Reward and Recognition

Salary & benefits

Are you always counting down the days until Friday? If you're always dreading Mondays you'll never find your job rewarding. Companies are becoming more and more aware that employees are not just looking for jobs that provide new challenges but also want rewarding benefit packages. So if you're lacking in enthusiasm at work, take some time to think about how you and your employer could work together to make your job more rewarding.

Top 10 schemes businesses currently offer that you could suggest to your employer:

  • Bonuses
  • Seasonal gifts
  • Pay rise
  • Flexi-time
  • Company-wide announcements
  • Team events
  • Team and individual staff awards
  • Vouchers
  • Certificates

Did you know?

We recently conducted a survey with our clients and candidates on reward and recognition, here are just a few of the interesting results:

89% of candidates said reward and recognition schemes motivate them
49% of workers said their achievements are not recognised enough

How many businesses reward staff for a job well done?

  • Have a structured plan in place 35%
  • Yes, but no structured plan in place 13%
  • On an ad hoc basis 25%
  • Not currently, but would like to 13%
  • Not currently, and no plans to 14%

How often do businesses that currently reward staff carry out recognition activity?

  • As and when required 60%
  • Annually 23%
  • Monthly 17%

Only 64% of workers are happy with the level of praise and rewards they receive, but 77% of businesses believe that their employees are motivated.