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The importance of employee recognition

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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. Now, employees expect – and respond – to the same approach when it comes to recognizing their contributions within the workplace. This means the days of annual appraisals and salary as the sole driver for employees are behind us.

Want to improve your employee recognition awards? Put down the plaque.

Kazoo

Although employee awards and appreciation programs have come a long way in recent years, some companies can’t seem to let go of one outdated approach to them. Employee recognition plaques. Sure, companies mean well with plaques, but in today’s workplace there are better ways to recognize the Employee of the Month or celebrate 10 years at an organization than by placing a plank of wood on someone’s desk. For employees, they can fall flat.

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Five Effective Real-World Approaches to Employee Recognition

Kazoo

Employee recognition has proven to be an influential factor in employee retention, engagement, and motivation. Organizations that successfully and consistently implement employee recognition enjoy long-term stability and higher profit margins. To better understand effective employee recognition, we’ve outlined five guidelines for this management strategy, along with real-world examples for each approach.

Humanizing Technology Behind Employee Recognition Programs

SAP Innovation

Giving people the recognition experiences they really want. These technology events blur in our memories because they’ve happened so quickly and blend seamlessly into our lives. In my world, the field of employee recognition, I strive to help people get recognition right where they work. Unfortunately, many recognition and reward programs end up transacting things or “stuff” to people, versus truly celebrating and humanly acknowledging them.

Is it time for a culture check-up?

HRExecutive

based insurance and investment-management company laid off 12% of workers in its Lincoln Financial Distributors division. Already a 20-year HR veteran, Buckingham—who currently serves as executive vice president and chief people, place and brand officer and, in 2017, was named HRE ‘s HR Executive of the Year —wasn’t surprised to find morale was low among Lincoln’s then-8,500 employees (Lincoln’s workforce is now 12,000).

26 Staff Appreciation Ideas and Recognition Ideas that Won’t Break the Bank

Kazoo

As any successful business owner will tell you, employees are the lifeblood of a company. But keep your employees happy and engaged, and they’ll help your business flow smoothly. The good news: The heart of employee engagement is easy and inexpensive to roll out, yet impacts revenue, retention, and absenteeism in droves. A high-stress environment, lack of regular feedback , and generally feeling purposeless can lead to employee burnout. Employees’ Choice.

Top 100 HR and Recruitment Blogs [by Organic Traffic with Top 3 Articles Each]

Ongig

Employee Engagement. Performance Management. 100 Useful Performance Review Phrases. People Management. Employee Experience. Exempt Vs Non-Exempt Employees? 8 Tips for Managing Your Team Effectively. Leadership and Management. Management.

How Year-Round Development Is Replacing the Formal Review

HR Daily Advisor

The idea of replacing the formal employee review with a 2.0 While most companies still have an employee review process, it’s true that traditional annual reviews have long been on life support. That doesn’t mean companies have given up on performance management: It means their performance reviews have just gone to a better place – the cloud. But performance reviews have been fatally flawed from the start. Managers were never fans either.

How to Engage Your Managers?

EmployeeConnect

Any number of strategies can foster employee engagement, but the truth is that your company’s managers generate the greatest results because they occupy the hot-seat positions that affect day-to-day operations, company culture and staff performance. In fact Gallup research reveals managers account for at least 70% of the variance in employee engagement scores across business units. Seven Consensus Strategies for Manager Engagement. Empower Managers.

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#Employee Feedback Is The Killer App #HR

TalentHQ

A new market has emerged: Employee feedback apps for the corporate marketplace. These tools are powerful and disruptive, and they have the potential to redefine how we manage our organizations. As the economy grows and the job market gets hotter, employee engagement and retention have become a top priority. As attention shifts toward the health and happiness of staff, employee engagement remains surprisingly low. The Solution: Employee Feedback as the Killer App.

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