Thanks for a job well done. Can we clean your house for you?

Canadian HR Reporter talks with HR professionals about recognition programs, practices and philosophies at their organizations
By David Brown and Lynn Wintercorn
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 08/11/2004

“It used to be you got recognized because you get a paycheque every two weeks. What more did you want?” says Jocelyn Muir, manager employee and organization effectiveness for Edmonton-based utilities provider Epcor.

But there is a growing appreciation that people work best when there are personal acknowledgements of good job performance.

The goal at Epcor is to create a culture of recognition where people freely and regularly thank co-workers for their efforts.