A key aspect of employee morale is the feeling that the work that employees are doing is recognized by superiors. A recent survey by FIS observed over 32,000 employees around the world and found some pretty interesting things about the effects of ...Read more
A survey evaluating a team's performance can be a powerful tool for making that team more effective. And the first message that consultants and HR professionals often communicate on these surveys is: "To ensure that the team gets the ...Read more
Recently, Mark Crowley reported on the results of the Gallup organization’s annual employee engagement survey. He painted a humorous, but compelling picture of the results, “… imagine a crew team out on the Potomac River where ...Read more
Are your messages getting through? Are employees connected to, committed to, and engaged in delivering your brand promise? Fred Bendana, Senior Client Advisor for Maritz Motivation Solutions will present, “Getting Your House in Order: Four Pillars that Support Internal Brand Development and Employee Engagement.”
AT an office party in 2005, one of my colleagues asked my then husband what I did on weekends. She knew me as someone with great intensity and energy. “Does she kayak, go rock climbing and then run a half marathon?” she joked. No, he ...Read more
If anything sums up how weird these times are for young people economically and otherwise, it’s the fact that several of this year’s commencement speeches to newly graduating American university students dispensed with the convention ...Read more
New Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has decreed there will be no more working from home for Yahoo staff. A company memo leaked to the press on Friday announced that Yahoo employees would no longer be permitted to work remotely. The decision seems to be ...Read more
Learning employee engagement lessons driving in India.Read more
In just under two months, we’ll ditch this winter snow and bask in the warm sunshine of Orlando, FL for HCI’s annual Human Capital Summit. By now you’ve probably heard about the Summit theme: Building Successful and Adaptive Talent Management in a VUCA Environment (VUCA – describes an environment characterized by: Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity, and Ambiguity); and you’ve also started monitoring the list of rock-star keynotes as it continues to grow each week.
From study to study, satisfaction with recognition is consistently and highly correlated with overall engagement. It is a key indicator of how engaged an employee will be, and thus how productive and loyal. But why can recognition experiences, programs and practices have this type of impact? Some of the latest insights from human science sheds light on why recognition can be so motivating, rewarding and drive behavior. It also offers new insights into how to make Recognition more than just a "thanks," but a powerful cultural, leadership and development tool.