Employee Anniversary

Employee Recognition Program for Years of Service

yos-catalog-200Your Service Anniversary Recognition Program provides management with a powerful opportunity to acknowledge, show appreciation, and reward an employee's loyal service and significant contributions to your organization. This unique recognition program is proven to have a positive impact on employee morale.

Leaders understand the value and benefits of recognizing your staff and showing appreciation for their hard work. And none is more important than recognizing an employee's length of service at their significant milestones. It's all about increasing morale and employee engagement.
A Service Award Program is a very important part of a successful company's overall strategy to help improve the entire employee experience.

When you contact Select-Your-Gift, a recognition specialist will work with you or your Human Resources team to review your program requirements and provide the best solution that aligns with your core values and goals.

We'll send a sample Employee Service Anniversary Recognition Packet, sample gift-of-choice award catalogs, tailoring and presentation package options, pricing and more.

Your dedicated specialist will be your main point-of-contact, and will personally provide any assistance needed. Our goal is make your service recognition job easier!

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Employee Anniversary Program Ideas

yos-spread-w-coverRecognition Award Ideas:

For the most impact of your recognition gift, give employees a choice. Let them choose their service anniversary gift from a tier-level catalog, enclosed in a personalized award presentation packet with a recognition certificate. (See Details and Pricing here)

present-award-thumbAward Presentation Tips:

Recognizing employees with a formal presentation (when possible) is a very important part of service awards. For the most impact, have the employee's manager do the recognition in front of their peers. These events are great opportunities to honor and praise the employee's long service and significant achievements, and will demonstrate to all in attendance that your company values its people.

Employee Recognition for Years of Service is one of the most popular and motivating employee awards programs you can provide. To help you plan, and get the most success from your program, consider which service milestones you plan to include.

Although many companies still recognize milestones beginning with the employee's 5th anniversary, then each 5 years thereafter (5, 10, 15, 20, etc), this practice is rapidly changing.

Employee Anniversary Gifts by Year: Today, many companies are adding new-hire gifts, gifts for completing your on-boarding program, and giving recognition for earlier service milestones, such as 3 months, 1-year and 3-years.

Changing employee demographics are requiring these changes, as newer employees need management to provide earlier feedback, acknowledgement and recognition for their service. Without it, they may feel unappreciated and simply leave. Earlier service recognition will help improve the morale and retention of your newer employees.

How much should you budget for each Service Milestone?

Many organizations we work with spend between $10-$25 (and more) for each year of service. Using this range, an award for five years of service would be budgeted between $50 and $125 (or more). What you allocate for each recognition package will depend on many factors, including your budget. (see these budgeting tips) 

For more Tips for Employee Anniversary Gifts and Recognition:

Get our Free eBook for more tips when starting or refreshing a Employee Anniversary gifts program:
Managers Guide to Employee Service Awards

Select-Your-Gift offers an easy to start, and easy to administer program that provides you with fast personal assistance, customized award presentation packets, no contract required, and no minimum order quantities. Plus all service anniversary gifts are backed by our 100% employee satisfaction guarantee. We make employee recognition easy!

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Use this form to request your free information package, sent via US Mail. It will include:

*  Sample Employee Anniversary Gift Packet
*  Sample Gift-of-Choice Award Tier-Level Catalogs
*  How to tailor your Service Recognition & Gift Packets
*  Pricing, order forms, and how to get started.