Which of these are the most
important HR challenges to your
(select your top three choices)
MOST IMPORTANT HR CHALLENGES
PERCENT OF RESPONDENTS WHO CALL
ENGAGEMENT A TOP HR CHALLENGE
How do this year’s top HR
challenges compare to last?
More than half of companies
with recognition programs tied to
corporate values saw increases in
engagement as a result of those
POSITIVE REINFORCEMENT OF…
IN YOUR PROFESSIONAL OPINION, WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING ITEMS HAVE THE
MOST IMPACT ON EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT AT YOUR ORGANIZATION?
Appreciation by direct supervisor
Opportunity to advance
Salary and bonus
94 percent of survey respondents
say positive feedback has a greater impact
on improving performance than negative
What has a greater impact
on performance – negative or
HR AND EMPLOYEES
Which is more effective in motivating you?
BUT FAR FEWER
Are you satisfied with the level of recognition
you receive for doing a good job at work?
EMPLOYEES BETTER UNDERSTAND
Does recognizing employees for
their accomplishments provide a
clearer understanding of a
TIED TO CORPORATE
NOT TIED TO CORPORATE
Recognizing employees for accomplishments
provides a clearer understanding of
Tied to corporate
Not tied to
THE IMPORTANCE OF VALUES IN ENGAGEMENT
Employees who say values are
clearly known and understood at
their companies are
30xmore likely to be highly engaged
Are employees more
motivated by recognition with
or without a reward?
PRAISE PRIZE MOTIVATION
TURNED OFF BY
Which of the following statements
do you agree most with?
EFFECTIVENESS OF RECOGNITION PROGRAMS
In your professional opinion,
how effective are the following
elements of your organization’s
employee recognition program?
An open call to an organization
to recognize peer behaviors
In your professional opinion, which of the
following would provide a more accurate picture
of employee performance?
HOW DO YOU GET
A MORE ACCURATE
Do you think crowdsourced
recognition (relying on input from
multiple sources) would be helpful
data to incorporate into employee
Crowdsourced recognition would
help employee performance reviews
DATA HAVE MORE
Is your organization’s performance
review process effective in achieving
the goals of your organization or does
it need to be completely overhauled?
PERFORMANCE REVIEW IS EFFECTIVE
On average, do you think managers or
supervisors at your organization
effectively acknowledge and
appreciate employees’ performance?
Crowdsourcing improves manager ability to
appreciate employee performance
When do you prefer feedback?
(Check all that apply)
• a driver of engagement and
• an opportunity to reinforce corporate
• more motivating with praise AND prize
• more effective when extended beyond
acknowledging tenure alone
• most beneficial in evaluating
performance when incorporating