It’s no secret that recognition is a key component for building employee engagement, however not all employees like to receive it in exactly the same way. Check out this infographic from BambooHR, an HR software developer, for some great insight into how most people prefer to receive recognition for their hard work and dedication.
So true! Reminds me of the monthly group birthday celebrations always with cake, until they asked the recipient ‘how was the cake?’, their reply, ‘actually, I prefer pie’. What a change in the dynamic to ask what they would like!?!
Some people may be uncomfortable with public acknowledgement while others would prefer it. But you won’t know until you ask.