It’s a new year – which means resolutions, changes, and annual targets starting afresh… It’s also a time for mapping out the year ahead – and when it comes to employee recognition, there are more opportunities to provide staff rewards in the next 12 months than you might think.
Everyone likes the chance to break away from routine, and even the most dedicated employee can’t be blamed for enjoying an excuse to get out of the office and ignore their email inbox for a little while. Instead of fighting it, use the urge to get outdoors for something positive – staff retreats or holidays […]
Staff incentives and rewards can be something small, like a gift card, or something much, much bigger. If you’re looking for a big end-of-year blowout celebration, have a small team, or are looking to thank a few high-performing employees for their efforts throughout the year, then an event or trip can be an amazing – […]
It’s always important to recognise the efforts of staff, particularly when they’re performing well. Research has shown time and time again the positive impacts of a business strategy that places an emphasis on staff recognition.
Vouchers, gift cards and digital rewards are on the rise, with more and more employers – and employees – realising their benefits. Research has found a great deal of benefits for incentivising and rewarding staff using vouchers over cash rewards, with the personal value of receiving rewards such as gift cards and vouchers typically far […]
One of the most important things you can do for your employees is show them that they are valued members of the team – and recognising employee milestones is a great way to do this. Birthday celebrations can make staff members feel valued in a way that is independent of performance targets, showing employees that […]
Whether every member of your staff observes Christmas or not, the end of the calendar year is always a significant milestone. The Christmas holidays are an ideal time to give your employees your thanks and show appreciation for their efforts over the past 12 months, bringing the year to an end on a positive note.
When it comes to rewards for recognition or incentive schemes, it’s vital to choose rewards that will motivate your employees. Your rewards need to arouse and maintain your employees’ interest in your programme while supporting your business objectives. But with so many options choosing the right reward that will motivate your employees can be a […]
Rewards mean different things to different people and that’s why a personal reward makes the best reward, personal rewards are engaging and motivating. But what makes a reward personal? A personal reward is made up of three elements: Perceived value Needs and wants of the recipients Recipient experience Gift vouchers and cards satisfy all these […]
In the second of this two-part article on incentive communications, I look at launch and on-going communications, and share some top tips. If you missed part one you can read it here. Launch communications The goal with launch communications is to get employees excited and provide support from management. It also gets your participants […]