Trends and Preferences In Employee Recognition

2014 Annual Conference
Workplace Application: This session discusses how recognition preferences have changed as a result of technological advances and how you can adapt your recognition strategy to the changing preferences of your employees.
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Technology has changed the face of recognition programs by increasing the opportunities for recognition and altering our methods of delivery. In addition, worker demographics are evolving and the latest generation of workers are digital natives who grew up playing video games and interacting through social media. These factors have led to an evolution of what constitutes a meaningful recognition experience. Uncover the latest trends in recognition preferences and identify how to adapt your recognition strategy to meet the changing needs of your workforce.

Date(s) & Time(s): 
Tuesday, June 24, 2014 - 4:00pm to 5:15pm

Cindy Ventrice


Employee recognition expert Cindy Ventrice is a management consultant and workshop leader with over 20 years of experience. She is the author of the best-selling book Make Their Day! Employee Recognition That Works , as well as Recognition Strategies That Work, The Secret to Recognition Programs That Work, and 101 Tips for Team Leaders .

Upon graduation from college in 1983, Cindy became employed in the fledgling personal computer field as a special projects manager. After only six months, her employer went bankrupt and laid off its entire workforce. The contacts she made during this brief employment allowed her to leverage her knowledge of computer systems and establish herself as an independent consultant. In that capacity, she helped hundreds of organizations computerize their accounting and operational systems, acting as advisor, project manager, technical resource, and trainer.

Her strong understanding of technology provided Cindy with an opportunity to work on many diverse projects that helped her develop a comprehensive understanding of business operations. Over time, she had the opportunity to work in a wide range of industries including: technology, nonprofit, government, health care, manufacturing, trade, service, education, and tourism.

Follow Cindy on Twitter @maketheirday.

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HR Credit
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Concurrent Session
HR Expertise
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