Over the recent years, an ever growing number of businesses have adopted the use plastic ID cards and badges for their staff. The main reason for doing this is to offer a safe and secure working environment. From the simple name badge to the sophisticated HID access control Card. There is a wide range of ID card options available for business owners and managers to choose from. However, regardless of how simple or sophisticated these ID cards are, the odds are that many employee do not like them.
Most business managers and owners know that the security of their firms is very important and therefore employees should always display their ID badges publicly whenever they are around the premises. Forgetting the badge at home or misplacing it is not an option. If this were to happen, then the private of information concerning their businesses will be at risk and the security system will have failed to fulfil its purpose.
The HR department is allowed to come up with different policies and punishments for employees who do not wear their ID badges to the office. Therefore every employee is advised to be a proud user of their badges. If they do this, they will only be informed regarding the importance of having their ID badges and no further measures will be taken. However, it is not easy making your employees love their badges. These tips can help you achieve this.
First and foremost, you have to ensure the ID badges are customize so that every employee feels like the card is custom made specifically for him or her. One important way of achieving this is by adding pictures of each employee on the badge. The ID cards are a measure of security as well as a form of excellent interaction between customers, clients and visitors and the employees. Tell your employees of the plans to have the pictures for the ID cards taken in advance so they can prepare. Hire a professional photographer if possible to shoot the photos as they have a higher chance of doing the right thing.
You can additionally allow the employees to do a further customization of their badges in one way or another. Let the express themselves on their cards. You can also give them the freedom of choosing their preferred ID card holders as long as they are within certain premises. Among the lanyards they can choose from include, beaded lanyards, colorful lanyards, color vinyl and leather ID card holders.