The Employee Recognition Landscape is Changing

China Gorman

The fifth research report in an annual partnership between SHRM and Globoforce was published this week. Namely, that retention/turnover is the top challenge reported by nearly 1,000 SHRM members. 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

[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%).

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

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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). Key insights and findings from the report include: More Human-Centered Approaches Can Help Meet Recruitment and Retention Challenges.

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. Source: Globoforce.

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. It’s that retention/turnover is the top challenge reported by nearly 1,000 SHRM members. In full disclosure mode, I should mention that I am the former Chief Operating Officer of SHRM and am currently Chair of Globoforce’s WorkHuman advisory board.). Recognition adds to the bottom line.

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.

Talent and HR News Weekly Update: Employee Recognition Trends

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“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.

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

The Proven Links Between Retention and Employee Experience

WorkHuman

Retention and employee experience are two sides of the same coin. My story is not unique, which is why retention remains a serious issue for HR and business leaders. This post is the first in a series on findings from the new SHRM/Globoforce Employee Recognition Survey (sent to nearly 800 HR professionals). The first finding is: The top three workforce management challenges faced by organizations today are retention/turnover, engagement, and recruitment.

The Recognition Science Denier

WorkHuman

She started our meeting by saying, “Of course, I know what recognition is. It’s a soft, feel-good program that employees seem to like and a necessary expense today. She was a “Recognition Science Denier.” But by the end of the meeting, our conversation had shifted from recognition as a cost to recognition as an investment – in culture, and employee experience , retention , and engagement. “We Do you work with a Recognition Science Denier?

3 Programs Adopted By Award-Winning Workplaces

WorkHuman

Having your company named as a best place to work is certainly a highlight for any HR team working to create culture that naturally attracts top talent (especially when 51% of employees are actively looking for a new job ). The 2016 SHRM/Globoforce Employee Recognition Survey report shows where to focus your efforts for the best results. The Factors That Predict Employee Turnover. The fourth element relates to recognition and praise.

Healthcare HR and Employee Retention: 6 Key Factors to Consider

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Healthcare HR and Employee Retention: 6 Key Factors to Consider Nov. One of the largest growing concerns among employers across all industries is retaining high-performing and high-potential employees. In fact, 46 percent of HR professionals cite employee retention/turnover as the top workforce management challenge in 2016, an increase from 25 percent in 2012. Here’s how you can use stay interviews to improve your employee retention initiatives.

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?

Millennials on the Market: Recognition & Retention in an Age of “What’s in It for Me?”

Compensation Cafe

In my work consulting on employee recognition and rewards, one question I hear repeatedly centers on the perceived Millennial/Gen Y need for constant feedback and praise, often linked with the trend for Millennials to remain in a position for less than two years. For many employees at this very early stage of their career, they are not saying, “Look at me! As for the challenge of Millennial retention, this is quite real. We all know the high cost of turnover.

[Webinar] Stepping Up Global Recognition at Schneider Electric

WorkHuman

In the five years we’ve conducted the SHRM/Globoforce Employee Recognition Survey, employee retention/turnover has nearly doubled as a top concern for HR professionals. Fortune” listed retention as a top concern this year and in the United Kingdom, companies are more concerned about staff turnover than the impact of Brexit. What can we do to enrich and add meaning to our employees’ experience at work?

The Amazing ROI of Rewards and Recognition In Your Organization

Vantage Circle

If employee engagement is a boat then rewards and recognition is the well-oiled engine required to steer it to its destination. Treat your employees well and they’ll return the favor by being more productive. Increased Employee Engagement. Reduced Turnover Rates.

Survey: 93% of Managers Need Training on Coaching Employees

WorkHuman

Over the past few months, we’ve run a series of posts covering findings from the latest SHRM/Globoforce Employee Recognition Survey. To recap, here are the four findings and their respective posts: The top three workforce management challenges faced by organizations today are retention/turnover, engagement, and recruitment. ( The Proven Links Between Retention and Employee Experience ). Do managers need training on how to coach employees?

How to Motivate Your Loyal Employees

ATD Human Capital

According to a 2015 employee recognition survey by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and Globoforce, organizations with programs that recognize and reward employees for their time and contribution experience better business results. The report also states that employee turnover, employee engagement, and succession planning are the top three challenges that organizations are facing today. raise employee engagement.

