Recognise This! – Employees everywhere need and want recognition for work well done.

For a couple of years now, Globoforce (my company) has been running semi-annual Workforce Mood Tracker™ surveys, testing the opinions and moods of fully employed US workers. (I’ve featured the results of those studies in past posts here and here.)

Now we’ve issued our first UK Workforce Mood Tracker, proving the attitudes and opinions of the workforce are very similar across the pond.

Recognition Keeps People Working Harder and Loyal to You

People Like Recognition, but Aren’t Recognised Enough

Recognition Frequency Is Directly Correlated to Key HR Metrics

Frustration around Executive Bonuses Is High

To me, this was particularly interesting. With widespread redundancies and salary reductions:

And that’s despite all the efforts of the Employee Engagement Task Force. Clearly, much works remains to be done.

Funding Recognition – Use Bonus Budgets Better

The full press release is available here. What do you think? Would more recognition for your work motivate you more?

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