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07/16/2014: What I’ve Learned from Customers + Webinar July 22nd

Recognize This! – Some of the most valuable lessons learned come from our customers. Join a webinar July 22nd with InterContinental Hotel Groups to learn directly from them on the power of social recognition.

I’m honored to be a contributor on the Recognize This! blog, through which Derek has been providing insight, advice and…

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Added by Derek Irvine on July 17, 2014 at 4:38pm — No Comments

07/15/2014: New Look, New Contributors, New Resources

Recognize This! – I work with smart, insightful and wise consultants every day. Now is my opportunity to share their expertise with you.

Today is an auspicious day for the Recognize This! blog. As online readers can easily see, we’ve completely…

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Added by Derek Irvine on July 16, 2014 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Round-Up: Meeting the President, Motivating Employees, and More Stack Ranking Failures

Recognize This! – Lessons for the power of recognition and appreciation can come from nearly any avenue, if we pay attention.…

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Added by Derek Irvine on July 11, 2014 at 8:15am — No Comments

Compensation Cafe: 2 Research Reports on Proper Bonus Allocation & Use

Recognize This! – When and how to use bonus budget effectively can often be better determined through frequent, timely recognition and less reliance on bonus overall.

In my last two posts on Compensation Cafe, I shared two pieces of research – one from…

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Added by Derek Irvine on July 8, 2014 at 4:20pm — No Comments

How “Good” Are You?

Recognize This! – The macro “Good Country Index” offers brilliant micro lessons for the workplace, too.

When you hear the word “good,” what do you think of? How do you define it? The natural inclination is to describe “good” as the opposite of “bad,” but independent policy advisor Simon Anholt has another definition – “good” as the opposite of “selfish.” And that’s the definition he uses in…

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Added by Derek Irvine on July 8, 2014 at 10:13am — No Comments

What’s the Value of Measuring Employee Satisfaction?

Recognize This! – There is value in employee satisfaction surveys, when conducted and analyzed properly.

In various blog posts over the years (see …

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Added by Derek Irvine on July 7, 2014 at 12:48pm — No Comments

Crowdsourcing How to Re-Engage Fatigued Employees

Recognize This! – Kind commenters shared additional wisdom on how to re-engage fatigued employees.

Last week, I shared here on Recognize This! a…

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Added by Derek Irvine on July 2, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments

5 Types of Fatigued Employees & How to Help them Re-Engage

Recognize This! – Energy ebbs and flows over time, but we can help employees re-engage when we identify and address key areas of fatigue.

I had the opportunity to present at SHRM in Orlando this week. I was gratified to have a full session at the 7:00 am early-bird spot on Tuesday. I think the title of my session – How to Transform…

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Added by Derek Irvine on July 1, 2014 at 3:02pm — No Comments

Sticks & Stones… * Why the Emotional Intent of Your Words Matter

Recognize This! – We have the power to make our work (and home) environments more positive, simply through the words we choose to use more often.

All over the news today is Facebook’s stealthy psychological experiment on users. If you’ve missed the news, here’s the quick summary. Researchers from Facebook, Cornell University and the University of California “altered” the algorithm that…

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Added by Derek Irvine on July 1, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

Transform Employee Fatigue into Engagement * Find Out How at SHRM

Recognize This! – Join me for my SHRM session and learn the 5 types of fatigued employees (you’ll know the types from The Office) and how you can transform them into your most engaged employees instead.

I’m honoured to speak at this year’s SHRM (Society for Human Resources in the United States) conference. I’m at SHRM now and enjoying the speakers and the experience. If you’re in…

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Added by Derek Irvine on June 25, 2014 at 2:04pm — No Comments

Transform Employee Fatigue into Engagement * Find Out How at SHRM

Recognize This! – Join me for my SHRM session and learn the 5 types of fatigued employees (you’ll know the types from The Office) and how you can transform them into your most engaged employees instead.

I’m honoured to speak at this year’s SHRM (Society for Human Resources in the United States) conference. I’m at SHRM now and enjoying the speakers and the experience. If you’re in…

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Added by Derek Irvine on June 25, 2014 at 2:04pm — No Comments

Giving the Gift of Feedback

Recognize This! – Balancing positive and constructive feedback opens the recipient to hearing and responding to both well.

Last year, Globoforce CEO Eric Mosley launched his bookCrowdsourced Performance Review. The primary thrust of the book is the…

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Added by Derek Irvine on June 19, 2014 at 9:10am — No Comments

Spreading Positivity at Work – the Globoforce Story

Recognize This! – A company with a culture built on positivity, goodwill and appreciation is uniquely able to help others foster and manage similarly based cultures.

I am proud to be a part of the Globoforce team for many reasons – the clients I have the…

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Added by Derek Irvine on June 18, 2014 at 2:59pm — No Comments

Bringing Joy to the Job – Overcoming Routine with Recognition

Recognize This! – All jobs have their (important) routines. Appreciating those who do the job well can make the mundane meaningful again.

How much of your job has become routine? You know the value of doing it, but it’s almost fallen into habit. But you can’t stop doing it either; it’s part of your job.

If this routine element…

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Added by Derek Irvine on June 17, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments

More Money, Perks or Purpose? Which Engages Better?

Recognize This! – What does work to help employees engage deeply? All of these, and more, in combination.

My post this week on Compensation Cafe delved into the research showing more…

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Added by Derek Irvine on June 16, 2014 at 8:53am — No Comments

“Good People Data Makes the Business Run Better”

Recognize This! – More sources for data on our most valuable asset – our people – is necessary to drive organization success.

Data, specifically good data, drives successful companies. I call out the obvious with “good data” because a great deal of superfluous and even bad data floats around any company. As analysts often say,…

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Added by Derek Irvine on June 13, 2014 at 8:50am — No Comments

Exorcise Energy Vampires to Increase the Bottom Line

Recognize This! – Good performance cannot balance the negative impact of continuously destroying team moral.

In yesterday’s post on the very intriguing work of …

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Added by Derek Irvine on June 3, 2014 at 1:22pm — No Comments

If More Pay Won’t Retain Employees, What Will?

Recognize This! – “More money” is the safe, easy answer for why employees leave. That doesn’t mean it’s true.

Yesterday on Compensation Café I wrote about a Salary.com surveyshowing that even though employees…

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Added by Derek Irvine on June 2, 2014 at 9:49am — No Comments

Onboarding New Employees into Your Company Culture

Recognize This! – Specific, timely recognition within the first 30 days is the fastest way to engage new hires into your organizational culture.

As an HR pro or hiring manager, you’ve gone to great time and expense to find a smart and talented person to add to your team. Now you need to bring that person on board and…

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Added by Derek Irvine on May 28, 2014 at 4:24pm — No Comments

Would You Buy from a Disengaged Retail Employee?

Recognize This! – Employee engagement with and deep understanding of brand values is especially critical in largely customer-facing industries.

Have you ever had a poor customer service experience while shopping? Think back on a recent poor service experience. What did that make you think about the company,…

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Added by Derek Irvine on May 27, 2014 at 3:26pm — No Comments

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