Keyword: recognition programs

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Coronavirus casting light on different ESG issues

Employees cite meaningful work as more important to than compensation and perks, according to a new survey by the Workhuman Analytics and Research Institute. The survey, which polled more than 3,500 full-time employees in Canada, Ireland, the U.K. and U.S., asked employees to rank five factors from the most to least important to their careers. Meaningful work trumped […]

  • By: Staff
  • October 23, 2019 February 23, 2021
  • 08:45
Kind words most effective in showing employee appreciation: survey

Whether employees work on-site or remotely, they prefer their employers and colleagues show appreciation through kind words, according to a new survey by Appreciation at Work. The survey, which polled 130,000 U.S. workers, found almost half (48 per cent) of on-site employees and more than a third (38 per cent) of remote workers preferred words of […]

  • By: Staff
  • September 10, 2018 September 13, 2019
  • 09:00
Kinaxis uses HR barbecue to boost staff awareness of services

With summer underway, Software company Kinaxis Inc. used a barbecue event last week as a way to introduce its growing human resources team to employees and explain the services they offer. As the Ottawa-based company has grown, its human resources and facilities team has expanded as well, to 14 people today from four members about three years ago. […]

Ericsson adds peer-to-peer option to recognition program

Multinational telecommunications company Ericsson is adding a peer-to-peer functionality to its recognition program for employees across Canada and the United States. Previously, the program was only open to managers, who could submit employee recognition in the form of cash awards paid out through employee’s paycheques or points they could redeem through an online marketplace. In June 2017, the company offered […]

Recognition programs not engaging young workers: study

Employers with recognition programs may be missing the mark in engaging younger employees, according to a new study by the Conference Board of Canada. It found only 37 per cent of organizations are taking today’s multigenerational workforce into account when designing their rewards and recognition programs. The study suggests millennials may not appreciate long-service programs […]

  • By: Staff
  • June 26, 2017 September 13, 2019
  • 09:00
81% of employers offer company-wide recognition programs: survey

Company-wide recognition programs are widespread, offered by 81 per cent of employers, according to World at Work’s latest trends in employee recognition report. The report, which surveyed employers in Canada and the United States, found 65 per cent of organizations offer between three and six different recognition programs. The top five recognition programs have remained […]

  • By: Staff
  • June 7, 2017 September 13, 2019
  • 09:03
Apps, peer recognition among the trends in employee recognition programs

While the days of handing out gold watches and lapel pins to recognize an employee’s years of service are largely outdated, recognition programs in Canadian workplaces still revolve primarily around formal milestones, rather than informal, day-to-day appreciation from managers and colleagues. But as technology and data play a growing role in many human resources and […]