As we start a new year, employers are trying to come up with new ways to reinvigorate employees, and build and foster a more dynamic company culture. Let Derek Irvine, an experienced employee recognition consultant and co-author of The Power of Thanks, help.
The irony looms large for HR pros: Employees need to disconnect from work more than ever. Yet they need to connect with colleagues like never before. The pandemic caused employees to work longer hours and become burned out. It also forced them to be separated from co-workers – who are often the relief they need […]
Ask employees what motivates them, and you’ll likely get some blank stares, a few smart aleck remarks and several shoulder shrugs. Most people can’t easily identify what makes them love – or hate – their work. Many employees don’t know what’s truly behind their desire to do better and achieve more. But everyone’s got something. […]
Remember when a stocked fridge and pool table in the break room were the coolest perks for employees? Now it’s a different game when it comes to motivating, incentivizing and rewarding employees. What kind of perks and benefits can excite employees – who either work remotely or socially distanced? “High fives and kudos around the […]
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