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Sending your employee recognition program to Mars: A pre-launch checklist

There’s much chatter about sending humans to Mars these days, with the effect of reducing an unspeakably complex endeavor to a lovely little trip to the south of France. “It’s just 50 million miles. Pack extra toothpaste!”

Employee recognition programs are treated the same way. Nonchalantly.

Elysha Ames
By Elysha Ames
on February 7, 2017
   
Sending your employee recognition program to Mars: A pre-launch checklist

There’s much chatter about sending humans to Mars these days, with the effect of reducing an unspeakably complex endeavor to a lovely little trip to the south of France. “It’s just 50...

Elysha Ames
By Elysha Ames
on February 7, 2017
How employee recognition in SharePoint turned applause into ovation

And helped three organizations become one

When three organizations merged to form Workplace Safety & Prevention Services (WSPS), growing pains were unavoidable. Tripartite systems and...

Steven Green
By Steven Green
on January 27, 2017
Faint Praise: An Employee Recognition Program Post-Mortem

I sat down for a coffee with an HR Director who contacted me about their ailing employee recognition program.

By ailing I mean mostly dead. It had started well, they said. But...

Steven Green
By Steven Green
on January 19, 2017
The 7 ROIs of a non-monetary employee recognition program

In the simplest of terms, employees can be trained to respond to a system of rewards. For example, bonuses, cash prizes, and extra vacation days can all be used to get employees to...

Steven Green
By Steven Green
on January 10, 2017
Employee recognition is a need, not a want

"You can't build a reputation on what you're going to do," observed Henry Ford. Or, to put it another way, actions speak louder than words. In the world of enterprise, an employee’s...

Justina Dukelow
By Justina Dukelow
on January 3, 2017
3 tips for making your organization more social

Clichés about interdepartmental rivalries exist for a reason - because unfortunately, there is some truth to them. Sales and marketing have ongoing turf wars over resources, customer...

Justina Dukelow
By Justina Dukelow
on December 13, 2016
3 ways an employee recognition program helps managers be better managers

Managing people isn't easy. According to Peter Drucker, the job of a manager is divided into 5 basic tasks: setting objectives, organizing, motivating and communicating, measuring, and...

Elysha Ames
By Elysha Ames
on December 6, 2016
Media mention: Priya Bates' Communicator Tool Box - Making employee recognition social

How TemboSocial Recognition fits into Priya Bates' Communicator Tool Box

Award-winning communication executive (and 'TemboSocial Hall of Famer') Priya Bates, started a new blog series...

Justina Dukelow
By Justina Dukelow
on November 29, 2016
5 keys to modernizing your formal awards program

Overcoming the three pitfalls impeding success of your enterprise awards program is much easier today than it was in past years. Internal channels to reach employees are freely...

Elysha Ames
By Elysha Ames
on November 22, 2016
3 common failings of formal awards programs

The pain points tied to the annual awards program are legendary. The most common complaints we hear are that nomination volumes are low year after year and the end-to-end management of...

Elysha Ames
By Elysha Ames
on November 15, 2016
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