BlogTags - Employee Appreciation

14 February, 2024

How to love what you do: Reduce Dissatisfaction and start Thriving at Work

Have you ever felt like you’re stuck in a job you don’t like? Maybe you felt excited about your work in the initial years but now feel drained and uninspired? Our larger cultural narrative has highlighted the need to ‘find your passion’ or ‘life purpose’ to lead a fulfilling life. Yet, how many of us can truly say we’re living our life purpose within our jobs? Sometimes, creating spreadsheets or sending emails feels like we’re wasting our lives. Or maybe we’re overworked and underappreciated, at which point, we stop loving our work.  Consider this- 70% of millennials and Gen Zs…

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19 January, 2024

5 Factors Influencing Employee Engagement in 2024

Employee engagement has evolved from being a feel-good concept to a strategic imperative for success. However, most firms today are still struggling to regain the engagement levels of the pre-pandemic days, given how employees are now scattered between on-site and remote working. This Gallup article highlights how employee engagement experienced a record dip in 2021, after which it has remained comparatively low, with actively disengaged employees choosing to ‘job hop’ and ’quiet quitters’ giving their least possible effort at work. HR must reboot its’ engagement policies to engage its diverse and dispersed workforce. Let’s explore five key elements that will…

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11 January, 2024

HR Tech Trends in 2024: Redefining Employee Engagement

The last year has introduced some interesting changes in how work is done, right from the introduction of AI at work to welcoming millennials and even Gen Zs into positions of leadership. We dove into some research on what 2024 holds for HR and the verdict is clear- organizations are at the forefront of a revolution in human resources, propelled by technology. As businesses adapt to hybrid work models, the role of HR tech becomes pivotal in enhancing employee engagement and crafting a seamless employee experience. This blog covers 4 key trends that HR tech trends that HR can look…

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7 December, 2023

Special Days in 2024: A Calendar Every HR Needs to Create an Appreciation Culture

Introduction In the realm of human resources, the significance of acknowledging and celebrating special days throughout the year cannot be overstated. This blog delves into days that not only mark cultural, social, or personal events but also present invaluable opportunities for organizations to enhance employee engagement, fortify team cohesion, and foster a thriving workplace culture! While we continue with our blog series on creating a culture of appreciation in the organization, this calendar could not have been missed. Use this practical guide to plan events, contests, communication campaigns, and appreciation fests!   National Employee Appreciation Day: Friday, March 1st, 2023  Organize…

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30 November, 2023

Building a Culture of Appreciation through R&R Technology: A Definitive Guide

In today’s competitive business arena, the role of employee engagement and satisfaction is pivotal to achieving success. A key component of this is fostering a culture of appreciation within the workplace. In this digital age, the integration of Recognition and Rewards (R&R) technology platforms has emerged as a powerful tool to not only acknowledge employees but also to build and sustain a culture of appreciation. Let’s delve into the various ways R&R technology contributes to this transformative organizational culture. 1. Instant Recognition and Kudos: One of the cornerstones of R&R technology is the ability to provide instant recognition and kudos.…

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24 November, 2023

Creating a culture of appreciation in the workplace  

We’re living in very dynamic times wherein we’re still adjusting to changes caused by a global pandemic, economic slowdown, and 2 full-fledged wars in less than a year. This has impacted workplaces worldwide, and companies have found that their employees’ needs must be heeded to sustain successful businesses. This includes giving them space to express their concerns, and even offer support while avoiding negative sentiment to grow. Mature organizations have moved on from focusing on purely extrinsic motivation for improved work performance. It is now clear that having a positive, inclusive, and growth-oriented work culture is just as important to…

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8 November, 2023

The 5 Cs of Employee Engagement: A Comprehensive Guide

Employee engagement is a critical factor in the success of any organization. Engaged employees are more productive, innovative, and loyal, which ultimately contributes to a company’s bottom line. To foster employee engagement, many experts suggest following the 5 Cs strategy: Care, Connect, Coach, Contribute, and Congratulate. In this article, we’ll explore each of these Cs and support them with data and insights from secondary research. Care Caring for your employees is the first and fundamental step in engaging them. According to Gallup, a staggering 48% of employees are actively disengaged when they don’t feel cared for by their employers. This…

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26 September, 2023

Empathetic HR Tech: The Benefits of a Modern Rewards and Recognition Platform

In recent years, the HR function has transformed due to the rise of technology, which has helped streamline and automate many mundane or time-consuming HR tasks like record-keeping, benefits administration, employee correspondence, and so on. However, there has been an evolving fear of technology preventing a human touch in HR. This blog aims to put forth the perspective that technology if used well, can augment the human touch in HR and help build an inclusive and empathetic work culture. It will also highlight the key benefits of using intuitive, people-centric recognition and reward software. The Role of HR Tech in…

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