Check out 10 creative employee appreciation ideas your employees will love.
Did you know that one of the top reasons why employees leave their jobs is that they don’t feel appreciated, according to Gallup’ research?
The message here is clear: If you want to keep your employees, you have to appreciate them! Employee recognition is the key to employee satisfaction.
Of course you appreciate your employees...but how often do you show it and recognize their hard work?
Gallup’s poll has found out that 65% of employees haven’t received any form of recognition for good work in the last year!
OK, so maybe you can’t afford expensive awards...but that isn’t an excuse for not showing your employees that you appreciate them! You don’t have to spend any money to recognize your employees and show them that you appreciate their hard work.
Actually, according to Officevibe’s recent study, 82% of employees think it’s better to give someone praise than a gift.
Here is a list of 10 great, inexpensive employee appreciation ideas your employees will love:
Organize a surprise party for your top performers! Include some cake, confetti and their favorite tunes.
Post a photo of your employees on social media and brag about their achievements. Don’t forget to tag them!
Feature you employees’ success stories in your company’s newsletter.
Send a company wide congratulatory email and praise your employees for a job well done.
Hide a few notes of appreciation around your employees’ work area.
Send your employees a handwritten note, or just leave a sticky note saying “Thank you” on their desk.
Call an employee to your office just to say thank you. Don’t discuss any other issue!
Offer your employees to represent your company at an event they typically would not attend.
Show your employees how much you value their opinion and input.
Invite your top performer to join your executive team meeting.