Posts About Employee Recognition
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.…Keep Reading
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.…Keep Reading
What’s your workflow? Ask any modern employee and you’ll get variations on a theme: workflows are a personal thing.…Keep Reading
Data and analytics are the next big thing in HR, but do you really know how to implement your findings in meaningful ways?…Keep Reading
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.…Keep Reading
72 percent of employees across the world get praise less than once per week.…Keep Reading
People no longer stay at companies for life. They want to work where they have freedom to use their preferred apps, tools, and devices, and in an environment that allows them to work on their own terms, inside or outside of the office, and with flexible hours that fit their busy personal lives.…Keep Reading
You know staff appreciation is important to your organization's success — there's really no debate or controversy on that point anymore.
So you decided to implement some employee appreciation ideas you found in a guide.
Maybe you brought the team some donuts one day with a deliciously clever note about how you "donut" know what you'd do without them, or announced an employee of the month during an all-hands meeting.
Despite all that effort, you're still not seeing the cornucopia of benefits you were promised, and only a handful of employees even seem like they want to participate.
Why is that?…Keep Reading