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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
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
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
How to leverage your recognition program for short-term campaigns

At one company, March marks Environment Month. The month is dedicated to encouraging employees to protect the environment, with the campaign being led by a small team within the...

Elysha Ames
By Elysha Ames
on November 2, 2016
3 Ways WSPS Transformed SharePoint with Employee Recognition

When Barb Burns, VP Organizational Excellence & Development at WSPS, planned the rollout of their recognition program within SharePoint, she knew a strong communications effort would...

Elysha Ames
By Elysha Ames
on February 1, 2016
2 Reasons WSPS Integrated Employee Recognition in SharePoint

SharePoint connects disparate employees

Workplace Safety & Prevention Services (WSPS) is a dynamic $43-million organization that offers unparalleled health & safety expertise,...

Elysha Ames
By Elysha Ames
on January 25, 2016
Certified Partner TemboSocial Extends Jive’s Core Platform to Enhance Employee Engagement and Reinforce Corporate Values

Jive announces new certified technology program for partner integrations on the industry’s leading collaboration platform.

PALO ALTO, Calif., December 16, 2015 – Jive Software, Inc....

Elysha Ames
By Elysha Ames
on December 16, 2015
3 ways peer recognition builds an innovative culture

You wouldn’t dream of running your business without productivity goals, standards or key performance indicators.  Yet when it comes to the early stages of innovation - brainstorming and...

Elysha Ames
By Elysha Ames
on November 5, 2015
How Social Recognition Delivers More for Less [INFOGRAPHIC]

Organizations pay a high price when they involuntarily lose employees. There are the direct expenses, such as recruitment and training; indirect costs, such as decreased morale and the...

Elysha Ames
By Elysha Ames
on February 13, 2013
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