Labor Day has recently passed, but that doesn’t mean you’ve missed an opportunity to let your employees know they’re appreciated. After all, the whole point of Labor Day is recognizing the hard work every single employee puts in to keep the company running. Without people working on the front lines, the company wouldn’t exist. Without people in the back office doing what they do best, there would be chaos.
Here at Raab, we are incredibly grateful for every bit of value our staff adds to the company and client relations. Identify. Mark. Package. Those three things are at the forefront of what we do, but there are also the little things that differentiate us from the typical industrial equipment supplier. When our employees go out on an emergency service call or simply make a note to check in on a client after a new install, they go the extra mile to ensure our clients stay happy.
Taking the time and effort to highlight a job well done is incredibly important for not just office politics but overall profitability. “Since appreciation plays a large part in employee satisfaction, which in turn improves retention and productivity, actively engaging with employees is a must for staying competitive,” reasons GlassDoor.
Luckily, you can do so much more for your dedicated staff than just giving them a day off during a federal holiday. You can show your appreciation in plenty of ways and help your employees feel recognized. Most don’t even involve a huge show of effort or a large budget; a simple, sincere “thank you for what you do” can go a long way!
So, in honor of labor day and all our hard-working staff, here are four ways to show employees you care around Labor Day.