Years of service awards are a way to celebrate and recognize employees for hitting their work anniversary. These awards show appreciation for an individual's contributions and honor their commitment to your organization.
While traditional years of service awards usually focus on milestone years (like 5, 10, or 20 years of service), modern work anniversary programs celebrate growth at every stage of an employee's career.
When used effectively, years of service programs can be a powerful way to boost employee morale and reinforce a culture of recognition.
Finding great employees is difficult. Retaining them even harder. About 29% of workers say they regularly search for new jobs while employed. That's why it's important to create a strong organizational culture where employee feel cared for and supported from their very first day. Celebrating team work anniversaries is a way to communicate appreciation for the time and effort your people dedicate to your organization's success.
Your company is unique. Your people are unique, too. With Cooleaf's years of service awards, you can create personalized milestone recognitions for every anniversary. And with customizable messaging and adjustable reward points for each year, you can keep track of upcoming work anniversaries with ease – no spreadsheets required.
Cooleaf combines many types of recognition into one comprehensive platform. With thousands of reward options (from merchandise to gift cards to branded company swag), your employees are sure to find something they love.
With Cooleaf's service award programs, you'll have more than just a typical years of service award. Building recognition into a strategy of employee engagement means your people will be happier and more engaged day-to-day, which results in longer loyalty and better performance. As your company grows, you'll have a record of all your previous and upcoming work anniversary celebrations at your fingertips.
Setting up your years of service program is a breeze. First, our Customer Success team will help craft the perfect recognition message and gift level for each tier (you can even customize certain milestones, like 5 years or 10 years, with special rewards!). Then, sit back and let our platform do the work.
Use Cooleaf to recognize, celebrate, and reward your people for work anniversaries, birthdays, and performance achievements across every department and team.