Knowing the essential elements of appreciation is only the first step in getting appreciation right. For most HR professionals and managers, the task doesn’t end here. What follows is the struggle to put together a mechanism that allows appreciation to become a part of daily life. While inculcating a culture of recognition is a long and tedious … Continue reading how to create an effective recognition program
On 2nd March 2018, United Airlines President Scott Kirby attempted to spice up the life of his employees by introducing a new bonus scheme. This scheme took away the performance incentive program that awarded workers up to $375 for each quarter that the airline met operational goals. Instead, they replaced it with an all-new exciting lottery program that rewarded a … Continue reading getting appreciation right
The 2014 Recognition Trends Report released by Quantum Workplace has kicked up quite a buzz. (http://www.quantumworkplace.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/Resources-Whitepapers-2014-Recognition-Trends-Report.pdf). So much so that Tim Sackett and Kris Dunn wrote about it too. According to the report and Tim & Kris’s posts, top forms of recognition either has to do with money (Pay hikes, spontaneous bonuses), autonomy/flexibility or more … Continue reading Who do we ask?
On my travel (Yes, I have been travelling again), I happened to attend an SHRM forum titled “Is Recognition underplayed in a Total Reward System”. This forum was interesting not because it brought to the surface something new, but because it served as a good reminder of things we tend to forget. The speaker supplemented … Continue reading Total Rewards & Recognition