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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 the awards process ranges from frustrating, all the way to torturous.   

Is this familiar to you as well, where everyone dreads the process except maybe the award winner - assuming the process results in the most deserving candidate being selected?

Steven Green
By Steven Green
on September 20, 2017
   
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...

Steven Green
By Steven Green
on September 20, 2017
4 ways recognition builds employee personal brands and business success

An employee’s personal brand is the sum of their work contributions, large and small. Encouraging employees to develop their personal brands through social recognition has a powerful...

Steven Green
By Steven Green
on August 16, 2017
How do you recognize your talented employees?

Heroes, champions, role models. There are times when someone goes above and beyond the call of duty. Maybe she's the most reliable and consistent member of the team. Or perhaps he came...

David Bator
By David Bator
on July 20, 2017
How Senior Leadership Can Improve Employee Communication

Too often, corporate managers adopt an outdated approach to employee communications. Instead of conducting thoughtful conversations, senior leadership at many organizations simply rely...

Justina Dukelow
By Justina Dukelow
on July 5, 2017
3 Strategies for Communicating Corporate Values

Are you looking for ideas around launching and communicating corporate values as part of a new culture program? Or perhaps you'd like to breathe new life into your existing values? 

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David Bator
By David Bator
on June 5, 2017
Culture in 8 words

Culture has become a term that we wave at  companies like a geiger counter. Are they healthy or radioactive?  

“Uber has a sexist brogrammer culture.”

“Zappos is so concerned with...

Steven Green
By Steven Green
on March 16, 2017
What is Social Recognition?

Social Recognition is the process of providing employees with the tools to create meaningful relationships with each other. By empowering them to celebrate the successes and behaviours...

Steven Green
By Steven Green
on February 21, 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
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