Category Archives: Rewards

Top HR Blogger List

I received a number of emails and DMs after the rollout of Fistful of Talent’s HR Blog Power Rankings v.8 with sympathetic cries of “injustice” that I didn’t make this year’s list. I see this as a great opportunity to set the record straight on a couple of things. While I appreciate your patronage, your…

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Sing your Praises in Public

I like to extol the virtues  of a genuine ‘thank you’ or an enthusiastic ‘congratulations’ or a thoughtfully placed ‘great job.’ I maintain that simply taking the time to utter these very words might have a more profound impact on your people than any silly, complicated, and short-lived employee reward and recognition scheme you put together….

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‘Tis the Season for a Giving Benefit

I’ve always been drawn to corporate diehards who wake up one day and say “screw this.” I’m even more drawn to them when they parlay that ballsy move into purpose. Today’s Guest Post comes from a guy who did just that: Ryan Selkis has leading-edge ideas about turning workplace giving into an employee benefit.  He’s the director of [email protected],…

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A Non-commissioned Drive

As an HR Professional you play an integral role in helping your organization motivate its employees. If you believe this, then you really should read Daniel Pink’s bestselling “Drive”. In 220 pages, it will take everything the archaic world of business has taught you about “what motivates us,” turn it on its head, and slap…

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