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Have you ever been honored with an award for your work?

Response Percent Votes
76% 236
23% 73
Total 309


Terry Sexton 5 years, 7 months ago

Oh, heck yeah! I was in sales. We gave ourselves awards all the time.

RoeDapple 5 years, 7 months ago

Safe driving awards from the truck line. Took them to my insurance agent and was given a discount on my personal vehicles.

Charles L. Bloss, Jr. 5 years, 7 months ago

Medal of Valor. We were just doing our jobs, but it makes one feel good to be noticed.

Topple 5 years, 7 months ago

Much appreciation. I was fortunate enough not to be put in any situations meriting such an award.

Jeremiah Jefferson 5 years, 7 months ago

My company wouldn't even pay me my 2 sick days with out a doctors notice when my dad died 2 weeks ago let alone awknowledge that I did some good. That and the last time we had a raise was 2005. Yeah you could say I work for a bunch of money hungry I can't say the rest on here. I would name names, but then I would get fired for telling the truth.

RoeDapple 5 years, 7 months ago

I once told an employer they never acknowledged when we did outstanding work for them, only time we heard from them was when we screwed up. He said that's what we're paid for and every paycheck was their acknowledgment.

Topple 5 years, 7 months ago

Inclined to agree with that. I remember getting a notice saying my squadron I'd left a year or so prior had been awarded the Meritorious Unit Award while I was there and I was now authorized to wear the ribbon. Uh, great, thanks... Meant nothing to me.

mdlund0 5 years, 7 months ago

No... but interestingly OTHER people have been honored with awards for MY work. Low man on totem-pole gets no respect, no love.

BinxBolloxed 5 years, 7 months ago

Not surprising. There are a lot of lazy, stupid people who stumble upon high positions in the food chain (usually because they are 'personable' and play the politics game very well). They always seem to be recognized, while the rest of us work our arses off to support their success.

BinxBolloxed 5 years, 7 months ago

Ah, well, RockChalker. LJWorld is a very good forum for cranky, old, sour people like myself.

Liberty275 5 years, 7 months ago

I get one every other Friday. Sadly, 30% disappears before I see it.

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