Group rewards travel—corporate junkets that are a combination of education and recreation—was standard fare at many major companies until the recession hit, but it has taken a nose dive.Read More
To help corporations differentiate between the incentive trips and meetings or conferences, the US. Travel Association, working with the incentive and travel industries, has developed guidelines ‘to ensure transparency and accountability’ for companies receiving federal assistance.Read More
How do we devise criteria for recognizing top-performing police officers? We believe officers should not be judged solely on the number of citations, arrests or captured arsonists they get in a month. I am looking to base the assessment on “soft” skills so that, when each lieutenant and sergeant tries to push for their people, there are factors that will separate each officer and let us see who the best performers truly are each month.
Apart from financial measures such as billable hours, how can professional services organizations measure performance at an individual level and link this back to overall company performance in order to appropriately award out incentive payments?
I hope you'll enter this year's Workforce Management Optimas Awards and tell us what your organization is doing that is worthy and impressive-and delivers superior bottom-line business results.Read More
Most material I’ve read says that supervisors should say thanks for a job well done. What happens when the efforts of an employee are not good? I don’t to want to say, "Good job, but ..." and list the all the areas that need improvement. What could I do to start the performance conversation (constructively)?
The decision to pay the bonus amid rising losses and workforce reductions recognizes the importance of quality in ‘winning new business,’ a Visteon spokesman said.Read More
The chief executive of Wachovia Securities, now part of Wells Fargo, gives the news to the brokers. Some will leave, one says.Read More
Commentary: With his full-page ad defending a corporate rewards event, Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf has reminded those who have forgotten—or never knew—that in the free enterprise system, it is a best practice to give people rewards for reaching targeted financial goals.Read More