No matter where you look, you'll find a conversation about employee recognition.
Pepsico CEO, Indra Nooyi made headlines when she revealed that she writes 400 letters per year to the parents of her senior execs. And in his trending LinkedIn article, Global CTO at DailyMail Online and Metro.Co.Uk, Oleg Vishnepolsky makes a strong but surprisingly simple case for employee recognition.
His story is barely 300 words in length, yet it illustrates with perfect clarity just how easy it is to get employee recognition right.
So why do so many of us still miss the boat?
Employee Recognition: Here's how some of our favorite HR experts define it
Don't get us wrong, we love tech, but HR is overflowing with it.
With tools for everything from sending automated birthday GIFs to doling out points on a Slack scoreboard every time someone restocks the toilet paper—let's just say, it's easy to lose sight of why these tools exist in the first place.
So what is employee recognition, really? Here's how some of our favorite HR thought leaders define it.