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Aaron Brown

Aaron Brown

As a Workplace Insights Analyst at Quantum Workplace, Aaron manages client relationships and employee engagement programs for mid to large organizations. He develops and delivers sessions for survey design, analysis, and action planning to improve engagement for clients ranging across industries.

Articles by Aaron Brown

How to Recognize Employees According to Their Preferences

2.21.19 by Aaron Brown

Employees are like snowflakes; no two are exactly the same. They have different personalities and varied backgrounds that shape who they are and how they work.


This diversity plays into how they prefer to be recognized as well. Many managers default to how they desire recognition, but this...

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Coming and Going: How to Recognize New Hires and Exiting Employees

1.8.19 by Aaron Brown
Recognition, Recruitment & Hiring,

New hires and exiting employees may be on opposite ends of the tenure spectrum, but providing recognition is critically important for each group.


You want to get new employees started off on the right foot, excited and fully engaged from day one, just as you desire that exiting employees would...

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How to Give Recognition on a Budget

1.5.19 by Aaron Brown
Managers, Recognition,

In an ideal world where money is no object, recognition would be a breeze. You could treat high-performing employees to a fancy steakhouse dinner, give them gifts, or even send them on a trip.

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Promotion vs. Development: How Do Age and Tenure Affect Employee Desires?

3.18.18 by Aaron Brown
Developing Employees, Research & Trends,


Most employees aren't looking for a static situation. They don't want to simply linger in the same position for perpetuity - they desire a higher salary, a more prestigious title, or a growth in skillset that sets them up for better opportunities down the road.


As an organization, how can...

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3 Tips for an Awkward-Free Exit Interview

3.10.18 by Aaron Brown
Exit Surveys, Turnover & Retention,

Imagine your employee walks into your office and utters the four words you never want to hear: “Hey boss, I quit!”


Yikes. What’s your reaction?


Go cry in the corner? … Maybe.

Throw a tantrum? … Possibly.

Curse at the wall? … Go for it.


Now, once you’ve had your moment (and we all need our...

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