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At Work, Men Are More Motivated By Their Own Success Than Women
Fortune October 26, 2016

A new report sheds light on how employee engagement differs by gender.

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A Healthier Way to Have it All
HRO October 11, 2016

Work-life balance is out, and HR is making way for work-life integration. By Christa Elliott.

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100+ HR Technologies Worth Watching in Q4 2016
Recruiting Daily October 3, 2016

The goal of this list is to give HR & recruiting practitioners a list of interesting technologies – somewhere to start – and the list just so happens to be the technologies that I’m tracking in Q4.

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Why You Need to Integrate Transparency Into Your Culture
CT Post September 20, 2016

The point is, some companies are failing to communicate their values from the top down.

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Inside Customer Success: Achievers
Amity Blog August 5, 2016

With hundreds of customers worldwide, Achievers delivers a powerful new way for companies to engage, align, and recognize employees to drive business success.

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This is Why You’re Failing the Company Culture Game and How to Win
Huffington Post July 18, 2016

Huffington Post incorporates findings from the Achievers "The Greatness Gap: The State of Employee Disengagement" report into its latest commentary on company culture.

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3 Steps for Aligning Your Organizational Goals
Entrepreneur May 20, 2016

Entrepreneur references Achievers’ 2015 "The Greatness Gap: The State of Employee Disengagement" report, highlighting that the majority — more than 60 percent — of the 397 employees surveyed said they didn’t know their company’s mission, vision or values.

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Problems with Employee Trust and Some Solutions
Yahoo Small Business April 5, 2016

Yahoo Small Business chats with Achievers General Manager, David Brennan, about "The Greatness Gap: The State of Employee Disengagement" report.

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Recognizing Employee Contributions Critical Step to Success
SHRM March 1, 2016

Achievers General Manager, David Brennan, chats with SHRM about the importance of tying corporate values to employee recognition.

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Challenges for HR Directors in 2016
Forbes December 30, 2015

Achievers General Manager, David Brennan, weighs in on the major challenges of 2016 that HR Directors face.

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How Managers Can Leverage Top Values to Keep Employees Happy & Motivated
Recruiter.com December 30, 2015

Achievers General Manager, David Brennan, provides insights into how to keep millenials motivated and happy at work.

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4 Ways to Boost Employee Engagement
PC Magazine December 30, 2015

PC Magazine recognizes Achievers as one of the leading recognition software vendors in their article on how to boost employee engagement.

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If the Annual Performance Review is on it’s Way Out, What Can Replace It?
SHRM December 7, 2015

Achievers General Manager, David Brennan, provides crucial tips for transitioning away from performance reviews.

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The Cold, Hard Truth About Employee Engagement
MarketingProfs October 31, 2015

Barely half of your workforce (52%) is happy at work, let alone set up for success – MarketingProfs reports on Achievers latest workplace study.

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Here’s Why Half Your Employees Will be Gone in Less Than a Year
Inc. Magazine October 28, 2015

Inc. incorporates the Achievers Greatness Infographic into their four strategies to retain your employees.

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Real-Time Rewards
The Next Million Magazine October 28, 2015

The Next Million Magazine, a Globe & Mail company, spotlights how Achievers uses the cloud and a social-media like program to recognize hard working employees.

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How to Enable Employee Greatness
About.com October 22, 2015

Achievers General Manager, David Brennan, shares results from Achievers’ latest study – The Greatness Gap Report – with About.com.

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How recognition can help managers earn employee trust and reduce turnover
HR.BLR October 16, 2015

Achievers General Manager, David Brennan, shares his insights on the impact employee recognition can have on employee turnover with HB.BLR.

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How Do You Increase Employee Trust in Leadership? Recognition.
HR.com October 15, 2015

How can recognition help build employee’s trust for leadership? Achievers General Manager, David Brennan, shares key tips with HR.com.

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Unlimited Vacation: What You Should Know About This Time Off Trend
Wall Street CheatSheet October 14, 2015

Is unlimited time off all it’s cracked up to be? Achievers Vice President of Customer Success, Steven Parker, weighs in on the subject.

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Companies Rethink Performance-Review Process, Advance
Investor's Business Daily October 12, 2015

Achievers General Manager, David Brennan, discusses the out-dated annual performance review with Investor’s Business Daily.

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Silicon Valley Investors Look North
Bloomberg Business October 12, 2015

Bloomberg reports on Canada’s big tech companies making the transition from hardware makers to software giants, including Achievers.

