Derek Irvine

About the Author

Derek Irvine is one of the world’s foremost experts on employee recognition and engagement, helping business leaders set a higher vision and ambition for their company culture. As the Vice President of Client Strategy and Consulting at Globoforce, Derek helps clients — including some of world’s most admired companies such as Proctor and Gamble, Intuit, KPMG, and Thomson Reuters — leverage recognition strategies and best practices to better manage company culture, elevate employee engagement, increase retention, and improve the bottom line. He's also a renowned speaker and co-author of Winning with a Culture of Recognition. Contact him at

Will Keeping SCORE Help You to Hang on to Top Employees?

Love job

An interesting article in the Huffington Post caught my eye this week. How do you measure impact of efforts to improve employee satisfaction, engagement and retention? Keep SCORE. According to the article, SCORE stands for the primary employee concerns in the engagement and employment contract: Stability, Compensation, Opportunity, Responsibility, Environment. The author contends…

Getting a Handle on Our Most Irreplaceable Workplace Resource

Time management

It’s that time of year – New Year’s resolution time. How many of us set resolutions with every good intention to follow through, but after a few months bad habits creep back in. One resolution I’ve committed to in past years that has produced good results is time management. Over the years, I’ve become…

Here’s How To Keep Your Best Employees — Without Increasing Pay

Happy best employee

Editor’s Note: It’s an annual tradition for TLNT to count down the most popular posts of the year. This is No. 19 of 2015. Our regular content will return on Jan. 4, 2016. Fortune’s Leadership Insider network runs an interesting series, asking leaders a key question for response. Recently, a question asked to Sarah Kauss, CEO and founder of S’well, asked…