Employee recognition software is a type of technology that helps organizations recognize and reward employees for their contributions and achievements. This software typically includes features such as the ability to create and manage employee recognition programs, track and monitor employee progress, and communicate and celebrate employee achievements. The goal of employee recognition software is to improve employee engagement, retention, and performance by creating a culture of appreciation and recognition within the organization.
Retain Talent with Seamless Recognition and Rewards
In the ever-evolving and dispersed workforce, cultivating a culture of recognition is key. Paylocity's Recognition & Rewards tool empowers you to do to just that — simply and efficiently, since it's built directly into the Paylocity platform. Improve employee productivity and retention by motivating them with tangible recognition and rewards for milestones, good work, and achievements.
Make an Impact with Recognition & Rewards
Paylocity in Action: Stonewall Kitchen
Showing appreciation for employees can have a positive impact on the employee experience. See how one of our clients tied peer recognition into their employee recognition program, further enhancing their company culture.
Drive a Rewarding Culture of Recognition
Simplify Access to Drive Adoption
Recognition & Rewards is accessible across the Paylocity suite at key points like the company calendars and Community so it can seamlessly occur as part of natural interactions, without HR support or extra steps.
Elevate Recognition with Rewards
Without taking any extra steps or using other tools, easily boost recognition with Reward Bucks that can be redeemed instantly as cash into direct deposit accounts.
Minimize the Burden of Program Management
Because Recognition & Rewards is part of the tool where most of your employees’ information lives, taxation is completely automatic, as is recognition for milestones like birthdays or anniversaries. But, you have oversight over every reward dollar via an intuitive funding and budgeting experience.
Reinforce Culture and Values
Strengthen your company's culture by creating custom badges that connect recognition and rewards to your core values to keep them top of mind daily.
Gain Insights to Drive Positive Change
Recognition can be analyzed by supervisors and leaders via easy-to-use dashboards to help identify areas of opportunity. At review time, it’s a convenient lookback at the employees’ past year to help ground and supplement feedback.
Why Employees Love Recognition & Rewards
Be Part of Building Culture
Use the same platform you log into regularly to recognize your peers. Add a personal message to keep it fun and meaningful, and even give and receive Reward Bucks.
Show Appreciation for Anyone, Anytime
Chime in and congratulate teammates with comments and emojis, on a public social feed making it both fun and easy to celebrate meaningful moments together.
Don't Stress About Learning Another Tool
Recognition & Rewards is surfaced in Paylocity, when and where you want to use it. There are even AI tools that can help you write or edit recognition messages.
“As we grew, we got disconnected — sterile and robotic. We really want work to be a home by making everybody feel connected and recognized.”
“Peer recognition makes people feel valued. It’s fascinating to watch grownups have their eyeballs light up when someone gives them a shoutout.”
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Frequently Asked Questions
Employee recognition is the act of acknowledging and showing appreciation for an employee's contributions and achievements. Integrating employee recognition into your organization’s practices is important because it has a positive impact on employee morale, motivation, and engagement. When employees feel valued and appreciated, they are more likely to be satisfied with their jobs and committed to the organization. Recognition can also help to foster a positive company culture and improve overall performance.
Employee engagement refers to the emotional and psychological connection that employees have to their work and organization. Engaged employees are more likely to be motivated, productive, and committed to the company's success. By recognizing and rewarding employees for their contributions and achievements, organizations can improve employee engagement and create a more positive and supportive work environment. This can lead to increased motivation, productivity, and overall job satisfaction among employees.
Organizations can provide timely, meaningful recognition to peers and co-workers with Paylocity’s employee recognition software. The platform gives employees the option to post accomplishments on their employee profile to share with co-workers, similar to making posts on social media sites. These peer recognitions can be viewed in real-time as well as at the month, year, and all-time level.