Tag: Recognition

2017 Avenger Recap: Christian’s Avengers Journey

Every year at Next Jump, we embark on a journey to find our “Avenger” – a steward leader who goes above and beyond to help others succeed. We caught up with Christian – last year’s Avenger and this year’s Captain of the event – to get a picture of his Avengers Journey. Stephanie: In your

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Frogman on the Roof: How a missile destroyer ship is shaping its culture

Next Jump’s mission is based on a simple idea: leverage our technology, people, learnings and resources to transform people’s jobs and lives at companies across the globe. We boil this integrated strategy down into a universal formula: Better Me + Better You = Better Us. The following is a guest post by Nick Woolf, a Next

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Three lessons learned in creating recognition programs that HURT employee engagement

Recognition programs are a powerful way to reinforce the behaviors that are important to an organization. I have seen first-hand how recognizing someone can have a tremendously positive impact on engaging employees; on the flip side, I have seen recognition result in disengaged employees as well.

Perks are the new income.

Today, companies are focused on retaining talent. Job growth is expected to be the strongest in 15 years in 2015, and a recent study revealed that 86% of employees in the US are exploring their options for alternative jobs. A recent Wall Street Journal Article (titled: “Lavish Perks Spawn New Job Category“) focused on the technology sector

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