Recognising employee successes and celebrating those individuals who live and breathe the company values will positively shape your organisation's culture.
Your company values should be something that every employee feels are real within your organisation otherwise they amount to little more than a few words in the company handbook.
Below are five examples of organisations doing a great job of celebrating the core values and company successes.
The US home improvement giant provides a great example of a retail company with great core values and employee recognition. They do an amazing job of encouraging their stores to champions their staff in tweets such as this and this.
Bulk sort representing homer awards way to go Jorge Ayala, Rotimi Ojoare, Mario Castilleja and Andrea Diarte thank you for having THD Values great customer service and taking care of our people. @HDRLC8617 pic.twitter.com/N76otyDGiS
— sbosnick8617 (@sbosnick8617) April 16, 2019
"The Benny Awards" are the annual awards presented to employees at Discovery Benefits who live and breathe the corporate values. As you can see from the video, the award winners were definitely surprised to receive them.
— Discovery Benefits (@DiscoveryBen) April 17, 2019
National Health Service
Low employee engagement within the healthcare industry is costly, in both the monetary sense and in terms of patient outcomes. Yet many healthcare trusts within of the world's 5th largest employer are doing sterling work when it comes to celebrating their staff and their alignment to the NHS values.
Big congrats to Hena Afzal team manager clinical admin services & winner of 'We listen' Living our Values award, getting her certificate from @saz_knight Dir of HR & OD , Hena 'has time for everyone, encourages staff, listens to ideas' #betterlivestogether @BrentKilmurray @pgtips pic.twitter.com/FtwjylNccm
— BDCFT NHS (@BDCFT) April 11, 2019
COPY GOES HERE;
Nothing is more satisfying than a productive and fun teamwork, whatever the challenges we have to face. Celebrating 15 years of such corporate values with @AirTies Executive Team, as colleagues and friends.#AirTies15years #SuperConnected #WiFi pic.twitter.com/pJn4JaTblS
— Philippe Alcaras (@palcaras) April 17, 2019
London Golf Club
In another example of an annual award given by a values-driven organisation, London Golf Club champion their team of greenkeepers for being committed to their core values.
Congratulations to our Greenkeepers for winning the LGC Team of the Year Award for April ‘18 - March ‘19
Committed to LGC Core Values✔️
Recipients of the Toro Award for Most Improved Course 2018✔️
— London Golf Club (@LondonGolfClub) April 18, 2019