Employee Recognition Resources

On this page you will find employee recognition products developed by expert Cindy Ventrice. These include the best-selling book, Make Their Day, as well as other books and research reports.

Latest Research


2013SurveyLogoThmNRecognition Preference Survey 2013

This research report includes data on what makes recognition meaningful as well as the changes in preferences that we have observed since our last survey.  We also looked at what respondents say motivates them to perform and stay with an organization. Demographic information included. For more information click here. Purchase now.




Make Their Day! Employee Recognition That Works

This top-selling book reveals what employees want you to know about recognition. Employees told author Cindy Ventrice what makes them feel appreciated and acknowledged. Their insights, supporting research into employee motivation, best practices of highly-respected companies, and revealing stories from the workplace make Make Their  Day! a fun and enlightening read. Learn more.

$24.95    Order (quantity discounts available)



Recognition Strategies That Work

A companion guide that reinforces the key concepts introduced in Make Their Day!  Managers requested a book that would help them further improve their recognition skills. Recognition Strategies That Work does this by taking a step-by-step approach to the Why, What, Who, How, and Where of recognition. Includes a 15-week study guide for discussion groups. Table of contents  Introduction

$18.95         Order (quantity discounts available)

$18.00         PDF version


101-Tips-Cover-small101 Tips for Team Leaders

This little book is filled with practical strategies for anyone who leads a team. You will find proven techniques that will boost your effectiveness and your team’s enthusiasm, ability to collaborate produce significant results! For more information click here.

$4.97    Order PDF now        



recognitionsecretThe Secret to Recognition Programs that Work

This quick little guidebook will explain what really works in developing and implementing a recognition program and what wastes both your time and your money. You will find this book helpful regardless of whether you are developing a program for ten or 10,000! For more information click here.

$9.95     Order now or get the PDF       



Online Training


Low Cost Recognition StrategiesOnline training – Low Cost Employee Recognition Strategies

Do you need to improve recognition within your organization? Are you developing a recognition program? No matter how big or small your organization, you will find tips to help you succeed. Details.

$49.00         Order

Generation Research Report & Related Training


Huh?Generational Preferences in Employee Recognition

The 10-page report describes the results of the 2008 survey on what Millennials, GenX, and Boomers want in terms of employee recognition. For more information click here.

$19.95         Order


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