Rise to the Occasion: Celebrate Employee Appreciation Day

Employee Appreciation Week 2014Great companies engage their top performers, align their employees with company values, and recognize their team’s achievements in the moment to drive employee success.

March 7, 2014 is Employee Appreciation Day. There’s no better time to share some gratitude, appreciation, and validation with your employees for all of their hard work. Whether it is staying late to finish a project, helping out another employee by going above and beyond the call of duty, or never settling for the status quo, these things can make a measurable impact on business success and should not go unnoticed.

Recognition is the catalyst to engage your workforce and align them to big picture. Recognizing employees for their hard work increases their productivity, and ultimately makes them more passionate and committed to their work—and your company. Impress your employees like they impress you. Make Employee Appreciation Day count, but don’t stop there.

5 recognition best practices to show employee appreciation

  1. Recognize your individual team members weekly.
  2. Recognize team Achievements.
  3. Make recognition timely.
  4. Make recognition specific to encourage behaviors that align with your company goals.
  5. Recognize milestones as well as results.

Take a little time and make a big impact this Employee Appreciation Day. To learn more, access our e-book, “The Power of Employee Appreciation.”

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What are you doing to celebrate Employee Appreciation Day? Let us know in the comments below.

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Achievers Employee Success Platform delivers proven employee recognition, continuous listening tools and timely coaching tips for organizations to give their people ownership of the employee experience and to drive organizational success. To learn more, visit www.achievers.com.


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