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Employee Recognition Ideas Blog

How can organizations provide remote employees with meaningful recognition for their efforts? In this post, Terryberry shares ideas for how to adapt employee recognition programs to a newly remote workforce. Get ideas for how to remotely honor employees’ work anniversaries, day-to-day contributions, and significant achievements.

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Make HR a Profit Center

During a meeting in Chicago this week a great business lesson was clearly illustrated as a client of ours described how their business was thriving because of the “value add” service divisions they have. We were told that the commodity product side of their business had suffered greatly over the last 18 months, but the […]

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#WOWWED: It’s WOW Wednesday!

It’s WOW Wednesday! HR leaders, execs, and managers:how do you Wow the people who go above and beyond for you in your business? Today’s WOW Wendesday idea comes from Jane. Jane says, “At weekly all-staff meetings, we give out kudos bars to recognize contributors, thank people for extra help, etc.” Share your own “WOW Wednesday” […]

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News Release: New Survey Reveals Employers Will Expand Recognition Programs for 2010

Grand Rapids, MI December 9, 2009 — A recent survey of North American Human Resource Professionals and business leaders indicates that Employee Recognition programs will be a large focus for businesses in the coming year. One in three businesses will be expanding on existing employee recognition programs in 2010, while an additional 17% of businesses […]

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#WOWWED: It’s WOW Wednesday!

It’s WOW Wednesday! HR leaders, execs, and managers:how do you Wow the people who go above and beyond for you in your business? Today’s WOW Wednesday idea came from Melani. Melani says, “We market our company picnic as an Employee Appreciation Picnic. We want employees to understand this is not a ‘must do’ but an […]

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Fundamentals for Effective Employee Recognition

This video blog by Mike Byam and Jenny Watkins of Terryberry talks about the best ways to establish a corporate employee recognition strategy: Align with business goals Gain leadership support Address the 3 legs of the recognition stool: Day-to-day Recognition Informal Recognition Formal Recognition This employee recognition program video can also be viewed at YouTube. […]

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4 Easy Ways to Improve Service Awards Impact

Awards for years of service are the foundation of many recognition programs in North America. Make the most out of your service awards for your employees and your business. Here are three easy things you can do today that will make a big impact on your service awards. Recognize earlier It’s no surprise that employees […]

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#WOWWED: It’s WOW Wednesday!

It’s WOW Wednesday! HR leaders, execs, and managers:how do you Wow the people who go above and beyond for you in your business? In the spirit of Thanksgiving, thank the employees who have made an impact in your business! Today’s WOW Wednesday idea came from Janine. She says: In addition to a jeweled item with […]

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3 Low-cost Employee Recognition Items

Here are some budget-friendly recognition items that could add instant impact to the employee recognition program in your department organization. RecognizeMe Toolkits $35-75 Make it easy for managers and coworkers to give recognition on-the-spot for great work. RecognizeMe toolkits each contain 300+ recognition opportunities and include free training on how to make the most of […]

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The Best Holiday Gift Idea for Employees: Recognition

From The Recognition Bulletin for HR – Winter 2009 Edition If you’re like many HR leaders, you know how much of a difference appreciation can make to your employees. This is especially true during challenging times when employees are often doing more work with fewer people and resources. If employee recognition is on your to-do […]

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#WOWWED: It’s WOW Wednesday!

It’s WOW Wednesday! HR leaders, execs, and managers: how do you Wow the people who go above and beyond for you in your business? As an employee recognition provider, this one of the questions we ask and get asked regularly. Over the years, through webcasts, speaking engagements, the WOW Workplace book and conversations with clients, […]

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