National Procurement Month is celebrated throughout the month of March and is dedicated to honoring purchasing professionals. Take this time to show your appreciation for all that your procurement team accomplishes throughout the year. Here is a quick round up of things that you can do to honor the purchasing professionals you work with.
5 Ways to Show Your Appreciation Toward Your Team During National Procurement Month:
Meet in person
An email or group meeting is nice, but taking the time to give thanks for someone’s hard work can mean much more when the meeting is face-to-face. Take this time to acknowledge the employee’s individual accomplishments and focus on how their personal skills contribute to the department.
Bring the department together over a meal. Not only will each procurement professional feel appreciated, but they will have the opportunity to celebrate their recognition with their
Write a thank you
Going the extra mile with a handwritten thank you note expressing your appreciation can go a long way. The added effort that goes into writing out an actual thank you will stand out and make each employee feel appreciated.
Provide your department with the option to leave a few hours early on a specific Friday during the month of March in honor of their dedication to their profession. Be sure to give employees enough notice so they can plan accordingly.
Maybe your department can’t afford to provide some time off. In this case, opt for a day where employees can dress down. This is a great cost-free reward that many will appreciate.