When an employee goes above and beyond, encourage them to keep up the hard work with a performance reward. And because reward and recognition programs frequently offer t-shirts, plaques and trophies that people don’t really want, it’s time to add highly desirable Visa® or Mastercard® Prepaid Cards and merchant gift cards to the mix.
It’s great to be part of a winning team. That’s why many companies reward cross-functional teams that complete complex projects. But for most employees, individual goals and accomplishments are day-to-day priorities. In fact, our research revealed that the most desirable employee reward is an annual $150 award for achieving an individual goal.2
To gain insights into the emotions that employee rewards and recognition can evoke, we asked people who are currently eligible for these programs how they feel about them. Here are the top three responses:
It’s obvious that employee incentives can drive positive feelings and reinforce desirable behaviors. If you are starting or refreshing a rewards and recognition program at your workplace, let us help you offer the right rewards.
Our Hawk MarketplaceTM platform offers a suite of APIs, self-service or full-service for easier ordering and reward management. With user profile–based access to all the rewards that we offer—including physical and digital options—you can choose how to reward employees for a job well done.
of employees surveyed feel underappreciated at work
of employees report they would work harder if they felt better recognized
increase in employee performance can be attributed to an incentive program1
In today’s competitive hiring environment, attracting and retaining top talent is more important than ever. That’s why you need to have a rewards and recognition program that’s best-in-class, offering incentives that appeal to all the different people in your organization. Our research2 has shown that the most desirable and motivating rewards are Visa® or Mastercard® Reward Cards. Here are just a few of the benefits these incentives offer:
Explore the variety of rewards that we offer for incentive programs. They include physical, digital and mobile wallet–enabled options to appeal to all everyone you’re trying to motivate.
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