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%).

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. Making employee recognition work.

Globoforce Announces Enhancements to Conversations, and Life Events

WorkHuman

September 12, 2018 | Globoforce Press Release. DUBLIN and LAS VEGAS – September 12, 2018 – Globoforce ® , a leading provider of human applications, today announced enhancements to Conversations ® , its continuous performance development solution, and Life Events , a solution that creates an easy way for colleagues to connect by celebrating each other’s most meaningful personal milestones such as marriages, babies, or graduations. About Globoforce.

Employee Recognition Myths

Possible Works

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. ENGAGE. RECOGNIZE.

Reality confronts traditional “Employee Recognition Myths”

Possible Works

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. Employee Recognition Myths.

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.

Cafe Classic: 3 Goblins of Employee Recognition

Compensation Cafe

Editor's Note: With Halloween fast approaching, today's Classic features Derek Irvine and his exposition of the ghosts that haunt - and can really mess with - your employee recognition efforts. On this day of ghouls, goblins and other frightening beasties, let’s look at three of the most common goblins of employee recognition I hope never grace your organization’s doorstep. What other goblins of employee recognition gone wrong have you seen or experienced?

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 Recognition adds to the bottom line.

How Employee Recognition and Inclusion Intersect

Compensation Cafe

When we talk about employee recognition in this space, the context is nearly always employee recognition and reward programs – how we recognize and celebrate employees who demonstrate company values and contribute to organizational success. But let’s not forget a basic definition of recognition: “acknowledgment of something or someone’s existence, validity, or legality.”. The simple act of recognition, to pause and say, “I see you. Recognition

The Woodstock For HR

China Gorman

With well over 1,700 attendees and almost no corporate sponsors (except for the organizer, Globoforce ), the focus was on engaging, useful, envelope-edge pushing content and nurturing/inspiring attendee experiences. Described as “the Woodstock for HR” by Globoforce CEO, Eric Mosely, WorkHuman isn’t our parents’ HR conference. Well, outside of Globoforce, the conference organizer. Globoforce upends the usual HR conference calculus.

Cafe Classic: Employee Recognition From The Psychology Perspective

Compensation Cafe

Editor's Note: What can Psychologists teach us about employee recognition. What do employees value most for recognition? A few findings to highlight: 1) A better recognition experience leads to better business outcomes. When these conditions are met: Recognition practices are fair. Direct supervisors provide recognition effectively. Employees value the recognition they receive. Recognition in other forms must fill the breach.

4 Reasons to Attend the Globoforce Conference Next Week

Brandon Hall

Next week, I am excited to attend Globforce’s Work Human conference in Orlando, a leading provider of social recognition. This event will give organizations an opportunity to discover how the power of relationships and a culture of recognition will drive business performance. Employee recognition is quickly becoming one of the greatest priorities for HCM technology. More than 60% of companies celebrate an employee’s anniversary with a basic card or simply do nothing.

The power of employee recognition in 5 stats

Fanclub Recognition

The body of research indicating the positive impact that showing more recognition to employees can have on an organisation is comprehensive and categoric in highlighting the benefits - not only for employee’s personal sense of contribution and belonging but also to bottom-line business results. However, only around 14% of managers say they have the right tools to help make sure recognition takes place. Recognition-rich cultures experience lower voluntary turnover.

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.

5 Takeaways from the New SHRM/Globoforce Recognition Survey

WorkHuman

2016 SHRM/Globoforce Employee Recognition Survey. For the data geeks among us, the release of the 2016 SHRM/Globoforce Recognition Survey is like an early holiday gift. This report shows where to focus your efforts by examining best practices in budgeting employee recognition, the impact of recognition on organizational outcomes, trends in human workplace efforts, and evolving performance management practices.

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, Recognition… Engagement. 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. Peer Recognition Day-to-Day Recognition Employee Recognition

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.

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. If you’re interested in creating a peer-to-peer recognition program, this guide will get you started. The Importance of Peer-to-Peer Recognition. Employee retention.

Cafe Classic: 3 Lessons for Truly Global Employee Recognition & Rewards Programs

Compensation Cafe

Editor's Note: Going global with your recognition and rewards programs? This is a very broad example of unintended consequences from artificially controlling currency, but there are lessons we can learn about globalization of programs, especially those that impact compensation, recognition and rewards. I’ll leave compensation impacts to my Café colleagues who are true compensation professionals, but I’ll dive into three clear lessons for employee recognition and rewards.

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.

5 Steps for Starting an Employee Recognition Program at Your Business

Justworks

Check out our free guide on how to motivate your employees through incentive programs. By now, you probably know how important rewarding employees is for your company. It boosts morale, makes employees feel like they are integral to your company, and even lowers voluntary turnover rates. In fact, according to a Globoforce study , “The number one reason most Americans leave their jobs is that they don’t feel appreciated.”

