Award Category Ideas for Your Employees

We have compiled a list of the most popular award categories used by businesses to show recognition to their employees.  Within each of these categories we have included a few examples of award names that could be used to describe why the employee earned the award.

We hope you find this information useful!

Years of Service Awards

Years of service awards are generally used to show recognition to employees based on the length of time they have been with your organization.  Adding an adjective to describe the service is a nice touch as you can see from the examples below.

Service Award Titles

1 Year of Service

2 Years of Service

5 Years of Dedicated Service

10 Years of Valued Service

15 Years of Continued Service

Service Award Template

Presented To

John Doe

For 5 Years of Service

to

Gem Awards

2015-2020

Safety Awards

Safety awards are generally given out by organizations to encourage safety in the workplace.  Organizations often reward employees who go above and beyond what is required.

Safety Award Names

2 Years Accident Free

Outstanding Safety Manager

Safety Training Completion

100% Accuracy

Outstanding Safety Record

Safety Award Template

Presented To

John Doe

In Recognition of Your

Outstanding Safety Record

——

2020

Top Performers

Awards given to recognize top performers should help encourage continued performance with the top performers and help excite other employees to become top performers.

Top Performer Award Names

Top Selling Agent

Most Calls Received

Leadership Award

Most Efficient Employee

Award Template

Presented To

John Doe

“Top Selling Agent”

——

Gem Awards

2020

Character Awards

Character Award Names

Thoughtfulness Award

Leadership Award

Perserverance Award

Most Charitable

Most Attentive

Character Award Template

Gem Awards

Presents the

Leadership Award

to

John Doe

“In recognition of your dedication”

2020

Conclusion

There are many ways to show your appreciation to employees.  These are just a few titles and examples to get you started on your way.  Let us know what your favorite award titles are below!

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