Why Employee Recognition Matters

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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. Employee recognition drives employee engagement, and with higher employee engagement come lower turnover rates and stronger business results. greater than their competitors with the lowest level of engagement.

5 Eye-Opening HR Stats: Why Employee Recognition Matters

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Employees are arguably the most important component of a successful business. Employees put a human face on the product, build relationships with customers, and define the work culture that feeds business performance – yet 32% of companies struggle to retain top talent. What defines an effective retention strategy varies from business to business, but there is one common element that has been found to work across most business types and sectors: employee recognition.

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The Neuroscience of Employee Engagement

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Job satisfaction is at the heart of employee engagement. This makes me question: how can we leverage neuroscience findings to help optimize employee engagement initiatives? Drive to Acquire : the need to seek, to take control, and to retain objects and personal experiences of value in pursuit of immediate gratification.This can be fulfilled with short term gratification through employee recognition and rewards.

The Neuroscience of Employee Engagement

Achievers

Job satisfaction is at the heart of employee engagement. This makes me question: how can we leverage neuroscience findings to help optimize employee engagement initiatives? Drive to Acquire : the need to seek, to take control, and to retain objects and personal experiences of value in pursuit of immediate gratification.This can be fulfilled with short term gratification through employee recognition and rewards.

2020 Employee Engagement Trends

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With digitalization, globalization, and new generations entering the workforce, the faster a company can evolve alongside shifting consumer and employee engagement trends, the better equipped they are to survive in the long run. How do you drive genuine employee engagement?

How to Protect Your Company from High Employee Turnover

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Every manager and HR professional views employee turnover as a headache, but do you actually know how expensive and damaging it can be to your organization? Current statistics from Catalyst show that it costs an average of one-fifth of an employee’s salary to replace that person, which means that for a position paying $50,000 a year, your replacement costs will generally run over $10,000. Help your employees reach toward the future.

5 Things Your CEO Needs to Know About Employee Engagement 

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If you’re a CEO, do you treat employee engagement as solely the domain of the Human Resources (HR) department? And if you’re an HR professional, do you find yourself trying to persuade your CEO that employee engagement should also be a C-suite concern?

Why Insight is the Best Customer Service

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Here at Achievers, one of our customers’ primary concerns is with employee engagement. The higher a business’s level of employee engagement is, the higher their workers’ productivity and retention level will be. employees are engaged at work. This lack of employee engagement is a problematic trend that continues to bedevil all players in the HR space. Usually, it starts with your employees. By: Sarah Clayton.

Top 5 Reasons Businesses Need Rewards and Recognition Programs

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How do you handle rewards and recognition within your workforce? Has your company kept pace with current trends in HR and the widely recognized need for employee engagement programs? Most importantly, are you aware that 51% of employees are not happy at work and that, according to Gallup, fully 87% of employees worldwide are not engaged ? It has been proven that engagement is crucial for business growth.

6 Mind-Blowing Stats on Employee Engagement

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If you’ve been casual about the topic of employee engagement or figured that your employees are probably doing fine (because you’d know if something wasn’t working, right?), Employee engagement can seem like a vague topic since it doesn’t show up as a line item on your end-of-quarter financials, but it actually has a significant impact on how nicely those numbers stack up. Here’s a handful of employee engagement stats we’ve gathered to capture your attention: 1.

Leveraging Recognition and Feedback to Boost Employee Engagement

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Employee engagement is an ongoing issue. What can we do to effectively engage employees? Start with recognition and feedback. According to Aptitude Research Partners , companies identified recognition as having the greatest impact on engagement. And it doesn’t stop at recognition. Go the extra mile with employee feedback, pulse data and personalized actions in real-time to immediately address any disengagement.

Top 4 Benefits of Employee Engagement

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People are always complaining about their jobs; whether it’s a boss who drives you up the wall, work that bores you to tears or even the nagging suspicion that you’re being underpaid, each unhappy employee has their own reasons for dreading a Monday morning. An easy way to think about employee engagement is to look at your existing staff. Naturally, we think all employees will be like that when we hire them – otherwise, why bother? More Productive Employees.

5 Keys: How to Become an Inspirational Leader

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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. CEOs are focusing on leadership development opportunities for their workforce more than ever to maximize business performance and encourage their employees to reach their full potential. By: Marci Peters.