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How to Move Beyond Annual Reviews
Recruiter.com October 6, 2015

How do you move beyond the annual employee performance review? Achievers General Manager, David Brennan, shares his insights with Recruiter.com.

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Is Canada Finally Developing a Sustainable Startup Ecosystem?
Canadian Business September 28, 2015

Achievers Founder, Razor Suleman, chats with Canadian Business about the opportunity for technology startups in Canada.

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Great Employee Engagement Starts As Soon As The Hire Is Made
Canadian Business September 24, 2015

Canadian Business highlights the Achievers on-boarding process and the steps the company takes to ensure new hires are motivated, happy and adding value in the first 90 days.

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HP’s Divide, Layoff and Conquer Strategy a Challenge for Managers
CIO September 21, 2015

Achievers General Manager, David Brennan, provides insights from the latest Achievers Greatness Report regarding leadership and trust in managers.

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How To Ditch The Annual Review For Good
Fast Company September 14, 2015

Achievers General Manager, David Brennan, provides his insights to Fast Company about how to transition your company from the annual performance review to a more timely feedback system.

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It’s official: The majority of your workforce is unhappy
HRM Online Canada September 10, 2015

Achievers latest report, "The Greatness Gap: The State of Employee Disengagement", finds that 51% of North American employees are not happy at work.

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Achievers Revitalizing Employee Engagement, to be Recognized in Spotlight Awards
TechVibes September 9, 2015

Achievers will be honored in this year’s Spotlight Awards as a Centurion Canadian company.

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Going All In: MGM bets its recognition program on a tech-driven approach – and is winning.
HRO Today August 25, 2015

MGM chats with HRO Today about their tech-driven recognition approach with Achievers, and how they’re winning in employee engagement.

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Why Everything Annual is Dead: Processes that do more harm than good
HR.com August 20, 2015

Achievers Vice President of Employee Success, Steven Parker, provides his insights into the traditional and annual HR processes that are doing more harm than good.

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Nurturing Engagement Through a System of “Thank You”
Simply Communicate August 7, 2015

ATB Chief People Officer, Lorne Rubis, chats with Simply Communicate about their Achievers platform, Everyday Heroes.

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Building a Risk-Taking Culture: Why it’s necessary for company innovation
HR.Com July 20, 2015

Achievers Vice President of Customer Success & Business Transformation, Steven Parker, chats with Ericsson’s VP of Talent Management, Beth Knuppel, about the value of supporting a risk-taking culture at your organization.

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How A Bull Views Blackhawk After Completing Its Acquisition
24/7 Wall Street July 6, 2015

24/7 Wall Street reports on Blackhawk Network’s acquisition of Achievers.

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Why a Founder on Track to Take His Company Public Sold it for $110M USD in Cash Instead
Business Insider July 2, 2015

Achievers Founder, Razor Suleman, chats with Business Insider about the Blackhawk Network acquisition.

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4 Big Challenges New Leaders Have to Overcome
Business News Daily July 1, 2015

Achievers Vice President of Customer Success and Business Transformation, Steven Parker, talks about leadership challenges for new leaders with Business News Daily.

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Showing Appreciation Strategically
HRO Today June 15, 2015

HRO Today discusses how rewards and incentives are proven to increase employee retention and productivity with Achievers.

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Achievers Acquisition Analysis: What’s Ahead for Employee Engagement, Rewards and Recognition?
The Starr Conspiracy Blog June 15, 2015

The Starr Conspiracy Blog provides an analysis of the Blackhawk Network acquisition of Achievers.

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Military Downsizing and Recruiting Opportunities: What HR Should Know
HR Hero June 14, 2015

Veteran and Achievers Vice President of Customer Success and Business Transformation, Steven Parker, shares his thoughts on hiring former service members in today’s job market.

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How to Build a Workplace Culture That Attracts the Right Candidates
Recruiter.com May 29, 2015

Achievers Vice President of Employee Success, Cheryl Kerrigan, highlights the importance of an employee culture-fit during the hiring process with Recruiter.com.

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Employee Rewards And Recognition: How to Create a More Engaged Environment
The Huffington Post May 28, 2015

Achievers Vice President of Employee Success, Cheryl Kerrigan, chats with Jacob Morgan about how organizations can do a better job of recognizing and incentivizing their employees.

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Employee Rewards And Recognition: How to Create a More Engaged Environment
The Future Organization May 28, 2015

Achievers Vice President of Employee Success, Cheryl Kerrigan, chats with Jacob Morgan about how organizations can do a better job of recognizing and incentivizing their employees.

