We each must condition ourselves to “See the Good”. Take the time to gather positive feedback from clients, customers and employees, and recognize contributions at team gatherings. Walk through the business and connect with team members by name. With a personal touch, share openly and learn to see meaningful recognition opportunities every day.
“See the good" and having recognition methods and techniques as part of your business culture are important for several reasons:
Boosts morale: It shows that their hard work is appreciated and valued by the company. When employees feel valued, they are more likely to be engaged and productive.
Improves retention: Employees who feel valued and appreciated are less likely to leave the company. This can save the company money in recruitment and training costs.
Encourages positive behaviors: When employees are recognized for their positive behaviors, they are more likely to repeat those behaviors. This can help create a positive work culture where good behavior is encouraged and rewarded.
Increases loyalty: When employees feel recognized and appreciated, they are more likely to feel loyal to the company. This can lead to increased job satisfaction and a stronger commitment to the company's mission and goals.
Ideas for recognition methods and techniques include:
Employee of the month programs: This program can recognize employees who have gone above and beyond in their job duties.
Spot recognition: This can be a simple thank you note, verbal recognition or a small gift to acknowledge a job well done.
Peer-to-peer recognition: Encourage employees to recognize and appreciate each other's efforts.
Performance-based incentives: Offering bonuses or other incentives for reaching certain performance goals.
Celebrating milestones: Celebrating important milestones such as work anniversaries or the completion of a major project can show employees that their contributions are valued.
At Achilles Group, we are giving HR a new name through a professionally human approach. Every day we help business leaders strategize and execute key priorities that will increase profitability through people performance. If you are looking for a trusted advisor to guide you in building a sound people foundation for your business, give us a call.
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