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

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But there’s a proven way to address this problem: focus on employee engagement. According to a Harvard Business Review study , 71% of respondents rank employee engagement as very important to achieving overall organizational success and recognition happens to be the #1 driver of employee engagement. It’s clear businesses need to focus more on employee engagement and recognition strategies. Why will your employees love it?

How Celebrating Workplace Milestones Improves Employee Engagement

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However, n o matter how busy you are, it’s always important to take the time to celebrate employee milestones in the workplace. Whether you reward an entire department or give a shout-out to an individual employee, appreciating even the smallest details can do wonders for company morale and employee engagement. Appreciation and engagement. Tanner’s white paper. It’s a gesture that makes the milestone fun for employees that reach it.

What One Industry Can Teach All Others About Employee Recognition And Engagement

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The professional services industry is not without its employee engagement challenges. Yet, when it comes to engagement numbers, this segment outperforms all others. In this month’s Performance Perspective, Mike Ryan explores: • Employee engagement within the professional services industry. • Why Social Recognition means involving everyone. • Resources White Papers

This Week in Employee Engagement: August 18, 2017

Maritz Motivation

Start here to narrow down your search each week in the often overwhelming landscape of employee engagement thought leadership! In this article from HR Zone, discover four types of empowering cultures and how to encourage employees to speak up. From CultureNext: How Does Your Employee Engagement Program Stack Up? — Find out how your organization measures up against industry benchmarks on employee engagement with the all-new Engagement Potential Index (EPI).

6 Mind-Blowing Stats on Employee Engagement

Achievers - Recruiting

If you’ve been casual about the topic of employee engagement or figured that your employees are probably doing fine (because you’d know if something wasn’t working, right?), Employee engagement can seem like a vague topic since it doesn’t show up as a line item on your end-of-quarter financials, but it actually has a significant impact on how nicely those numbers stack up. Businesses with Engaged Workers Have Double the Odds of Success.

4 Steps: How to Build an Engagement-Driven Office Culture

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The importance of employee recognition and engagement cannot be overstated. Companies everywhere are shelling out billions every year for HR programs designed to enhance their office culture and improve employee productivity. Yet, according to Gallup’s 15-year study , the percentage of American workers that are “actively engaged” at the workplace remains fairly stagnant, with an average of just around 32%.

5 Company Initiatives That Improve Office Culture

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With employees spending most of their time (some upwards of 50 hours a week) in the office, it’s should come as no surprise that HR leaders consider developing and nurturing corporate culture and employee engagement to be their number one challenge. Initiatives that promote health, work-life balance, kindness and gratitude already exist and can go a long way in bolstering a positive office culture while also increasing engagement. By: Jessica Thiefels.

10 Fun Ideas for Celebrating Work Anniversaries

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On the inside, you’re full of warm-hearted gratitude for the loyalty of employees who stick around for the long haul. They can’t read your mind, so celebrating employee milestones and work anniversaries is a way to showcase your positive energy and spread it around. It’s also a way to strengthen your company’s financial position, because a stronger work culture leads directly to stronger employee engagement. Support the Employee’s Charitable Cause.

Are You Personalizing the Employee Experience?

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Lack of Employee Engagement. Unfortunately, many of the same businesses that have found success investing in personalized services for their customers have failed to apply these same principles to their employer-employee relationships – and it shows. According to Gallup, the rate of employee engagement has steadied around 32 percent for more than a decade, despite the fact that employers together are investing more than $720 million a year on employee engagement.

Employee Appreciation Week: Celebrating Achievers’ Employees

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We love Employee Appreciation Week here at Achievers ! In celebration of Employee Appreciation Week, we want to turn the spotlight to Achievers’ employees. We’re highlighting some of our favorite Achievers moments within the past year, from fun culture videos to employee recognitions. To kick things off, we want to bring it back to our Achievers Carpool Karaoke video which we played during our company-wide Recognition & Rewards (R&R) meeting.

How to Convert a Disengaged Employee Into An Engaged One

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Overall, 16 percent of employees are actively disengaged, according to Gallup , but even one disengaged employee is one too many. When you have actively disengaged employees in your fold, your other team members, who may have their own outside stresses and yet work hard to play by the rules, may feel resentful. Step One: Get Employee Feedback and Listen. It’s rare that an employee shows up at work with a desire to be engaged – or to disengage others.