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How Rewards And Recognition Can Be Used to Create Engaged Employees
Forbes May 28, 2015

Achievers Vice President of Employee Success, Cheryl Kerrigan, chats with Jacob Morgan about how organizations can do a better job of recognizing and incentivizing their employees.

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Isn’t it Time We Officially Killed the Cover Letter?
Notable May 21, 2015

Still writing cover letters? Learn what industry experts, including Achievers’ Vice President of Employee Success, Cheryl Kerrigan, think about the age-old practice.

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Why Measuring Employee Satisfaction Starts with Ditching Surveys
Women 2.0 Blog May 12, 2015

To really know how employees feel, you have to have your finger on a daily pulse – not an annual survey. Achievers Vice President of Employee Success, Cheryl Kerrigan, shares her tips with Women 2.0.

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Is Recognition Ready to Hit the Re-Set Button?
Enterprise Engagement Blog April 28, 2015

The Enterprise Engagement Blog references Achievers as one of the top leading U.S. recognition firms.

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5 “Celebrated” HR Practices Killing Employee Engagement
SmallBizDaily April 10, 2015

Achievers Head of Customer Success and Business Transformation, Steven Parker, shares his tips with SmallBizDaily on how HR leaders can look for new tactics to increase engagement, and eliminate strategies that are proving ineffective.

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Employee Adoption and Participation Define Successful Recognition Strategies
HRZone April 7, 2015

Achievers Vice President of Global Expansion and Engagement, Rob Catalano, sits down with UK’s HRZone to answer some key questions about employee recognition strategies.

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HR Answers: 3 Tech Trends
CUES April 7, 2015

Achievers Vice President of Customer Success & Business Transformation, Steven Parker, shares three ways human resource technology is shaping people management in 2015.

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New Job? How to Survive 6 First-Week Challenges
Business News Daily April 3, 2015

How do you navigate your first job and make a great first impression? Achievers VP of Employee Success, Cheryl Kerrigan, shares her tips with Business News Daily.

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I Have a Secret Crush on Mr. John L
HRZone March 31, 2015

Achievers Vice President of Global Expansion & Engagement, Rob Catalano, discusses the impact that company culture and employee happiness can have on a business – highlighting UK retailer John Lewis.

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Employee Appreciation: Where’s It Gone…But Can Good Company Performance Boost Stock Performance?
Forbes March 31, 2015

Can employee appreciation re-engage workers and boost the company bottom line? Achievers Vice President of Global Expansion and Engagement, Rob Catalano, shares his insights with Forbes into how recognition can positively impact company objectives.

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Why Managing Sucks – and How to Fix it
Business Insider March 25, 2015

Only 22% of American employees are engaged and thriving in their jobs. Why? Because they don’t feel recognized by their managers. Check out Achievers’ slideshare, "Why Managing Sucks and How to Fix it" on Business Insider.

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Three Ways HR Is Evolving to Meet Emerging Challenges
About.com March 25, 2015

HR executives are some of the most innovative leaders across the globe – learn how Achievers VP of Employee Success, Cheryl Kerrigan, sees HR organizations evolving to meet emerging workplace challenges.

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You Look Like You Could Use a Vacation
Workforce Management March 23, 2015

Workforce Management reports that some companies, worried about employee engagement, are taking a novel vacation approach. Achievers Vice President of Employee Success, Cheryl Kerrigan, weighs in on the new unlimited vacation debate.

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Welcome to Unlimited Vacationland
HR Magazine March 15, 2015

Unlimited time off can benefit both employees and the bottom line. But, is it right for your company? Achievers Head of Client Success and Business Transformation, Steven Parker, weighs in on the debate.

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Creating a Culture of Recognition: 3 Essential Habits
HR.com March 12, 2015

It’s great that there is a national day dedicated to appreciating your staff, but shouldn’t every day be Employee Appreciation Day? Achievers Vice President of Employee Success, Cheryl Kerrigan, shares three essential habits that will help create a culture of recognition at your workplace.

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Moving the Engagement Needle
Human Resource Executive Onlin March 11, 2015

Achievers is named as a leading employee recognition provider and one that organizations should consider when faced with the challenge of raising employee engagement levels.

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It’s Time for a New UK Holiday: Employee Appreciation Day
Fresh Business Thinking March 6, 2015

Is the UK ready for Employee Appreciation Day? Employees think yes. Achievers Vice President of Global Expansion and Engagement, Rob Catalano, shares four ways to improve employee engagement through recognition – every day – with UK publication Fresh Business Thinking.

