Three affordable and easy ways to reward your employees and say thank you in the era of social distancing.
Although saying thank you is a good start, there are more ways to reward without breaking the corporate credit limit. Starting from free:
1) Public displays of appreciation
- Include a column in the corporate newsletter calling out great behaviours or actions which have gone above-and-beyond
- Create a wall showing successful initiatives and projects and the people responsible for them
- Create an award which people can nominate others for, such as when someone demonstrates clear behaviours aligned to your corporate values.
2) Personal thank you notes
Ironically, many people are afraid to write thank you notes because they “overestimated the potential awkwardness that someone receiving a heartfelt thank-you note would experience.” (source: psychologytoday.com)
Of course in the era of social distancing, a gift card at a nice restaurant doing take out and shared drinks via video conferencing could be good way to keep the personal touch while staying safe.
Just don’t forget to post the food photos on Instagram!
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Do you have any favourite ways to reward your people? What are some of them?
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