Recognition is one of the biggest factors contributing to employee engagement and satisfaction. As a recruiter, I know an easy target is the over-achieving, under-appreciated employee. If you don’t want your employees taking my or any other recruiter’s call, show them you appreciate them on an ongoing basis. It doesn’t have to be elaborate or expensive, and the extra effort will pay off in spades of retention and productivity. Here are ten simple ways to show your employees gratitude throughout the year.
It’s expensive to recruit, hire and train new employees and even more expensive to lose your best ones. Your top-performing employees are getting phone calls from recruiters. But if they feel appreciated, challenged and invested in, I can tell you from experience, they won’t take them.