The leaders in your company must understand the value an employee recognition scheme brings and how it impacts on overall business success. Any business that values its employees and wants them to stay needs to understand that regularly showing appreciation is a key driver of engagement and retention. Having constant flow of employee recognition is […]
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About Adam Whatling
Adam Whatling is Head of Engagement Services & Product Development at Love2shop Business Services.
Adam is instrumental in modernising the service offering of Love2shop Business, spearheading a shift to digital-first platforms that make rewarding, incentivising and retaining employees simple, affordable and effective for our clients.
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An employee engagement definition can get complicated. As complicated as someone wants it to be, really. It’s the kind of concept that becomes nebulous and hard to pin down once someone dresses it up too much. Or tries to twist it to fit their own agenda. We’ve got a simple, workable employee engagement definition. And […]
Employee recognition software merits the same careful consideration you would give to finance or sales management software. Your employees’ engagement is important enough to justify priority on that level. You might feel a little bit overwhelmed by the providers, features and modules competing for your affection. That’s no cause for panic. Refer to our checklist when […]
An employee recognition letter is a powerful tool for expressing your gratitude for staff. Taking the time and effort to put one together goes a lot further than just a hasty “thank you”. That’s not to say you should be gripped with performance anxiety. You’re not presenting an episode of This Is Your Life, you’re just telling […]
Peer-to-peer recognition programs help build a sense of belonging and a positive place in a business. In turn, that leads to more motivated staff and better productivity. A recent study from Harvard Business School (HSB) put this assertion to the test with a group of fruit pickers. Their results back up what we tell all our clients. […]
Thank a colleague for what they do. It improves the physical and mental condition of both that colleague and you yourself. That’s the evidence from a recent study by Portland State University and Clemson State University. The study explained The university staff ran a study of 146 nurses practicing in Oregon, USA. Nurses in the USA […]
Five years ago, very few HR pros were talking about social recognition. Now, it’s at the forefront of our business. And it takes up much more space in the HR world. Having a coherent understanding of social recognition, and employee recognition, isn’t negotiable any more. Your leaders need it. This blog outlines the basics of […]
Having no budget to implement your employee recognition ideas shouldn’t hold you back. All you need is a bit of thought, creativity and the will to execute your plans. Cash-value rewards are exciting, and they do positively affect motivation and performance. But they should be treated as an amplification tool to recognition. Praise should be […]
Employee of the month schemes are one of the oldest forms of recognition in the workplace. But many organisations that use them are living in the past with their ancient approach. Recognition schemes are more common now, but many businesses still rely on cash alone. Not only does that not prioritise employee recognition, it’s too expensive. More […]