Posts About Employee Recognition

The Art and Science of Recognition: 5 Best Practices for Employee Recognition Programs

What do we mean by employee recognition, and why does it matter?

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By Elle Mason on February 12, 2019

14 Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day in the Workplace

Valentine’s Day is usually associated with chocolate and flowers, but it’s also a great time to show appreciation in the workplace! Don’t miss this opportunity to celebrate the strong (non-romantic) bonds between coworkers. Remember giving your schoolmates cards and candy to celebrate? You’re all grown up now, but it’s still a great day to appreciate your team.

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By Deborah Galea on January 29, 2019

Delivering Employee Recognition the Right Way

As we pointed out in our Guide to Modern Employee Recognition, many organizations are failing to engage their employees. In fact, 68% of US employees are either not engaged or actively disengaged.

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By Susan Snipes on August 08, 2018

Why Employee Recognition is Crucial to Inclusion

Why is inclusion important?

“Diversity” and “inclusion” are so frequently said together that they’re often used interchangeably, but they are two distinct (and important) ideas. In the workplace, diversity is representation: who is being recruited, hired, and promoted. Inclusion is about the environment and how each person experiences the workplace.

Diversity has been in focus in recent years, bringing bias-reducing hiring practices and representation metrics to the forefront. Creating an inclusive environment where diverse perspectives can thrive is the natural next step.

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By Emily Ciavolino on May 30, 2018

Accelerate Your Employee Recognition Program with Meaningful Rewards

Employee recognition is openly-expressed acknowledgment and appreciation for an employee’s contributions to their organization. Years of service awards; annual, quarterly, and performance bonuses; and verbal and written praise all fall under the umbrella of employee recognition. Modern employee recognition is powerful: it makes work visible, supports company values, and boosts morale. It’s also undergoing an exciting sea change.

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By Maja Orsic on May 17, 2018

Make Recognition Fun and Get More Done with Bonusly in Stride

What’s your workflow? Ask any modern employee and you’ll get variations on a theme: workflows are a personal thing.

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By Maja Orsic on April 12, 2018

How to Use People Analytics and Recognition to Strengthen Culture

Data and analytics are the next big thing in HR, but do you really know how to implement your findings in meaningful ways?

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By Jessica Collins on August 09, 2017

How and Why You Need to Recognize Your Executives

Most employee recognition programs position senior leaders as champions or role models, not candidates for feedback. In fact, everyone can improve in some way; everyone’s drive wavers sometimes, and money is not always the best motivator.

For leaders with greater influence, continuous personal improvement and targeted motivation can have a significant impact on an organization. Senior leaders make excellent champions and role models for receiving recognition as well as giving it.

That’s why their participation is so crucial.

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By Jessica Collins on June 28, 2017

How to Sell Employee Recognition to a Skeptical Executive

Two thirds of employees don’t believe senior leadership supports recognition programs. Unsurprisingly, 83 percent report their organization’s culture doesn’t support recognition.

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By Jessica Collins on March 22, 2017

Employees All Over The World Don’t Get Enough Praise

72 percent of employees across the world get praise less than once per week.

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By Jacob Shriar on March 01, 2017