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10 Tips for Modernizing Employee Recognition and Rewards

Are you interested in implementing a centralized recognition and reward program, but not sure where to begin? Do you have questions around which features to look for in a social recognition provider, and how recognition programs play into continuous performance management and crowdsourced feedback? The new … Read full posting »

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6 Recognition Myths Debunked

When we talk to HR leaders, we hear some common barriers or myths that stop companies from modernizing their approach to employee recognition. These myths can be especially frustrating for anyone who is passionate about bringing social recognition to their company. That’s why we’ve outlined … Read full posting »

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How One Company Is Tackling the Turnover Challenge

A few weeks back I wrote about how retention/turnover will be the biggest challenge for HR leaders in 2017. Then Gallup released its State of the American Workplace report, which reveals that 51% of employees are actively looking for a new job or watching for … Read full posting »

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Is Employee Appreciation Day Fake News?

Today is Employee Appreciation Day, the one day each year when you’re supposed to throw a party and thank your employees for all the hard work and dedication they’ve shown your company the other 364 days a year. While there’s nothing inherently wrong with wanting … Read full posting »

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3 Programs Adopted By Award-Winning Workplaces

  With all the buzz surrounding the Oscar winners this week, I wonder what the equivalent of the Oscars is in the HR world? Having your company named as a best place to work is certainly a highlight for any HR team working to create … Read full posting »

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1% of Payroll: The Magic Number For Social Recognition Investment

Why do some recognition programs take off with widespread adoption, while others struggle to gain traction or make an impact? The problem is not that some work cultures don’t need recognition – appreciation is a basic human need. One challenge many companies face is that … Read full posting »

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Meaningless Core Values – A Dangerous Liability

Does your company have a set of values that guides every decision that is made – from the way employees interact with clients to the types of products you sell? Perhaps you have a set of values, but does everyone know what they are and what … Read full posting »

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[Webinar] Making Recognition More Inclusive at Cardinal Health

“Our brains are hardwired to motivate us toward connection and belonging – it’s how we survive and thrive … and findings show that belonging and attachment to a group of co-workers is a better motivator for some employees than money.” – Pat Wadors, senior vice … Read full posting »

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[Infographic] How to Build a Rock Solid Employee Recognition Program

  How much should you invest in recognition for the greatest return? Why are more organizations adopting values-based recognition programs? How can organizations make tangible improvements in employee engagement, retention, workplace culture, and recruitment? These are a few questions answered in findings from the new SHRM/Globoforce … Read full posting »

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10 Security & Safeguarding Questions to Ask Your Recognition Provider

Every day it seems there is another story about a corporate data breach. More than 1.5 million user profiles were leaked from eSports Entertainment Association in December. Yahoo recently revealed there was a hack to its system in 2013 that impacted at least one billion … Read full posting »

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