Posts About Employee Recognition

Distributed Peer Recognition at EVELO

EVELO Electric Bicycles is a profitable, bootstrapped eCommerce startup that manufactures and sells stylish, powerful and comfortable electric bikes, shipped straight to your door. They're a fully distributed team, with members distributed across 3 countries and 2 continents — more specifically, the US, Canada, and Argentina.

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By George Dickson on November 04, 2015

10 Reasons to Ditch Employee of the Month Certificates

One of the most common forms of employee recognition is the old standby: the employee of the month certificate. Though it may be popular, it's a woefully ineffective method of recognizing your team's contributions.

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By George Dickson on October 21, 2015

Why Recognition Is the Secret to Amazing Employee Advocacy

Your employees are influential on social media and they have the potential to generate significant exposure for your company — for better or for worse.

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By George Dickson on October 19, 2015

The Research Behind Staff Recognition

It's one thing to say that staff recognition is important, and another thing entirely to prove its value. There has been a vast body of research focused on the effects of recognition recently, and the results of that research are telling.

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By George Dickson on September 30, 2015

6 Ingredients Every Employee Recognition Program Needs

Just like any good recipe, an effective employee recognition program requires a series of important ingredients. Each ingredient plays a crucial role in producing a successful outcome. Here's a list of ingredients that can make a huge difference in the results of your staff recognition plan:

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By George Dickson on September 21, 2015

Why Top Companies Are Ditching Annual Performance Reviews

Annual performance reviews are an antiquated practice that both employees and managers dread. Good thing they take place just once a year, right?

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By George Dickson on September 02, 2015

The Importance of Frequency in Staff Appreciation

Have you ever done something a particular way, even if that way isn't the most efficient, because that's the way you've always done it? We all have.

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By George Dickson on August 19, 2015

A Broader Measure of Employee Performance

How confident are you that you're effectively measuring employee performance?

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By George Dickson on August 07, 2015

5 Modern Trends Transforming Workplace Recognition

Modern technology is rewiring younger generations, according to a study by Pew on hyper-connectivity.

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By George Dickson on July 27, 2015

What Do Your Job Perks Say About Your Company Culture?

We've all heard about and maybe even experienced workplace perks like free food prepared by on-site chefs, ping pong tables, and in-office kegerators. Perks say a lot about your company, particularly in regards to what it values. In other words, perks directly reflect your company culture.

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By George Dickson on July 24, 2015