First Things First: Getting Started with MyEmployees

Running a business puts a lot of demands on your time. That’s why the MyEmployees system was designed to be the “Easiest Employee Recognition Program in America.” Getting started is done is just a few simple steps.

How it works

Everything you need is included in your program box, right at your fingertips. All you need to do is submit your winner(s) each month. Then, depending on your program, we mail out your nameplates or acrylic awards the next business day.

Consistency is Key

Now that you’ve invested in your employee recognition program, here’s your first tip to be sure you get the most out of it: Keep your recognition program current and up to date.

Like anything else, if you don’t use it on a consistent basis, it won’t be successful. Timing is everything. If you forget to pick your winners for a few months and then try to play catch up, you’ll only get a partial benefit compared to what you’d see by staying on track.

If you show your employees your recognition program is important to you, it will be important to them, along with the goals that you associate with the recognition. Employees will follow your lead if they believe you are committed. When they know it and believe in it, employee motivation will soar. Your team will work harder to win month in and month out, leading to a more productive workplace.

Start strong. Lay a firm foundation now, and you’ll reap the benefits later.

Plan it out

Set a monthly deadline for choosing your winners, and add it to your work calendar. Share it with everyone on your leadership team so all submissions come in on time. Schedule a specific day and time for the award presentations, so everyone knows when and where it will be (for example: the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 3pm). If you’re consistent with these, they’ll soon become part of your workplace culture.

Your Engagement Coach

To help you get started with MyEmployees, along with everything else, you have your very own Engagement Coach (EC) who acts like your personal assistant to your program. Each month, your EC reaches out to you with a reminder when it’s time to turn in your winner(s). Your EC’s main purpose is to make your program a success.

If you haven’t already, you’ll have a conference call with your EC to talk about setting up your specifics, along with some tips and tricks for success. You’ll also get a link to your EC’s personal welcome page on our website. Bookmark that page, and save your EC’s phone number and email to your contacts list in your phone. That way, you’ll be able to easily reach out to your EC whenever you need to.

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