59 Awesome Employee Engagement Ideas & Activities for 2018 (Plus 10 New Bonus Ideas)


59 Awesome Employee Engagement Ideas & Activities for 2018 (Plus 10 New Bonus Ideas). Free bonus: Download this entire list as a PDF. Includes 5 bonus ideas not found in this post. Use a tool like TINYpulse or SurveyMonkey to create a survey and send it out to your team.

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For example: your organization may provide annual bonuses as a part of the benefits strategy. The problem is that there is little or no connection between the work someone does on a day-to-day basis, and recognition in the form of an annual bonus.

7 Misconceptions About Employee Recognition


But that’s simply not true; although incentive programs require a firm, and often hefty, financial investment, recognition does not carry such a load. Misconception #5: Recognition is for people who don’t receive a bonus. For some companies, the benefits of recognition are obvious.

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One of the most common methods organizations use to achieve this is pay (for example, a performance bonus for exceeding a quota). The biggest problem with this approach is that it only lasts as long as the pay continues, and the incentive is only as large as the monetary compensation.

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Many HR pros today struggle to find a way to get top management to realize that putting a cash bonus in the paycheck once a year isn’t how you make staff feel valued. TINYpulse reports that 44% of workers give peer recognition when they have a tool to do so. Online shoe retailer Zappos has a monetized peer recognition program that allows employees to recognize each other’s hard work through incentives.

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Even in anonymous surveys, people might give moderate answers if they’re afraid low engagement rates will affect bonuses, influence managers’ attitudes or cause unwanted disruptions.External factors could also pose a problem. Offering incentives could be a better option.

33 Thoughtful Employee Recognition & Appreciation Ideas for 2017


Free bonus: Download our entire Employee Award Templates Library. TINYpulse has tons of ideas for showing employee appreciation, including a “thank you” t-shirt signed by co-workers. Monetary incentives while good, have a limited impact and mostly short term.