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Compensation Cafe: Employee Engagement and Incentives Compensation

by Derek Irvine

Recognize This! – Employees choose to give more and behave in desired ways based on the environment they are being asked to engage in.

Employee Engagement Is Dead! Long Live Employee Engagement!

What sounds like a non-sequitur may not be. Last week…

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Added by Derek Irvine on February 4, 2016 at 2:32pm — No Comments

Determining HR Staff Requirements with HR Help Desk Statistics

Much has been written about finding the optimum ratio of HR staff to employee size. A SHRM Human Capital Benchmarking Study has published a suggested ratio based purely on employee count:

The formula to calculate the ratio would…

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Added by Richard Teed on February 1, 2016 at 9:23am — No Comments

Why You Need to Revisit Maslow

by Derek Irvine

Recognize This! — The hierarchy of needs can have a lot of value, but only if we really understand how needs are fulfilled in the workplace.

Maslow’s hierarchy…

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Added by Derek Irvine on January 28, 2016 at 11:28am — No Comments

Why Is that Last Mile Such a Challenge?

by Derek Irvine

Recognize This! — Aligning individual behavior to core values can be a challenge, but recognition is one way to win over that last mile.

Those who know transportation logistics or supply chain management are very familiar with the “last…

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Added by Derek Irvine on January 27, 2016 at 3:57pm — No Comments

Compensation Cafe: Keeping SCORE to Keep Employees

by Derek Irvine

Recognize This! — No single approach to meeting employee needs serves all employees all the time.

Typically, I’m not the type of person to keep score. Then an article in Huffington Post about a SCORE acronym for what matters most to employees…

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Added by Derek Irvine on January 14, 2016 at 4:34pm — No Comments

3 Challenges for Creating Authentic Engagement

by Derek Irvine

Recognize This! — Employees who engage their authentic selves at work contribute to unparalleled employee and customer experiences.

I was reading a recent Forbes …

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Added by Derek Irvine on January 11, 2016 at 11:12am — No Comments

Oracle Employees Say Recognition from Peers Most Powerful Means for Employee Engagement

by Derek Irvine

Recognize This! – Employees are telling us what would engage them more in their work. We simply need to listen.

Want to know how to engage employees? Perhaps the best (and obvious) answer is to ask the employees. Oracle did just that. Results…

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Added by Derek Irvine on October 1, 2015 at 11:30am — No Comments

Leaving Behind, Moving On

by Lynette Silva

Recognize This! – Too many good employees leave out of boredom. Identifying areas of interest for new career paths can keep top employees engaged and on board.

Last night marked the start of a new era in late night television in the US with…

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Added by Derek Irvine on September 21, 2015 at 9:37am — No Comments

IBM Smarter Workforce Institute: Achieve the Power of Thanks through Multiple Recognition Channels

By Derek Irvine

Recognize This! – We all know the power of social recognition to engage and retain employees, but when employees have multiple channels to share recognition, the benefits grow exponentially.

The …

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Added by Derek Irvine on September 18, 2015 at 2:44pm — No Comments

Bersin Says “Thanks” Critical for Employee Engagement

by Derek Irvine

Recognize This! — There are many drivers of employee engagement, but feedback, recognition and “thanks” lead the charge.

In my last two posts on Compensation Cafe, I shared important research from IBM Smarter Workforce (more on…

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Added by Derek Irvine on September 16, 2015 at 10:46am — No Comments

Gallup: Why Only 15% of Germany’s Workers Are Engaged

by Derek Irvine

Recognize This! – 85% of Germany’s workers are not engaged or actively disengaged, costing the EU’s largest economy €275 billion each year.

I often …

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Added by Derek Irvine on August 5, 2015 at 2:19pm — No Comments

Disengaged Employees and the Risk of Inside Hackers

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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Added by Derek Irvine on July 30, 2015 at 10:28am — No Comments

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

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