The ROI of Career Recognition – FREE HRCI Certified Webinar

Many organizations establish employee recognition programs to enhance levels of engagement and reinforce core company values and culture. Often overlooked is the strong return on investment that effective employee recognition programs can deliver.

O.C. Tanner, the global leader in the appreciation and recognition business, is offering a complimentary webinar, “The ROI of Service Award Programs” featuring Dr. Trent Kaufman, Executive Vice President and Partner at the Cicero Group.

The ROI of Service Award Programs
Thursday, May 16, 2013
8:30 a.m. PDT / 11:30 a.m. EDT
Duration: 1 Hour
HRCI Certified / Pre-Approved

Dr. Kaufman will review the results of global, cross-generational research, conducted by Cicero Group and commissioned by O.C. Tanner, which reveals that years of service award programs fulfill a critical role in company culture and employee engagement:
– On average, employees stay two years longer at companies that have a service award program versus those that don’t.
– Years of service award programs improve the degree to which employees experience feelings that the company cares about them, that they fit in and belong in the organization.

About the Research
Conducting both qualitative and quantitative research across a breadth of demographic groups, The Cicero Group, commissioned by O.C. Tanner, examined the return of investment on service anniversary programs. The findings? These programs are strongly correlated with increased tenure and improving key employee engagement metrics.

About O.C. Tanner
O. C. Tanner helps the world appreciate great work. We build strategic employee recognition solutions that drive behavior, unify teams and increase engagement. More than 8,000 global organizations rely on our smart technologies, social strategies, award fulfillment and thought leadership to shape cultures where people, teams and profits thrive.

About Dr. Trent Kaufman
Dr. Trent Kaufman is Executive Vice President and Partner at the Cicero Group, a national market research and strategy consulting firm, with clients such as Microsoft, Groupon, Dow Chemical, Wells Fargo, Lending Tree, and Hewlett-Packard. The Cicero Group specializes in qualititative and quantitative research, statistical analysis, and economic modeling. Before coming to the Cicero Group, Dr. Kaufman earned a doctorate from Harvard University where he also served as a research and teaching fellow.