Employee Recognition Program: Can we build it ourselves?

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Recognition & Rewards: The Build Vs. Buy Debate. The Society of Human Resource Management estimated that organizations that spent at least 1% of payroll on their recognition system saw a positive impact on ROI, productivity, branding, employee relationships, engagement, etc. The question becomes: build or buy an employee recognition program? . However, only 11% of organizations believe that recognition is deeply embedded in their culture.

HR TechStack – Performance Tracking

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Performance Tracking Tools. It helps organizations establish employee performance standards and enables managers to evaluate employees’ job performance in relation to these standards. Performance management systems are used to manage employee progress, performance, and development in relation to organizational goals. Companies use performance management software to facilitate meaningful and ongoing discussions between managers and direct reports.

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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. Promote employee recognition through internal communication channels. The HR TechStack for Employee Engagement Software.

News You Might Have Missed – April 18

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Check out a few of the recent stories that caught our eye as well and HR industry news you might have missed. HighGround is Hiring: Beyond the Job Description . You might have noticed that HighGround is growing. Employee Recognition: Incorporating Feedback Into the Daily Grind. Does it surprise you that 77% of employees said they would work harder if they were recognized at work? 10 Tried-and-True Tips for Effective Employee Recognition.

How One Company is Creating a Feedback Culture

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We recently sat down with Craig Wigley, VP of Employee Success, for LLamasoft, a supply chain software company based in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Take a look at some of our conversation with Craig: Helping Employees Reach Potential. With 410 employees around the world, including 250 in the United States alone, LLamasoft needed a flexible way to share company values and manage employee performance. Innovation, Feedback and Recognition.

News You Might Have Missed – June 13

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Check out a few of the recent stories that caught our eye as well and HR industry news you might have missed. Intermedix Uses HighGround to Build Culture. Employee Recognition 101: Celebrating Things That Really Matter. Disney understands that acknowledging employees for embodying important cultural values is just as important as recognizing all other business criteria or outcomes. Morgan Stanley to Rate Employees With Adjectives, Not Numbers.

Making the Kazoo Brand with Creative Designer Claire Glover

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Branding gives us so many tools to do that. Or the way employees interact with customers (like the famed Disney World customer service), or the way they love to push boundaries (like Vogue). On the HighGround side, the brand looked much more enterprise-friendly.

News You Might Have Missed – May 16

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Check out a few of the recent stories that caught our eye as well as HR industry news you might have missed. Focus On These Three Things to Create Killer Employee Experiences. The world’s top organizations do an amazing job at these three things to create great employee experiences. Before Your Dump Your Annual Review, Ask Your Employees What They Want. Ask your employees these questions to make the transition away from annual reviews more seamless.

Recognition & Rewards: The Build Vs. Buy Debate

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Almost every organization has some sort of employee recognition and rewards program in place –each with a different strategy. Whether managers dole out monetary rewards on a quarterly basis, the leadership team publicly recognizes exceptional employees during an annual outing or employees receive points toward redeeming a tenure-based award, there’s no shortage of approaches. Employees are not in silos, but want to support each other with public praise.

17 Ways to Keep Employees Engaged in your Performance Management & Social Recognition Program

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You’ve identified your needs, researched HR strategies, chosen a technology partner and launched your real-time performance management and/or social recognition platform. One HighGround client created a Chuck Norris-themed badge to celebrate its “Day of Awesomeness.”. The easier the program is for employees to participate, the better. Create a live feed of employee recognitions through the use of in-office monitors.

Adding “Value” to Your Interview Process

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Once only mentioned in passing during new hire orientation (and never spoken of again), organizational values are now front and center, acting as guiding principles that employees now expect as part of the company milieu. Just because it is expected, however, doesn’t mean that employees relate their actions back to those same values (and in many cases employees might not even remember what they are!). For example, a core HighGround value is to “Decide with Data.”

A Must-Do: Give Credit Where It’s Due

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I don’t need a round of applause every time I walk into the office or perform a standard task, but I do assume that I’ll receive recognition for exceptional work or redirection if I’m heading down the wrong path. And it’s not only Millennials looking for some recognition and reassurance. Your Baby Boomer and GenX employees will appreciate meaningful acknowledgement of achievements, work ethic and good attitude too.

News You Might Have Missed – June 27

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Check out a few of the recent stories that caught our eye as well and HR industry news you might have missed. How can HR adapt to this multigenerational workforce and engage every type of employee? You might be surprised but they want the same thing as everyone else when it comes to employee engagement. 7 HR Technology Trends that will Revolutionize the Workplace. HR technology is rapidly evolving; is your company adapting to these changes?