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Posted by Melissa Meunier on Wed, June 12, 2019

Every week, more than 150 million Americans go to work with the expectation that they will make decisions that are in the best interest of the company they work for and its customers. Employee recognition plays a vital role in influencing the attitudes and actions of employees, motivating and celebrating behaviors that bring company values, aspirations and policies to life.

In our latest best practices report, Great Recognition Moments, we showcase insights, strategies and examples from eight Engage2Excel clients that do an exceptional job at integrating recognition into operations and the daily experiences of employees. The programs represented include different types and styles of recognition for performance, safety, demonstration of core values and employee loyalty.

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Posted by Melissa Meunier on Wed, May 22, 2019

Surveys provide an important opportunity to benchmark internal policies and practices against the perceptions and expectations of a large, statistically representative group. In Part 1 of the 2019 Job Seeker Survey Report, we explored the role of recognition in the recruiting process. In Part 2, we examined candidate perceptions of the recruiting process. In our final edition, Part 3, we report on candidate perceptions of preboarding and onboarding processes.

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Posted by Nikki Morrison on Thu, March 14, 2019

We’ve all heard the phrase “married to our job.” For many people, the hard truth is that one-third (or more) of our time as adults is spent at work, and at times you may even spend more time with your work family than your nuclear family. There are quite a few similarities between the two types of relationship as well. Employees want a job that provides a sense of meaning and offers them the opportunity to feel accomplished, fulfilled and satisfied. These same desires are commonly expressed in romantic relationships. Likewise, in each of these relationships, we want to wake up each day with some level of excitement and anticipation about the hours ahead.


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Posted by Nikki Morrison on Fri, March 8, 2019

In our first blog to this series, we provided a synopsis of Dr. Jack Wiley’s paper Suggested Actions for Human Resources to Create a Better Employee Experience, which offers strategies based off his research-based RESPECT framework. If you haven’t had a chance to read part one, you can do so here.

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