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Recognition & Rewards

Is your organization suffering ‘appreciation depletion’? Formalize a recognition program

09/26/2019
The vast majority of employers make efforts to recognize employee accomplishments and, increasingly, they’re doing so through formal companywide recognition programs.

Empower bosses to recognize employee contributions

09/23/2019
Every day at work ought to be Thanksgiving Day, according to Karl Ahlrichs, senior consultant for employee benefits at Gregory & Appel Insurance in Indianapolis. He offers these suggestions for inexpensively thanking employees for their efforts.

Snapshot: What do bonuses reward?

08/06/2019
Most employers offer some form of compensation above and beyond salary or normal hourly pay.

Give them money or awards?

04/18/2019
When evaluating possible award systems for your team, consider these factors.

Proposed DOL rule takes on regular rate of pay

04/09/2019
A Department of Labor rule proposed March 28 would clarify when bonuses and certain contingent payments have to be counted toward an employee’s regular rate of pay for the purpose of determining overtime pay.

Snapshot: Almost all employers use variable pay

03/12/2019
91% of employers use some form of variable pay to reward employees or encourage better performance.

Survey: Employers taking steps to modernize total rewards

11/20/2018
As the war for talent in today’s tightening labor market intensifies, a majority of U.S. employers are taking steps to modernize their total rewards programs, according to a new survey by the Willis Towers Watson consulting firm.

Snapshot: When was the last time you received recognition at work?

11/13/2018
Only 60% of employees surveyed said their work has been recognized in the last year.

Employers, staff out of sync on preferred perks

10/30/2018
Are you offering the perks your employees want? Probably not, according to a new survey by the Robert Half staffing firm.

Cash is still king for performance incentives

06/26/2018
Short-term, cash incentives continue to dominate the incentive-pay landscape among American employers, according to new research released last month by the WorldatWork total rewards association.