Sally Scannell, Author at HighGround

Employee Recognition Program: Can we build it ourselves?

Employee Recognition Program: The Build Vs. Buy Debate

Oftentimes, during discussions about recognition and rewards technology, someone asks, “Can’t we just build this ourselves?” While it may be tempting to forgo the immediate cost of purchasing a technology solution, in the long run, the price of constructing and maintaining an in-house system is vastly more expensive.

Employee Recognition Program: Can we build it ourselves?

Recognition & Rewards: The Build Vs. Buy Debate The Society of Human Resource Management estimated that organizations that spent at least 1% of payroll on their recognition system saw a positive impact on ROI, productivity, branding, employee relationships, engagement, etc. The question becomes: build or buy an employee recognition program?  Almost every organization has some …

[OLD] Recognition & Rewards: The Build Vs. Buy Debate

Almost every organization has some sort of employee recognition and rewards program in place –each with a different strategy. Whether managers dole out monetary rewards on a quarterly basis, the leadership team publicly recognizes exceptional employees during an annual outing or employees receive points toward redeeming a tenure-based award, there’s no shortage of approaches. However, …

Ignore Your Company Values and They Will Go Away

Ideally the values of any organization should influence everything that happens inside its doors — from employee interactions with one another, to customer partnerships, to how managers manage, to goals set by the C-Suite. When an organization declares its values through a mission statement, employees are clear on what’s important to the company. But simply …