Industry Influencers

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  • Engage2Excel Named A Top Employee Engagement Provider by HRO Magazine

    Engage2Excel, Inc., an industry-leading provider of engagement programs.“In today’s dynamic labor market, organizations are challenged to find and keep talent. At Engage2Excel, we are committed to helping organizations increase employee engageme [...]

  • Can You Drive Real Engagement Through Recognition?

    I heard Dr. Brad Shuck speak at Recognition Professionals Conference this past week in Atlanta, Georgia.Brad’s presentation was about Driving Real Engagement Through Recognition: Applying the Core Principles of Behavioral Economics to Strategy Im [...]

  • Excuse Me! That Person Over There Needs Some Recognition

    Each of us has good days and bad days at work. And so do those around us.   Make time to stop and observe and take in all that people are really doing throughout your day. Work can be hard sometimes. Notice the server at a busy fast food c [...]

  • Recognition Does Not Improve Employee Engagement…So There!

    I know. How dare I pronounce such heretic claims! Many in the recognition industry parlay about what people “said” or what others have “seen” in one survey or another suggesting recognition improves employee engagement. Some consultancy fi [...]

  • Do Not Accept Any Recognition from Someone You Don't Know

    I am amazed where my mind captures recognition ideas. I was on another road trip from one U.S. airport to another last week. Its easy to get into the traveling groove of security checks, looking for flight status, grabbing a bite to eat, finding yo [...]

  • RIDEAU HELPS RAISE OVER $210,000 FOR WEST ISLAND COMMUNITY SHARES

    CEO Peter Hart co-chairs as the 11th annual Red & White Evening raises 27 percent more than last year for funding vital services for West Island residents in need. MONTREAL AND NEW YORK CITY, Feb. 10, 2015 — Rideau Recognition Solutions to [...]

  • Compliments Are Easy

    Let’s not make excuses for not complimenting people. I was in a corporate office the other day in downtown Toronto and met this very friendly receptionist who greeted us and directed us to where to hang our coats, locate the washrooms, and then no [...]

  • RIDEAU AND CANADIAN PACIFIC REINVENT ITS RECOGNITION PROGRAM

    Recognition Program in Need of Change The light bulb went on somewhere in the quiet wilds of Northern Ontario. The General Manager of the HR Service Centre for Canadian Pacific (CP), the 130 year-old railway operations giant, had been charged with [...]

  • JEAN-FRANÇOIS GROU JOINS RIDEAU BOARD OF DIRECTORS

    (MONTREAL, QC, April 28, 2015) Rideau Recognition Solutions announces that Jean-François Grou will join the company’s Board of Directors effective May 1, 2015. As president and chief operating officer of Rideau for the past year, Grou has been a [...]

  • The National HR Awards: Shining a spotlight on recognition leaders

    Isn’t it about time HR won an award? For the most part, it is usually human resource personnel who end up organizing the annual best-of-the best awards ceremonies. They often have to orchestrate the process for judging which nomination ends up [...]