This Week in Employee Engagement: June 25, 2018

Maritz Motivation

Here’s our weekly roundup series to help you stay connected to the often overwhelming landscape of employee engagement thought leadership. Stay connected with @CultureNxt and @MaritzMotivates on Twitter and subscribe here to our employee experience newsletter. Maritz EX VP Chris Dornfeld discusses lessons learned from long experience with employee community service programs.“They’re But they’re also the right thing for your employees, your company and the community.”.

Where HR Tech Is Headed

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Here’s a quick preview of the most relevant trends in digital management of the human beings that work for you: It’s All About Employee Engagement. As a matter of fact, though, it has done the opposite: Where talent management was once automated and characterized by practice-driven solutions, the whole focus has now shifted in the direction of employees’ human needs. Tech for Employee Learning. Start using HR tech to engage your workforce.

Beyond Employee Engagement: 6 Tips to Improve the Employee Experience

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“There are only three measurements that tell you nearly everything you need to know about your organization’s overall performance: employee engagement, customer satisfaction, and cash flow. It goes without saying that no company, small or large, can win over the long run without energized employees who believe in the mission and understand how to achieve it.” – Jack Welch, former CEO of GE. Recognition and rewards. Engaging employees is no easy feat.

5 Biggest Challenges for HR Leadership Teams

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The cost of worker’s compensation payments, medical expenses, and legal consultation fees are additional, as are indirect costs such as temporary employees, accident investigation, and repairing or replacing any problematic physical infrastructure. On a parallel track is the need to provide support for employees battling mental illnesses such as depression. Improving employee retention. Keeping employees engaged.

10 Scary HR Stats That’ll Make You Howl This Halloween

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A recent survey by Leadership IQ reported that, “46 percent of newly hired employees will fail within 18 months.” Depending on the location of your employees and offices, you may have a lot of education and retraining to invest in. #5: Remember that recruiting is only half the battle — ensure your structure is also set up to effectively retain new and old employees alike. #6: How do you welcome and onboard new employees?

Incentive Programs 101: What is a Sales Incentive Program?

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A study conducted by the Incentive Research Foundation revealed that 90% of top performing companies, vetted extensively for high revenues, notable stock growth, and excellent customer and employee ratings, use a sales incentive program. What is a sales incentive program?

Incentive Programs 101: What is a Sales Incentive Program?

The Incentive Solutions News blog

A study conducted by the Incentive Research Foundation revealed that 90% of top performing companies, vetted extensively for high revenues, notable stock growth, and excellent customer and employee ratings, use a sales incentive program. What is a sales incentive program?

How to Convert a Disengaged Employee Into An Engaged One

Achievers - Recruiting

Overall, 16 percent of employees are actively disengaged, according to Gallup , but even one disengaged employee is one too many. When you have actively disengaged employees in your fold, your other team members, who may have their own outside stresses and yet work hard to play by the rules, may feel resentful. Step One: Get Employee Feedback and Listen. It’s rare that an employee shows up at work with a desire to be engaged – or to disengage others.

What is Employee Voice and Why Is It Important? 

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Do your employees believe they have a voice in the workplace? top 10 workplace trends and “capturing the voice of the employee” was on the list. Organizations need to promote and encourage employee voice and turn that voice into productivity, innovation, and?engagement.?

How To Harness The Power of Recognition

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Recognition and rewards are both important elements of your employee engagement strategy, however most executives use the terms interchangeably, when in-fact, each has its own unique purpose. Recognition vs. Rewards: In order to reap the benefits of rewards and recognition it is first important to understand the differences between the two. Recognition is relational, it is something that can be experienced, personalized, and is generally based on achievement.

The Employee of the Month Criteria for Success

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When done right, having a formal and robust Employee of the Month criteria in your company can be a very powerful tool to boost morale, motivate employees and promote a culture of public praise, excellence awards and recognition. In this post we will dig into these topics: Why Have an Employee of the Month Program? Ways to Award the Employee of the Month. A Better Way to Recognize Employees. How to Implement a Cross-Employee Survey Solution.

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