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5 Ways to Encourage Discretionary Effort

November 25, 2019 / by Lydia Stevens posted in Employee Engagement, Leadership, Employee Motivation, Employee Appreciation, Employee Engagement Software

Whenever the topic of employee engagement and performance comes up, it isn't long before people start talking about the concept of discretionary effort. A truly engaged employee will put in discretionary effort when it comes to their career.

But what does discretionary effort mean? Discretionary effort refers to the amount of additional effort, beyond what is already expected, that an employee is willing to put in to their work.

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4 Benefits of Peer-to-Peer Recognition in the Workplace

November 11, 2019 / by Lydia Stevens posted in Employee Recognition, Employee Engagement, Employee Recognition Software, Employee Engagement Software

Depending on where you work, the attitude towards recognition programs and employee engagement can range significantly. While some company leaders continue to believe that simply paying their employees is enough, a steady stream of modern research says otherwise. Rather than financial incentives, it's appreciation and the intrinsic motivation that comes from it that leads to optimal employee engagement and performance.

Let's jump into four of the most impactful benefits of peer-to-peer appreciation and what you can do to start getting those benefits today!

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