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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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How to Recognize Quiet Leaders: Susan Cain Q+A (Part 1)

Do you ever think about the kinds of people who get promoted in your organization? Are different personality types – both extroverts and introverts – represented in that group, and made to feel like they belong? New research shows that introverted leaders, in some cases, … Read full posting »

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Your Sales Comp Plan Stinks (And What To Do About It)

As you read this, some of your best inside and outside sales people are either thinking about leaving or are being actively poached by your competitors. Why? It’s a new year and organizations are rolling out sales comp plans that are often underwhelming to their … Read full posting »

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5 Takeaways from the New SHRM/Globoforce Recognition Survey

  For the data geeks among us, the release of the 2016 SHRM/Globoforce Recognition Survey is like an early holiday gift. It’s packed with fascinating new insights from nearly 800 HR leaders and practitioners about their top workforce challenges and strategies to help address them. … Read full posting »

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‘Tis the Season to Evaluate Your Total Rewards Strategy

  ‘Tis the season for holiday parties, gift swaps, and … budgets, if you’re in compensation and total rewards. Perhaps your organization is ahead of the curve and you’ve already figured out 2017. Or maybe you’re in the process of preparing your recommendations to review … Read full posting »

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What Everyone Should Know About Introverts At Work

  Did you know that as much as a third to half of people are introverts? That means potentially half of our workers require time alone to recharge and autonomous environments to be their best selves at work. This raises interesting questions, like how do … Read full posting »

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Fixing Your Total Rewards Mix: Tom McMullen Q+A (Part 2)

  Which reward programs provide the greatest impacts and ROI for employees? What role does peer recognition play in driving engagement? For the first part of our Q&A with Tom McMullen, senior client partner and North America rewards expertise leader at Korn Ferry Hay Group, … Read full posting »

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The Fallacy of the Merit Increase: A Chat with Korn Ferry Hay Group’s Tom McMullen

When was the last time you looked at a breakdown of your total rewards spend? Are you getting the return—in engagement, motivation, retention—that you’re striving for? Many HR professionals are asking themselves the same questions, wondering whether traditional reward strategies like the annual 3% pay … Read full posting »

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Running in Reykjavik: What Iceland Taught Me About Recognition

  This past week I returned from a vacation in Iceland with my boyfriend, Andrew. Yes, I am probably one of the only people who would choose to go somewhere colder for my summer vacation (the average temperature in Iceland in August is 55 degrees). … Read full posting »

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Top 6 Takeaways from Total Rewards 2016

  While at WorldatWork’s Total Rewards conference in San Diego this week, my colleague and I visited a local spot called The Cat Café. And it’s exactly what you would expect—a place where you drink coffee and play with cats. There are rules, though. You … Read full posting »

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