Why is Employee engagement so important?
Employees are much more likely to stay at your company & feel wonderful if their efforts are valued and acknowledged. Appreciating staff for their contribution can boost morale and productivity too
Here are some simple & time-tested employee recognition ideas to consider:
Introduce them to management
Reward employees with coffee or lunch meeting with company executives.
Give a little
Gift movie passes, gift cards or sporting event tickets to employees who go above and beyond on a project.
Keep a documentation
Save reminders of each employee’s contribution so that you have the information handy and can refer to it during the performance review.
Bring in goodies like Pizza, for them to enjoy without a reason sometimes.
Let them show off
Arrange the team members to present the results of a project to company leaders.
Give the gift of time
Offer time off or extra vacation days for a job well done
Thank the employee
Regularly acknowledge employee’s great work verbally. Point out how their efforts helped the clients or customers.
Meet and eat
Treat your direct reports to lunch to discuss career goals and department objectives, goals.
Announce their achievement
Have their achievement standout in the company newsletters or recognize them at a staff meeting.
Organise lunches or off-site outings to recognize the completion of projects or special events, such as work anniversaries.
Blowout the word
Share a message sent by a customer or other stakeholders lauding the work of a fellow staff member.
Nominate staff for external or internal accolades, an employee of the month. Company award may come with enviable prizes, for example – a reserved parking space.
Recognize an employee’s skills by asking him or her to monitor others.
Put in writing
Prepare a handwritten thank-you note or copy senior executives on an email about a employees accomplishment.
Present improvement opportunities
Have a policy of promoting from within, and make sure staff member’s know there’s a path to grow in your organisation.
Showcase your appreciation
Hand out personalised certificate plaques for accomplishment.
Provide monetary rewards
If budgets permit consider spot awards for achievement.