6 Surprising Data Points About Recognition

WorkHuman

Every two years, WorldatWork surveys publishes a report on trends in employee recognition. Last year’s report confirmed that recognition is still an important HR tool, with 89% of organizations having a program in place. Organizations are also recognizing employees more frequently. The response, “more recognition than 12 months ago” rose 9% from 2013 to 2015. It’s clear that recognition has a profound impact on retaining talent.

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A Paycheck Is Not Recognition for a Job Well Done

Compensation Cafe

That’s recognition enough.”. Pay and recognition serve very different needs, but they are in a symbiotic relationship when it comes to fulfilling those employee needs. All the recognition in the world won’t help resolve an underpaid employee’s base needs in terms of Maslow’s Hierarchy. And pay raises, consistently and appropriately given, won’t meet the higher-order employee needs, either. Employee recognition (91%).

Are Employee Servcie Awards really necessary today?

OmegaHR Solutions

What do you do when you don’t have employees staying long enough for service awards? I was reading an article that gave examples of tax exempt benefits that your employees really want. One of these was recognition awards, including longevity awards for years of service. He further referenced a study by SHRM and Globoforce that said “ 90 percent of HR professionals surveyed said recognition programs positively impacted engagement.”

Cafe Classic: Keeping Them Is Cheaper than Finding Them

Compensation Cafe

Editor's Note: Given today's labor market dynamics, Derek Irvine's Classic post on compensation and retention is a important as ever. Retention isn’t a common theme on Compensation Café , but the association between retention and compensation goes far beyond “paying people enough money to get them to stay.” Research released by Towers Watson and WorldatWork reported: 1) Attracting and retaining key employees is a growing challenge.

A Place for Gratitude in the War for Talent?

Compensation Cafe

The ‘ war for talent ’ reflects the critical role talented employees have in driving organizational success and increasing competition for this scarce resource. Indeed, retention of high performers is frequently a concern I hear from many of the clients I work with. Employees have much greater expectations for the experience their work can offer, financially and emotionally. Social recognition enables gratitude to be communicated in real time and in response to performance.

The Ultimate Guide To Employee Rewards and Recognition

Vantage Circle

In the last two decades, rewards and recognition have been the driving force behind global companies’ success in delivering a near-perfect employee experience. To acquire and retain the top performers, you must build a workplace culture where employee recognition is the everyday norm.

Becoming Simply Irresistible: Positive work environment

HR Times

Crafting the employee experience: An ongoing series. As our Simply Irresistible Organization model shows (see below), there are five essential elements of employee engagement success: meaningful work, supportive management, positive work environment, growth opportunity, and trust in leadership. Culture of recognition. This gets us to our third area of a positive work environment: a culture of recognition. Part 3 of 5.

Feedback: The Key to Growth, Motivation, and Company Strength

HR Daily Advisor

A toxic culture can disrupt business, resulting in low engagement and high turnover and ultimately damaging your company’s reputation. As researchers Lindsay McGregor and Neel Doshi highlighted in a recent Harvard Business Review ( HBR) article , identifying with the values and goals of your job (purpose) is one of the three key factors that motivate employees at work. Eliminating accidents on the job not only decreased hospital leave but also increased employee trust.

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. TGIF Meetings to engage employees.

How to Influence and Strengthen Your Company's Culture

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A toxic culture can disrupt business, result in low engagement and high turnover, ultimately damaging your company’s reputation. Map out your company’s culture As researchers Lindsay McGregor and Neel Doshi highlighted in a recent Harvard Business Review article , identifying with the values and goals of your job (purpose) is one of the three key factors that motivate employees at work. It resulted in 90% employee engagement and 68% employee retention.

HR TechStack – Employee Engagement Software

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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. To qualify for inclusion in the Employee Engagement category, a product must: Enable users to conduct employee pulse surveys to gauge employee satisfaction.

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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. The truth is that most managers treat employee engagement as a one-time thing. 25 Employee Engagement Activities.

Becoming Simply Irresistible: Positive work environment

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Crafting the employee experience: An ongoing series. As our Simply Irresistible Organization model shows (see below), there are five essential elements of employee engagement success: meaningful work, supportive management, positive work environment, growth opportunity, and trust in leadership. Culture of recognition. This gets us to our third area of a positive work environment: a culture of recognition. Part 3 of 5.

#Employee Feedback Is The Killer App #HR

TalentHQ

A new market has emerged: Employee feedback apps for the corporate marketplace. 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. Gallup tells us that only about 1/3 of employees are actively engaged, Glassdoor data shows an average engagement of a C+ (3.1 Social Recognition Tools.

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