Does Thanking Employees Really Keep Them Around?

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First and foremost, it should go without explaining that employee recognition is an important part of the work process. It’s not strictly necessary—managers don’t tend to hit a quota of saying “thank you” ten times per quarter, after all—but there have been numerous studies on how employee recognition encourages engagement and satisfaction in the workplace. […]

The Academy Award for Employee Recognition Goes To…

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If you are like most of America, you tuned in last night to watch The Oscars. If you are particularly daring, you probably made it all the way until the end to watch one of the most awkward recognition moments in Academy Award history as it was happening. Whether it was done for ratings or […]

How to Build a Recognition Program at Your Company

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Even the best of company leaders struggle with adequately recognizing their employees’ accomplishments. A cynical (see also: not great) leader might argue that they pay their employees—isn’t that enough? But when your employees go above and beyond and/or consistently perform, they deserve some type of special recognition. If doing it because it’s what good leaders should […]