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Development & Evaluation, Engagement

Can Employee Recognition Increase Retention Rates and Productivity Levels?

October 10, 2022

Via: HR Hero

October 10th is International Mental Health Day. As social media draws attention to quiet quitting, burnout, and the importance of mental health, workplaces need to prioritize their employees’ wellbeing. When employees are recognized at work, they are up to 10 […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

Why employee recognition is crucial during Great Resignation

April 13, 2022

Via: HRD America

Retention remains the biggest issue plaguing HR leaders during the Great Resignation, in which companies across the United States (and even Canada and the United Kingdom) are experiencing historic turnover. More than 50 million Americans have quit their jobs over […]


Workplace wellness

Great Resignation: More than half of employees who quit feel undervalued

January 31, 2022

Via: HRD America

Employers have a chance to slow down the Great Resignation by saying just two words more often: “thank you.” More than 38 million Americans left their jobs in 2021, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. As a result […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

13 essential steps to great employee recognition

February 25, 2020

Via: HR Morning

Recognizing employees for their good work is essential to good business. In fact, when researchers in one survey asked employees, “What can your manager do to make this a better place to work?” almost 90% of them said, “Recognize me […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

Ask the Expert: How to Reward High Achiever without Upsetting Coworkers?

August 9, 2019

Via: HR Hero

Q.) We want to give an important employee a raise to ensure she stays with us, but we don’t want to be unfair to other workers. Are there other ways to retain this employee without upsetting coworkers? A.) There are […]


Workplace wellness

Invest in Recognition: Celebrate Employee Appreciation Day and Enjoy Year-Round Gains

March 1, 2019

Via: HR Hero

Many employers celebrate holidays such as Thanksgiving, Christmas, and Halloween with office parties and offer workplace feasts and a chance to socialize with coworkers as a way to show they appreciate their employees. Ironically, there’s a holiday designed specifically for […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

How to Thank Employees—and Make It Matter

January 4, 2019

Via: HR Hero

As Kathryn Minshew, CEO of The Muse, says, “a company is only as good as its people.” A solid team of qualified professionals makes for a successful and booming business—after all, they are what keeps the engine running! With all […]


Development & Evaluation

Put Recognition in Your Employees’ Hands

October 2, 2018

Via: SHRM

The importance of recognizing employees for their good acts has never been lost on HR leaders, but new research shows that meaningful recognition may be more important than ever in retaining top employees and keeping pace with competitors. Such recognition […]


Research, Software

Recognition Can Help Connect People to Your Values and Mission

February 28, 2018

Via: Ere Media

When it comes to mission and values, there are two ends of the spectrum. On one hand, you might be thinking: “Of course I care about my company’s mission and values!” As an HR professional, this is music to my […]


Development & Evaluation

Give ‘Thank You’ and ‘I Know’ a Rest

February 7, 2018

Via: Ere Media

I did a piece a while back on how “thank you” can wear out its welcome in the workplace, and come off as insincere if overused. The law of diminishing returns says that the longer you rely on something for […]


Research, Software

Employee Recognition Awards Remain Tax Exempt – So Long As You Give ‘Stuff’

January 24, 2018

Via: Ere Media

2018 will mark a year of tax reform, as the current administration’s Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 goes into effect. The question of whether employee awards count toward taxable income have always been a chief concern for the […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Service Awards May Be Old School, But They Still Help With Retention and Loyalty

January 4, 2018

Via: Ere Media

Two big myths that still exist around service awards are that people aren’t interested in building a career with one organization, and the days of loyalty between an organization and an employee are long-gone. The reality is quite different. The […]


Workplace wellness

Don’t Forget to Recognize the Vets In Your Workplace

November 9, 2017

Via: Ere Media

Of the 4.2 million veterans in America who served on active duty in the U.S. Armed Forces since September 2001, the Bureau of Labor Statistics most recently reported that 120,000 of them are without a job. This group is the […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

Employee Recognition Can Help You Find New Leaders

October 24, 2017

Via: Ere Media

Even as “the changing world of work” has become a de facto part of most of our lives, a challenge remains in this seemingly frenetic pace. Rather than becoming more accustomed, a majority of organizations find themselves still struggling to […]