HiFives Industry Best Practices of Employee Rewards and Recognition covering different aspects of rewards and recognition policy, program design, program implementation, R&R technology, etc.

How to Build an Effective Business Case for Employee Recognition

How to Build an Effective Business Case for Employee Recognition

Building effective business case for employee recognition is a critical step for HR teams to secure the approval from their management to implement employee recognition programs.

Common Misconceptions about Employee Recognition Platforms

Common Misconceptions about Employee Recognition Platforms

It is quite apparent that the common objections against using employee recognition platforms are not grounded in reality.

HRMS Recognition Module versus Recognition Platform

Big Debate: HRMS Recognition Module versus Recognition Platform

Organizations should look beyond the debate of HRMS Recognition Module versus Recognition Platform and focus on selecting a platform based on their specific needs.

Top 10 Reasons for Customizing an Employee Recognition Program

Top 10 Reasons for Customizing an Employee Recognition Program

There are a number of key reasons for customizing an employee recognition program to meet the needs of the organization and its workforce.

Back to the Basics: How Recognition Motivates Employees?

Understanding how recognition motivates employees can help organizations develop effective employee rewards and recognition programs

A Guide to Organizing a Virtual Employee Awards Ceremony

A Guide to Organizing a Virtual Employee Awards Ceremony

Given the current situation, it is important for organizations to get a grasp of how to organize a virtual employee awards ceremony effectively.
It can help organizations boost the morale and motivation of their workforce without compromising their health and safety.

What are the Key Reasons to Digitize an Employee Recognition Program?

Key Reasons to Digitize an Employee Recognition Program

There are many compelling reasons why an organization should digitize its employee recognition program and make it more effective

Fun Awards for Employee Engagement

Informal or Fun Awards for Employee Engagement

Informal or fun awards can be an excellent and inexpensive way to drive greater employee engagement and create a positive, informal, and friendly atmosphere at work.

Celebrating Employee Appreciation Day

Creative Ideas to Celebrate Employee Appreciation Day

Celebrating Employee Appreciation Day provides a great opportunity for managers, business leaders, and HR in organizations to reinforce the importance of appreciating their employees.

Key Employee Rewards and Recognition Trends in 2021 and Beyond

Key Employee Rewards and Recognition Trends in 2021 and Beyond

Understanding the key employee rewards and recognition trends in 2021 and beyond can help organizations put in place the right policies, processes, and systems to develop a highly motivated and committed workforce going forward.

Importance of Employee Recognition

Back to the Basics: The Importance of Employee Recognition

Organizations need to clearly understand the importance of employee recognition for their business success.
They need to develop effective programs that are aligned with their business objectives and the needs of their workforce.

150 Innovative Names for Employee Recognition Programs

150 Innovative Names for Employee Recognition Programs

Organizations need to invest time and effort to come up with innovative names for employee recognition programs as one of the first steps towards developing an effective employee recognition program.
A unique, innovative, and relevant program name is likely to generate more interest and engagement in the program from the employees.

How to Recognize Customer Support Representatives?

A Complete Guide to Recognizing Customer Service Representatives

Recognizing customer service representatives should be high on every organization’s agenda.
They form a critical part of the workforce that can make or break the customer experience, which in turn can play a key role in the growth and success of the business.

Should you Reward Underperformers for One-Off Achievements?

Should You Reward Underperformers for One-Off Achievements?

This is one dilemma that many Line Managers and HR Partners face - whether to reward underperformers for significant achievements, as part of the employee rewards and recognition program.

Key Trends in HR for 2021 and Beyond

Key Trends in HR for 2021 and Beyond

The key trends in HR in 2021 will be driven largely by the happenings in 2020.
These have accelerated the long-term changes in HR that were already underway for the last several years.
Organizations that are able to understand and leverage these changes quickly can gain a significant competitive advantage over their industry peers and demonstrate higher business growth.

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.

Employee Recognition Impact Business

How Does Employee Recognition Impact Business?

Organizations can develop employee recognition programs that are aligned to their business objectives, organizational culture and workforce profile; and drive the desired results.

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.

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