Nisha Raghavan is a Global HR professional with experience in handling Talent Management, Employee Engagement and Cultural diversity at work place. After having worked in Corporate India for a while she moved to United States and talks about her Global HR experiences at her blog Your HR Buddy!!
She is a proud Co-host of DriveThruHR and also a contributing author at Women of HR and Social Business News. When she is not working or blogging she loves creating her own artistic impressions with acrylic & oil paints. Connect with her on LinkedIn, Facebook & follow her on twitter @TheHrbuddy.
Ok. These days everyone, including myself, is behind attaining advanced technology and into Social Media to do our jobs much more effectively and in an impactful way.
But we often miss the fact that the success of our work and of an organization lies in the effective utilization of technology and people by maintaining the integrity of both. Be it in using cutting edge tools and technology or treating your employees like humans.
Ok, I am not beating around the bush here….here is the situation:
You set out goals for improving performance and productivity of your workforce and implemented your strategies but for some reason you are not able to attain that bigger picture that you had in your mind.
But what went wrong….let’s go through the list:
Hmm, You have all the resources that you need to create your perfect picture. You’ve sketched and designed it properly and you have all brushes and tools that you need –but when it comes to painting and creating your picture- something’s missing. You forgot to put love into the colors on your palette!
The love for your employees by recognizing their work and efforts so that a mix of colors can create new colors, forms great textures and impressions! Letting your employees know how much you value them and their efforts drives engagement and improves productivity.
It is March 1st, the day dedicated to recognizing your employees! Most often we fail to provide that fuel to boost our employees by letting them know that they are the backbone of the organization. And to keep that backbone strong, every organization needs to reinforce the recognition aspect in a way that is equally acceptable to both employees and the organization.
Here are few points to consider while setting your goals for recognizing your workforce: