Recognition & Motivation Articles

Employee recognition is not just a great thing to do for people, it is a communication device which reinforces and rewards the most critical outcomes workers produce for your business. Once you recognize individuals effectively, you reinforce, with your selected means of acknowledgment, the actions and behaviors you most want to see people repeat. Efficient employee incentive ideas are simple, immediate, and can be reinforced with awards certificates, plaques or motivational gifts.

Christmas Recognition Tip #11 – Organize the Event

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Your end-of-year holiday office party is just around the corner. This week finalize the plans and get everything organized. Here’s a checklist to get you started: Remind employees of the party date and time with an office email. Verify your … Continue reading

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Christmas Recognition Tip #10 – Design & Print

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Once you’ve brainstormed a list of employees and awards they should receive, it’s time to get busy. Start designing and printing the certificates. We make this process incredibly simple with our awards templates. Our Templates Are: emailed to you for … Continue reading

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Keeping Employees Happy During the Holidays (It’s Easier Than you Think!)

For some companies, the holidays are a quiet and peaceful period. For others, especially those in the retail sector, it’s one of the busiest, most hectic times of the year. This can mean extra stress for employees, who may be … Continue reading

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Christmas Recognition Tip #9 – Low/No Cost Gifts

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This holiday season, show your staff extra appreciation for their hard work and dedication to making the business grow and prosper all year long. If the business has just a few employees, or is a start-up, it’s best to keep … Continue reading

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Christmas Recognition Tip #8 – Award Ideas

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Do you love the idea of showing employee appreciation, but just aren’t sure where to start? Make the award ceremony insightful and comical at the same time. Here’s a few award ideas to get the staff smiling! Morning Person Award: … Continue reading

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Christmas Recognition Tip #7 – Gift Ideas

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When employees reach specific milestones in their career, present them with a meaningful gift. These celebrations often happen at incremental anniversaries, starting after five or 10 years with the company. As the employee invests more time at the company, the … Continue reading

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Christmas Recognition Tip #6 – Certificates

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Award certificates are an economical way to show your employees appreciation. These paper documents are personalized, signed by an authority figure and often show up in celebratory photographs. So, why not make them extra special? Here’s four ways to embellish … Continue reading

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Christmas Recognition Tip #5 – Decide Awards

Christmas Recognition Tip #5 - Decide Awards

It only takes a second to name your top employees. So, why is it so difficult to think of an appropriate award for their year-long contributions to the company? This holiday season, keep your recognition program quick and simple. 3 … Continue reading

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Christmas Recognition Tip #4 – Gifts

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Thank your employees for their hard work all year long. Whether you gift them a monetary bonus on their paychecks, hand each person a wrapped gift at a holiday party or tuck gift cards in personalized letters sent to each … Continue reading

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Christmas-Inspired Office Gifts for the Holiday Party

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Sincere appreciation for a job well done is always in season, but perhaps there is no better time to show your gratitude than during the Christmas season. Christmas office gifts are special because at a time when most people are … Continue reading

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