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Can Lead to
Contributed by Workplace 101,
ratitude can be defined as
the quality or feeling of
being grateful or thankful.
What seems pretty simple can be a
powerful tool in your personal and
professional life. Gratitude allows us
to deal with failures and losses, as
well as to stay focused on our goals
and the positive aspects of our lives.
With the holiday season upon
us, it seems timely to take a look at
how recognition and gratitude can
dramatically impact the workplace.
Taking the time to appreciate
employees can increase employee
engagement and boost motivation,
which reduces turnover and increases
the span of the employee lifecycle.
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According to Officevibe.com, "The
number one reason Americans leave a
company is a lack of appreciation."
If companies want their employees
to have a long tenure, leadership
needs to show a little appreciation.
According to a Forbes article by Josh
Bersin, "87 percent of the recognition
programs focus on tenure." Basically,
for staying at the organization.
In 2012, the employee appreciation
industry was ranked a $46 billion
industry. Significantly growing
by making its money after the
employees have already been there
a while. According to the article,
"What our research found was that
tenure-based rewards systems have
virtually no impact on organizational
performance. Did you stay an extra
year at your last job so you could get
a 10-year pin? I doubt it."
The research mentioned in the
Forbes report said that "modern,
re-engineered recognition programs
can have a huge impact on business
performance. Companies that scored
in the top 20 percent for building
a 'recognition-rich culture' actually
had 31 percent lower voluntary
turnover rates." The following
are tips from Bersin to effectively
appreciate employees and increase
engagement regardless of the form
or platform of recognition program
available to you.
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Pest Perspectives - January/February 2016
presidential perspective Thank You for the Experience
Dealing with Lawn and Landscape Plant Diseases
The Final GHS Deadline Hits in 2016: Are You Ready?
Termite Pretreatment for New Home Construction Rising
sunshine spotlight Heron Home & Outdoor Rebrands Itself
Four Easy Ways to Generate More Calls — Today
operational excellence Encourage Branch Managers to Think Like Business Owners
An Attitude of Gratitude Can Lead to Workplace Longevity
marketing matters Create a Marketing Plan to Generate a Steady Stream of Business
Pest Perspectives - January/February 2016