Navigating the COVID-19 pandemic has been challenging, but the lessons learned are invaluable in creating a more human workplace. One thing is for certain: Human connection is more important than ever, and employees want to be seen, appreciated, and valued.
This makes the newest Workhuman® survey results even more surprising. Out of more than 1,000 responses from U.S. workers, we found that nearly half (48%) had only sometimes, rarely, or never received a “thank you” from their employer and/or colleagues.
Employees are asking, above all, for a simple “thank you.” It’s about creating a culture of appreciation and recognition. To help kick-start the journey to a more human workplace, here are three strategies to help you create a culture of recognition at your organization.