What are the most important workforce management challenges organizations are currently facing? For more than three-quarters of organizations, different generations of employees (85%) and multiple cultures in the workplace (84%) are important (“important” and “very important”) workforce challenges.
What are the key HR challenges organizations expect to face in the next three to five years? Nearly all organizations indicated that employee engagement, employee retention and employee recruitment are the challenges their organizations will be facing in the future.
How many organizations currently have an employee recognition program? Eight out of 10 organizations currently have an employee recognition program.
What are the most common reasons that organizations recognize employees? The most frequently reported reason was recognizing employees for their years of service (58% of responding organizations reported having this practice). Nearly one-half (48%) indicated that “going above and beyond with an unexpected (not regular) work project” was also commonly recognized, and 43% reported recognizing employees for a “successful performance result related to the organizational financial bottom line.”
Are employee recognition programs challenging to measure? Few organizations (13%) measure the ROI of these programs. Of those that do measure the ROI, the majority of respondents (68%) agree that measuring the effectiveness of their employee recognition programs is challenging and another 9% strongly agree. Less than one-quarter (23%) of respondents disagree that measuring an employee recognition program is challenging.