Employee recognition is crucial to maintaining a good workplace environment. But it doesn’t always have to be formal and organized. Companies can make the awards more fun and quirky. This is a great way to improve the bonds between the company and employees.
Companies can also make peer-to-peer recognition funny in the same way and improve relationships between colleagues. In this article, let’s look at some funny employee award ideas companies can give to their employees.
Why Do We Need to Give Out Employee Awards?
Employee awards are one of the best ways for a company to recognize and appreciate the employees who work for them. It is also a good way to show employees that their efforts are noticed and appreciated.
This can also motivate other employees to follow in their footsteps and put more effort into their work. Here are some of the benefits of giving out employee awards.
- Gives employees a sense of gratification and belonging.
- Enhances company culture and improves the workplace environment.
- Motivates other employees to follow in the footsteps of the achievers.
- Helps retain the ones that work best.
50 Funny Employee Awards to Actively Boost Engagement
Wondering how to keep your employees engaged and motivated? Here are 50 funny employee awards that you can consider to boost your employees.
1. Road-runner Award
You can present this award to the employee who always runs around the place gathering data and information.
2. The All-rounder Award
This is for the employee who does the best in everything, from carrying out their responsibilities and coming up with creative and effective strategies to completing their tasks on time.
3. Round of Applause Award
This is for the one employee who excels in every task he undertakes that he deserves a round of applause.
4. Note Taken Award
This is for the note-taker of the bunch. For the one employee who always takes notes diligently during meetings and has everything noted in his notes.
5. Budget Cruncher Award
This is for the employee who is best with numbers and accounts. He is the one who manages the budget best.
6. The Helper Award
For the one who is always out helping others. No matter in work or other things.
7. Calmer of Storms Award
This is for the one who calms the storm when everyone is in a heated discussion. He helps the team come to a conclusion.
8. Take the Stairs Award
This award is for the fitness freak of the bunch. He will make every activity a workout session.
9. Back from the Gym Award
This is for the employee who comes to the office straight from the gym.
10. Late For The Gym Award
This award is for the employee who leaves the office early because he doesn’t want to be late for the gym.
11. Where's-My-Protein Award
This award is for the diet-conscious employee of the team. He looks for protein in everything he eats.
12. One-Liner Champ Award
For the one employee who can make you laugh with just one line.
13. Class Clown Award
This award is for the employee who is funny in whatever he does.
14. Everyone's Bestie Award
For the one employee who is everyone’s buddy in the office. The one who is everyone’s confidant.
15. The Practical Joker Award
For the employee who constantly performs impersonation and throws impromptu skits to get everyone laughing.
16. President of the Poet Society
This award is for the one employee who loves reading, writing, and singing poetry. The team’s Wordsworth.
17. The Office Dancer Award
This is for the one who can dance on any occasion for any music. The Michael Jackson of the bunch.
18. The Office Picasso Award
This award is for the artist of the team who can draw and paint anytime, anywhere.
19. Sings-Like-A-Canary Award
For the singer whose voice is as sweet as honey. Their songs can improve your mood.
20. The Doodler Award
For the employee who does doodling as his second profession. They can doodle anything, anywhere (even in a meeting.)
21. Such a Klutz Award
This award is for the clumsiest of all. And also for the employee who has so many things on their desk that they may spill anytime.
22. Deserted Island Award
This person is the stark contrast to the above klutz. This award is for the employee who likes everything orderly and uncluttered.
23. Everything At Once Award
This award is for the employee who has everything on their desk, starting from pens and notebooks, to food and scarves.
24. Personal Dresser Award
For the skin care-conscious employee who keeps every beauty product like moisturizer, compact, and mascara on their desks.
25. Too clean to be true Award
This award is for the employee who always keeps his desk orderly and neat.
26. Everything Color-coded Award
This employee takes a step further than the previous one. They like to keep their things color-organized. This award is for the employee who arranges their things based on their color.
27. The Early Bird Award
This award is for the one who is always the first to arrive at the office.
28. The 7-and-I'm-out Award
This award is for the employee who is always the first to leave the office. Their shift is over? You can’t hold them in the office anymore!
29. Night Owl Award
This award is for the employee who likes to work more hours than what is required of him.
30. Weekender Award
This award is for the employee who always wonders when weekends will arrive.
31. I-Smell-Food Award
Want to hide food? Won’t work here! This award is for the employee who always catches you if you have food.
32. On-The-Dot Award
This award is for the employee who is always punctual and arrives on time for meetings, parties, and dinners.
33. Schedule and Ditch Award
This award is for the employee who schedules meetings seriously but ditches them when it is about to start.
34. Drowsy Mondays Award
This is for the ones who have a serious issue with Monday Blues. They always hold a grudge against Mondays.
35. Monday's-got-nothing-on-me Award
This employee is the opposite of the previous one; they never get Monday blues. They can tackle Monday as easily as they tackle any other day.
36. Quirky T-shirt Award
This award is for employees who like to wear dresses with doodles and graphic designs.
37. Red And Bold Award
This is for the employee who likes to dress up in bold colors like neon yellow or red.
38. Dressed-To-The-Nines Award
This award is for the employee who likes to dress up every day to the office. They take dressing as seriously as their work.
39. Salad-For-Lunch Award
This is for the employee who only eats a small amount of food. Just a salad for lunch will do.
40. Always Munching Award
This award is for the employee who likes to munch on snacks all the time. You can find all kinds of snacks if you inspect their bags.
41. Food for the Brain Award
This award is for the employee who can’t work when they get hungry. Their belly needs to be full for their brain to work.
42. The Caffeine Addict Award
This is for the employee who can’t concentrate on work without a nice cup of coffee.
43. Never Hungry Award
This award is for the employee who can skip meals and still not feel hungry.
44. Shortcut to everything Award
This award is for the employee who has the answers to every technical problem.
45. Maybe-it's-the-wires Award
This award is for the one who doesn’t know their way around technology and blames the wires for any issues.
46. Loud Typist Award
This award is for the person who types so loudly you can’t work around them without your headphones.
47. The Keyboard Wiz
This award is for the employee who types incredibly fast on the keyboard. They type faster than the computer can process the words.
48. The Observer Award
This is for the employee who observes and remembers everything that happens around them.
49. Hobbies-Are-Passions Award
This is for the employee who has too many hobbies as their passion.
50. I'll-Try-Everything Award
This award is for the daring employee who likes to try everything at least once, regardless if it works or not.
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This award is given to workers who can subtly and regularly outperform their peers and leave a lasting impression on their team and organization. This is for the unexpected winners.
Employee recognition improves performance. It also increases retention because motivated individuals are more inclined to stick around. Employee recognition programs can improve your employer brand and make your company a more appealing place to work.