How Recognition and Rewards Transform the Remote Workplace

The quick pivot to remote working left many organizations unprepared. Faced with the task of managing a newly scattered workforce, companies may have backpedaled on valuable new talent management strategies in favor of simple triage. But for employees, the shift threw routines into chaos, blurred the lines between work and life, and brought not only frustration but a sense of detachment. What’s missing for many are recognition and rewards.

Providing frequent moments of recognition by leaders, managers, team leaders and peers is a powerful way to rebuild the workplace connections lost in the shuffle. The right rewards can bring cheer and solve the practical problems of life today as well. Join Meghan M. Biro for this fast-paced discussion on the best ways to craft a recognition and rewards program that unites and engages a remote workforce. Meghan will uncover the new dynamic of remote working, and make clear how a recognition and rewards program meets the primary need for more contact, more communication, more connection, and more alignment — all at once. 

You will learn:

  • How to craft a rewards and recognition program that responds to the needs of the remote workforce.
  • How to best leverage the “glued to our phones” nature of working remotely now.
  • Why remote employees need increased frequency when it comes to recognition.
  • The power of newsfeeds and social sharing in driving a cycle of recognition.
  • How to turn moments of rewards and recognition into a fluid cycle that involves everyone.
  • How to measure the effectiveness of remote rewards and recognition and leverage data to improve.
  • How to make sure your recognition program addresses the four key factors of effectiveness.

How Recognition Boosts Community: 4 Must-Know Tips

In a time of crisis, employees need to feel valued, appreciated, supported and most of all, part of a team, especially if they’re working remotely.  One of the most effective ways to do it is with recognition. Recognition crosses the remote divide and brings your employees together, replacing the current atmosphere of upheaval and uncertainty with an undeniable sense of safety, belonging, and connection. The human results are tangible. The business results are as well.

Join Meghan M. Biro for this timely and practical look into vital strategies for boosting community and safety with recognition — from timing to channels, metrics and messaging to newsfeeds and shares. She will map out how to turn recognition into an integral part of your workforce management strategy that drives alignment, meaning and emotional security. As we find new ways to build cohesive, dynamic work cultures no matter where we are, recognition is proving the X factor we all need.

You will learn:

  • How radical changes to the nature of working impact your employees.
  • The four factors of effective recognition today.
  • How to meet the increased need for community and safety in the workplace.
  • How to find the cadence of recognitions that boosts connection and eases concerns.
  • How combining mobile and desktop recognitions drives a sense of community.
  • How to deliver the recognition and rewards that matter to employees right now.

The webinar will last for 1 hour. If you can’t make the live webcast, go ahead and register anyway and we’ll send you a recording!


Recognition Culture: The MVP of Employee Experience

You know that feeling you get when you successfully complete a project at work and your boss stops to tell you how awesome you did? How about when you get an award at work, or even a bonus? All of these are examples of recognition at work.

And you’re not the only one who appreciates being, well, appreciated. According to our new eBook, Recognition Culture: The MVP of Employee Experience, a 2013 study found that recognition is the top driver of employee engagement. So if you want to keep employees encouraged and engaged at work, making recognition a major part of your company culture is essential, and this eBook can help you get started.

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Here are a few points you’ll learn more about when you download Recognition Culture: The MVP of Employee Experience:

  • Why building a culture of recognition in the workplace is so important.
  • Why recognition needs to be regular and timely, not just once in a while.
  • How many employees do not feel recognized enough and want more immediate feedback from managers.
  • What the most common forms of recognition in the workplace are.
  • How to encourage employees to share positive sentiments, rather than just sharing complaints on Glassdoor and Twitter.
  • What R.I.S.E means and how to incorporate it into your company culture.
  • What features a high-quality central recognition platform needs to include.
  • Examples of the ways in which two well-known companies figured out how to reinforce their values and increase employee engagement using a single cloud-based platform.

Interested in any of these pointers? If you think employee engagement in your business could use a boost, fill out the form on this page to download Recognition Culture: The MVP of Employee Experience today to start building your company’s culture of recognition.