Drive Engagement by Valuing Employees—Instead of Only Recognizing Their Achievements

Any discussion about employee engagement usually includes employee recognition. Noticing when someone reaches a goal … taking the time to acknowledge, celebrate and reward that achievement makes almost anyone feel good about their work. But what about celebrating the individual employee? Is it really recognition for great work that employees crave? Or rather, is it…

12 Ways to Personalize Employee Recognition

  You’d probably agree that a job well done should be acknowledged and praised.  But not all recognition carries equal weight. Formal recognition programs like year-end bonuses and employee-of-the-month programs can become lackluster and expected. Flip the switch to personalized recognition and let your employees know you notice and appreciate their efforts. Like most people,…

Retaining & Rewarding Employees a Top Challenge

It’s official, the tables have turned and employees now have the advantage. Turnover rates are on the rise for the fourth consecutive year according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics — a trend that’s expected to continue due to the strengthening economy and societal changes. With more than a quarter million baby boomers reaching retirement age…