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TharpeRobbins Changes Name to Engage2Excel

Posted by Phil Stewart on Sun, October 18, 2015

I am pleased to announce that TharpeRobbins is now Engage2Excel. More than just a name change, this is an exciting step forward in a century-long tradition of innovation in helping companies engage and recognize exceptional employees.

Engage2Excel will continue to provide all of the services clients have come to rely on with the same attention to detail and delivery excellence. In addition, companies can now take their employee engagement and recognition programs to the next level with our ROI-based employee recognition platform.

When I assumed the role of CEO at TharpeRobbins in March, it was with great respect for the long history of innovation and customer service that made us an industry leader. At the same time, I also assumed my role with the intention of filling a gap in the HR field that I believe has existed for many years.

As CHRO and then president of IBM’s Kenexa division, I learned about the power of analytics in making HR decisions based on measurable business outcomes. Many HR departments today lack data-driven insights that can transform the rest of the enterprise.  Engage2Excel exists to help HR measure, manage, and improve employee engagement and recognition programs to drive bottom-line results.

The Engage2Excel platform helps companies achieve the following strategic business objectives:

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8 Tips for Recognizing and Rewarding Innovation

Posted by Melissa Meunier on Fri, June 12, 2015

Recognition can do more than just drive performance and engagement. It can encourage deep collaboration and drive innovation. With just 10 percent of organizations believing they are doing an adequate job of encouraging innovation, there is plenty of room for improvement.

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5 Steps To A Successful Employee Recognition Program

Posted by Melissa Meunier on Fri, June 5, 2015

Designing a program that engages your employees while motivating them to achieve organizational goals and initiatives should not be difficult.

Through experience, we’ve determined the best recognition strategy includes a program design process that is broken out into five phases. These steps provide organizations the opportunity to ensure all necessary program attributes are considered, and the best recognition solution is delivered:

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Do Your Managers Know How to Give Good Recognition?

Posted by Melissa Meunier on Fri, May 15, 2015

Why do many companies spend months developing and rolling out a recognition program, only to find that they have very poor participation rates?  Many point to what the program didn’t include. However, one of the most common shortcomings is that their recognition strategy didn’t include proper communication and training of the program prior to the launch.

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