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8 reasons you can’t afford to ignore recognition


If there’s one place to start to improve your company culture, it’s staff recognition. And the stats prove it.

We have eight key staff recognition stats in this blog that show how much you stand to gain from embracing recognition.

Recognition affects key areas in your business like:


Employee retention

Employee recognition improve retention
*2015 SHRM/Globoforce survey

Recognition reduces turnover
*Bersin by Doloitte research


Recognition improves productivity
*2015 SHRM/|Globoforce survey

Customer service

Appreciation improves customer satisfaction
*SHRM/Globoforce survey 2012

Employee happiness

Values-based thanks drives employee happiness
*2015 SHRM/Globoforce survey

Recognition adds humanity to the workplace
*2015 SHRM/Globoforce survey

Employee engagement

Improve employee engagement with recognition
*2015 SHRM/Globoforce survey

Improve engagement with recognition
*SHRM 2012 survey


As the stats show, every company needs to be thinking about employee recognition. There are clear arguments for the benefits of embracing recognition, so why not put these to your senior leadership team?