Recognizing and appreciating employees is essential for a positive workplace culture. Use these free employee recognition templates to shine a spotlight on your best employees. Find the perfect employee of the month certificates, employee excellence awards, certificates of appreciation, and more. Create a PowerPoint presentation highlighting your star employees, print out awards that you can give in person, or use Microsoft Designer to create social media posts and stories about your employees' awards and achievements. Each employee recognition template is fully customizable, so you can change the text to add employee names and edit fonts, colors, and more for a personalized look. You can use employee recognition templates for any occasion, whether you want to celebrate an employee’s ten-year anniversary with your company or reward them for their excellent customer service. Employee recognition awards are ideal for any size business, whether large or small, because all employees like to be recognized for their great work. Tip: To make employee recognition a group effort, create a survey that employees can fill out to nominate who they think deserves an award.