Recognition Gone Wrong: "Great Job, Here's a Stapler"

Sometimes recognition efforts just go horribly wrong. For example, this video from OfficeTeam's "Recognition Gone Wrong" series shows what NOT to do when showing appreciation to colleagues and employees. Key takeaways: Personalize gifts or rewards based on individual interests. And giving someone an office supply off of your desk is generally not well-received.

For more tips on showing recognition to coworkers and employees, check out OfficeTeam's 30 Creative Ideas for Boosting Morale and Retention guide.

And don't forget to put the advice to good use by properly acknowledging support staff this Administrative Professionals Week (April 20-26)! 

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