Why Employee Appreciation Matters
There are all kinds of ways—both good and bad—to show appreciation for your IT employees. Find out how to avoid giving rewards that send the wrong message.
66% of the workers surveyed said they’d likely leave their employer if they didn’t feel appreciated, up from 51% who felt this way in 2012.
54% of the senior managers surveyed believe it’s common for employees to quit a job due to a lack of recognition.
One employee was awarded a new car.
Another was given an all-expenses-paid trip to Jamaica.
One worker was awarded baseball playoff tickets—behind home plate.
Another was flown to corporate headquarters to receive a plaque.
An employee received a gift certificate that was already expired.
Another received a 3 cent raise.
One worker was “awarded” a jacket that was too short, with sleeves that were too long.
Another received a loaf of bread.