Recognition Resources

recognition resourcesThe Make Their Day website, books, blog, and consulting services provide you with many recognition resources to help you:

Recognize your employees better.
Develop a culture of recognition.
Design and maintain a great program.
Maintain engagement.

You may want even more information. The following resources have been suggested for recognition-related research, supplies and services. Not all recognition resources have been thoroughly evaluated. Use your discretion.

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Related Associations Make Great Recognition Resources

Most of these organizations provide research into recognition, reward and incentives.

www.recognition.org  Recognition Professionals International

www.theirf.org The Incentive Research Foundation

www.enterpriseengagement.org  Enterprise Engagement Alliance

www.shrm.org – Society for Human Resource Managment

Recognition Program Providers

If you don’t want to design or maintain your own program, these providers can do the work for you.

Nearly all program providers include recognition software and tracking reports. Most have social recognition components. Full service providers also include fulfillment (gifts and awards).

Achievers – Full service programs

BI Worldwide  Full service programs

Globoforce  – Full service programs

Loyalty Works – Full service programs

Michael C. Fina – Full service programs

Maritz Motivation – Full service programs

O.C. Tanner  – Full service programs

Power2Motivate.com – Points programs

Snowfly – Recognition games with incentives  

Teamphoria – Recognition software

Terryberry – Full service programs

This is not a complete list, but does include the biggest companies.

Sources for Gifts, Awards, Prizes

Anything can be an effective award. It’s all in the planning and presentation. Here are some resources for everything from gift cards to toys for you to check out.

www.baudville.com – Certificates, cards, pins.

www.beyondwork.com – giftcard awards

www.giftcertificates.com – gift certificate/card awards

www.orientaltrading.com – Fun and cheap prizes and awards.

www.uncommongoods.com – Unique gifts that can make fun prizes and awards

www.colossalgram.com – Giant “telegrams” deliver your message

Recognition Program Marketing

www.rswcreative.com – No program development or fulfillment, just solid marketing to keep recognition front of mind with employees.

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