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1. Posted by Wocca (Inactive 3745 posts) 11y

Some people thrive on it, but how do you feel when you receive recognition at work?

2. Posted by Cupcake (Travel Guru 8468 posts) 11y

It has become such an everyday thing here in the US...the dumbest little thing gets an award....or a pat on the back. It starts in grade school...they get ribbons just for participating! I think they have got to the point of praising mediocrity that no one notices truly outstanding accomplishments anymore....very sad...

3. Posted by Isadora (Travel Guru 13926 posts) 11y

Mr Isa here...

Recognition??? What's that????

4. Posted by daveh (Travel Guru 1027 posts) 11y

Unofrtuantely, in my job we get more recognition when things go wrong.

5. Posted by Wocca (Inactive 3745 posts) 11y

Valid point about negative recognition, daveh

6. Posted by noemagosa (Full Member 355 posts) 11y

I know people who are so afraid to be recognized for their "good job" that they praise themselves!! hahah

7. Posted by Rraven (Travel Guru 5924 posts) 11y

loads of negative recognition on things that should not be linked to my job, and when i do get good recognition its normally embaressing and done in a public forum,

8. Posted by samsara_ (Travel Guru 5353 posts) 11y

What is this "recognition" of which you speak? Samsara is not familiar with it.

(must! resist! urge! to indulge! in diatribe!! about boss!!!!

9. Posted by Wocca (Inactive 3745 posts) 11y

It seems like most of the responses so far are referring to "recognition" as being positive / negative attention drawn to the individual OR his/her work performance

10. Posted by Cupcake (Travel Guru 8468 posts) 11y

Well Wocca, tell us how you would define it?