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Trends in Employee Recognition: Culture-Oriented/Results-Driven

by Derek Irvine

Recognize This! — Results-driven recognition programs that focus on deeply embedding recognition into the company culture have the greatest impact on employee engagement, motivation, satisfaction and retention.

WorldatWork released their…

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Added by Derek Irvine on May 18, 2015 at 2:28pm — No Comments

Latest SHRM Survey Supports Employee Need to “WorkHuman”

by Derek Irvine

Recognize This! – What makes us happy, satisfied and engaged at work? Deeper connections and relationships with colleagues and a stronger sense of meaningful work.

SHRM released its annual …

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Added by Derek Irvine on May 5, 2015 at 11:42am — No Comments

HR Technology: Giving HR Better Data, Not Just More Data

Deloitte’s recent report, "Global Human Capital Trends 2015," is a wake-up call for HR leaders who are paying attention. For starters, the report ranks learning and development as the…

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Added by Richard Teed on April 16, 2015 at 4:31pm — No Comments

Without a Goal and a Plan, Big Data and Powerful Technology Will Only Move HR So Far

What does the datafication of HR mean to you? What about for your organization? How do you think the role of HR technology has changed to meet the demands of the quantified organization? Which trends in HR technology do you think will have the next most immediate impact on HR practitioners, their…

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Added by Richard Teed on March 30, 2015 at 12:57pm — No Comments

Our “Stickiness” Problem: Retention, Opportunities or Feedback?

by Derek Irvine

Recognize This! – Employees need more opportunities, more regular conversations on performance, and more frequent recognition to overcome retention challenges.

“People just don’t stick around like they used to.”

How often have you…

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Added by Derek Irvine on March 23, 2015 at 4:47pm — No Comments

Employee Appreciation Day Is EVERY Day

by Derek Irvine

Recognize This! – Appreciation is due every day, to everyone.

Today is officially “Employee Appreciation Day” – a day that frustrates me somewhat. The intent of the day is good and valid – remind managers to recognize and appreciate those…

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Added by Derek Irvine on March 10, 2015 at 11:27am — No Comments

Core Values Leads to Increased Engagement Resulting in Bottom-line Results

by Derek Irvine

Recognize This! – Whatever underpins your company’s culture will impact your company’s success. Building a strong foundation on your core values is proven to increase employee engagement.

In the …

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Added by Derek Irvine on February 23, 2015 at 10:18am — No Comments

Compensation Cafe: Why Friends at Work Matter

by Derek Irvine

Recognize This! – “Friendships at work” is not a soft topic. It’s a driving factor in employee productivity, retention and wellness.

I couldn’t say everything I wanted to about the importance of friends at work in …

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Added by Derek Irvine on February 17, 2015 at 4:41pm — No Comments

Who Should You Recognize at Work?

by Lynette Silva

Recognize This! – Every employee should be contributing to your success. All are deserving of recognition.

I love my job. Every day, I get to help people find ways to make their work environments and culture more …

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Added by Derek Irvine on February 6, 2015 at 12:38pm — No Comments

Top 10 Recognize This! Posts for 2014

by Derek Irvine

Recognize This! – Reviewing the favorite posts of other readers may highlight a new favorite for you.

I’m gratified to see many of my favorite posts from 2014 on this list, which is compiled from the most-read posts of 2014.(Click through on the…

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Added by Derek Irvine on January 15, 2015 at 10:01am — No Comments

Building Relationships with Remote Employees

by Andrea Gappmayer

Recognize This! – All employees, regardless of location, benefit from having a best friend at work.

Let’s talk about your remote employees for a minute. Are they engaged? Do they have …

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Added by Derek Irvine on December 22, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Want to Increase Employee Engagement? Communicate Meaning & Value of Work

by Derek Irvine

Recognize This! – Employee engagement is increasing in most factors, but we’re still falling short in recognizing employees and providing them with the tools to do the job well.

Last Friday, I shared information showing…

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Added by Derek Irvine on November 24, 2014 at 4:09pm — No Comments

Is the 360 Degree Employee Review Method a Good Idea?

Are 360 degree employee reviews particularly more or less fair to the employee?  Let’s start with defining the 360 degree review process.  360 degree employee performance reviews encompass comments from the employee’s managers and peers, customer feedback, HR statistics such as patterns of absences and late/tardy…

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Added by Richard Teed on July 31, 2014 at 5:14pm — No Comments

07/22/2014: What’s Your Word for Your Attitude about Your Work?

Recognize This! – Happiness at work is all about your chosen attitude.

If I asked you to describe your attitude towards your work in one word, what would it be? Setting aside for a moment your feelings for work, the English language admittedly makes this difficult. German, for example, is a fascinating…

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Added by Derek Irvine on July 22, 2014 at 4:19pm — No Comments

07/17/2014: Happy Check! – An Instant Employee Engagement Benchmark

Recognize This! – In-the-moment knowledge of employee engagement levels can deliver tremendous dividends for project success.

Did you ever wish you could instantly and easily assess an employee’s engagement level at any time, any place around the world? What about having a readily available benchmark tool that’s universally…

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Added by Derek Irvine on July 18, 2014 at 10:17am — No Comments

Closing the Gap in Talent Management Systems

  • Recruitment
  • Onboarding
  • Performance
  • Training and Development
  • Succession Planning
  • Offboarding

Yes, the very best Talent Management systems are designed to handle the complete lifecycle of your workforce.…

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Added by Richard Teed on April 9, 2014 at 3:14pm — No Comments

5 Lessons Learned from Employee Reactions to “Employee Appreciation Day”

Recognize This! – A culture of recognition relies on employee perception of ongoing appreciation and acknowledgment of exceptional behaviors, effort and results.

In honor of Employee Appreciation Day last Friday, my CEO Eric Mosley shared …

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Added by Derek Irvine on March 13, 2014 at 4:19pm — No Comments

Using HR HelpDesk for Talent Management Processes

One of the hottest HR Shared Services products today is talent management software.  Designed to manage the entire lifecycle of employee tenure within an organization, these solutions have become one of the most high-demand systems for corporations large and small.  However, as they…

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Added by Richard Teed on December 10, 2013 at 12:12pm — No Comments

Stack-Ranking Employees (aka rating on the Bell Curve system)

For many years, large companies such as Microsoft, GE and others have rated their workforce on a bell curve system, which dictates how employees in a review period are ranked within their given group. More importantly, it limits how many can be ranked above average, and requires a certain % to be graded below average. Even if the entire team and every individual outperforms their goals!



The image below provides an example of GE’s stack-rank policy:…

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Added by Richard Teed on November 14, 2013 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Book Review: Employee Engagement for Everyone Recognize This! – A quick, practical guide to pursuing engagement for yourself and creating an engaging work environment for everyone, Kevin Kruse’s late…

Book Review: Employee Engagement for Everyone

Recognize This! – A quick, practical guide to pursuing engagement for yourself and creating an engaging work environment for everyone, Kevin Kruse’s latest book is well worth the read.

With employee engagement research, studies…

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Added by Derek Irvine on August 1, 2013 at 3:50pm — No Comments

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