Informal recognition can be used every day to acknowledge contributions of individuals, teams and work groups. As with all recognition, it should be tied to a specific behavior or activity that you want to reinforce.
What does your unit/department value? The types of contributions that might be recognized are:
Download and Print a UW Recognition of Appreciation Certificate
There are many ways to say thanks for a job well done. Find ideas that work best for you and your team.
Find inspiration and ideas for creating a culture of recognition within your workgroup.
Have your staff complete this profile of how they like to be recognized for their good work.
UW e-cards are a great way to express appreciation to a colleague.