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4 Ways to Make Every Day Employee Appreciation Day
The Daily Muse March 6, 2015

Are you celebrating Employee Appreciation Day at your office? Achievers Vice President of Employee Success, Cheryl Kerrigan, shares 4 easy ways to build employee appreciation into your everyday routine.

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What’s New
HR Magazine March 6, 2015

Achievers latest software features are highlighted in HR Magazine’s "What’s New" section in the March 2015 issue.

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How HR Will Drive Positive Change in 2015 and Beyond
HR.BLR.com February 26, 2015

This year is shaping up to be a transformative period for human resources. Achievers VP of Employee Success, Cheryl Kerrigan, shares three trends that are already making waves in the HR industry in 2015.

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HR, Stop Looking in the Rear View Mirror When it Comes to Employee Recognition
HRZone February 24, 2015

Achievers VP of Global Expansion & Engagement, Rob Catalano, shares four best-in-class tips to developing recognition strategies that deliver positive impacts on employee engagement and overall business performance with UK publication HRZone.

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Revamp Your Recognition Strategy to Drive Engagement
Personnel Today February 12, 2015

Achievers shares their top tips to building a culture of recognition with UK publication, Personnel Today.

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HR Tech Europe Becomes Major Influencer in Global Market
HR Tech Advisor February 9, 2015

Achievers Managing Director of EMEA, Eric Allen, shares his thoughts on the HR Tech Europe event with HR Tech Advisor.

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What Really Matters to Potential Employees
Fast Company February 4, 2015

Are money and perks everything to potential employees? Achievers Vice President, Customer Success & Business Transformation, Steven Parker, shares his four tips on how to hook top talent.

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The Inspired Sales Development Team: An Interview with Ralph Barsi
Topo Blog February 4, 2015

Achievers Senior Director of Sales Development, Ralph Barsi, shares his best practices on maintaining an inspired sales development team.

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2015 HR Predictions: 5 Things HR Professionals Should Focus On
HR.com January 27, 2015

What’s on tap for HR in 2015? Find out what Achievers Head of Business Transformation, Steven Parker, predicts for the New Year.

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Three HR Trends to Adopt in 2015
Practical Business Training January 22, 2015

Read what Achievers VP of Employee Success, Cheryl Kerrigan, predicts as the top three HR trends in 2015 as told to Practical Business Training.

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8 Ways to Get Creative With Healthcare Employee Recognition
The PreCheck Blog January 21, 2015

Recognizing employees is an important part in building an effective team at a healthcare organization. Achievers VP of Employee Success, Cheryl Kerrigan, weighs in with top tips to get creative with healthcare employee recognition.

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HR Technology Trends In the Workplace in 2015
Forbes January 6, 2015

Achievers Head of Business Transformation, Steven Parker, shares his insights with Forbes about the major technology trends and challenges facing HR professionals in 2015.

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Rewarding Employees Gets Personal
Business News Daily December 15, 2014

Achievers Vice President of Employee Success, Cheryl Kerrigan, shares some unique employee engagement tips with Business News Daily.

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When Workers Suffer from ‘Turkey Hangover’
HR Magazine December 15, 2014

How do you keep employees engaged during the holiday season? Achievers Vice President of Employee Success, Cheryl Kerrigan, shares her insight on how to maintain employee momentum during these busy months.

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Talking Employee Recognition in HR Technology with Achievers
HRMS World December 12, 2014

Achievers’ Eric Allen, Managing Director, EMEA, and Rob Catalano, VP, Global Expansion & Engagement discuss employee recognition and the role of HR technology with HRMS World.

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Why Thank You Isn’t Always Enough
HR Daily Advisor December 9, 2014

Achievers Head of Business Transformation, Steven Parker, shares his tips on how to create a culture meaningful recognition in your workplace.

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The Wrong Way to Thank Employees
The Wall Street Journal November 26, 2014

Achievers Founder, Razor Suleman, discusses how companies can transform their years of service programs with The Wall Street Journal.

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Attention, HR: Millennials crave workplace bonding, friendship
The Seattle Times November 25, 2014

Achievers Founder, Razor Suleman, provides tips to The Seattle Times on how to keep young workers happy.

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Discussion Point: Creating Long Distance Collaboration and Teams
CMS Wire November 11, 2014

Achievers Vice President of Employee Success, Cheryl Kerrigan, shares her key tips on how to bridge the employee geographical divide and cultivate collaboration as well as camaraderie among your team.

