5 Tips for Creating a Culture of Recognition

Employee being recognized in front of peers

Creating a culture of recognition is critical in today’s work environment. Recognition makes us feel valued and appreciated – like our unique talents are contributing something meaningful to the world. But effective recognition does more than just make us feel good. Recognition is also correlated with higher employee retention, increased employee engagement, and it encourages […]

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Thank You For Your Hard Work | 30 Appreciation Messages for Employees

May 25, 2022

People love to hear, “thank you for your hard work.” Those six words can make anyone feel valued, appreciated, and seen. A Gallup poll revealed that employees appreciate being recognized at least once a week; however, 65% of employees report that they’ve received no recognition in the past year. It takes concentrated effort to build […]

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Employee Empowerment: How Can You Set Employees Up For Success?

May 20, 2022

Employee empowerment is the ultimate sign of trust in an organization. Leaders trust employees to make decisions that are in the best interests of the company, and employees trust that they have the freedom and flexibility to execute their job requirements effectively. Let’s talk about what employee empowerment is and what it looks like in […]

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12 Employee Engagement Ideas

March 31, 2022

The concept of employee engagement is nothing new. In a generalized sense, an engaged employee is enthusiastic, productive, and actively involved in the company. It’s a good time to implement employee engagement ideas to ensure your employees feel valued and connected. So, how do you make employees engaged? You make employees engaged by building a […]

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15 Creative Employee Appreciation Day Ideas

March 7, 2022

It’s time to say goodbye to impersonal emails and lame gift cards. Let’s get creative with 15 Employee Appreciation Day ideas that you can bring to life this year. At Terryberry, we believe recognizing and celebrating your employees’ hard work should continue throughout the year. However, it’s been refreshing to see companies celebrate Employee Appreciation […]

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7 Creative Recognition Award Ideas

February 10, 2022

Recognize your employee’s hard work, dedication and achievements by rewarding them with creative recognition award ideas. Benefits of Employee Awards In Glassdoor’s Employee Appreciation Survey, more than half (53%) of employees disclosed they would stay longer at their company if there was more appreciation from leadership. Additionally, 81% of employees reported they’re motivated to work harder […]

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Terryberry Launches New Reward Platform

February 7, 2022

GRAND RAPIDS, MICH., February 4, 2022 – Terryberry, the recognition company that helps create engaged, purpose-led organizations, announces the launch of its new Reward Platform. This new Reward Platform allows organizations to provide their employees with meaningful rewards they will genuinely enjoy.  The new Reward Platform offers a best-in-class shopping experience for all reward recipients, […]

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To Cope with Labor Shortage, Raise Emotional Compensation

November 18, 2021

The current labor shortage and employee retention are concerning issues for organizations. Many leaders are scrambling to attract and retain the workers they need. A combination of factors has resulted in an insufficient number of workers to meet available jobs: job quits hitting historic highs, declining immigration, and fewer working-age individuals (16-64 years old). This […]

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How to Use HR Tech to Elevate Your Employee Recognition Program

July 27, 2021

Employee recognition brings numerous benefits to businesses. Employees who feel like their work is respected and appreciated will feel a sense of purpose, and be more engaged and productive. Without the right tools, HR teams may struggle to implement an effective employee recognition program. Tracking results manually is complex, and HR teams juggle that responsibility […]

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