Employee Recognition is essential. Everybody gets that part. What goes into making recognition effective, however, is mostly guesswork. And that is not all bad – because there is no template for doing recognition right. What works for a young e-commerce start-up with 20 somethings hacking away day and night might not make sense for an … Continue reading 9 Aspects of Effective Employee Recognition
Design thinking is now taking center stage in improving Employee Engagement and Experience at the workplace. Marketers have long obsessed about the Customer Experience (CX) journey. HR teams at leading companies are now adopting the same principles to better manage and improve the “Employee Experience”.
Having a meaningful vision to work towards is a strong source of motivation for employees. Companies can use the psychological underpinnings of story-telling to better communicate and reinforce the organizational vision.
A lot has been written about why employees quit; with people managers taking a brunt of the blame. But precious little has been discussed about the “when” and unsurprisingly managers can’t do much about most of those timings - or can they? “Yo I couldn't give a toss, about my shitty job Wrote a letter … Continue reading When people Quit: Intelligent timely interventions can reduce employee attrition
Summary: Emotions and moods are an important part of our work life. We tend to associate both these with individuals, but they are influenced heavily by what the leaders and managers do! Melancholy mood Why must you blind me? Pity me and break the chains The chains that bind me Won't you release me, set … Continue reading Influencing emotions through employee recognition
Architecting a R&R program is crucial because a well designed program helps to align individual tasks and achievements with the overall business strategy of the organization and also reinforces organizational values in everyday activities.
In the current VUCA engulfing Indian IT/ITeS companies, there is an opportunity for leaders to use Strategic Recognition and 'flip' the chaos.
We know women work magic all the time - and here is a chance to really jazz up your wishes for tomorrow on Women's Day. 5 cool badges to use in your emails, IM or set as your DP (let the world know what you are!). For … Continue reading n:gage: Jazz up Women’s Day wishes!
In the second issue of the Leader Speak series, we publish an interview with Kavitha Balasubramanian, Director – Human Resources, GreenPoint Global. Kavitha too responds to questions on the importance of recognition in engaging the modern workforce and the challenges she sees in implementing a successful engagement strategy. An excerpt: Many companies set ad-hoc goals … Continue reading n:gage Leader Speak Series #2: Interview with Kavitha Balasubramanian, Director – Human Resources, GreenPoint Global
Employee recognition is an extremely effective way to empower your best workers. Whether you recognize an employee with a raise or just a quick email, it's important to let employees know when they're doing well. However, recognition alone isn't enough. If you wait too long to give an employee the credit they deserve, or you don't … Continue reading 3 tips to ‘power-up’ timely recognition at the workplace.
The psyche, work ethic and life choices of millennials are dissected and discussed continually by everyone from opinion columnists to psychologists to economists. The millennial generation, whose members, born from 1980 to 2000, grew up during an unparalleled digital revolution, has a unique position in history, coming of age simultaneously with the rise of the … Continue reading 4 smart ways to engage with Millennials in India