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Steven Parker at Lunch with DriveThruHR
DriveThruHR November 10, 2014

Achievers Head of Business Transformation, Steven Parker, shares his key insights about the value of employee engagement and recognition with the DriveThruHR team.

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The Culture Manager
Human Resource Executive November 6, 2014

Achievers Vice President of Employee Success, Cheryl Kerrigan, shares her philosophy on why the culture manager is a key element to the success of your organizations’ culture strategy.

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Achievers Focuses on Success Rather Than Rewards
Engagement Strategies Magazine November 3, 2014

In the magazine’s cover story, Achievers Founder and Chief Achiever tells Engagement Strategies Magazine how the company has evolved in the engagement space by downplaying features and functions and selling solutions.

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Can Employee Perks be a Red Flag for Company Culture Problems?
Love to Know Blogs: HR Matters October 23, 2014

Achievers VP of Employee Success, Cheryl Kerrigan, shares her thoughts on company perks and culture.

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For Younger Workers, Making Friends on the Job is Key
Miami Herald October 22, 2014

Achievers Founder & Chief Achiever, Razor Suleman, provides tips to the Miami Herald on how to keep young workers happy.

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Inspire Performance by Providing Optimum Feedback
Entrepreneur Magazine October 21, 2014

Entrepreneur Magazine references the 2012 Achievers study on annual performance reviews in their recent article about inspiring performance. According to the Achievers study, 98 percent of respondents reported that annual performance reviews are unnecessary.

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Utilizing Social Recognition to Drive Employee Alignment & Engagement
Blog Talk Radio October 20, 2014

Achievers Vice President, Rob Catalano, chats with UK’s Engage for Success about the biggest influences and top trends for employee recognition in 2015 and beyond.

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Trends and New Products for HCM
HR.com October 16, 2014

Reporter Babitha Balakrishnan highlights Achievers as one of the companies at the HR Tech conference in Las Vegas that focuses on advancing the satisfaction of the workforce, mentioning new product features like Results Driver for Sales and Email Recognition.

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The Future of Work: Attract New Talent, Build Better Leaders, And Create a Competitive Organization
Business Standard October 13, 2014

Author, Jacob Morgan, references a 2012 Achievers study in his book, which revealed that 98% of Human Resource Managers polled believed that annual or semi-annual employee reviews were not useful.

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HR Tech Interview: Cheryl Kerrigan, VP of Employee Success, Achievers
HR Gazette October 7, 2014

Achievers is hosting the upcoming SocialHRCamp this November in Toronto. Vice President of Employee Success at Achievers, Cheryl Kerrigan, catches up with HR Gazette to chat about the importance of embracing new technologies and social media in the HR industry.

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Building The 21st Century Workforce
Pipeline & Gas Journal September 23, 2014

Achievers Founder and Chief Achiever, Razor Suleman, discusses ways to improve and strengthen employee engagement in the oil and gas industry with Pipeline and Gas Journal.

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4 Ways Innovative Technology Can Help HR Managers Battle Budget Woes
HR News September 22, 2014

Achievers Founder and Chief Achiever, Razor Suleman, provides HR News with four technology tips to enhance company ROI.

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Do You Understand the Class of 2014?
Chief Learning Officer September 12, 2014

Chief Learning Officer sits down with Achievers Founder and Chief Achiever, Razor Suleman, to find out what this year’s graduating class is looking for and what companies need to do to make sure they are hiring and developing the best young talent.

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Survey Shows Most of the Class of 2014 Feel Confident About Landing Jobs
CollegeRecruiter.com September 11, 2014

CollegeRecruiter.com reports on the Achievers Class of 2014 study released in April.

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The Pitfalls of Loyalty
Proformative.com August 18, 2014

Achievers President & CEO, Patrick Quirk, shares his key tips on how to build loyal and engaged employees with Proformative.com.

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SF Schools To Top Charts With Help From Tech
The San Francisco Examiner August 18, 2014

Achievers Founder and Chief Achiever, Razor Suleman, writes about the importance of giving back to the community by highlighting Circle The Schools – an initiative developed to improve student success in San Francisco’s public-school system by engaging our tech community.

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10 Reasons Your Best Employees Are Leaving You
Business Insider August 16, 2014

The Achievers SlideShare presentation, "How To Lose An Employee In 10 Days" is featured in Business Insiders latest post about how to keep employees motivated.

