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Award Programs

Apr 4, 2008
Are you really good at something like in sports for instance? Have you ever received a Most Valuable Player Award in a basketball tournament or a medal in a spelling bee contest?

Hard work, perseverance and loyalty. These qualities are usually rewarded with various awards and recognition. Award programs have been institutionalized in schools, government units, offices and even the military. Recognition is given to individuals who have performed their duties and responsibilities exceedingly well over a specified period of time. Because these individuals helped in making their organizations better and stronger, recognizing their efforts is a way of giving thanks --- a common practice in society even in the good old days.

Even after graduation, there are still many award programs offered to individuals. In the workplace, whether in private companies or public offices, awards programs abound, even in the military where bravery and loyalty are rewarded with medals of honor and other financial incentives.

Award programs are not just practiced in the academe but also in corporate settings such as in private companies and other government institutions. With the awards come other incentive program packages that deserving individuals can get. For instance, when you win an 'Employee of the Year Award' you not just get certificates or medals but also cash incentives and even scholarship grants for further study for you and your loved ones.

An individual can get recognition for being dedicated and loyal and for achieving certain milestones in service. On the other hand, some awards are performance-based that come periodically. Today, there are many companies specializing in the production of various employee awards. Some examples of such are lapel pins, tie-tacks, rings and even high-end watches. You can check out the Internet for more examples of awards that are usually given in ceremonies.
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