Investors in People – Recognition and Reward

Strengths & good practices

Managers explained that they recognised and valued people’s contribution through spotting good work and letting them know and saying thank yous for extra efforts. There are also many other ways of valuing people in regular use here these included:

  • Clear overall company aims and objectives with regular updates
  • Regular discussions on development opportunities and opportunities to grow
  • Control over the job day to day once proven to be independent
  • Listening to ideas and improvements and taking them on board
  • Being involved in decision making
  • Being given responsibility to run more difficult jobs
  • Being given the responsibility to support others to learn
  • Being given the opportunities to use their strengths and skills
  • Having the right level of challenge in the job to be interesting but not outfacing
  • Having opportunities for social networking (which provides a source of strong moral support)