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Employee Recognition, Employee Culture

Am I OK?

In a new article for Harvard Business Review, author Mike Robbins describes the distinction between RECOGNITION and APPRECIATION.

"In simple terms, recognition is about what people do," writes Robbins. "Appreciation is about who they are."

David Bator
By David Bator
on November 18, 2019
   
Am I OK?

In a new article for Harvard Business Review, author Mike Robbins describes the distinction between RECOGNITION and APPRECIATION.

"In simple terms, recognition is about what people do,"...

David Bator
By David Bator
on November 18, 2019
Availability.

For all the "A" words that are woven into A+ employee experience - Anyone, Anytime, Anywhere, Any Language, etc - AVAILABILITY deserves to be at the top.

Engagement surveys ask staff:

David Bator
By David Bator
on October 21, 2019
Money isn't the only, or even the top, form of recognition

I spoke with a Director of HR yesterday who was struggling to ride the wave of an enormous exit of talent.

As they dug into their engagement and exit surveys, employee recognition rose...

David Bator
By David Bator
on October 14, 2019
Remotely Engaged

It used to be that you had to be global to be disconnected. But the changing nature of how work gets done - remote work, desk-less workers, satellite offices, etc - has fundamentally...

David Bator
By David Bator
on October 10, 2019
There's Gold in Them Hills

James Robertson shares a must read on the temptation among communicators to abandon the rust of their intranets for the promise of social and collaboration tools promised in abundance...

David Bator
By David Bator
on September 6, 2019
IT and HR - Partners in Employee Experience

When you think about who owns the People, Process & Technology responsible for digital transformation there are three usual suspects: IT, HR and Communications.

David Bator
By David Bator
on September 3, 2019
“Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.”

Benjamin Franklin had it mostly right - for all the talk about employee engagement "secret sauce", we see time and again that involvement is a key ingredient.

I'd only add that when you...

David Bator
By David Bator
on August 30, 2019
Awareness Leads to Wellness

I spoke yesterday with a global insurance company that had built their brand (in part) on how they treat their employees and the high value they place on employee wellness. PROBLEM:...

David Bator
By David Bator
on August 8, 2019
Praise not Points

Each year organizations spend billions on points-based rewards and yet 70% of employees don't feel recognized and more than half are looking for new jobs. WHAT GIVES?

David Bator
By David Bator
on August 5, 2019
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