RecogNation, an employee recognition blog


RecogNation, an employee recognition blog
It’s Time to recognize: Discover daily insights, ideas, and inspiration on all things employee recognition, corporate culture, and wellness.

Why Grassroots Gratitude is the Employee Recognition of the Future

As an HR professional, how many times have you been asked about your company’s culture by an interviewee? Do you then glow with pride over its ever-present attitude of gratitude? Or do you glow with something a little more like flushed embarrassment? It hurts when you feel like you’re the salesperson of a not-so-terrific product. Don’t give up, Billy Mays, grassroots gratitude is going to make your company worth way more than 3 payments of $19.95! Here’s how:


5 Tips to Rock Your Recognition Resolutions

In the beginning of 2015, we made six “Human Resource Resolutions” to increase employee engagement, build stronger teams, celebrate everyone, work on event participation and planning, recruit top talent, and reduce employee turnover. If you missed it, we took a deep-dive into what matters in key areas to jumpstart your new year in the workplace from an HR standpoint. Time flies! Now that we’re already a week in to 2016, it’s likely that you’ve made some resolutions for this year, too! And, if you haven’t, we’d encourage the resolutions above, or a simpler, broader, resolution: a Recognition Resolution!


How Peer-to-Peer Recognition Programs Impact Your Bottom Line

This past year at the 2015 SHRM Annual Conference and Exposition and WorldatWork Conference, we talked with more than 2,000 HR Managers about employee recognition, engagement, retention, and culture.

Research and experience tells us that the way your employees interact with one another has an enormous impact on company culture and retention. And, based on what we heard from the attendees, 59% of HR Managers reported positive employee-to-employee relationships. Of those (and we we’re particularly surprised) 40% have a peer-to-peer recognition program in place!


Matchbook Notes: A Quick and Easy Tool for Spreading Happiness and Recognition

At just two square inches, Our handy Matchbook Notes fit comfortably in your pocket, purse, or desk drawer. Each booklet comes with 25 notes that have a pre-printed recognition sentiment on them! Below are 10 great ways to use these handy notes!

Recognition You Can Give Right Now with Whatever’s in Your Desk!

You’ve probably been there: caught in a moment when you really need a tangible way to say thank you or great job and you have nothing. A high five or fist bump alone just aren’t going to cut it. What do you do? I say it’s time to get all MacGyver on this situation. Let’s open that desk drawer and see what you’ve got:




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