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Employee Recognition - What’s Hot in 2018?

Posted by David Chittock on Jan 26, 2018 9:52:16 AM

What Do the Pros Say?

Every year Forbes comes out with the “Top Ten Trends for 2018”.  This year, Platinum, an accounting and payroll firm, released an article entitled, Hot Workplace Trends You Will See In 2018.”  I thought it would be fun to see what the experts are telling us to expect this year.  We already are braced for some seismic changes so what else is in store?

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Topics: Employee Engagement, Employee Recognition

Recognition and Rewards Software – Making the Right Choice

Posted by David Chittock on Oct 6, 2017 10:45:39 AM

Where Do I Start?

OK, so you’re ready to select a new Rewards & Recognition (R&R) software platform.  But wait!  Not only are there a myriad of choices out there, there’s also a multitude of types.  There’s talent management, human capital management, and domain specific points systems just for starters.  Totally confused?  No worries, you’re in good company.  Most HR managers feel the same way you do.  So…what to do first?

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Topics: Employee Engagement, recognition and rewards software

Employee Engagement and the Role of Power in the Workplace

Posted by David Chittock on Jul 13, 2017 10:06:41 AM

What Do We Mean by Workplace Power?

You might ask what is workplace power and how does it affect employee engagement?  In their book "Organizational Behavior", Steven McShane and Mary Von Glinow describe power as the ability of a person, or group of people, to influence others.  Power is a tool that, depending on how it's used, can lead to either positive or negative outcomes in an organization. It would appear that power used affirmatively would promote employee engagement.  Power used destructively could easily cause employees to disengage.

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Topics: Employee Engagement

Employee Recognition in 2017 – Get Ready for a Wild Ride!

Posted by David Chittock on Feb 1, 2017 9:11:06 AM

Fasten Your Seatbelts HR!

Well it’s here.  A new year, a new administration, and a new generation entering the workforce. . . things are moving fast.  So what can we expect in 2017 and how prepared are we to meet what might be a great deal of change coming at us? Let’s take a look.

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Topics: Employee Engagement, Talent Management, Employee Recognition

Social Recognition and Employee Engagement

Posted by David Chittock on Jul 5, 2016 4:19:53 PM

The Impact of Social Media on Our Society

 

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Topics: Employee Engagement

Why You Really Need to Care About Your HCAHPS Scores

Posted by David Chittock on Nov 11, 2015 11:21:40 AM

What are HCAHPS?

 

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Topics: Employee Engagement

What is Values-Based Employee Recognition?

Posted by David Chittock on Jul 29, 2015 11:11:00 AM

Why You Need to Know

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Topics: Employee Engagement, Employee Recognition

Redefining Employee Engagement

Posted by David Chittock on May 25, 2015 1:48:00 PM

Addressing the Global Engagement Crisis

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The Global Crisis in Employee Engagement

Posted by David Chittock on May 13, 2015 11:50:00 AM

Companies are Failing to Engage Today's Workforce

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So What Does Employee Engagement Really Mean?

Posted by David Chittock on Apr 29, 2015 10:47:00 AM

Different Definitions?

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Topics: Employee Engagement, Employee Recognition