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Real-Time Rewards
HRO Today Magazine August 13, 2014

HRO Today reports on how today’s technology is reinventing the way companies show appreciation. Achievers Founder and Chief Achiever, Razor Suleman, weighs in.

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How to Attract and Retain Key Talent
BIC Magazine August 5, 2014

Achievers Founder and Chief Achiever, Razor Suleman, shares his tips to attracting and retaining A-Players in the oil and gas industry.

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How to Build Company Culture – and Keep Great Employees
CMSWire August 4, 2014

How do you build a successful company culture? Achievers Founder and Chief Achiever, Razor Suleman, shares his secrets to building a great culture in your workplace.

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Rewarding Experience
Midstream Business Magazine July 30, 2014

Achievers Founder and Chief Achiever, Razor Suleman, discusses the importance of employee engagement in the oil and gas industry with Midstream Business Magazine.

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Culture Clash
HR Magazine July 21, 2014

Achievers Founder and Chief Achiever, Razor Suleman, weighs into the discussion on how HR can help companies combine identities as their merging.

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Achievers Focuses on Success Rather Than Rewards
Enterprise Engagement Alliance July 17, 2014

Achievers Founder and Chief Achiever tells ESM how Achievers has evolved in the engagement space by downplaying features and functions and selling solutions.

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The Long and Short of Compensation
Retail Leader July 16, 2014

"Some CEOs think, if I give you a 3 percent raise, this makes you feel like your contributions are valued. We’re trying to inspire people ot think a little more." – Razor Suleman, Achievers Founder and Chief Achiever

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5 Ways to Improve Employee Engagement with Technology
HR.BLR.com July 15, 2014

Achievers Founder and Chief Achiever, Razor Suleman, discusses five ways to improve employee engagement with technology.

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Reasons To Invest in New HR Software
Online Recruitment Magazine July 9, 2014

Achievers Founder and Chief Achiever, Razor Suleman, discuses why companies should invest in new HR software.

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The Secret Sauce
HRO Today July 1, 2014

HRO Today’s Executive Editor, Debbie Bolla, and Achievers Founder, Razor Suleman, discuss the role of recognition programs in performance reviews and succession planning.

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Mercury Rising: An HR Predicament
SHRM June 10, 2014

Achievers Vice President of Employee Success, Cheryl Kerrigan, chats with SHRM about how to motivate employees during summer months.

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How The Class of 2014 Will Find Jobs
Fast Company June 5, 2014

Fast Company discusses the results from the Achievers Class of 2014 survey in an article about millenial workforce expectations.

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Team Spirit: Using a social recognition platform
Alberta Venture Magazine June 3, 2014

Reporter Anwar Ali chats with Achievers Founder, Razor Suleman, and Achievers customers ATB Financial and Calgary Co-op, about the value of employee social recognition.

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Rewards Can Make Employees More Engaged
Forbes June 2, 2014

Forbes Contributor, Roger Trapp, discusses how rewards can make employees more engaged with Achievers Founder, Razor Suleman.

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IT Jobs: How to Hire New Grads
InformationWeek May 12, 2014

InformationWeek’s Senior Editor, Kristin Burnham, shares five strategies from the Achievers "Class of 2014" report for landing this year’s top tech talent.

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What Every Hiring Manager Needs to Know About the Class of 2014
Forbes April 29, 2014

Achievers Founder, Razor Suleman, discusses the results from the "Class of 2014" report with Forbes, including the seven things every hiring manager needs to know about the Class of 2014.

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Millennials Feel More Prepared, Loyal for First Job
Fox Business April 29, 2014

Fox Business chats with Achievers Founder, Razor Suleman, about the results from the Achievers "Class of 2014" survey.

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The Class of 2014 Is Filled With Cockeyed Optimists – Is their Positivity Misplaced?
Forbes April 29, 2014

Forbes reporter, J. Maureen Henderson, reports on the results from the Achievers "Class of 2014" survey.

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Is there such a thing as too much transparency?
Financial Post April 23, 2014

Achievers Founder, Razor Suleman, chats with the Financial Post about maintaining a balanced social sharing philosophy in the workplace.

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It’s Time to Rethink the Employee Engagement Issue
Forbes April 10, 2014

Forbes contributor, Josh Bersin, lists Achievers as one of vendors that focus on measuring employee happiness, alignement and job satisfaction in real time.

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Technology that Puts the Worker Before the Work
CMSWire April 8, 2014

CMSWire’s Tom Murphy attended the inaugural Aspire Executive Summit Event hosted by Achievers in San Francisco. He shares some key learnings from Achievers Founder, Razor Suleman’s, keynote speech.

