Glossary of Human Resources Management and Employee Benefit Terms
Employee swag, also known as company swag or branded merchandise, refers to promotional items or merchandise that employers provide to their employees. These items are typically branded with the company logo or messaging and are given to employees as a form of appreciation, team building, or as part of a company's marketing efforts.
Employee swag can include items such as apparel, accessories, office supplies, and more.
Employee swag refers to any branded merchandise or promotional items that a company provides to its employees for free. This can include a wide range of items, such as clothing (t-shirts, hoodies, hats), drinkware (mugs, tumblers), bags, stationery, tech accessories, and even food and beverages.
The benefits of offering employee swag are:
Factors to consider when choosing employee swag include:
Common mistakes to avoid when offering employee swag include:
Companies distribute employee swag through:
These are short surveys that can be sent frequently to check what your employees think about an issue quickly. The survey comprises fewer questions (not more than 10) to get the information quickly. These can be administered at regular intervals (monthly/weekly/quarterly).
Having periodic, hour-long meetings for an informal chat with every team member is an excellent way to get a true sense of what’s happening with them. Since it is a safe and private conversation, it helps you get better details about an issue.
eNPS (employee Net Promoter score) is one of the simplest yet effective ways to assess your employee's opinion of your company. It includes one intriguing question that gauges loyalty. An example of eNPS questions include: How likely are you to recommend our company to others? Employees respond to the eNPS survey on a scale of 1-10, where 10 denotes they are ‘highly likely’ to recommend the company and 1 signifies they are ‘highly unlikely’ to recommend it.