But it's a relief, right? Here I've been worried that they might decide that cutting my hours will be a great way to save some money, but at least for now it seems they approve of whatever it is I'm doing. On the other hand, "A" got the Employee of the Year award last year, and look where he is now. I guess that's just an indication that I shouldn't rest on my laurels.
While the recognition is nice, let's face it: the real excitement from winning this prize is the cash that comes with it.