Category: Employee Recognition

Good Employees Minus Good Wages Equals Goodbye

Money may be the root of all evil, but it also appears to be the root cause of good workers jumping ship. While many companies may focus on increasing employee engagement and remembering to say “thank you” and “please,” it would appear that there’s a more dire need to focus on increasing wages. According to
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Are 100% of Your Employees Engaged?

This post has been contributed by William A. Schiemann, CEO, Metrus Institute. If you’d like to be a contributor, please contact us. Chances are that you are far from having most employees engaged.  Gallup, Hewitt, Towers-Watson, and others have reported figures indicating that as many as 60% of employees are disengaged. The Metrus Institute does not
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Social Recognition is Good, But Only If It’s Done Right

According to a recent report from the Gartner Group, social employee recognition programs can have a positive impact on business results. These programs increase intrinsic motivation for employees to perform well, and therefore influence the organization’s bottom line in terms of higher performing and more productive employees. Does this mean that any social recognition or
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Increase Engagement, Business Success Through Milestone Awards

Social media, Facebook in particular, has brought a whole new dimension to birthdays. Birthdays are listed along the right side of the page, along with events and a ticker of activity. Those who are turning another year older can expect a sudden increase in posts on their wall as “friends” write birthday wishes and post
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