Written by Erica Bell
Marketers are focused on “Big Data” and using the information available to develop better strategies for engagement and targeting. Big Data can benefit more than one department within your business and its impact on HR shouldn’t be ignored. Research from a wide variety of angles can help managers make better decisions that drive their business to be more successful. A recent survey from SHRM and Globoforce took a look at employee recognition and its impact on performance. This post covers some of the insights from the study and provides steps your business can take to boost employee performance.
Meeting the Challenges Head On
HR has their fair set of obstacles to overcome. Marketing may need better ways to measure their efforts and sales teams may need a new lead scoring system, but HR’s challenges are something different. From managing employee performance and the company culture to recruiting, some of the top challenges for HR are focused on workplace performance. An employee recognition program addresses these challenges head on. According to the SHRM survey:
What Your Business Can Do
When asked whether negative or positive feedback has a greater impact on improving employee performance, 94% of the survey’s respondents say positive feedback. As your business looks for ways to enable employees to be more successful, consider the steps you can take to address the obstacles your business is facing through positive feedback as part of an employee recognition program
With an effective employee recognition program, you’ll have happier employees, a better company culture and the opportunity to reduce turnover. Take a look at what some of the biggest HR challenges are and how an employee recognition program can address and mitigate some of these.
About the Author
Erica Bell is the Social Media Specialist at Business.com and writes on a number of topics including social recruiting, talent management, and marketing trends. You can connect with Business.com on Facebook!