Companies have acknowledged the usefulness of name badges for a long time now and many are using it for a prolonged time. Name badges have been part of the uniform of the employees and part of the security system of the company. Could it be possible that name badges are being taken for granted? If the employees were using the name badges for lengthy period, most probably, it was kept in pockets or bags. It was tossed on tables or hidden in drawers. Employees could have forgotten to remove them from their clothes and thrown into the washing machines. After a long period of use, name badges have scratches or have chipped edges. With one look at the name badges, people can say it has been used for several years. Why should companies care how the name badges of their employees look like? Isn’t it some sort of accessory? Companies should not forget that name badges are part of the company’s image. It adds to the professional look of the employee.
When company name badges have cracks and disheveled, the employee looks less of a professional. No matter how well-tailored are the uniforms, eyes of the clients still automatically drawn to the name badges and a scruffy name badge does not make a good impression. When a client sees unkempt name badges, he will start to wonder whether the company is doing well. Why does the company allow an employee to wear a shabby name badge? Does the company cannot afford to buy new name badges for their employees? The client is now questioning the stability of the company. Today, name badges signify many aspects of the company, its professionalism and trustworthiness.
It also represents the financial condition of the company. If the employees are wearing rumpled name badges, clients will think that the company is not doing well and might take their business elsewhere. If the employees are wearing new name badges, the clients will be impressed that the company is growing. Companies should have a routine check of the name badges. Name badges have truly become a part of the business industry. It has become a symbol of professionalism and integrity. Companies will do well if they take care of the name badges of their employees since it is very much a part of the company’s image.