The Power Of Recognition In The Workplace [Infographic]

David Schepp
employee recognition at work
employee recognition at work

For many Americans, showing up for work each day ensures a steady paycheck and the means to pay bills and other necessities and comforts of life. But while money is a motivating factor for many employees to go to work, it isn't the main driver for how well they perform their jobs, a recent survey found.

Workers prefer acknowledgment for a job well done from their managers, and attention from leaders more than financial incentives such as an increase in salary, according to a Westminster College study.