Employee Recognition
Tips & Tools

The more we do to recognize employee and co-worker efforts, the more motivated and productive we all become. Even a small "thank you" for someone's work can have a big effect. That's why employee recognition activities are important - and, best of all, easy to do! Here are some tools to help you with your recognition efforts.

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  • PDFPrintable Thank You Card (Set your print scale to “none,” print, fold in half then fold in half again.)
     
  • How well do you know the employees you supervise? Do you know what they would like in terms of recognition? Do they like to be acknowledged in front of a larger group or would they prefer one on one? Here's a short PDF"Get to Know Your Co-workers" Questioinnaire to help you find out more about the people you are with eight hours a day, five days a week.
     
  • Want to know when and how often should you recognize? Read this PDFrecognition award article and learn how to be S.M.A.R.T. (Sincere. Meaningful. Adaptable. Relevant. Timely.) with your recognition efforts.

 

Contact

E-mail your questions or submit your ideas about DHHS employee recognition to dhhs.recognition@nebraska.gov 

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