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.
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!
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.