Rewarding your employees for good work is vital towards keeping them happy and engaged. Having incentives
helps motivate and drive employees to complete tasks or long term objectives. In a competitive hiring
market, like we have today, it is vital to have a culture that sparks engagement and enjoyment.
Incentivizing an employee to achieve a goal or a team complete a metric can work wonders for growing
community and taking your organization to new heights. When an employee comes up with a valuable idea,
it is great to reward them for doing so.
While some reward ideas may be obvious, others may not. It is ideal to tailor employee rewards
specifically to your organization or various departments and roles. Below is a list of various
employee rewards and incentives to implement in your organization.
Throw A Party.
Give Them An Extra Vacation Day.
Give Them Double Time.
Give Them The Option Of Flexibility With Their Schedule.
Create A Casual Dress Day.
Provide Outside Services In The Workplace.
Give Away Coupons And Gift Cards.
A Sincere Word Of Thanks Costs Nothing And Is Very Effective.
Post A Thank You Note On Their Door In Their Honor.
Create A Simple “ABCD” Card That Are Given When Someone Goes “Above The Call Of Duty”.
Honor Them At The Start Of The Next Staff Meeting (Recognize Someone At The Start Of Every Staff Meeting).
Post A “Thank You” Sign In The Lobby With Their Name On It.
Gift Them Flowers, A Book, Or Other Small Gift.
Invite Them To A One-On-One Lunch.
Give Them A Card With Lottery Tickets Inside.
Give Them A Card With Movie Tickets Inside.
Give Them A Card With A Gift Certificate.
Have The Entire Team Sign A Framed Photo Or Certificate Of Appreciation.
Arrange For A Boss Several Levels Up To Stop By To Say Thanks.
Send A Thank You Note Or Gift Basket To Their Spouse.
Arrange To Have Their Car Washed.
Arrange To Have Their Home Cleaned.
Let Them Bring Their Pet To Work.
Feature Them In The Company Newsletter.
Team Shopping Spree.
Themed Team Lunch
Team Service Project
Impromptu Time Off
Time Off Coupons
Indoor Food Truck AKA Catered Service
Team Birthdays And Work Anniversaries
Points Reward System
Coffee Shop Meetings
Cover A Major Expense
Cookies For A Cause
Praise From A Customer
Office Update Budget
Festival Or Sporting Event Tickets
Wine Tasting Or Brewery Tour
VIP Access To Their Favorite Band
Extreme Adventure Day
Cruise For Two
Tech Accessories Like Headphones, Speakers, Or A Smart Watch
Uber Or Lyft Ride Credit
BONUS - Ask Them What They’d Like:
Let your employee know you appreciate their work and why. Ask them what they’d like as a reward.
Riley Moore (https://www.linkedin.com/in/rileyrm4tech)
Riley Moore, the 25-year old CEO at RM4Tech, the one and only completely family-owned family-run
software company, has used his mix of technical and business influences to bring his creative vision
to life. With the development of RM4Tech’s first solution, DirectSuggest 'The Suggestion Box Reimagined'
, he has become a fresh face in the world of engagement and innovation. Their second solution
CrowdQuestion was released in early 2019. CrowdQuestion is focused on connecting crowds through
'Q&A The Right Way' to bring everyone closer to their community. His passion to empower individuals
to use their creativity and voice to make a difference in the world is what drives him.
Riley's love for podcasting, mixed with his unrelenting drive to inspire individuals to change
the world through passion and hard-work, encouraged the creation of The Moore You Know
Podcast. He hopes to impact the world through entrepreneurship and podcasting like those
who inspired him.
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