Workforce Recognition Articles


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Employee engagement and workforce recognition are dynamic and evolving practices. Stay up to date on the newest trends, issues, best practices and opinions that are shaping its many facets. From informative, big-picture overviews to detailed insights about planning, launching and implementing an effective recognition program, you’ll find a variety of articles, feature stories, commentary and more right here.




How Can Small and Medium-sized Enterprises Become More Family-friendly?

There are plenty of ways for small and medium-sized enterprises to help employees juggle their work and family responsibilities. Flexible hours, access to childcare, and support in personal matters are key.






Generations Aren't Dividing the Workforce — Stereotypes Are

Rewarding and recognizing generations in the workplace – are there really generational differences among Traditionalists, Baby Boomers, Gen Xers and Millennials?





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Mentoring: A Performance Boost for Companies and Employees

Mentoring programs help employees develop their careers, and enhance their engagement and motivation at work. Corporate mentoring creates future leaders and give employees the confidence they need to succeed.




Cover-Workplace-Trends-Article-1.pngSodexo's 2017 Global Workplace Trends Report Offers Thought Leadership from Leading Voices

The Sodexo 2017 Global Workplace Trends Report offers thought leadership from global sources, subject matter experts, academic associations and more while focusing on trends that are changing the way we work.



Q&A With Inspirus' Vice President of Client Success and Engagement Solutions, Theresa Harkins

The benefits landscape is changing. It’s time to go beyond giving incentives for healthy behaviors to inspiring your employees to become active participants on their well-being journey. Inspirus’ Vice President of Client Success and Engagement Solutions, Theresa Harkins, answers how employers today are using benefits to drive employee engagement and encourage high performance.


How to Make Sense of Engagement Technology

Making sense of all the HR technologies that focus on engagement can be challenging. The good news is there’s a smart way to evaluate the options and make a choice that’s right for your organization.




The Real Story Behind Sodexo's Acquisition of Inspirus

Behind every press conference and public announcement is the real story. To get the real story, we sat down with Mia Mends (the incoming CEO of Inspirus from Sodexo Benefits and Rewards Services, USA) and Pete Chambers (the outgoing CEO of Inspirus). We asked them tough questions about the past, present and future. Find out what they had to say.




Five Ways to Know You're Ready for an Engagement Platform

Engagement affects far more aspects of your business than you might think. The right engagement platform can bring out the best of everyone in your organization. Is your organization ready for that?





Employee Engagement: Getting a Complete Picture of the Employee Experience

Engagement is about the entire employee experience. Business leaders and C-suite executives put employee engagement at the top of their to-do lists. But executing on that idea requires a holistic look at the employee experience and a solution that spans multiple touch points.






Brand X-Cellent: Engaging Employees with Total Recognition Branding

While companies have often measured their success according to numbers, more and more customers and employees are choosing to buy from and work for companies they feel attached to in meaningful ways. So how do you cultivate a personal bond with your brand’s number one ambassador — your employees? Recognition branding can help your organization build long-lasting relationships with these important influencers.




Six Reasons Why Your “Of the Month” Program May Be Struggling

Wondering why your recognition “of the month, quarter or year” is failing to make an impact? Here are some timely insights that can help you get back on track.


Managing Recognition Programs for a Multigenerational Workforce

Boomers, Millennials and everyone in between — today’s workforce reflects the broadest age range in history. So it’s no surprise that many companies have a learning curve when it comes to understanding the dynamics of a multigenerational workforce and how to manage it. Here are insights into how to make your recognition program resonate with employees of every age.


Six Ways to WOW Your Workforce!

We all have those special people we truly appreciate on the job. You may know them as your right arm, the go-to gal, or maybe even the resident superhero. Why not celebrate them and all they do with a little R-E-C-O-G-N-I-T-I-O-N? The following ideas would work well to express appreciation to any coworker.

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