Employee recognition, service anniversary awards, safety incentives and more.
Service anniversary awards (also referred to as years of service awards, milestone awards, service awards, service milestone, and employee anniversaries) recognize employees when they hit a specific work anniversary.
Appreciation letters are essential for the presentation of your service anniversary awards, but sometimes it can be a daunting task to get started.
With these templates, you’ll never have to create appreciation letters from scratch. Use them as a guide for your employee's next service anniversary!
C.A. Short Company is often asked, “Is it possible for you to provide a total cost analysis, down to the penny, for our service award program?”
It’s possible to become so wrapped up in tradition, we can forget why we’re doing something. When that happens, we run the risk of simply “going through the motions.” Sadly, this occurs far too often when it comes to honoring employees for their loyalty and commitment.
Part 1: The importance of celebrating work anniversaries with Years of Service awards
Part 2: Best practices for celebrating work anniversaries with years of service awards
Part 3: Working with a SaaS provider to implement your YOS awards
I worked at an organization for about 5½ years right out of college. On the anniversary of my 5 years of service, I received an envelope on my desk with no explanation, my name misspelled, and a small coffee stain on the right corner. I honestly thought I was getting fired in the most inappropriate way I could imagine.
Years of Service and Employee Engagement Awards play a key role in helping you attract top talent, foster employee engagement and promote employee retention. These awards are not only great for boosting employee morale, but they also can give your business tax benefits.
This article is dedicated to Buford Ellis, whose dedication and commitment to C.A. Short Company has inspired us for more than 60 years. You’ve made us better employees, better managers, and better friends. May your retirement be filled with the same love you showed all of us.
YOS awards have been a mainstay in the business world for decades. However, a rapidly changing workforce has altered how we must approach them. What worked 30, 20, or even 10 years ago is no longer enough.
That’s why C.A. Short Company is proud to share with you these 10 best practices for offering employee Years of Service awards in 2020. In this article we also share how we used these tips to recognize one of our own team members and promote employee engagement throughout our organization.
Service award programs are meant to celebrate success, relationships, and promote recognition. However, some programs lack excitement and others may not be loved by the ones that participate in them. If your current years of service program is not engaging your employees, it’s time for a program upgrade. Discover how you can improve your years of service program from the traditional off the rack approach.
Let’s take a quick look at some of the top tips from around the industry for a successful and effective Years of Service Recognition program: