Elevate Your Workplace: People need to feel rewarded for their work

The Brightec team playing volleyball on the beach

Feeling rewarded is a key factor in preventing burnout in the workplace. In this blog, we share some of our favourite ways to acknowledge great work and support to our team

Great work might mean incredible attention to detail, offering support to a team member, diligently completing a task or dashing out in the rain to pick up milk when someone is desperate for a coffee. It all deserves to be recognised.

These are some of the ways we reward our team so that they feel seen and valued.


Kudos have evolved into a natural way for us to honour individuals as a team. It’s a great feeling to know that somebody noticed and appreciated something you did.

In addition to the communal kudos board our Managing Director, Josh often writes cards to individuals in the team in response to outstanding work. Click here for more about those meaningful thank-you notes.


Who wouldn’t love to open the front door to a beautiful bouquet of flowers or carefully selected pastries? We love to gift our team! We’ve got a clever spreadsheet of team preferences so we can be sure these gifts will always hit the spot.

Why do we gift? Sometimes it’s appropriate to show extra support when someone is having a hard time, but it’s also nice to surprise them and say thanks for being you and doing what you do.

Our high staff retention rate shows that we’re doing something right. It also means that we have a lot of milestones to celebrate! Each year, on their work anniversary date, everyone receives a small gift hamper to acknowledge another year’s contribution to the company's success.

Quarterly Bonuses

As a team, we work hard to ensure the business's success because we want our clients to succeed and to provide them with amazing products. It’s only right that the team should be rewarded for this success.

Our Managing Director Josh said ‘I find working at Brightec inspiring because of every person’s incredible drive to improve their skills and bring their absolute best to the projects they work on and the teams they work in.’

Click here for the final part of the Elevate Your Workplace blog series

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