20 Fresh Ideas for the Best Employee Appreciation Week Ever

Achievers

Here at Achievers , we couldn’t quite wrap our minds around designating just one day a year for employee appreciation. One special employee appreciation week, though — that can be a great opportunity to renew your commitment to showing your employees how much you value them.

Try This Unique Employee Appreciation Idea

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Appreciating employees is hard work, if you want to do it right. Genuine appreciation should look and feel personal and it should reflect the way that someone’s work and dedication has made an impact on the workplace, on their coworkers and on the projects that have been delivered.

Seven Excellent Ways to Celebrate Employee Appreciation Day

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Employee Appreciation Day is celebrated each year on the first Friday in March. On this day, employers around the world make the extra effort to appreciate their employees’ hard work and dedication. Why is Employee Appreciation Day important?

30 fun, fresh ideas for Employee Appreciation Day – or week!

Achievers

Everyone here on the Achievers team really appreciates YOU for sifting through the vast interweb and landing on the [engage] blog, for spending time reading and sharing the articles we work so hard to create. But that doesn’t mean Employee Appreciation Week should go unnoticed.

21 fresh employee engagement ideas

Compensation Today

Taylor, PHR, The HR Writer When a workplace is filled with happy and engaged employees, the culture takes on a life of its own. A University of Warwick study found that employees provided with incentives to boost their happiness were between 12 and 20 percent more productive on the job.

You should consider hiring these strategic job positions this year.

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What is changing, however, is the emergence of strategic roles related specifically to employee engagement and well-being. Employee well-being can’t be ignored. Who’s making sure employees are taking breaks, or that the refreshments in the lunchroom are healthy?

Am I Only Special One Day A Year?

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Employee Appreciation Day is here and I’m sure all of us in HR have been busy prepping for “the big day.” I’m excited to organize activities for our employees, but I couldn’t help but have some worry around this day — specifically that leaders and employees will show appreciation to their colleagues only today, and not on any other day of the year. Expressing appreciation unexpectedly will surely have a greater effect than you might expect.

Why we love LifeSpeak

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I am most proud when I go to a wellness fair and hear how one of our videos helped an employee find answers to an issue they were struggling with. A leadership team that truly seeks to do right by their customers and employees. Happy Valentine’s Day!

Supporting employee well-being over the festive period

Interact

Supporting employee well-being, happiness and mental health is a growing responsibility for all of business management: not just for the individual. Mental health and employee well-being are year-round considerations. Show appreciation.

Are You Having Fun at Work?

Achievers

We all strive to find purpose in our day to day lives, whether it’s with eating healthy, making time for friends and family, or exercising. Similarly, employees need hope to succeed. The company allows employees to take time off to volunteer and also provides volunteer opportunities.

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10 Warning Signs of a Disengaged Employee

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Engagement is a huge issue for companies big and small. Engaged employees are far more productive than their disengaged counterparts. Just how big of a problem is engagement? Gallup found that: in 2015 only 32% of employees in the United States were engaged. Engagement drops to a shocking 13%! The rest of the employees are either “not engaged” or were “actively disengaged.” So how can you tell if employees are disengaged?

Employee morale is a year-round priority

Interact

Generally, your employees seem happier and motivated, so improving staff morale isn’t a current high priority for you…right? Engaging employees and boosting morale is a constant challenge and implementing a strategy that works all year round is crucial to business success.

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Appreciation Digest: Impact of Healthy Work Engagement

O.C. Tanner

Employee appreciation and recognition are vital in today’s workplace to increase employee engagement and overall business performance. Employee Appreciation: How to Keep Your Business’ Most Valuable Asset Happy. Appreciation

Banking on Behaviours

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CHRO Hein Knaapen shares how ING developed its Orange Code based on three employee practices and the success that followed. The thinking around culture and what we wanted to change in culture was essentially a very appreciative exercise. How have employees responded?

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More Than Half Of Employees Across The World Struggle With Work-Life Balance

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More Than Half Of Employees Across The World Struggle With Work-Life Balance. Employees all over the world are overworked, tired, stressed, unhealthy, and unhappy. 42% of employees are either constantly sleep-deprived or tend to lack some sleep. Exercise.

Top Workplaces Companies Know the Value of Appreciation

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Seven Insights on What Matters to Employees. Employees thrive on appreciation. Through our employee engagement survey, which drew more than 1.3 million responders in 2015, Appreciation ranked among the most important factors in any organization.

Top Workplaces Companies Know the Value of Appreciation

WorkplaceDynamics

Seven Insights on What Matters to Employees. Employees thrive on appreciation. Through our employee engagement survey, which drew more than 1.3 million responders in 2015, Appreciation ranked among the most important factors in any organization.

17 Surefire Ways to Boost Employee Wellbeing

SnackNation

17 Surefire Ways to Boost Employee Wellbeing. In a recent interview , Life is Good founder Bert Jacobs emphasized that focusing on things like employee wellbeing have an often under-acknowledged business benefit for organizations. Give Employees The Tools to Discover Their Purpose.

Why Performance Reviews are Dead (And What to Do Instead)

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A 2009 study found that 4 out of 5 employees want to change the performance review system, and some companies, like Adobe, have simply gotten rid of performance reviews altogether. Companies that win need employees that are nimble, adaptable, and who constantly expand their skillsets.

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The 7 Best Employee Retention Ideas We’ve Ever Seen

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Employee turnover is a frustrating problem. Employee turnover is a really difficult problem to fix, too. Employee turnover isn’t an unsolvable problem. Read on to learn about the 7 best employee retention ideas we’ve ever seen. Employee Retention