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Recognizing and Appreciating Employees without Harming your Budget

By HR Tech Outlook | Monday, August 10, 2020

Celebrate the achievements of an employee or a team. Go beyond traditional and plan a little surprise for them. It can be as simple as playing some great tunes and providing ice cream sundaes

Fremont, CA: The health and growth of a company is highly dependent on the employee experience. A poor employee experience often leads to disgruntled and apathetic employees who can suck the business's energy. At the same time, a good employee experience leads to employees who pass on their enthusiasm to customers. In most cases, customers are more likely to have a positive experience when served by passionate employees. Without a doubt, good employee experience can positively impact the company's bottom line. The need for creating a positive employee experience is immense, but companies cannot afford to invest large amounts to achieve this. Here are a few staff appreciation and employee recognition solutions that won't break the bank.

Appreciation from Management

Employees are always happier when higher authorities recognize their work. They are more engaged and dedicated to keeping their bosses impressed. Ensure that the efforts of the workers and the results achieved by them reach the upper management level.

Employee of the Month

Top 10 Employee Recognition Consulting/Service Companies - 2019Team members appreciate the recognition they receive for their work and appreciate their peers' day-to-day actions. Ask employees to nominate and vote for an employee of the month program. Make sure to write out and publicly explain why a specific employee was selected for the particular month.

Staff Appreciation Program

Like rewards programs at a supermarket, start a staff appreciation program where they are awarded punctuality points and any other traits that need to be encouraged. Points may be redeemed for small prizes, or particular privileges, like leaving a half-hour early. These programs can help energize employees.

Surprise Achievement Celebrations

Celebrate the achievements of an employee or a team. Go beyond traditional and plan a little surprise for them. It can be as simple as playing some great tunes and providing ice cream sundaes. When the organization recognizes and appreciates the employees' work, they are automatically motivated to continue to work that way.

Pass on the Praise

Any positive feedback about an employee should be immediately passed on to the employee, even via mail or telephone. Copying managers and supervisors on such comments is an especially powerful way to help employees feel appreciated.

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