Employee recognition and praise is translated into internal motivation

by on May 8, 2009 · 0 Comment POSTED IN: HR Info Center

Recognition for a job well done is a high impact low cost employee reward

Meaningful employee recognition is a major reason to stay with you. It is a very effective high-impact low cost employee reward. This is something every HR pro understands. But do you know why patting somebody on the back for a job well done resonates so powerfully with employees?


It’s because when a manager gives feedback that is positive, personal and specific, the employee actually hears more than what is said.

It’s as if the employee translates the manager’s positive message of employee recognition into his or her own internal support language.

Here are examples of things a manager might say, along with what the employee he’s praising is going to hear:


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