Should you Reward Underperformers for One-Off Achievements?

Should you Reward Underperformers for One-Off Achievements?

Hence it is our recommendation that awards especially those in the category of spot awards should be given based on the immediate achievements and not the past track record of the employees.
Awards should be treated as awards – it absolutely okay to reward underperformers for their achievements if they meet the criteria!

Why do Employee Rewards and Recognition Programs fail?

Why do Employee Rewards and Recognition Programs fail?

These are just a few of the top reasons why employee rewards and recognition programs fail.
Leaders and HR must avoid these pitfalls to keep the programs alive and kicking, to keep employees motivate and productive at the workplace.

What’s the Best Form of Employee Rewards?

What’s the Best Form of Employee Rewards?

Organizations have tried everything for employee rewards over the years – from trophies, company branded merchandize, durables, electronics, holiday packages, gift vouchers, and even cash.
What is the best form of employee rewards?

Rewards and Recognition – Winner takes all! Is it fair?

Rewards and Recognition – Winner takes all! Is it fair?

Whether the winner takes all phenomenon is fair or not is the question to be asked.
It seems only logical that the highest performing employees would end up getting the maximum recognition and rewards.

Why ‘Cash is not the King’ when it comes to Employee Rewards

Why ‘Cash is not the King’ when it comes to Employee Rewards

Traditionally, regarded as a ‘no-brainer’ form of reward, cash rewards are falling out of favor of employees, reducing their impact on employee motivation. It is time for organizations to move away from the tradition of cash rewards and consider other options.

How Important is Recognition for Employee Engagement?

How Important is Recognition for Employee Engagement?

All said and done, recognition plays an integral part in employee engagement no matter how it is executed.
At the end of the day, employees feeling happy is what matters most whether is a pat on the back, a trophy, a shopping voucher or a trip to the Bahamas!

Employee Rewards and Recognition for Culture Change

Employee Rewards and Recognition for Culture Change

Employee rewards and recognition can play a pivotal role in initiating a change in the organization’s culture.
Organizations should include behavior or value-based recognition in their employee programs in addition to the general outcome based recognition.

Automated Performance Assessment – Rise of the Machines

Automated Performance Assessment – Rise of the Machines

In the near future, organizations would take a big data approach to performance appraisals.
It would increase efficiency, reduce bias and the cycle time

Complete Guide to ‘Employee of the Month’ Recognition Program

Complete Guide to ‘Employee of the Month’ Award

The employee of the month is a recognition given to an outstanding performer.
Though the concept sounds interesting, it is not as straightforward as it looks.

Employee Rewards and Recognition for Sales Team

Employee Rewards and Recognition for Sales Organization

A well-defined and properly thought-through rewards and recognition program can ensure a higher level of satisfaction and motivation of their sales representatives and deliver business impact well beyond just sales incentives!