When someone says thank you for something you’ve done, how does that make you feel? Saying thank you may seem like a very small thing to do, but we can all personally attest to the difference it makes. Genuine appreciation from leaders, family members or colleagues helps us enjoy contributing, and it helps us feel good about the people we are serving. That’s true even when the task is mundane, boring or repetitive. On the flip side, doing a mundane task and receiving no appreciation for it makes us feel resentful.Read More
It looks like COVID-19, aka the novel coronavirus, will be with us for the next few months. Many companies have rolled out mandatory work from home policies in response to the World Health Organization announcement of the pandemic. This has created a new way of working for many employees that are normally accustomed to corporate office life.Read More
In Part One of our series on developing a people-centric culture of recognition, we talked about what it takes to create a culture that values recognition, incorporates it from top to bottom and includes all employees.Read More
At the end of this week (Friday, March 6th), the workforce will celebrate one of our favorite official “unofficial” holidays, Employee Appreciation Day!
Our Engage2Excel team understands, through decades of research, that exceptional employees can be challenging to find – and keep – and that’s why we firmly stand by the power of showing appreciation through recognition moments. While we believe in these career experiences all year round, we do get excited when there’s a unique opportunity to provide workers with an indication of the value they bring to your organization.Read More