Archives for May 2014

Who should take responsibility for employee recognition in your organisation?

shutterstock_130122452The short answer is everyone.

Regardless of position or department, all employees should be empowered to contribute, because as much as we feel worth when we receive a pat on the back – the same applies when we give it.

Research suggests that being grateful can improve well-being, strengthen relationships and produce happy emotions. It also increases the likelihood that positive behaviours will be repeated, or that a person will want to help again in the future.

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9 mistakes that will ruin your employee recognition efforts {Slideshare}

ice cream filterEven with the best intentions, misguided moments of recognition can backfire.

From recognising in a pattern to putting emphasis on behaviours that don’t connect to company values, these are the common mistakes that many organisations make when thanking their employees.

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