9   How Social Recognition Impacts HR

“We have a lot of engineers and they ‘speak’ data,” says Corinne Selk, Organizational Development and Performance Specialist at IM Flash Technologies. “What’s great about recognition data is that we are able to use it to measure aspects of our culture we previously couldn’t get numbers around, like strategic behaviors and our company values.”

Engineers like data, and in an engineering culture, even HR is expected to harness data.

Selk continues, “What’s really great about the data we’re able to get from social recognition is that we can link it to other HR metrics we track like engagement, attraction, and retention. And because we’re a very execution-driven company, it’s important that we are ...

Get The Power of Thanks: How Social Recognition Empowers Employees and Creates a Best Place to Work now with the O’Reilly learning platform.

O’Reilly members experience live online training, plus books, videos, and digital content from nearly 200 publishers.