On your recognition homepage, click the “Anniversaries” tab in the main navigation bar.
On the Anniversaries page, you can search for and select a colleague with an upcoming event, and see a list of upcoming anniversaries for the next 90 days, in chronological order.
To search, begin typing a name. A list of peers with upcoming anniversaries will appear.
Or choose a name from the chronological list of upcoming milestones on the Anniversaries page.
You’ll see the anniversary year being celebrated (5, 15, etc.), peer name, job title, unit location and the anniversary date.
The symbols indicate your commenting status:
Check mark - you have written a note Pencil - you can edit your note Avatar - you haven’t written yet
Click on a name to write a personal note. You can write up to 350 characters.
Click “What should I write” for tips on how to write a meaningful and memorable expression of appreciation.
Add a photo and/or video to enhance your note.
Click “Add Photo” to include an image with your note. You’ll be able to choose a photo from your files.
You can crop or rotate your photo. If the selected crop area is low resolution, you will see a warning message. To remove a photo, click the “X” in the top right corner.
When you are satisfied with your photo, click “Save.”
To include a video with your note, click “Add a video,” then choose a video from your files. You’ll be able to preview your video. Click “X” to remove your video. Note that videos will only appear in digital Yearbooks, not in printed Yearbooks.
To keep the video you have chosen, click “Continue” or to exit video selection, click “Cancel.”
You’ll be able to preview your personal note before posting it. When you’re satisfied with your note, click “Save.”
You can return to your note and edit text, photo and/or video any time until 60 days after the anniversary date. Any updates submitted later than 14 days before the anniversary date will not appear in printed Yearbooks, but will be updated in digital Yearbooks.
After saving your own personal note, a message to invite others will appear, auto-populated with six names. Click a name to add to the invitation. Click “New suggestions” and six new names will appear. The list of suggested names that appear is prioritized by those in the same Department/Business Unit first, then Work Location, then everyone else. You can also type a name in the Search bar to find specific individuals you wish to invite.
On the Anniversaries page, you’ll see notifications for yearbooks that are printing soon - be sure to write a note before it’s too late.
You will also receive alerts in Tasks & Notifications when you have been invited to write a personal note for an anniversary.
On the day of an anniversary, you’ll receive an email reminder to celebrate your team member.