Cafe Classic: Signs Your Employee Recognition Program Is in Trouble

Compensation Cafe

Editor's Note: In this Classic post, which focuses on recognition but truly speaks to employee rewards in a broader sense, Derek Irvine calls out some of the red flags that point to a program in trouble -- and offers some advice on understanding the issues and finding a way forward. I spend many hours and days with clients helping them evaluate their recognition practices and uncover areas for improvement. You retain the power of recognition.

Cafe Classic: What the Oreo Cookie Can Teach Us about Employee Recognition & Rewards

Compensation Cafe

If so, then you likely experience many of the same stressors of global organizations in catering to local employee needs for appropriate compensation, benefits, recognition and rewards. It’s all too easy for HQ to think they know what employees want (in any capacity). This is a powerful lesson for HR pros creating global employee recognition programs, too. Recognition Total Rewards

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.

[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. If you’d like to read the full report, download Employee Experience as a Business Driver.

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.

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

2 Things to Get the Most Out of Employee Recognition Programs

Compensation Cafe

Recognizing and appreciating employees for efforts, behaviors and results in line with what matters most to your organization is guaranteed to get positive results. But getting the most out of employee recognition programs requires empowering all employees to fully participate in recognition and giving managers actionable oversight of recognition itself through metrics and dashboards. 1) Trust Employees with Full Peer-to-Peer Recognition.

China Gorman on the Role of Trust in Changing Cultures and Creating Great Places to Work

RecognizeThis!

As a Senior Recognition Strategist and Consultant at Globoforce, I have the opportunity to meet and work with fascinating people every day. In June, we announced that China has taken on the role of Chair of the Globoforce WorkHuman Advisory Committee. China explained that Great Place to Work methodologies measure three key relationships within the organization: Is the relationship between employees and their leaders founded in trust? by Andrea Gappmayer.

“Good Job” – The Two Most Harmful Words in the English Language?

RecognizeThis!

– Consider carefully the words we use to recognize others and whether go-to phrases like ”good job” have a place in our recognition vocabulary. The real power of workplace recognition is not in motivating the most elite levels of talent in the organization. While recognition for a job well done may be demotivating to a rare few of the most talented among us, it’s exactly the thing that pushes the rest of us forward. by Brenda Pohlman. Recognize This!

5 Ways to Avoid Job Burnout

HR Ringleader

Reward yourself- Sitting back and seeing all the companies that give employee recognition makes me smile. For example, Globoforce is doing great things to bridge that gap for companies and employees. I buy into this whole idea of making work “More Human” and as I’ve followed Globoforce and their efforts in this arena, it really makes sense. In addition, consider joining me at Globoforce’s WorkHuman event May 9- 11 in Orlando.

You Asked: Answering Your Questions about The Power of Thanks (Part 1)

RecognizeThis!

Social recognition is a very powerful means of creating and managing culture, when structured in a considered, thoughtful way. Employees need to satisfy their base requirements for safety, security, food, etc. Maintaining your most valued assets requires an appropriate blend of both compensation and recognition. Q2: Are there specific rules for employee appreciation? First and foremost, recognition should be specific. by Derek Irvine. Recognize This!

Cultures of Recognition Don’t Create Themselves

RecognizeThis!

Leadership, involvement by all, and strong communications are critical to making recognition and appreciation part of the daily rhythm of work. During my career at Globoforce , I’ve had the pleasure of working with dozens of companies across nearly every industry type. While my role is consult with and guide them on their recognition journey, I’ve also learned from them over the years. 1) “Building a culture of daily recognition and appreciation doesn’t happen overnight.

The Power of Thanks * 33Voices Interview

RecognizeThis!

One of my greatest professional pleasures in 2014 was collaborating again with Globoforce CEO Eric Mosley to write The Power of Thanks. The glue to your social recognition program is your community. Books Social Recognition 33voices employee recognition power of thanksby Derek Irvine. Recognize This!

How to Avoid the Seven-Year Itch

RecognizeThis!

Today is my seven year anniversary with Globoforce. It’s those close, personal, deep relationships with the people of Globoforce that have made the last 7 years seem like 7 weeks, and leave me hoping for decades more. I’m so delighted to be on the Globoforce journey with you. I know Globoforce is lucky to have you as an employee, but we are all even luckier to call you a friend! by Lynette Silva. Recognize This!

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. by Derek Irvine.

SHRM Lessons: Feedback vs. Attention vs. Gratitude

RecognizeThis!

founder Derek Irvine (and VP of Client Strategy & Consulting for Globoforce) is speaking there today at 11:30 (for those at SHRM, it’s Mega Session: The Power of “Thanks”: Bringing Workplace Gratitude to the Next Level; Westgate Pavilion 2 ). They are the ones who are paying more attention to their employees. Tim puts it this way: “Some employees need to be managed to get the most out of them. by Lynette Silva. Recognize This!