10 low-cost employee reward ideas to say thank you with experiences

By Debra Corey, Best-Selling Author & Advisor to Reward Gateway

It’s time to introduce 10 low-cost employee recognition ideas, focussing on experiences that require little effort to take your thank you to the next level. As the saying goes, “actions speak louder than words,” so show your employees you appreciate them by choosing an experience that aligns with their interests.

Employee recognition and reward go hand-in-hand, but it’s important we highlight the difference between the two before we dive into our 10 low-cost employee reward ideas. Keep in mind that recognition should always come before the reward, but both are valuable when it comes to helping employees feel appreciated and valued at your organisation. Plus, fun experiences used as rewards are a great way to deepen connections and improve employee collaboration.

When you’re thinking about ways to recognise your employees, it can be difficult to narrow down your options — as we’re showing here, they’re endless! To help, click here to reveal the MUSTs for employee recognition success.