Rewards

Rewarding People For Results Is a Mistake

Beware of people who say things like, “I’m the sort of person who likes to get things done.” They almost always make this remark when trying to impress an interviewer, colleague, or manager. The implication is that while all the losers around them…

Growth Comes Best In A More Human Workplace

Recognize This! – Growth within a human workplace combines traditional learning opportunities with the recognition of a challenge- and fun-oriented mindset. In today’s post, I wanted to revisit a set of findings from the 2016 WorkHuman Research Institute ROI of…

How to Avoid the Perils of Rewards Programs

A recent academic study is catching a few headlines, suggesting that award programs can have negative motivational spillover effects and actually lead to decreased productivity. The study focused on an award program for attendance, implemented by a plant manager in…

Winning the Talent War with Total Rewards

Total Rewards is among the most critical functions for a successful business. In today’s marketplace, where a highly educated and talented workforce is in high demand and has significant bargaining power, employers must offer a unique and compelling employment value…