Employee Recognition Best Practices

To a business, an employee recognition program is not a luxury, it is a necessity. With a well-built employee recognition program, companies can improve job retention, employee engagement, team work, reinforcing company values, and more. Employees are more likely to continue employment with a company if they feel they are appreciated. There are many different types of employee recognition programs, and all are beneficial to your employees.

Research has consistently demonstrated that when clear goals are associated with learning, it occurs more easily and rapidly. At the end of this course, you should be able to:

  • Assess the type of Employee Recognition Program(s) your company needs
  • Train leadership to recognize their employees
  • Know when and where recognition is needed
  • Construct a culture of recognition
  • Maintain an effective Employee Recognition Program

The Many Types of Incentive

  • Safety Incentives
  • Years of Service
  • Productivity
  • Attendance & Wellness Incentives
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Designing Employee Recognition Programs

  • Purpose
  • Employee Involvement
  • Budget
  • Keep it Simple
  • Case Study
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How To Get The Buzz Out

  • Be Creative With Designs
  • Paper the Walls
  • Use Social Media
  • Go Mobile!
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Top Five Procedures to Record

  • Identifying Desirable Behaviors
  • Understanding the Goals of the Company
  • Setting Guidelines
  • Providing Recognition Templates
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Creating a Culture of Recognition

  • Keep Your Staff “In the Know”
  • Empower Employees with Peer to Peer Recognition
  • Team Building: Encourage Camaraderie
  • Motivate by Promoting Fun
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The Best Things In Life Are Free!

  • Put a Spotlight on Employees in Staff Meetings
  • Write it Down
  • Display Your Appreciation
  • Make Work More Comfortable
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A Small Gesture Goes A Long Way

  • Have a Party!
  • Make a Game of It
  • Reward with Small Gift
  • Give Them a Break
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Pulling Out The Red Carpets

  • Have an Awards Ceremony
  • Win Large Items
  • Vacation
  • Career Advancement
  • Case Study
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The Don’ts of Employee Recognition

  • Don’t Forget About The Art Of The High Five!
  • Don’t Let It Become Boring
  • Popularity Contest or Recognition Program?
  • Make Sure the Prize is Motivational
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