Learn About Great Ways to Reward Your Employees

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You have wonderful employees and you want to recognize them. But, what if large paychecks and lucrative benefits aren’t an option? Here are 65 ways to say thank you without breaking your budget.

Individual Rewards

  1. Handwritten thank-you notes
  2. Thank-you text messages or emails
  3. Thank-you videos
  4. Special recognition certificates or plaques
  5. Milestone awards
  6. Bonuses
  7. Extra vacation time
  8. Scratch-off lottery tickets
  9. Gift cards
  10. Spa gift certificates
  11. Magazine subscriptions
  12. Movie tickets
  13. Complimentary dinner on the boss
  14. Hotel credits
  15. Sporting event tickets
  16. Concert tickets
  17. Amusement park tickets
  18. Admission to local attractions or festivals
  19. Health club or fitness memberships
  20. Meal kit service subscriptions
  21. Cooking lessons
  22. Music lessons
  23. Streaming video or music subscriptions
  24. Free car wash vouchers
  25. Ride sharing credits
  26. House cleaning credits
  27. Gift baskets
  28. Customized coffee cups
  29. Customized phone cases
  30. Cool socks
  31. Technology gifts (headphones, chargers, wearable tech)
  32. Standing desks
  33. Better parking spaces
  34. One-on-one mentoring sessions
  35. Donations to charities of choice

Group Rewards

  1. Company-wide shout-outs or congratulatory emails
  2. Raises
  3. Casual dress days
  4. Surprise days off
  5. Bring your dog to work days
  6. Treats for the team (donuts, cookies, fruit)
  7. Food truck lunches
  8. Karaoke day
  9. Rewards-driven happy hours
  10. Parties to recognize events or accomplishments
  11. Golf lessons or mini golf trips
  12. Off-site day trips
  13. Guest speakers
  14. Corporate swag (T-shirts, sweatshirts, hats)
  15. Upgrades to break rooms, kitchens or office areas

Company-Wide Perks

  1. High-end coffee machines
  2. Healthy snacks
  3. Birthday celebrations with small gifts or treats
  4. Game rooms with ping pong or foosball tables
  5. Nap or meditation areas
  6. On-site fitness classes
  7. Dry cleaning drop-off and pick-up
  8. Flexible hours
  9. Work-from-home days
  10. Half-day Fridays
  11. Dedicated work hours to spend on special projects
  12. Ongoing professional development opportunities
  13. Tuition reimbursement
  14. Stock options or profit sharing
  15. Paid days off to volunteer

If your organization is looking to hire employees who are worth rewarding, Aventure Staffing is here to help! We understand the key to great companies is great workers. Let us help you find the right solutions for your organization. Contact us today to learn more!

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