In the summertime, everyone seems to be in a more positive mood – winter coats are a thing of the past (fingers crossed!) and it’s approaching the holiday season. While it might be distracting for some employees who gaze out of the sunny window, it’s a great opportunity to bring some summer sizzle into the […]
For recognition to really make a difference and to really become part of the culture, it can’t just be restricted to performance reviews. Even a big annual celebration won’t cut it. No, to be truly effective, it has to happen every single day.
There are a few reasons why negative behaviour can appear in the office. It could be a workplace culture that’s a bit too constricting or unrealistic deadlines that are causing stress, for example. It’s really important to address these issues, to change behaviour for the better. How? Well, no business wants to turn their employees […]
It’s a new year – which means resolutions, changes, and annual targets starting afresh… It’s also a time for mapping out the year ahead – and when it comes to employee recognition, there are more opportunities to provide staff rewards in the next 12 months than you might think.
It’s always important to recognise the efforts of staff, particularly when they’re performing well. Research has shown time and time again the positive impacts of a business strategy that places an emphasis on staff recognition.
Baking a cake is part art and part science: you need to ensure you have the right quantities of the ingredients but you also need a little creativity to decorate your cake. The best bakers also experiment, adding or taking out ingredients or changing the quantities to make a cake that is individual to them. […]
“Actively disengaged” employees — defined as those who are not only unhappy, but also act out their unhappiness by undermining what their engaged co-workers accomplish — are significantly more likely to experience physical pain and stress on any given day and have been diagnosed with high blood pressure, high cholesterol and depression, according to research […]
Less than two in 10 (17.4 percent) of the UK workforce puts in extra effort at work, according to CEB’s quarterly Global Talent Monitor report. It also found that the level of extra ‘discretionary effort’ employees put in, such as volunteering for additional tasks, going the extra mile in terms of improving how they do […]
Here are our ten laws of effective peer to peer recognition, which you can use a checklist to ensure the success of your peer recognition programme.
Have you ever thought about the importance of self-esteem at work? It’s not something a lot of us consider regularly, but low levels of self-esteem can have a negative effect on our ability to perform in a role. Self-esteem can have a massive impact on how employees operate, and it’s not just about the numbers; positive […]