Articles Tagged with 'cfpb'

Beware Mortgage Servicing Rule Pollyanna

March 22, 2013
Collective sigh of relief over small servicer exemption is premature. READ MORE

The CFPB Is Keeping an Aggressive Pace

March 06, 2013
Prepare for a long path of increased regulatory changes affecting virtually every consumer product and service. READ MORE

CFPB Adds to Stack of Mortgage Rules

February 28, 2013
In mid-January, the CFPB opened the floodgates, and mortgage lending rules began gushing out. READ MORE

CFPB Eyes Consumer Disclosure Trials

February 14, 2013
Dodd-Frank authorized the CFPB to facilitate innovation and to approve trial disclosure programs. READ MORE

CFPB Issues New Proposal on International Remittances

January 21, 2013
CUNA remains concerned over remittance exemption rules. READ MORE

Gearing Up for Remittance Transfers Reg

December 17, 2012
The agency released a guide for small businesses—International Fund Transfers: Small Entity Compliance Guide. READ MORE

My First Year: The Good, Bad, and Downright Ugly

December 05, 2012
CUs focus too little energy on compliance. That must change. READ MORE

Are You Prepared for Mortgage Audits?

December 04, 2012
Mortgage agencies are searching hard for risk. READ MORE

It’s a Piece of Cake!

October 08, 2012
Think about how you reposition products or services to accommodate consumers. READ MORE

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Great article! Unfortunately, most employees don’t feel valued or appreciated by their supervisors or employers. In fact, research has shown that the predominant reason team members quit their jobs is because they don’t feel valued. This is in spite of the fact that employee recognition programs have proliferated in the workplace – over 90% of all organizations in the U.S. has some form of employee recognition activities in place. But most employee recognition programs are viewed with skepticism and cynicism – because they aren’t viewed as being genuine in their communication of appreciation. Getting the “employee of the month” award, receiving a certificate of recognition, or a “Way to go, team!” email just don’t get the job done. How do you communicate authentic appreciation? We have found people have different ways that they want to be shown appreciation, and if you don’t communicate in the language of appreciation important to them, you essentially “miss the mark”. Additionally, employees need to receive recognition more than once a year at their performance review. Otherwise, they view the praise as “going through the motions”. A third component of authentic appreciation is that the communication has to be about them personally – not the department, not their group, but something they did. Finally, they have to believe that you mean what you say. How you treat them has to match the words you use. If you are not sure how your team members want to be shown appreciation, the Motivating By Appreciation Inventory (www.appreciationatwork.com/assess) will identify the language of appreciation and specific actions preferred by each employee. You then can create a group profile for your team, so everyone knows how to encourage one another. Remember, employees want to know that they are valued for what they contribute to the success of the organization. And communicating authentic appreciation in the ways they desire it can make the difference between keeping your quality team members or having a negative work environment that everyone wants to leave. Paul White, Ph.D., is the co-author of The 5 Languages of Appreciation in the Workplace with Dr. Gary Chapman.

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