Getting Great Place To Work Certified™ is more than just badges and bragging rights. You are part of a company that puts its people first.
This milestone is your chance to celebrate your employees, join a global community of exceptional companies and put your company name on the map of desirable workplaces.
Many companies ask us: “How can we use our Certification throughout the year, not just the initial announcement?”
Here are some fun ways we have seen other workplaces spread the love throughout the year:
1. Get it published at your local news!
Share your Certified status with your local media and explain what getting Certified means to your organization. This is your chance to showcase how you care for your employees and it does not stop at just being certified, it’s your organization’s continuous commitment to greatness.
2. Throw a Virtual Party
Some of you may be navigating the landscape of remote work and various locations, the best way to elevate the camaraderie is by organizing a virtual celebration. Imagine a virtual party with music, games and shout-outs to your employees. (Bonus points for picking a theme and coordinating Zoom backgrounds!)
3. Spread the Word on Social Media!
Give your social media followers a sneak peek at your company celebration. Share office party pics to your Instagram story, create a reel or video for Instagram & Facebook. Use our hashtag #GPTWCertified to join the conversation with the rest of the certified community globally.
4. Acknowledge your People
Noticed someone making the workday a little brighter for their coworkers? Take the opportunity to recognize employees across your company for helping create a great workplace. Tributes from managers are flattering, but peer recognition is even better.
Organizing a Secret Santa-style matching system invites employees to think thoughtfully about how they recognize their colleague. One-to-one appreciation also gives every employee time in the limelight.
5. Help your People Give Back
With everything happening in the world, support your employees’ generosity by matching donations to charitable causes of their choice.
6. Reward your Customers
Pay the love forward to your clients or customers. Show them how important employee happiness is to you by giving away freebies or discounts on the day you become Certified or Certification Nation Day. Run a hospitality business? Give everyone a free latte!
Looking for more ideas on how to celebrate? Ask your team! In the spirit of inclusive culture, the celebration will be best when everyone builds the party together!
Have an opportunity to celebrate with your company by being Great Place To Work Certified™. Learn more about Certification™ now.