Now don’t be bashful. All of you who have ever kept a thank you card from someone please raise your hand.
You are not alone!
Many people continue to keep certain thank you cards they have received even after several years. And the interesting thing is that every now and again they will pull them out, take a peek and read them over and over again. (more…)
There are times when we probably do overkill on saying thank you a little too much.
Take, for example, Brian Crane’s daily Pickles comic strip which depicts a retired couple in their seventies. Earl and Opal Pickles, the main characters in the cartoon, reveal a social phenomena I’ve observed in the workplace as well as at home regarding receiving Thank You’s. (more…)
It looks like you’ve got a problem.
You want to recognize Kim in another location of the company but their work doesn’t require them to connect with computers on a regular basis, if at all.
Right now, you have all your recognition programs hosted under a vendor delivered system located on an online web portal.
And it’s true, not all of your employees are sitting in front of a computer all day long. Your diverse workforce has many unique responsibilities and could have hands on work with little technology interaction.
Consider hospitality and restaurant services and the construction and healthcare industries.
So how do you leverage everything you’ve designed within your online recognition programs to benefit your offline employees? (more…)