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Four Keys To A Good Recognition Program
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Employee engagement can be critical to your business’ productivity levels. Without an engaged workforce, you can’t plan and execute business development accordingly. Similar to dominoes, where one chip may fall down, it’s bound to hit another and create a ricochet effect.
One-way to ensure that does not happen and that your employees are engaged as well as motivated is to implement an effective recognition program.
According to a study the Society for Human Resource Management conducted, 82 percent of the respondents said their recognition program had a positive impact on employee engagement. Moreover, 51 percent of the respondents said employee engagement had increased after an employee recognition program was implemented.
Based on these findings, it is notable to conclude that having an employee recognition program within the workplace can be one key to maintaining a productive workforce.
Here are a four helpful ways to do just that:
- Discovery Time
Develop a program based on the needs and wants of your employees. Opening up an anonymous survey to discover what these needs are can help you gain insight into how to develop a program to meet these needs.
- Tie recognition to business strategy
Depending on your company’s goals and objectives, tying your recognition program into the business’ strategy can help you ensure your staff is motivated and committed to achieving them.
- Equality for all
A comprehensive workforce management system can help you track and reward employees through a point system so you are able to implement and monitor the recognition program’s progress consistently and effectively.
- Measure Results
The best recognition programs have a direct impact on sales, productivity, and employee satisfaction. Measure the engagement and the results from the program.