The Power of Employee Appreciation [Infographic]

by Sabrina Son on Oct 30, 2015 8:00:00 AM

iStock_000046389220_SmallIs money really the way to an employee's heart? Yes and no. Yes in terms of they need money to survive. No meaning that organizations can't just hand an employee a dollar and say "good job."

Employee appreciation goes beyond money or material goods.Tweet: Employee appreciation goes beyond money or material goods via @TINYpulse

Financial means of recognition still needs to be supplemented by genuine appreciation. If you're going to tell an employee (or peer) they've done a good job, you need to also let them know exactly what they've done well.

Socialcast put together an infographic that details some unique findings:

  • 85% of U.S. workers like to have their efforts recognized
  • 78% of U.S. workers report that being recognized motivates them at their job
  • 69% of employees said they'd work harder if they felt their efforts were better appreciated

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Employee Appreciation Infographic

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This post was written by Sabrina Son

Sabrina is the managing editor for the TINYpulse blog. A Seattle native, she loves her morning (or anytime) coffee, spending her weekends on the mountains, and of course, the famous rain.

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