Wearing Name Tags and Feeling Safe at Work

Your employer knows that wearing name tags goes hand-in-hand with their credibility. If someone knows your name and the company you represent, they are more likely to initiate a conversation or make a purchase. So, by having employees quickly identifiable, your employer will be able to retain more and more consumers.

Employees who wear name tags also offer a sense of responsibility and good customer service in their workplace. Often, name tags are the hardest working element on your uniform during meetings, conventions and other professional events. These incredible tools are essential to your employer’s marketing and customer communication.

Feeling safe while wearing name tags

While wearing name tags at work can often feel risky, most employers require one either with or in place of a uniform. And when working for one of these companies, it can become slightly unsettling when you are required to wear your name for everyone to see. So, here are some quick tips to help you feel safer when you wear a name tag.

Wearing Name Tags: First Name Only

Two Mighty Badges with printed first names only will help wearing name tags feel safer.

Become more relatable to customers with a simple first name only name tag while you work. As name tags immediately remove all barriers, they allow customers to ask questions and express their concerns. In addition, they let the customer know who they are working with from the moment they meet you.

While this may seem a bit intimidating, remember that you are working to represent the company. Patrons to this business need the ability to find what they need quickly, and your name tag is part of that. So, even wearing a tag with your first name provides this relatability.

Also, it can be challenging to remember everyone’s name, especially in larger business locations. However, by wearing name tags, newer employees and other team members in the company are more apt to recognize each other. This recognition also increases security in the workplace.

Wearing Name Tags: Logos, Full Names and Titles

Professional UV printed logo on a plastic engraved name tag with a first and last name as well as an employee title.

By wearing a name tag with a logo, you help your company identify who belongs in your workspace. In addition, identifying you and your colleagues helps maintain a secure working environment. And, keep in mind that more and more professionals are wearing name tags with their first and last names, so they are easily recognized. Also, adding a logo helps with brand recognition for your company.

Building Company and Brand Recognition

Corporate branding is a rising trend and doesn’t seem to be peaking any time soon. Add your retail store logo to your name tags, and quickly identify every employee, volunteer and other staff at your location. Inevitably when employees go to lunch, they leave their name tags on. Sometimes employees even wear them on their way home from work. When employees continually wear their name tags in public, a company’s brand is repeatedly advertised.

Reusable Name Badges for the Win!

Wearing name tags is easy when it's a simple badge holder with a printed insert and a handwritten name.

No matter what job you have, name badges are an important way to help any employer help recognize those on the job. From volunteering to temporary workers, everyone needs to feel safe where they spend their time. So, even a simple reusable name tag with a handwritten name helps to garner security.

Pro Tips for Employers

As an employer, it is in your best interest to think about employee safety and resolve your employees’ concerns about wearing name tags. When employees feel safe at work, they are happier, more loyal and more productive. In addition, they experience lower stress levels and take risks to develop creative solutions. If you want your employees to do their best, you must help them feel safe wearing name tags.

Wearing Name Tags Provides Better Security

When you require employees and other staff to wear name tags, you can quickly identify and acknowledge whether or not they belong where they are. Name tags are particularly valuable in companies and organizations that deal with high tech gadgets, expensive equipment or sensitive information.

As identification keeps becoming increasingly popular, wearing name tags will always be essential in any business environment. By utilizing name tags in your company’s culture, customers can relate better to your employees. Name badges eliminate any barrier between the customer and employees, so try adding these to your business today!

Get Together, Share a Laugh and Make Memories

It’s summer; let’s all act like kids! From water fights to family reunions, summer is about having fun and letting go of work and school stressors. There are countless activities to do with your family, friends and neighbors. Relationships are important, so build them in your family, neighborhood and at work, all while getting together to share a laugh.

Using badge holders and badge ribbons at family and neighborhood events.

Spending time with others offers many benefits, including building personal confidence and strengthening bonds. Likewise, family time offers many benefits. These include building trust and creating a stronger emotional bond between family members. You can also improve your communication skills while bettering your performance in school and at work. Summer is about making memories while spending time with those who matter to you.

Badge Holders with Badge Ribbons and How to Share a Laugh

Badge holder with handwritten name and a colorful badge ribbon imprinted with a surname for a family get together.

Getting together with family is the best part of summer. This year, use badge holders and ribbons to define your family tree. It never fails, someone at your reunion will show up, and you won’t know how they relate to the family. So, use ribbons and badges to help everyone fit in.

