What’s the Key to Talent Retention? Human-Centered Approaches, Says SHRM/Globoforce Report

HR Daily Advisor

HR leaders are using human-centered approaches in the workplace, which may help resolve retention, recruitment, and culture management challenges, according to a new report released by Globoforce ® , a provider of social recognition and continuous performance development solutions, and the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). Among HR leaders surveyed, 80% say their organization currently has an employee recognition program.

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.

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?)

Why Grassroots Gratitude is the Employee Recognition of the Future

RecogNation

Here’s how: Gratitude, Appreciation, RecognitionEngagement. Empower employees to get in the driver’s seat. Whose job is employee engagement? To quote Kevin Kruse’s post on Globoforce , “tomorrow’s great companies are being built on a culture of individual empowerment, and peer support.”. Put up a display board to show off peer to peer recognition. No lists or extra time required - just noticing what makes you feel energized and engaged in life.

Hanging By A Thread- How to Make Your Workplace More Human

HR Ringleader

That’s why it is no surprise to anyone who has done exit interviews that money is usually not the main reason employees leave your organization. So, what is the thing you need to have or know in order to retain your best employees? You see, many organizations today think that they are doing something special by giving recognition, if they do it at all. But like money, that is only a small part of appealing to your employees.

Talent and HR News Weekly Update: Employee Recognition Trends

exaqueo

“People work for money but go the extra mile for recognition praise and rewards.” This week’s curated articles will get you thinking more about employee recognition and its link back to productivity, retention and more. 1) Trends in Employee Recognition from HR Trend Institute Employee recognition programs, once considered a “nice” but non-essential component of human resources, have changed dramatically over the past five years.

Student Loan Assistance Can Increase Employee Engagement

Edcor

Employee engagement is one area where employers and employees have a symbiotic relationship. What benefits employees, truly benefits their employers when it comes to engagement. However, about 31 percent of businesses see employee engagement as one of their fop five challenges, according to the 2018 SHRM GLOBOFORCE Employee Recognition Survey: Employee Experience as a Business Driver.

[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. Infographic] How to Build a Rock Solid Employee Recognition Program Click To Tweet.

28 Amazing Employee Engagement Activities To Reinvent Your Workforce

Vantage Circle

Employee engagement activities should be more about the heart than the brain. Managers are busy, employees are disengaged, and the current office culture is at havoc. In this scenario, improving employee engagement is the least likely to grow. Despite being a trend in these past decades, the level of employee engagement has barely budged. Only a meager 15% of workers are engaged at work, globally! Employees feel better about taking feedback.

Driving Employee Engagement Requires Baseline of Competitive, Fair Pay

Compensation Cafe

In the last week, a couple of research reviews have crossed my desk, both summarizing decades of research, surveys and analysis in the complex and many-layered topics of employee recognition, engagement and retention. Key findings of the report include (quoting): Employees who receive recognition are more likely to be engaged at work. Workers who receive recognition are less likely to quit. Compensation Philosophy Recognition

Cafe Classic: Unions, Recognition and Employee Engagement

Compensation Cafe

Editor's Note: Today's Classic features Derek Irvine with some data and insights about the importance of employee engagement - even (and some might argue especially) in a union environment. The reality of unions is they came into existence to protect employees where company leadership refused to. Regardless of industry or job role, unions rose up to defend employee interests, even the most basic such as the right to survive a day’s work.

The Business Case for Employee Recognition and Rewards

Compensation Cafe

Why do we compensate employees? But compensation professionals (and readers of this blog) know the pay cheque is but one part of a very complex agreement between employer and employee to maximize a mutually beneficial relationship. Career-change opportunities within the company to keep employees on board while diversifying capabilities. Not all employees are suited for internal career changes, even when those opportunities exist.

Trends in Employee Recognition Show Growing Importance in Results-Driven, Culture-Oriented Approach

Compensation Cafe

WorldatWork’s latest “Trends in Employee Recognition Report” is out. Key highlights from this year’s report: 1) Prevalence of recognition programs in organizations continues to grow. 89% of organizations offer some sort of recognition program with an average of 4.6 different types of recognition programs in each organization. Recognizing loyalty through years of service celebrations remains the number one most common recognition program. Recognition

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. Employee engagement tools are used to draw actionable insights from employee feedback. Promote employee recognition through internal communication channels. The HR TechStack for Employee Engagement Software.

