Resources

We are drawn like magnets to all things recognition, engagement and culture. We’ve read, collated and summarised the best for you here.

Best Way To Reward? Ask?
Best Way To Reward? Ask? 02/13/2014

You might know the name of their partner, the way they like their coffee and what they get up to on the weekend, but how well do you really know the people...

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Why should you recognise at work?
Why should you recognise at work? 02/26/2014

This video talks about the true cost of attrition and how recognition can play an important role in reducing it.

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Communication = Engagement
Communication = Engagement 02/17/2014

The 2012 RedBalloon Reward and Recognition survey revealed more than three-quarters (77 per cent) of employees would consider leaving their organisation if they weren't recognised for their contribution.

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Engagement: Transactional or Emotional?
Engagement: Transactional or Emotional? 02/18/2014

How do you recognise your people? Are you looking accurately at your engagement scores? The connection between emotionally engaged people and a strategic recognition program is undeniable.

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The Financial Reason to Recognise
The Financial Reason to Recognise 02/13/2014

Disengagement costs Australia $32 billion in lost productivity every year, and only 18 per cent of Australians love their work.

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Five Things to Lose Sleep Over
Five Things to Lose Sleep Over 02/20/2014

Your brand new recruit is the perfect fit. They are living your values, mastering your systems and the time and money you spent recruiting them is paying off.

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Four things for a good work day
Four things for a good work day 02/18/2014

RedBalloon Founder RedBalloon Founder Naomi Simson asks what gets in the way of employees doing their best work and what it takes to have a good day at the office.

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The hard slog of the plodder
The hard slog of the plodder 02/19/2014

Seinfeld's George Costanza was a perpetual plodder and had the art of looking busy at work down pat.

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Engagement: Holy grail of success
Engagement: Holy grail of success 02/26/2014

Employee engagement is fast becoming the holy grail of organisational success. The key: capturing the hearts and minds of employees. The catch: finding out what...

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How engaged are you?
How engaged are you? 02/19/2014

How many of the It's no secret that disengagement can lead to underperformance, but the good news is that disengaged employees don't have to stay that way.

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Lame rewards: More harm than good
Lame rewards: More harm than good 03/17/2014

You often spend more time with them than you do your partner, friends or family, but how well do you know your colleagues when it comes to giving them a reward?

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Lessons from the Disengaged
Lessons from the Disengaged 02/20/2014

RedBalloon Founder Naomi Simson shares the lessons she learnt from having a nightmare boss.

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The power of written recognition
The power of written recognition 02/27/2014

When was the last time you received a handwritten card or thank you note? How did you feel when you received it?

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Salaries don't buy happiness
Salaries don't buy happiness 02/19/2014

A study released in November 2012 claims Australians are the happiest they have been in their jobs, when compared to any other point this century.

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Six Simple Strategies for Happy
Six Simple Strategies for Happy 03/13/2014

Here are six simple strategies for building great relationships with your people, who will pay you back with their loyalty and valuable discretionary effort.

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Transform your workplace
Transform your workplace 02/25/2014

Do you want to transform the culture of your business? Take a look at some of the key focus areas that can help...

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