10 Tips

Tips for Offering Employee Recognition That Works

Make Their Day! Employee Recognition That Works

#1: Begin offering recognition the moment a new hire walks in the door. (Plante and Moran)

#2: Recognition programs are only effective in organizations with mutual trust, respect, and appreciation. (Remedy)

#3: Focus on building on strong working relationships. (The Container Store)

#4: Recognition is an effective way to reinforce values and produce results. (Pella Window & Door)

#5: Pride in the quality of products and services produces inherent recognition.  (Google)

#6: Managers don’t need structured recognition systems in order to be effective. (Williams)

#7: Employees often view personal attention from the executive team as meaningful recognition. (Griffin Health)

#8: To provide fair recognition you must provide recognition opportunities for all. (Cisco)

#9: Get to know employees and their preferences. (Wells Fargo)

#10: Measure performance to fuel recognition efforts. (Home Hardware)

TITLE:                Make Their Day!: Employee Recognition That Works
PUBLISHER:    Berrett-Koehler 2009, second edition
AUTHOR:          Cindy Ventrice