How RECOGNITION Can Help Employees Work Happy
What Employees Want & What Managers Think They Want
Money reigns supreme for workers, followed by paid time off, and employers know it.
On a scale of 1 to 5, the type of recognition employees value most:
(1 being not valued and 5 being highly valued)
|Paid Time Off||4.23||4.32|
|Professional development opportunities||3.54||3.77|
|Recognition in front of colleagues||3.54||3.94|
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You Better Recognize (Your Workers)
2 in 3 employees (66%) would likely leave their current position if they didn’t feel appreciated by their manager.
That’s up from 51% who said that in 2012.
But only 54% of managers think it’s common for workers to leave due to a lack of recognition.
Thanks, But No Thanks
Some of the STRANGEST forms of recognition ever received at work:
|A rock that said “you rock” on it|
|Loaf of bread|
|Key to an executive bathroom that didn’t exist|
|Meat from a hunting trip|
|Expired gift certificate|
Some of the BEST forms of recognition ever received at work:
|Employee of the year award|
|Handwritten card from COO|
|VIP sports tickets|
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Source: OfficeTeam surveys of 763 workers and 609 senior managers in the United States and Canada
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