Employee Recognition Done Right

By Robert Half on April 16, 2019 at 8:00am


How effective is your company at recognizing employees for good performance?

3% Not at all effective
11% Not too effective
44% Somewhat effective
43% Very effective

(Responses do not total 100 percent due to rounding.)

Cities with the most managers who give their company high marks:

#1: Miami
#2: Washington, D.C.
#3: Dallas, Los Angeles (tie)


How companies show recognition during Administrative Professionals Week:

43% Organize a celebration or lunch at work
40% Offer a present (e.g., flowers, gift card)
35% Praise during a staff meeting or other public forum
27% Provide a handwritten thank-you note
14% Bring in an educational guest speaker

(Multiple responses were permitted.)

20% of companies don’t show appreciation to administrative staff in any way, shape or form.

Cities with the most companies that celebrate Administrative Professionals Week:

#1: Miami
#2: Houston
#3: Austin, Philadelphia (tie)

Source: OfficeTeam survey of more than 2,800 senior managers in the United States

© 2019 OfficeTeam. A Robert Half Company. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veterans.

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