In the workplace, recognition can come in many forms, from formal awards or bonuses to more informal gestures like a 'good job' ping from a manager. Whatever form it takes, recognition is a powerful tool that can boost employee morale, motivation, and performance.
For a lot of us, a great work experience includes feeling like we’re in an environment where we can truly thrive. It's about feeling supported by our colleagues, encouraged to grow and develop, and feeling like we’re able to do our best work without constantly worrying about judgment.
Humans are innately drawn to belonging, and employee engagement and satisfaction are dependent on it. People are more excited about taking on new, exciting opportunities on their teams when they are free to perform at their best without fear.