In business retaining your employees is crucial. Employees turnover costs your company both time and money. Research shows that companies who engage positively with their employees and recognize employee accomplishments have lower turnover rates. For this reason, we created our Recognitions feature letting you recognize your employee's accomplishments, celebrate wins, promote company values, and much more!

Creating a Badge

The first step to recognizing your employees is to create badges, using these you will be able to send recognition to your users. We recommend you plan before which types of badges might work for your company’s needs and culture. This will make the setup process much quicker. While you can always create a custom badge, they are always divided into topics. These are Good Job, Milestones, Anniversary, Sales, and Customer Sucess.

To create a badge follow these steps:

  1. Navigate to the Recognition Feature

  2. Enter the Badge Library

  3. Select Create a Badge

  4. Pick your icon, enter your badge name and topic

  5. Save Changes

Sending a Recognition

Once you have created your badged it's time to send recognitions to your users. Let's go over how to do this below!

Step by Step:

  1. Navigate to the Recognition Feature

  2. Select the Send Recognition button on the top right corner

  3. Select the user or users you would like to recognize

  4. Then select the badge and write a personal message.

  5. Press send

Filtering for Recognitions

After sending recognition to a lot of users it might be difficult to find the exact recognition you want to refer to in your Recognitions lobby. Since these are divided into topics, you can easily filter by these and other categories.

Take a look at all the filtering options below.

Exporting Recognitions

Like almost every capability on the Connecteam platform, you can export the recognitions you have sent. This can be incredibly useful in gaining information about your team! For example, if you award a Sales badge for top monthly sales exporting this information can let you know who your most productive sales employee is.

To export information from the recognition page simply use the export button located in the top right corner

Common Use Cases of Employee Recognition

Take a look at some common uses of Badge below and gain some inspiration before creating yours!

An employee of the Month: This option can be used to recognize employees who go above and beyond each month, and is a great way to boost morale by regularly awarding this badge to a deserving employee each month. Awarding this badge gives your users a healthy dose of competition that will give only incentivize them to work a little harder.

Take a look at how this badge looks below

1 Year at the Company: If you have one year at the company that celebrates those who stay with them, then this madge is for you. Recognize your employee's milestones letting them know how much you appreciate them and how valuable their role is.

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Best Customer Satisfaction Score: Everyone knows that sometimes working with clients is challenging. It’s nice to know that the customers appreciated you and that you satisfied their needs. Letting your employees know will definitely boost their confidence!

Take a look at how this looks below

Exceeding Targets: Do you have a sales manager who is always blowing their targets away and exceeding everyone's expectations then let them know using the exceed targets bag.

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Still, have questions? Don’t hesitate to contact us, our customer support team will be happy to answer your questions and help set your app to fit your team’s needs like a glove!

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