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Methods of March Madness: 6 Coaching Tips for Managers
Business News Daily March 31, 2014

Achievers Founder and Chief Evangelist, Razor Suleman, talks with Business News Daily about the six winning strategies to help business leaders adopt a coaching mentality in the workplace.

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Mobile Workers Need to Feel the Love Too
The Globe and Mail March 6, 2014

Achievers Founder and Chief Evangelist, Razor Suleman, weighs in on the growing mobile workforce and discusses solutions to keep employees working across the globe engaged, aligned and motivated.

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LinkedIn Reigns Among Young Job Hunters
June 21, 2013

Business News Daily discussed the highlights of the Achievers "Class of 2013" survey results, including the dramatic increase in LinkedIn use for job-seeking college graduates.

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What Employers Need To Know About The Class of 2013
June 20, 2013

Forbes dives into the results of Achievers’ "Class of 2013" survey, which polled 10,000 graduating students on their expectations for the workplace, highlighting where students plan to look for jobs, how they like to be motivated, and what it will take for employers to retain them.

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Smart Leaders Engage Tomorrow’s Workforce
June 15, 2013

Workplace reporter Meghan Biro highlighted Achievers’ "Class of 2012" survey results in a discussion focusing on employer brands and attracting top talent.

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Employee rewards pay off for employer, too
May 31, 2013

The Globe and Mail spoke with Achievers Founder and Chairman Razor Suleman and LoyaltyOne Chief People Officer Bryan Pearson about the benefits of using Employee Success software and services for boosting employee engagement and increasing retention.

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Razor Suleman, founder and Chairman of Achievers discussed how to increase employee engagement and how it can be the key driver of business success.
May 22, 2013

Argyle Journal discusses employee engagement and performance with Achievers Founder and Chairman, Razor Suleman, including the Achievers story, client success stories, and empowering employees with recognition.

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The Pressing Case for Peer-to-Peer Recognition
March 18, 2013

Incentive Magazine makes the case for peer-to-peer recognition with help from Sarah-Beth Anders of Achievers. Sarah-Beth explains how instant feedback and online-based recognition programs help improve business performance.

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The 50 Most Engaged Workplaces in Canada
September 27, 2012

The Globe & Mail profiles the Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces™ in Canada and highlights how companies that focus on employee engagement tend to perform better financially, attract and retain the best talent and enjoy improved customer service and client retention.

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Can $38 Billion Employee Incentives Industry Boost Corporate Profits?
September 26, 2012

Forbes profiles the state of the employee incentives/rewards industry, and Razor Suleman discusses the trend of companies shifting to employee engagement programs that drive better ROI.

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Tech Firms Pony Up Pay for Top Gen Y Workers
September 20, 2012

Workforce Management discusses Gen Y workers with Razor Suleman and references the Class of 2012 study research exploring job features that are most important to young college graduates.

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Workers Feel They Get No Respect
August 7, 2012

Fox Business features the Achievers Intelligence research that reveals the costs of employees who are not engaged or recognized properly for their contributions.

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Canadian Startup Achievers Brings Bi-Monthly ‘Tech Talks’ to Toronto
August 3, 2012

TechVibes discusses how Achievers is now delivering bi-monthly "Tech Talks" to the Toronto technology community. The events are designed to bring developers and managers together to share best practices and to provide hands-on engineering advice.

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How to Win the War for Talent: Recruit, Retain, and Inspire
July 23, 2012

Razor Suleman discusses the opportunities for employers to increase their employee engagement and win the war for talent.

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Workforce Insights: Do You Treat Employees Like Olympic Athletes?
July 23, 2012

Razor Suleman discusses the need to treat your employees like Olympic Athletes with constant coaching, feedback and recognition.

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New Push for Employee Recognition May Have Broader Implications
July 10, 2012

Workforce Management profiles the latest Achievers Intelligence study research and a case study from Molina Healthcare. The article discusses how gift cards and years of service awards don’t motivate employees, and companies should replace this piecemeal approach with strategic and results-driven rewards and recognition programs.

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Is Your Workplace Engaged?
July 9, 2012

China Gorman thought leader and Human Resource expert of over 30 years discusses the benefits of applying to the Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces Awards. In this post she highlights the 8 elements of employee engagement and gives a high level overview on how to apply.

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Are Annual Performance Reviews Necessary?
June 27, 2012

CNN Money analyzes the Achievers Intelligence study finding that 98% of HR leaders believe annual performance reviews are ineffective. Razor Suleman discusses this outdated process and how annual reviews must be replaced with real-time communication.