Print each insert with an attendee’s name and attach a badge ribbon with their family surname. You can even color coordinate each family. These ribbons will help everyone know who fits in and where. Now Great Aunt Tabitha won’t have to wonder where you fit into her family tree. All she has to do is check out your ribbon and badge to see.

Blank Badge Ribbons and Getting Together

Lavender blank badge ribbon with a pin and a handwritten name for a child's games.

Make a memory this summer by helping everyone feel welcome with handwritten names on badge ribbons. Then you can use these badge ribbons to designate seating arrangements and more. Or give them to people to wear for a fun version of identification. Finally, everyone can pin one on and get to know each other better.

Blank badge ribbons are also great for game use. These ribbons are versatile, from writing names on them to using them as game pieces and even as designations for titles. Use the different colors for different games or organizations during the festivities. Design your game using badge ribbons and either focus on the colors or write on them with a permanent marker.

Reusable Badge Holders are Perfect for Making Memories

Reusable badge holder with printed inserts for a neighborhood treasure hunt.

Share a laugh while having a treasure hunt with friends and family, and use badge holders to help with keeping organized. Laughing together helps create fun memories and strengthens bonds within families and neighborhoods.

When your neighborhood plans a get-together, make sure that everyone can participate. When you use identification (like badge holders), you can ensure that everyone will know who is there. Remember to have fun with these printable badges. Add fun things like a treasure map or creative names and titles for game participants.

Countless activities compete for time on the calendar, such as work, school, homework, after-school activities, friends, and more. So, as the summer comes to a close, remember to get together to share a laugh and make some memories with your family and neighbors.

Teaching Tools and Personalizing Your Classroom

Learning is more effective and stimulating when you are using teaching tools that are already in front of you. It is up to teachers and other school staff to ensure every student has the tools they need to learn. When students know what tools they have available and how each works, they are more apt to pay attention and, in the long run, learn what they need to succeed.

Personalizing Your Teaching Tools with customized products like engravable signs, name plates and badge holders for identification.

Why are customizable products great for teaching tools?

By customizing our products to meet your school and classroom needs, you can help improve your instruction time. For example, free up time in your schedule by hanging custom signs with simple instructions so they don’t need to be constantly repeated. Use name tags and name plates to show teachers’ names. And even have badges available for parent volunteers. Here are several of our most popular items that teachers use as teaching tools for their classrooms and schools.

Custom Engravable Signs

Custom engraved plastic sign with a school's bell schedule and someone from administration as teaching tools to help students.

Use our engravable custom signs in your classroom today. For example, personalize a custom sign to show your classroom schedule. Or have a sign engraved with other classroom instructions. While these signs are a great teaching tool for the classroom, they work just as well for the rest of the school.

Use them for bell schedules, No Running in the Halls signs and even more. Each engraved sign is available in multiple colors on durable plastic material. This means that you can customize the color to match your school decor or even show some school spirit. Add logos, graphics and text to make your message seen.

Personalized Name Plates

Two lines engraved into a name plate to sit on a teacher's desk as teaching tools to help students.

From teachers’ desks and doors to the counselor’s office, name plates can be used everywhere in your school. Not only are name plates great for teachers’ names, but they are also great for identifying different classrooms and other areas in the building.

One of the great parts about custom name plates is adding your logo or school mascot next to names. Or you can use icons to designate closets and other rooms throughout the building. They come in the same durable plastic material as custom signs so that you can match everything in your building.

Badge Holders and Lanyards

A badge holder that has a printed insert with a teacher's photo to be used with a color lanyard as school identification.

Step up your security with personalized badge holders and custom lanyards. With a handy photo and your school’s name printed onto replaceable inserts, badge holders just became your best friend. Using these inserts, you can instantly identify teachers, staff and even visitors quickly by printing any information you need and sliding it into a holder.

Then match the lanyard to your badge. By using colored (and maybe custom imprinted with your school logo), you help your staff and visitors keep their identification handy. Lanyards are also perfect for fundraising events, sporting meets and any other time your school gets together.

Personalizing Your School and Using Teaching Tools

From the classroom to the counseling center, we have custom products to make your school run smoothly. Use these great teaching tools to help your teaching and instruction. Do you have other ideas for our custom products? We’d love to hear them!

Here’s a fun idea: when giving out welcome gifts to your students, make sure to wrap them with fun ribbon rolls. Your students are guaranteed a great first impression when handed trinkets with personalized ribbons wrapped around them. And, maybe they will even behave a bit better as a way of saying thank you for your thoughtfulness.