Your team had an outstanding year. Goals were met, team members went above their call of duty, and new hires measured up more than expected. You want to award key players but don’t know what to name your award. No worries, you don’t have to be an award wordsmith to dominate the award game. We’ve cultivated 32 of the best employee award names to be used for employee recognition.
32 of the Best Employee Award Names
Employee Award Names for Hard Workers
These award names are for employees that are always willing to go the extra mile and never give up.
- Above & Beyond
- Lead Helping Hand
- Ultimate Team Player
- Difference Maker
- Outstanding Dependability
- Mountain Mover
- Power of One
- Always at 110%
- Prevailed Persistence
- Guts & Grit
Employee Award Names for High Performing New Hires
These award names are meant for your new hires that rocked your socks right out of the gate.
- Rookie of the Year
- Fresh Skills
- New Kid on the Block
- Exceptional Hire
- Impressive First Impression
Employee Award Names for Top Leaders
Leaders who lead well deserve an award with one of these names on it.
- Leading by Example
- Phenomenal Leadership
- Exceptional Dedication and Commitment
- Role Model of the Year
- Standout Chief
- World-Class Director
Employee Award Names for Everyone Else
Award names that don’t fit in a category.
- Perfect Attendance
- Positivity Queen/King
- Quality Enforcer
- Culture Champion
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