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Is Employee Engagement Moot in Today's High Stress Environments?

Compensation Cafe

It’s no wonder that only 13 percent of employees worldwide feel engaged in their occupation. And Gallup's latest employee engagement numbers remain stagnant: Engaged employees are involved in, enthusiastic about and committed to their work. Gallup's extensive research shows that employee engagement is strongly connected to business outcomes essential to an organization's financial success, such as productivity, profitability and customer engagement.

25 Employee Engagement Activities To Reinvent Your Workforce

Vantage Circle

Employee engagement activities should be more about the heart than the brain. Managers are busy, employees are disengaged and the current office culture is at havoc. In this scenario, improving employee engagement is the least likely. Despite being a trend in these past decades, the level of employee engagement has barely budged. Only a meager 15% of workers are engaged at work, globally! 25 Employee Engagement Activities.

Employee Engagement All about Connections and Good Work

Compensation Cafe

Yesterday SHRM released its annual “Employee Job Satisfaction and Engagement Report.” It’s interesting in how it segregates true “satisfiers” from the factors and conditions that help employees more deeply engage. For example, SHRM makes the distinction this way: “Employee engagement may or may not be aligned with employee job satisfaction, as engagement is tied to employees’ connection and commitment to their work and their particular organization.”.

The Power of Thanks * Read All about It in Our Latest Book

RecognizeThis!

Appreciation, recognition and praise are powerful means to engage and energize today’s modern workforce. ” In 2014, I worked on many inspiring and challenging projects, but one I am particularly proud of released today – our newest book, The Power of Thanks: How Social Recognition Empowers Employees and Creates a Best Place to Work. A consistently executed culture of recognition inspires: Greater employee engagement and loyalty.

5 Ways to Keep Performance Reviews From Becoming Boring

HR Bartender

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. Both the manager and employee knew what the conversation was going to focus on, but it was brief and to the point. Learn why employees stay so those things don’t change. Ask employees to do a self-evaluation.

5 Ways to Keep Performance Reviews From Becoming Boring

HR Bartender

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. Both the manager and employee knew what the conversation was going to focus on, but it was brief and to the point. Learn why employees stay so those things don’t change. Ask employees to do a self-evaluation.

10 Rules For Recognition That Increase Employee Commitment

SuccessFactors

So when I hear from managers that they have no time to recognize or show appreciation for their employees , I cringe. Essentially what these managers are saying is, they’re not interested in increasing employee commitment to the cause. They want their employees to feel taken advantage of. But not recognizing employees for their hard work is management malpractice. Management malpractice also drives this outdated notion: “Why should I recognize my employees?

6 Hot Digital Workplace Trends from Gartner

WorkHuman

Workplace ethnography : Another emerging trend that complements team engagement is workplace ethnography. Mike Gotta and Carol Rozwell define it as “a research approach for understanding cultural dynamics between employees, group relationships, and the ways in which work is done. It is pursued to improve employee engagement, teamwork, work models, and technology use. It’s about recognizing employees in the moment , rather than once a year.

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Using Technology to Improve Engagement and Boost Productivity

Get Hppy

Last year, the multinational professional service firm Deloitte conducted a survey that revealed that developing workplace culture and increasing employee engagement are the top priorities for Human Resource leaders. However, in spite of this employee engagement still continues to be a big problem. Recently, a Gallup study found out that only around 30% of employees say they are completely engaged in their workplace. What Exactly Is Employee Engagement?

The Hidden Potential of Teams

WorkHuman

The Rise of Team Engagement. In his column for The Huffington Post , Globoforce CEO Eric Mosley writes that one of the five megatrends impacting business in 2017 is team engagement. He explains, “Team engagement is a critical component of the employee experience, higher in importance than both individual and company engagement. Focus on employees’ social needs – “the need to belong, obtain status, feel distinctive, and maintain certainty and control.”