by Abhishek Singh and Karan Dhingra
Published on 1 December 2017
How valued do your employees feel in your organization? Is their morale high? How often do you reward or recognize your employees for their achievements? If these are some relevant questions that are on top of your mind, then you might try using an employee recognition software to streamline your employee engagement strategy.
There are plenty of employee recognition software options to choose from. To make it easier for you to choose, we have compiled a list of top three employee recognition software, based on their rating and reviews in ascending order from GetApp's employee recognition directory.The directory provides the pros and cons from GetApp's users, who provide their perspective about a particular employee recognition software.
(Please note: The feedback given in each of the "Common user feedback trends" sections are the opinions of GetApp's reviewers, and do not represent the opinion of GetApp. Read more about our methodology at the bottom of this article.)
Motivosity is a social collaboration solution that helps employees recognize their peers with small monetary bonuses for unique achievements. The software enables employees and managers to highlight individual achievement within their teams through its user-friendly interface by linking an appreciation to your company's values, thereby reinforcing your company's culture.
For example, if your company's value is "collaboration", employees can share a peer's achievement that aligns with the company's values on Motivosity. The software notifies recipients once they receive an appreciation. Essential features of the software include:
Source: GetApp Motivosity Overview. The image above is a screenshot of the Motivosity homepage that shows the leaderboards, appreciation, and announcements.
Based on analysis of user reviews on GetApp, here's an overview of some of the features that they liked, as well as some of those they'd like to see improved.
GetApp users indicate that the software allows team managers to give monetary benefits in the form of dollar cards to employees for recognizing their efforts. Dollar cards can be spent on gift cards and used at local businesses and eCommerce websites such as amazon.com. Most users prefer Motivosity dollar cards rather than receiving an award or a certificate as they collect the reward points and use it according to their discretion.
The software helps employees recognize their co-workers to enhance productivity, employee satisfaction, and relationships across teams and departments. Users can instantly reward the people they work with to increase employee engagement.
As a team manager if you are looking forward to monetizing employee recognition to boost employee morale than Motivosity should prove to be a good option for employee engagement initiatives. With the software's customized monetary benefits, you can offer dollar cards, gift cards, or other options that best fit your team's budge
WebHR allows employees to recognize each other by sending appreciation notification on the employee portal. Employees can recognize each other based on customized badges for specific tasks that their peers have excelled in. Appreciation badges are based on a theme of topics labeled as "team player," "creative," "leader," and many other options that peers can choose from.
Badges provide a gamified experience among employees since leaderboards are created in the employee directory featuring the total number of appreciation badges that an employee has received. Employees with the highest count of appreciation badges are ranked at the top of the leaderboards, which is visible in the employee directory.Source: GetApp WebHR Overview. The image above is a screenshot of the WebHR's dashboard that summarizes overall employee details.
Based on analysis of WebHR reviews on GetApp, here's an overview of the software features they like, as well as those they feel could be improved:
If you are looking to increase team building through employee engagement, consider WebHR's badge based employee recognition which allows employees to reward each other and compete and leaderboards.
Praiseworthy is a feedback management software that helps you to collect customer feedback and highlight achievement or improvement areas of your employees. The software helps to monitor your team's performance through an intuitive dashboard that helps you visualize feedback metrics based on various color codes.
The software provides a real-time overview of feedback metric so that you can stay ahead in managing employee feedback on time. Praiseworthy features a quick overview section of key feedback stats so that you can view metrics at a glance and download detailed reports to make an in-depth assessment of the performance of each employee.
Praiseworthy streamlines employee engagement by measuring customer feedback that is more specific to the employee's job role in sales, customer service, marketing, and other specializations.Source: GetApp Praiseworthy Overview. The image above is a screenshot of the Praiseworthy's feedback dashboard.
Based on analysis of Praiseworthy reviews on GetApp, here's an overview of the software features they like, as well as those they feel could be improved:
Consider Praiseworthy as your employee recognition software if you want to monitor employee feedback in real time on a dashboard based on customer feedback, especially if you are in the sales or customer service domain.
These are just three of the top employee recognition software shortlisted based on the highest rating and reviews on GetApp. This article and the reviews and features included within should help you decide on employee recognition tool to increase employee engagement in your organization. Here are some additional Getapp resources that can help you choose employee engagement software:
The solutions highlighted in this article are employee recognition software with the highest average overall user rating. For this article, we evaluated three employee recognition software with approximately 192 user reviews from 2017 only.
The criteria to shortlist the top three products were as follows: