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22 February, 2024

What Gen Z employees expect from the workplace: An HR Cheat Sheet 

The COVID-19 pandemic brought major waves of psychological differences for all those who transitioned from students to employees. From getting through university online to becoming full-time employees and immediately going to an office, some Gen Z employees may have had to re-learn a life of routine and adulthood. With this in mind, understanding the expectations of different generations is crucial for fostering a harmonious and productive environment. Gen Z, born between the mid-1990s and early 2010s, is emerging as a significant workforce demographic, bringing with them- unique values and expectations. As HR professionals strive to adapt to this shift, it’s…

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23 January, 2024

Employee Advocacy in 2024: How do we make it work

The first step to facilitating honest employee advocacy is creating a work environment that employees love. It is often assumed that employee advocacy is the job of marketing professionals specifically, but the truth is- how can you not be an advocate for something you do every day? (Well, except on weekends.) In simpler terms, Employee advocacy simply means the promotion and awareness of a company and/or its products and services by the employees who work there.  Employee advocacy is as crucial as it is ignored. Business owners and C-suite executives can’t comprehend why somebody wouldn’t be driven to advocate for…

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15 September, 2023

Positioning Empathy as a Core Value Using CSR

In the fast-paced world of business, where competition often takes center stage, it’s easy to overlook the value of empathy as a core organizational principle. However, as Tim Cook emphasized in his 2017 MIT commencement address, empathy should not be relegated to the sidelines of our careers. Research consistently shows that empathetic workplaces reap numerous benefits, including stronger collaboration, reduced stress, higher morale, and increased resilience during challenging times. But the question remains: how can organizations truly integrate empathy into their culture, ensuring it’s not just a lofty ideal but a daily practice? The answer lies in understanding the dynamics…

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11 August, 2023

Rewarding Innovation at Work: Creating the Ideal R&R Framework

“Here’s to the crazy ones — the misfits, the rebels, the troublemakers, the round pegs in the square holes. The ones who see things differently…the ones that change things.” Steve Jobs Innovation is the name of the game when it comes to remaining relevant in today’s hyper-competitive business environment. Out-of-the-box thinking is increasingly credited for the success of many giants, notably those in tech like Google, Meta, and Apple. However, most companies are unable to tap into the creative genius of their employees either due to no incentives or R&R policies that look better on paper than in practice. In…

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28 July, 2023

Enhancing Employee Experience: Strategies for a Thriving Workplace 

Employee experience refers to the sum of all interactions an employee has with their organization, from recruitment and onboarding to daily work life and beyond. By fostering a positive and enriching employee experience, companies can create a motivated and engaged workforce, leading to increased productivity and reduced turnover. This blog explores the significance of employee experience, its implications, and how a reward and recognition platform can be a powerful tool for creating a fulfilling work environment.  Why is Employee Experience Essential?  A satisfying employee experience is vital for several reasons.  Understanding Employee Experience:  Understanding the Employee Experience: The employee experience…

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22 June, 2023

Employee Wellbeing & Recognition through a psychological lens  

Recognition serves as a powerful psychological motivator for employees. When employees receive acknowledgement for their efforts and accomplishments, it boosts their self-esteem, enhances their sense of competence, and increases their overall job satisfaction. By recognizing employees, organizations can create a positive feedback loop that contributes to a healthy work environment and improved performance.   Employee well-being encompasses various psychological factors such as work-life balance, job satisfaction, stress management, and emotional resilience. When employees experience high levels of well-being, they are more likely to be engaged, motivated, and productive. Conversely, poor well-being can lead to burnout, decreased job satisfaction, and reduced…

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9 June, 2023

Employee Experience vs Employee Engagement 

In today’s competitive corporate world, companies are increasingly focused on creating a positive and fulfilling work environment. Two key concepts that often come up in discussions about employee satisfaction and productivity are employee experience and employee engagement. While these terms are related, they are not interchangeable. In this blog, we’ll explore what employee experience and employee engagement mean, how they are alike, and how they differ, and provide some tips on how to encourage employee engagement and measure employee experience.  What is Employee Experience?   Employee experience refers to the overall journey an employee goes through during their time with…

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24 May, 2023

Making Platform Adoption an Engaging Process: 5 Tips for Employee Engagement 

“In life, change is inevitable. In business, change is vital.” – Warren G. Bennis.   Human resources and the reward and recognition function are two activities that are growing in popularity as businesses transition to a digitized environment to simplify operations and improve the employee experience. While the functionality and usability of these platforms are a priority within organizations, what determines their eventual success is their adoption of it. Making employees adjust to change is never an easy task, but as the quote states, change is essential in business. In this blog, we will look at various approaches for making the adoption…

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