Employee recognition

Employee recognition is important: here’s how to do it well

01 Jun, 2020 Employee recognition

To be really effective in your job, you need to know why and how to praise others for their good work. This popular article explains why employee recognition is so important, and how you can best recognize a person for their achievements.

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Be quick to praise and slow to blame

01 Jun, 2020 Employee recognition, Workplace relationships

It is not surprising that many managers and supervisors don’t know how and why to recognize their employees when those managers have been on the receiving end of criticism for most of their lives. That’s one of the reasons why they are quick to criticize in their turn. How do we know that managers are quick to blame and slow to praise? The conclusive proof is in surveys conducted by Sirota Consulting, which revealed ...

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Communication is vital for better employee recognition

01 Jun, 2020 Employee recognition

Recognition and praise are fundamental human motivators, and are part of every productive workplace. You can initiate good recognition in your area to create better workplace results. This article outlines ways you can initiate employee recognition, creating long-term benefits to individuals and organizational performance.

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Use these principles for memorable employee recognition

01 Jun, 2020 Employee recognition

Recognition of employee achievements in the workplace is one of the most important things a team leader can do. Recognition is low-cost and effective – although you have to do it right. And research has found recognition doesn’t take place anywhere enough in the typical workplace. But you can initiate a program using important principles for memorable employee recognition outlined in this article. 

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How to give practical recognition to an employee for work well done

01 Jun, 2020 Employee recognition

Employee recognition sends powerful positive signals to the recipient and their peers. Despite the proven benefits of increasing employee engagement, recognition invariably is done badly or not at all. This article gives you the best, practical formula for praising an individual for their great work.

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What are the attitudes towards employee recognition where you work?

01 Jun, 2020 Employee recognition

Recognition of employees for good work is a powerful driver of workplace productivity. But the quality of recognition programs varies. You can determine current management attitudes towards recognition by answering 6 key questions in this article, which explains how to ‘sell’ employee recognition to executive decision-makers.

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Communicate to encourage employee recognition

01 Jun, 2020 Employee recognition

Employees respond to appreciation expressed through recognition of their good work. This article explains a dozen ways you can communicate about good achievements in the workplace, which shows employees their work is valued. As a result, their satisfaction and productivity will rise.

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Employee recognition creates better workplace performance: Here’s detailed proof

01 Jun, 2020 Employee engagement, experience, satisfaction, Employee recognition

Employee recognition activities in your work team, business unit, or in the whole organization, create the opportunity for major positive results, including measurable improvements in employee engagement and organizational performance. This is not just hopeful thinking about a ‘feel good’ subject – the proof is in the detailed data outlined in this article.

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Key organizational principles for effective employee recognition

01 Jun, 2020 Employee recognition

Employee recognition at all levels is a simple, powerful tool to create and sustain a culture that engages and aligns employees with organizational goals. This is overwhelmingly proven, and it applies to organizations of every size. What’s more: it is low cost. Read in this article about the key principles that will guide you in introducing an effective employee recognition program.

 

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Start writing appreciative emails – so easy and effective to do

01 Jun, 2020 Employee recognition

Research has found that people who receive appreciative emails feel much more grateful than is generally realized – they love getting such ‘thank-you’ notes. What’s more – your general gratitude wins trust and respect from others. Read how to win people’s gratitude with your appreciation!

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