Blueboard Buyer’s Guide Volume 2

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How to build an impactful recognition program.

Planning an effective and meaningful employee recognition program is a step-by-step process. You might be recognizing and rewarding top employees with cash, gift cards, stock options or swag. But ask yourself, are these tactics positively impacting your recognition efforts - are they improving engagement, increasing employee motivation and performance, or building a more positive company culture? Recognition programs should be memorable, personal, and shareable, and most importantly, measurable.  

When crafting a recognition program it’s important to weigh the types of rewards you offer, but also make sure the programs you’re rewarding (such as anniversary awards, performance incentives, peer-to-peer recognition or others) reflect your company’s personality and core values. It sets the groundwork for your recognition program investment.

Best practices for planning and selling through an effective and meaningful employee recognition program.

In this guide, we’ll break down the A-B-Cs of how to build and plan a truly effective and meaningful employee recognition program. You’ll learn how to choose your rewards use case (anniversary awards, performance incentives, peer-to-peer recognition), how to plan a budget that works for you, calculate your experiential recognition ROI, and valuable tips for gaining executive buy-in.

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