101 Ways to Motivate Your Human Resources

1. Say Thanks
2. Change Job Titles
3. Ask for Advice
4.Offer Written Notes
5.Homemade Cookies
6.Change Meeting Venues/times
7. Make a Card
8.Reward with Food
9.Create 110% Rewards
10.Casual Dress Day
11.Staff Newsletter
12.Letter of Recognition
13.Movies at Lunch
14.Service Pins
15.Praise Staff at Meetings
16.Athletic Facility Pass
17.Promote Staff from within
18.Highlight in Newsletter
20.Free Movie Passes
21.Day Off
22.Reward with a goodie Bag
23.Ask for Input
24.Open Door Policy
25.Solicit Staff Ideas
26.Free 15-minute Massage at Work
27.Use Staff Ideas
28.Training Retreat
29.Temporary Parking Space
30.Highlight in Brochure
31.Kudos Reward Program
32.Staff Volunteer Award
33.Party at Your House
34.Feature Staff in Training Videos
35.Monthly Potlucks
36.Staff Jackets/Shirts
37.Gold Stars
38.Pay staff more Money
39.Flexible Work Hours
40.Better Office
41.Special Coupons
42.Reward with a Book/Magazine
43.Conduct Rounds
44.Set & Publish Your Own Goals
45.Create Staff Committees
46.Award Named for Staff
47.Free Classes
48.Ask for Advice
49.Personal Room
50.Evaluate Staff
51.Give Credit
52.Job Swapping
53. Involve Staff
54. Customer Care Award
55. Create Misc. Contents
56. Rent a Billboard
57. Ugly Tie Contest
58. Note on Business Card
59. Jewelry
60. Exercise Time
61. Make a Sticker
62. Casino Party
63. Pay for Education
64. Employee Idea Award
65. Spirit of “XX’ Award
66. Let Staff Host a Meeting
67. Create Contests at Meetings
68. Hold Staff Outings
69. Create a “Top Banana” Award
70. Offer Public Praise
71. Create WOW Cards for staff
72. Ask for Input
73. Lunch with the Boss
74. Gift Certificates
75. Hall of Fame Photos
76. E-Mail a Thanks
77. Have Staff thank other Staff
78. Thank you on Post-Its
79. Cook Breakfast for Staff
80. Hold Regular Meetings
81. Shorten Meetings
82. Staff of the Month Award
83. Other staff award program
84. Years of Service Award
85. Five Year, $500 Bonus Award
86. Keep Staff Informed
87. Say Hi!
88. Evaluate Staff
89. Ask Staff to evaluate the Organisation
90. Answer Phone for Staff
91. Birthday Cards
92. Attend Conferences
93. Staff Events
94. Gift Pen / Pencil Set
95. Buy a Soda
96. Offer a Hot Air Balloon Ride
97. Host a cookout
98. Facilitate Plaque
99. Tickets to Events
100. Community Meetings
101. Discounts for Staff

Enjoy
– Sakin

2 Replies to “101 Ways to Motivate Your Human Resources”

  1. I found few of them really interesting ones like Hall of fame. How about giving them a standing ovation for doing something outstanding and enhancing company brand?
    I additional question: Why have you stopped writing on HR? I think you need to do more so that it could be helpful to us.

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