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Despite Unemployment Numbers, Companies Can’t Find Workers
June 12, 2012

Fox Business discusses the importance of retaining talent and the “Achievers Intelligence: Insight into Today’s Workforce” study results that discover what employees value in the workplace – recognition. See this video caption where the results are revealed. http://video.foxbusiness.com/v/1687730071001/

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Do Bosses and Employees See Eye to Eye on Anything?
June 1, 2012

Inc. features the “Achievers Intelligence: Insight into Today’s Workforce” study results, which unveil the wide gaps between how CEOs, HR leaders and employees view employee recognition, feedback and the annual performance review. Razor Suleman discusses how employers can capture the power and ROI of employee recognition.

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Great Expectations: Survey Finds New Grads Have High Hopes on First Job
April 19, 2012

Workforce Management features the Achievers Class of 2012 study results, where Razor Suleman discusses Millennials’ salary expectations and strong desire for recognition and feedback.

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Companies Make it Hard for Millennials to be Loyal Employees
April 4, 2012

Achievers was featured in Business Insider about the Class of 2012 study, where Razor Suleman offers advice to employers of how to recruit, retain and inspire Millennial employees.

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Students More Likely to Apply Directly to Companies Than Via Social Media
April 3, 2012

Achievers was featured in Mashable in an article about the Class of 2012 study, where Razor Suleman discusses the explosion of social media use for Millennials for job searching and why companies need to shift recruiting strategies online.

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What Employers Need to Know about the Class of 2012
April 3, 2012

Achievers was featured on Forbes about the Class of 2012 study results and what employers need to know about the new Millennial graduates in order to attract the top talent.

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Field Guide to Hiring Gen Y
April 3, 2012

Achievers was featured on Inc., and the article outlines the results from the Class of 2012 study to provide an in-depth picture of how Millennials are job hunting and what they expect from their future employers.

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Find A Job The Online Dating Way
October 20, 2011

In Forbes article about the job hunt experience, CEO and Founder of Achievers, Razor Suleman, likens the process to online dating. Finding the right match is important to both the candidate and the company.

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Sequoia Leads $24.5M Funding Round For Employee Rewards Company Achievers
September 28, 2011

TechCrunch discussed Achievers and their Series C round of financing, funded by Sequoia Capital. Achievers raised $24.5 million with Sequoia, bringing their total of funding raised to $38 million.

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Toronto start-up lands big-name venture capital
September 28, 2011

The Toronto Star highlighted Achievers’ $24.5 million financing from one of Silicon Valley’s most influential venture capital firms, Sequoia Capital. Sequoia has funded Apple, Google, YouTube, PayPal, and LinkedIn.

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Employee reward site raises $24.5 millon from Sequoia
September 28, 2011

Reuters featured Achievers and their $24.5 million Series C round of financing by venture capital firm Sequoia. Sequoia has had a long history in backing technology companies such as Apple and Google.

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Toronto’s Achievers snags US$24.5M in financing
September 28, 2011

Achievers was featured in the Financial Post for raising $24.5M US in a new round of financing, funded by Sequoia Capital. The Series C funding round will be primarily used for sales and marketing initiatives.

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Recruiting Event Featured at KTVU Ten O’clock News
KTVU September 18, 2011

Achievers was featured on KTVU news of for its unique networking and recruiting events at the W hotel. Job seekers describe the current market and explain why casual gatherings may be the best way to recruit and hire top talent.

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5 Surefire Tips for Hiring the Best New College Graduates
September 6, 2011

I Love Rewards was featured in an article on both Bnet and Business Insider, where Razor Suleman shares experience and advice on hiring smart through an in-depth fourstep interview process.

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No raise? No problem.
September 6, 2011

I Love Rewards was featured on CareerBuilder, where Razor Suleman examines why cash isn’t always king in employee motivation and how employers can engage their workforce through meaningful, performance-based recognition.

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College Students Using Social Media More in Job Search
September 6, 2011

I Love Rewards was featured on Fox Business in an article that examined the preferred Gen-Y job search platforms and Razor Suleman’s advice on recruiting through professional and personal social networks.

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Job Shop: Class of 2011 on Fox25 Morning News
September 6, 2011

I Love Rewards was recently featured on Mashable in an article that examined The Class of 2011 study and Razor Suleman’s advice on improving employer brand, engaging employees, and the best channels to recruit Millennials.

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