Tag: rewards


Unexpected Forms of Employee Recognition

Employees often feel as though their efforts go unrecognized or unappreciated at work. This can lead to resentment and can even prompt employees to begin job hunting.


How Employee Incentive Programs Can Benefit from Behavioral Economics

When James Brewer stepped into his role as U.S. Director of Reward and Recognition at pharmaceutical company Eli Lilly in 2011, it was going through a transformation. He was tasked with coming up with a new incentive plan for employees—particularly its sales reps—that aligned with the company’s new corporate strategy, Brewer explained to an audience at […]


5 Tips to Master Employee Engagement in 2017

Every day, Human Resources departments worldwide are placing increased emphasis on employee engagement. To understand why, we need to consider the true meaning of “engagement.”


How to Build a Workplace Culture Based on Loyalty

by Sandy Perlman, marketing director at LifeWorks Despite the recent trends of HR professionals focusing on retention and employee engagement, a major issue still haunts workplace cultures everywhere—employee loyalty.


10 More HR Practices That Reduce the Effectiveness of Employee Referral Programs

By Dr. John Sullivan The very best employee referral programs (ERPs) produce simply amazing results. But unfortunately many corporate programs were designed years before we had so much data covering what makes the programs effective. In the last article, we looked at 10 HR practices that were hurting your ERPs. Here, we’ll look at 10 […]


Survey: Health, Wellness Programs Offer Satisfaction, But More Personalization Is Needed

Personalization, providing rewards, and understanding what employees want are key to maximizing value in employer-sponsored health and wellness programs according to results from a new national survey released by Welltok, Inc., developer of the CaféWell Health Optimization Platform ™ and the National Business Group on Health (NBGH), a nonprofit organization that leads initiatives to address […]


Equal Job Satisfaction May Be More Important Than Equal Pay

According to statistics released in 2014 by the United States Census Bureau, women are paid, on average, 79 cents for every dollar their male counterparts earn. A just released study of over 100,000 job offers by Hired.com found that 69% of the time men receive higher salary offers than women for the same job title […]