Employee Recognition, Rewards, Awards, and Thank You Ideas
Make Their Day! Employee Recognition That Works
This is an excerpt from the fully-revised and expanded second edition of Make Their Day! Employee Recognition That Works (Berrett-Koehler May 2009) The book is written for managers. This chapter focuses on how HR can help them to provide the best possible recognition for employees.
The Power of Positive Employee Recognition
Prioritize employee recognition to ensure a positive, productive, organizational climate. Provide employee recognition to say “thank you” and to encourage more of the actions and thinking you believe will make your organization successful. People who feel appreciated are more positive about themselves and their ability to contribute. These...
Top Ten Ways to Show Appreciation
You can tell your colleagues, coworkers and staff how much you value them and their contribution any day of the year. Trust me. No occasion is necessary. In fact, small surprises and tokens of your appreciation spread throughout the year help the people in your work life feel valued all year long.
Employee Recognition Rocks: Kick Employee Recognition Up a Notch
Employee recognition is limited in most organizations. Employees complain about the lack of recognition regularly. Managers ask, “Why should I recognize or thank him? He’s just doing his job.” And, life at work is busy, busy, busy. These factors combine to create work places that fail to provide recognition for employees. Managers who...
5 Tips for Effective Employee Recognition
Need tips for employee recognition? These five should make your recognition efforts effective and successful. Find out more.
Promotion Is Often a Reward to an Employee for Work Contributions
The advancement of an employee from one position to another position that has a higher salary range, a higher level job title, and more job responsibility is called a promotion. A promotion is a form of recognition for successful employees.
Ban Employee of the Month Recognition
Employee of the Month is an organization’s effort to recognize one employee’s achievements. But, it doesn't often work as planned. Here's why it should be banned.
Recognition Success Tips: Recognition Ideas
This tip about reward and recognition will help you create a profitable business and develop the talented workforce you need for progress, resiliency and agility. You need solid criteria in place before providing recognition that involves money and rewards. Everyday recognition that shows appreciation needs nothing but your commitment to providing recognition. Learn more.
Employee Recognition Cards and More Success Tips
Giving employees employee recognition cards or gifts for birthdays, wedding anniversaries, and the anniversary of their start date in your office is appreciated. Add the dates for these employee recognition cards to your tickler system.
Know one of the most important factors that contributes to the effectiveness of employee recognition? The criteria is critical.
Recognition or Entitlement?
These tips about reward and recognition will help you create a profitable business and develop the talented workforce you need for progress, resiliency and agility. What makes reward and recognition memorable? The element of surprise is big for effective reward and recognition. Learn more.
Provide Motivational Employee Recognition
You can avoid the employee recognition traps that: single out one or a few employees who are mysteriously selected for the recognition; sap the morale of the many who failed to win, place, or even show; confuse people who meet the criteria yet were not selected; or sought votes or other personalized, subjective criteria to determine winners. Learn more.
What People Want From Work: Employee Motivation and Positive Morale
Some people work for personal fulfillment; others work for love of what they do. Others work to accomplish goals and to feel as if they are contributing to something larger than themselves. The bottom line is that we all work for money and for reasons too individual to assign similarities to all workers. Learn more.
Leadership Success Secrets: Leadership Rewards and Recognition
A leader makes other people feel important and appreciated. The leader excels at creating opportunities to provide rewards, recognition and thanks to his or her staff. A leader creates a work environment in which people feel important and appreciated. Learn more about rewards and recognition in this fifth article in my Leadership Success series.
Salary Trends for Forward Thinking Organizations
How to research salary, salary calculators, salary surveys, salary comparisons, basically, all things salary, online, is one of the most frequent requests for information received by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). This makes sense when you consider the importance of salary to attract talented people, retain key employees, and...
Reward, Recognition, Award, and Thank You Ideas
Need tips about purchasing gifts for recognition that your employees will love? These recommendations will demonstrate your appreciation.
Peer Initiated Recognition is Powerful
Are you looking to provide an environment in which employees choose to be motivated? Bob Nelson’s site contains much useful information. Peer initiated recognition, recognition from customers, and informal recognition programs help motivate.