Whether it is to recognise an employee achieving their goals, or to encourage them when times are hard, a simple note/gesture can go a long way in motivating them.
Recognising your employees' efforts can go a long way in keeping them engaged and motivating them - no matter how big or small your gesture.
In line with that, Officevibe has put together 15 short yet impactful messages you can adapt in writing your next employee recognition note - whether it is to recognise an employee achieving their goals, or to encourage them when times are hard, check them out below.
Messages for when an employee achieves their goals
#1: "There was never a doubt in my mind you’d accomplish this, but now that you have? Just want to say congratulations on hitting your goal!"
#2: "You consistently impress me with your ability to not only set ambitious goals, but to achieve them."
#3: "Incredible job hitting this goal! You really knocked it out of the park."
Messages for when an employee goes the extra mile
#1: "Thanks for your contribution today. You really went above and beyond!"
#2: "I just want you to know that your commitment to this team and your willingness to step up and do what needs to be done — even if it falls outside of your job title — doesn’t go unnoticed."
#3: "Thanks for going above and beyond today. Your efforts make our team stronger!"
Messages for an employee's work anniversary
#1: "Over the past year, you’ve showed up, you’ve worked hard, you’ve supported your team, and you’ve knocked your goals out of the park. Happy work anniversary. We’re so lucky to have you! Can’t wait to see what’s coming in the year ahead."
#2: "Happy work anniversary! You make this company a better place to work every year you’re here."
#3: "Another work anniversary, another year I’m grateful to work with you!"
Messages to recognise an employee's efforts when times are hard
#1: "I know things haven’t been easy. But I just wanted to thank you for always showing up and supporting this team, even when it’s hard."
#2: "Things have been tough, but every day you show up, roll up your sleeves, and make things happen. Thanks for pushing through, we appreciate you!"
#3: "It’s easy to show up with a smile on your face when things are going well. But you’ve continued to show up with a smile on your face, even when things have been tough. Thanks for all you do!"
Messages for employees with a noteworthy attitude
#1: "Working hard is important. But working kind is just as important, and you’ve nailed both! Thanks for being such a pleasure to work with."
#2: "Your positive attitude is contagious, and it makes our team (and our organization!) better. Thanks for bringing the positivity to work every day!"
#3: "Your optimism, happiness, and overall positive attitude is an attribute to this team. Thank you for being you!"
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