Rewarding Employees

Recognizing a job well done is an important part of any managers job, and the real secret is, it doesn’t require anything particularly lavish.  The article, “5 Secrets for Rewarding Employees,” by Peter Economy outlines the most effective ways to reward top performers in the work place.  The real trick is to make it personal; find out what each individual will respond best to and tailor recognition specifically to them.

  • Be prompt: make sure the reward comes in a timely manner to the action deserving recognition
  • Be Specific: as to why they are being recognized
  • Make it Personal: in the delivery as well as the reward
  • Be Genuine: Thank them from the heart
  • Keep it Positive: don’t follow a reward with criticism

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