Employee recognition is a powerful tool to engage workers. Yet all too often recognition initiatives fail. One of the key reasons this happens is because employers tend to look at the process of creating a recognition program as a logical transaction — a “campaign” intended to keep turnover numbers down rather than a true holistic effort…

Read More
Performance Management Best Practices

Recently we wrapped up an amazing new project, the Lighthouse Research & Advisory Performance Management, Engagement, and Business Results study. This provided some amazing insights and has given us a great picture of how employers can fight back in the ongoing battle to keep great talent while simultaneously keeping them highly engaged. Key Research Findings…

Read More

This week I had the distinct pleasure of seeing Dana Ullom-Vucelich, Chief HR and Ethics Officer with Ohio Living, speak about her company’s employee recognition program and how it has evolved over time. Additionally, she focused heavily on data that proves the ROI of the company’s investment in employee appreciation and recognition. (Full disclosure, the…

Read More