Engaging Employees Through Effective Recognition: A Generational Perspective

SHRM 2013 Talent Management Conference
Engaging Employees Through Effective Recognition: A Generational Perspective
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Workplace Application: This session will provide you with knowledge of employee motivators to enable you to enchance existing recognition practices to meet generational expectations.

What are the key considerations in increasing engagement and providing recognition for the different generations represented in your organization? As a leader, you must upgrade your skills by aligning your recognition efforts to meet generational expectations. This session explores the leadership behaviors that drive engagement, as well as different types of employee motivators. Come learn how to take a broad approach to recognition, and use a tool to evaluate and execute a targeted recognition plan.

Date(s) & Time(s): 
Tuesday, April 16, 2013 - 1:30pm to 2:45pm

Giselle Kovary


As a managing partner and co-founder of n-gen People Performance Inc., Giselle helps clients build strategies and programs that target, motivate and engage a multigenerational workforce. She is a sought after resource to industry leaders across North America, in both the private and public sectors.

With over 15 years of experience in learning and development, she has devoted the last 10 years to researching the impact that generational differences have on organizational performance. Giselle has created solutions and programs that focus on five practice areas – sales & customer service, leadership, team building, Gen Y and HR. She has presented to international audiences, has written numerous whitepapers, and co-authored two books: Loyalty Unplugged: How to Get, Keep & Grow All Four Generations and Upgrade Now: 9 Advanced Leadership Skills. As a multigenerational workplace expert, she is regularly quoted in national newspapers, trade magazines, radio and television.

Giselle has a Master’s degree in communication studies from the University of Windsor and has been nominated for a RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Trailblazer award in 2010. She is a member of the Human Resource Professionals Association, Society for Human Resource Management, and the Provincial Partnership Council.

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Credit Type: 
HR Credit
Session Type: 
Concurrent Session
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