Workplace Recognition and Incentive Programs

Did You Know…?

Posted on February 17, 2012 by Motivo Staff in Uncategorized

March 2nd is Employee Appreciation Day! It provides the opportune time to take a break from the routine of business to say Thank You to your workforce. Without them you have no business so make it count!

Offering recognition to your employees doesn’t have to be a huge effort – in fact, sometimes the simplest methods are the most meaningful. A quick, handwritten note can be just as memorable as a gift. Whatever your means of acknowledgement, following three simple rules can help you leave a lasting impression with your staff:

  1. Be Concrete – Tell them exactly why and for what you are recognizing them. A general Attaboy doesn’t work too well. Be specific.
  2. Sincerity – goes a long way. Don’t say or write anything that seems canned or out of character. Be natural and true to yourself and you will find good reception.
  3. Purpose – let them know their efforts have purpose and how their contributions impact the success of the organization. Everyone wants to know that what they do is important. This is a good time to review the company mission and goals.

Using these simple rules can be very rewarding for your employees and your company. When employees feel valued and appreciated, it can improve overall morale and company success. And that is something you can celebrate every day.