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Disengaged Employees and the Risk of Inside Hackers

by Derek IrvineRecognize This! – Successfully engaging your employees instills a loyalty that can prevent company insiders from leaking private information.It seems we hear about more breaches of companies’ customers’ personal or financial information nearly every month. When companies suffer security breaches, costs are significant, but financial losses can be…See More
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Jul 24
Derek Irvine posted a blog post

Rules of Enchantment to Bring More Romance to Work (the HR-Approved Way)

by Lynette SilvaRecognize This! – We all could use more romance at work, when we think of romance in terms of celebrating emotion, the individual, imagination, nature and spontaneity.One of my personal career highs was the opportunity to lead a panel discussion at Work Human last month. The panelists were all authors of tremendous books…See More
Jul 22
Derek Irvine posted a blog post

Compensation Cafe: Why Work Is More than a Paycheck

by Derek IrvineRecognize This! — Work can and should be more than a means to a paycheck. The benefits to us as individuals accrete exponentially with such an outlook.For too many and for too long “work” has meant “a place to get a paycheck and leave as quickly as possible.” But work can and should be so much more – fulfilling, meaningful and of value personally. No, our jobs won’t be…See More
Jul 15
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3 Characteristics of Superstar B-Players

by Lynette SilvaRecognize This! – Not everyone can be on the starting team, but the A-players wouldn’t achieve great success without a roster of strong B-players behind them.I’m a Red Sox fan. I came by my fandom honestly – I married a diehard Red Sox fan in 2004, and so started watching Sox games in self-defense. (But…See More
Jul 13
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5 Human Truths in the Modern Workplace and How to Address Them

by Derek IrvineRecognize This! – We are all human. Our workplaces, relationships and interactions need to reflect our humanity to help us all deliver more productively and achieve success together.I had the pleasure and honor of speaking again this year at SHRM’s 2015 annual conference. My topic – “The Power of Thanks: Bringing Workplace Gratitude to the Next…See More
Jul 7
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Jul 2
Derek Irvine posted a blog post

Captain Obvious: Good Bosses Talk with People

by Lynette SilvaRecognize This! – Not recognizing employee achievements is the top communication issue preventing effective leadership.Confession time. I like commercials. Well, I like good, engaging, funny or emotional commercials. I cry every time I see that Folgers commercial with the soldier coming home for…See More
Jul 1
Derek Irvine posted a blog post

Compensation Cafe: Keeping Top Employees in an Era of Disappearing Raises

by Derek IrvineRecognize This! — Frequent, timely and appropriately calibrated awards can be a more effective means of rewarding employees fairly than mediocre merit increase budgets.Without directly intending it, my last two posts on Compensation Cafeaddressed how to keep and reward your top performers in a compensation…See More
Jun 24
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We Really Aren’t Working as Hard as We Say We Are

by Lynette SilvaRecognize This! – A good sign of a misguided approach to measuring value at work is when we game the major mechanism of measuring that value.We have a problem at work. We seem to have jumped ahead to robot era, forgetting that we’re really humans. Humans with volatile emotions, a need to sleep, competitive and compassionate natures, complex lives. We are messy. And…See More
Jun 22
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Why Applying Important Life Skills at Work Matters

by Derek IrvineRecognize This! – Expressing your appreciation to others is a skill and muscle that requires practice and exercise, in all avenues of life.I’ve many sources for inspiration for this blog, but one that has rapidly become a favorite is LinkedIn. LinkedIn has become a powerful resource for far more than recruiting…See More
Jun 18
Derek Irvine posted a blog post

What’s the Opposite of Saying “Thanks?”

by Derek IrvineRecognize This! – Deep, meaningful connections are created when we become vulnerable to express our appreciation to others and humbly receive it, too.We are returned from WorkHuman inspired, invigorated, and energized for developing this movement to create and support workplaces where we can bring our whole…See More
Jun 15
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Let’s WorkHuman Together

by Lynette SilvaRecognize This! –WorkHuman isn’t an event. It’s an idea, an action, a movement, a result.I’m back in the office after spending the week at our inaugural WorkHuman event. I am very much on a conference high, deeply influenced and affected by everything we learned about how – together – we can be happier, healthier, more motivated, more engaged in matters most to us, and so much more.What does all this look like? It’s about…See More
Jun 12
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3 Attributes of a WorkHuman Culture

by Derek IrvineRecognize This! – Every workplace has a culture for good or ill. Creating a WorkHuman culture requires transparency, resources and evolution over time.One of my go-to blogs for continual learning in HR is Sharlyn Lauby’s HR Bartender. In particular, …See More
Jun 4
Derek Irvine posted a blog post

Cultures of Recognition Don’t Create Themselves

by Traci PeschRecognize This! – Leadership, involvement by all, and strong communications are critical to making recognition and appreciation part of the daily rhythm of work.During my career at Globoforce, I’ve had the pleasure of working with dozens of companies across nearly every industry type. While my role is consult…See More
Jun 2
Derek Irvine posted a blog post

3 Lessons on the Power of Thanks on Vacation

by Lynette SilvaRecognize This! – Appreciation and gratitude for others are powerful forces that are always at work, if we choose to notice them.Last week I enjoyed my first “real” vacation in many years. Learning from the experts I’ve been studying in preparation for WorkHuman next month, I fully disconnected and focused on…See More
Jun 1

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Do you have a Human Resources blog?
yes
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http://www.recognizethisblog.com
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http://twitter.com/DerekIrvine
What is your HR area of expertise?
Recognition, rewards, incentives
What is your current title?
VP of Client Strategy and Consulting
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Dublin
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Derek Irvine's Blog

Disengaged Employees and the Risk of Inside Hackers

Posted on July 30, 2015 at 10:28am 0 Comments

by Derek Irvine

Recognize This! – Successfully engaging your employees instills a loyalty that can prevent company insiders from leaking private information.

It seems we hear about more breaches of companies’ customers’ personal or financial…

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China Gorman on the Role of Trust in Changing Cultures and Creating Great Places to Work

Posted on July 24, 2015 at 2:55pm 0 Comments

by Andrea Gappmayer

Recognize This! – Strong, supportive, successful company cultures are built on a strong foundation of trust, pride and camaraderie in relationships at work.

As a Senior Recognition Strategist and Consultant at Globoforce, I have the…

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Balancing Manager and Individual Responsibility for Employee Engagement

Posted on July 23, 2015 at 4:07pm 0 Comments

by Derek Irvine

Recognize This! – Engagement is an individual choice on a perpetual continuum influenced by leaders and managers, especially.

I’ve been asked a couple of times recently, “Do you think ‘…

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Rules of Enchantment to Bring More Romance to Work (the HR-Approved Way)

Posted on July 22, 2015 at 4:04pm 0 Comments

by Lynette Silva

Recognize This! – We all could use more romance at work, when we think of romance in terms of celebrating emotion, the individual, imagination, nature and spontaneity.

One of my personal career highs was the opportunity to lead a panel…

Continue

Compensation Cafe: Why Work Is More than a Paycheck

Posted on July 15, 2015 at 4:24pm 0 Comments

by Derek Irvine

Recognize This! — Work can and should be more than a means to a paycheck. The benefits to us as individuals accrete exponentially with such an outlook.

For too many and for too long “work” has meant “a place to get a paycheck and leave as…

Continue

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