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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 participation plummeted after a few months. Six months had now passed and they reached out to see how TemboSocial's tools and expertise could revive it.

Steven Green
By Steven Green
on January 19, 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
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
5 ways to supercharge your employee culture

Money makes the world go ‘round … right? Not when it comes to employee culture and recognition. Handing your employee a $100 gift card in appreciation of a job well done might not rock...

Steven Green
By Steven Green
on August 23, 2016
There's no "I" in employee engagement

Remember those middle school inspirational posters that reminded you there's no "I" in team? Well, the same is true of employee engagement: it's not a "one-man show," no matter how...

Steven Green
By Steven Green
on July 7, 2016
Cut the Costs of Your Enterprise Awards Program

Does your awards program cost more than it should when it comes to administrative and marketing costs? And despite the cost and effort, do you suspect that the most deserving candidates...

Justina Dukelow
By Justina Dukelow
on June 2, 2016
Is Your Enterprise Awards Program Evolving With Your Workforce?

The growing frequency of work-from-home employees and globally distributed work teams means that it is unlikely a colleague will pass by your desk and notice that you were the recipient...

Kevin Butler
By Kevin Butler
on May 9, 2016
3 Reasons to Modernize Your Enterprise Awards Program

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...

Steven Green
By Steven Green
on April 27, 2016
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