If you were at SHRM in New Orleans or WorldatWork in Seattle, you may have chuckled with us while watching one of our very funny Cubicle Chronicles videos. The Red Recruiter is a fan and mentioned our videos on his blog, too. We thought that, rather than gloss over the fact that there are many people who don’t do recognition well, we would take the high road and poke fun at them. Might as well turn some negative recognition moments into positive mojo, right?
The Cubicle Chronicles follow different recognition situations that fail to even remotely motivate or engage the recipient. Sadly, we’ve found that everyone can relate to one of these videos, and any people have experienced recognition done really, really badly at some point during their career. So why not try a different kind of recognition and see where it gets you?
We created these short videos to commiserate with employees and managers who may be suffering from out-of-date, insincere recognition in their workplace and to emphasis the need for a more relevant approach to employee recognition. We think that approach is day-to-day recognition, the frequent expressions of appreciation that happen on a regular basis between employees, managers and peers.
The Cubicle Chronicles are also viewable on our website, YouTube and Facebook. Watch them, enjoy them, share them! Then give day-to-day recognition a try…and post your ideas for future episodes of the Cubicle Chronicles.
Cori is a Certified Recognition Professional at Baudville and a member of the Millennial generation. In addition to writing for the Baudville blog, she’s taking on the task of flooding the Twitter world with positive mojo. Find out more - and join her cause! - at www.Twitter.com/Baudville and by using the hash tag #positivemojo.