New Research Shows Link Between Recognition and Retention

The vast majority of companies with formal retention plans were likely to keep turnover among mid-level managers to five percent or less, according to a report from the Aberdeen Group. The findings were derived from an online survey of 170 human resources professionals conducted by the Human Capital Institute. The results point to a widespread […]

A Rewarding Experience

Organizations can maximize the impact of their recognition programs by offering experiential rewards. By Christa Elliott The research is clear—employees want to be recognized at work, and according to a 2016 Gallup poll, only 51 percent of workers are satisfied with the recognition they receive at work. But when approaches such as social recognition or […]

Engagement Equation

Four key differentiators map a blueprint that helps encourage employee productivity and loyalty. By Dr. Bob Nelson According to the Harvard Business Review, organizations spend over $720 million each year on employee engagement—which is projected to rise to over $1.5 billion per year—yet, employee engagement is at a record low. Just 30 percent of employees […]

Real-time Recognition

Today’s technology allows organisations to provide instant feedback and help improve company culture and employee retention. By Jo Faragher Building engagement is a top-ten priority for HR, with almost 80 per cent of executives rating employee experience as very important, according to Deloitte’s Human Capital Trends research for 2017. If organisations want to improve productivity […]

Editor’s Note: Predictions On Point

It’s hard to believe another year is coming to a close. For our December issue, it has become tradition to look back on our predictions piece from 12 months ago and see how our experts fared. Prediction: “The biggest issue for HR leaders is to get laser-focused on ‘the employee experience.’” —Josh Bersin, principal and […]

Big Rewards

Organisations are leveraging recognition programmes to drive productivity and results By Russ Banham As the impact of recognition programmes has grown in recent years, so has the framework behind rewarding employees for exemplary work around the globe. They go well beyond acknowledging an employee for length of service. Best-in-class programmes incent specific employee behaviors and […]

Editor’s Letter: Recognising Greatness

By Belinda Sharr Everyone likes to be acknowledged for their accomplishments. Studies have showed that recognition improves employees’ morale, retention, Hand engagement. No matter where workers are in the world, hearing a “good job” from their boss is motivating and encouraging. In our article on recognition trends, Russ Banham discusses what is going on in […]

The Power of Data

Learn how three organizations gain insight—and a competitive advantage—by executing analytics. By Dustin Burgess Today’s reality of big data is pretty straightforward: Although organizations have access to more data than ever before, their ability to extract meaningful business insights is not keeping pace with its availability. According to a 2015 survey of more than 2,000 […]

Press Releases

HRO Today Releases Worker Confidence Index Study for Second Quarter 2017 Worker Confidence Index Drops to Last Year’s Levels Philadelphia, PA – September 12, 2017 – HRO Today announced that it has released its Worker Confidence Index Study for the second quarter of 2017. In this study, the Worker Confidence Index (WCI) reports of a […]

High-Profile Departures Shine a Light on an Age-Old Problem

Coping with attrition in the world’s fastest-growing economy By Michael Switow With the eurozone sputtering and China’s era of double digit growth a distant memory, the main bright spot in the global economy has been the United States, which experienced 3.7 per cent growth in the second quarter. But that’s not considered sufficient by most […]