26 WAYS TO
Selena Sol presents…..
just a list, nothing more
1.Send a handwritten thank you note from the CIO or
CIO 1-downs or leave a voice mail
2.Rename one meeting room to the recognizee’s name
for that month
3.Invite their spouse in for a lunch on the company or
send the spouse on the next business trip for free.
4.Allow employee to leave 2-hours early on his child’s
5.Send a card from the CIO or CIO 1 downs to their
family, sharing how important the person's
contribution to the company has been
6.Assign a reserved parking spot for a day, week, month
7.Give employee an extra vacation day
8. Identify spare furniture / hardware in stock and
allocate to the award winner
9. Prepare a short video montage that celebrates the
10.Let them suggest a way they would like to be
11.Buy them tickets to a concert, show or other event
12.Provide them with a formal letter of appreciation for
their personal HR file.
13.Create a "day pass" that they can turn in to take any
day off, no questions asked
14.If training budget is limited, fund a course of their
choice or subscribe to a relevant magazine for the
15.Allow them to be flexible with their hours for that
16.Let them choose one day a week to work from home
17.Get each employee to write something positive about
the person on a piece of paper, and give them the
box of collected sayings, or frame them for the
18.Start a company "Wall of Fame" and add them to it
19.a 1 hour mentoring session with the CIO or CIO
20.Project Mentoring - Setup a one time session where
they can look to most senior leader for guidance on
one of their key projects.
21.Use the CIO’s office for a day breakfast.
22.Write an article about employee in the next
23.Hold an official awards ceremony
24.Set up a shout-out board and encourage lots of small
thanks every day
25.Hire a limo to drive employee to work for a week,
hire a maid , cook, or a yard crew for a week.
26.Give them and their colleagues a catered breakfast.