Isn’t it great to be praised? Doesn’t it feel wonderful when your efforts in a particular area are publicly recognized? It gives you a fresh burst of energy and makes you want to keep striving. Well, the same is true for your employees. They want to know their work makes a difference and that you appreciate their efforts. As the economy improves, it is more important than ever to keep employees motivated and satisfied in their jobs. Employees who understand their work is valued are more likely to be loyal and productive, which can make or break your company’s success. Compelling research from OfficeTeam and the International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP) shows the integral role employee recognition plays in increasing productivity and improving a company’s bottom line. The good news? Recognition doesn’t have to be expensive to be effective. In fact, the types of recognition professionals seek may surprise you. The findings also reveal how targeted rewards can build morale, which types of incentives are most effective and common stumbling blocks to avoid when recognizing staff. In addition, you’ll learn about the costs of not offering praise, how not to praise an employee, and cost-effective and meaningful recognition ideas that can increase productivity. After the webinar hosted by Christine Lucy, don’t forget to visit www.officeteam.com/recognition
to check out our Recognition Gone Wrong video bloopers, which highlight funny examples of what not to do when recognizing colleagues. On that site, you also can download an advice pamphlet offering 30 creative recognition ideas.