Employee Rewards Programs

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Employee rewards platforms facilitate the giving of various types of rewards, often through a third party, to employees.

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Q2 May 2024: Winners

Top 10 Employee Rewards Programs

List of the top 10 Employee Rewards Programs in Shortlister as of May 2024, presented in the order they appear in the full Vendor Listing tab.

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Wellness Coach ( Visit Website )

Wellness Coach is a unified global wellness platform designed to inspire engaged workforces through proven effectiveness. It offers personalized wellness journeys, integrating assessments, tailored experiences, wellness coaching, or counseling to enhance ... View Full Profile

Employees
34
Lives Serviced
750,000
Funding
9M Venture Round
Minimum Group Size
No Minimum
Features
3rd Party Integrations
Android Native Application
GDPR Compliant
Top Offerings
Health Coaching
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Wellness Platform
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4.6 (6 reviews)
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Nectar ( Visit Website )

Nectar helps team members feel valued, connected and engaged no matter where they work. Build camaraderie and celebrate wins both big and small. Our 360 recognition & rewards platform enables everyone (peer to peer & manager to employees alike) to send ... View Full Profile

Employees
Not Provided
Lives Serviced
Not Provided
Funding
None
Minimum Group Size
50 eligible
Features
Android Native Application
GDPR Compliant
Global Capabilities
Top Offerings
Employee Recognition Platform
Employee Rewards Platform
Corporate Gifts
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4.9 (8 reviews)
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Awardco ( Visit Website )

Treat your employees to something they're used to—the power of choice in their own rewards. Awardco's unique integration with Amazon allows you to reward employees points that they can spend on millions of items streamed directly from Amazon to the Awardco ... View Full Profile

Employees
415
Lives Serviced
3,531,066
Funding
65M Series A
Minimum Group Size
No Minimum
Features
3rd Party Integrations
GDPR Compliant
Global Capabilities
Top Offerings
Employee Recognition Platform
Employee Rewards Platform
Employee Incentive Program
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5.0 (3 reviews)
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Assembly Recognition Software ( Visit Website )

Assembly: AI-Powered Employee Recognition Program. At Assembly, we understand the importance of recognizing and celebrating your employees' achievements. Our AI-powered Employee Recognition Program is designed to transform how organizations appreciate and ... View Full Profile

Employees
30
Lives Serviced
Not Provided
Funding
10M Angel Round
Minimum Group Size
No Minimum
Features
GDPR Compliant
Global Capabilities
Responsive Design
Top Offerings
Employee Recognition Platform
Employee Rewards Platform
Employee Incentive Program
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Cooleaf  ( Visit Website )

Cooleaf is the leading experience platform that helps top companies to engage, motivate, and connect their people. Through meaningful recognition, virtual experiences and challenges, and strategic listening, we empower workplaces to lead with love... View Full Profile

Employees
27
Lives Serviced
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Not Provided
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No Minimum
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4.9 (36 reviews)
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WorkTango (formerly Kazoo) ( Visit Website )

Kazoo is an all-in-one Employee Experience platform that combines recognition, performance, and engagement in one powerful solution. By bringing together Real-time Recognition & Rewards, Continuous Performance Management, and Employee Engagement Surveys, Kazoo... View Full Profile

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Terryberry ( Visit Website )

Employee recognition programs from Terryberry help organizations ignite purpose and potential in their teams. Terryberry's 360 Recognition Platform is one hub for all of your organization's employee recognition needs. With plug-and-play modules including ... View Full Profile

Employees
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Lives Serviced
Not Provided
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Minimum Group Size
No Minimum
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Android Native Application
GDPR Compliant
Global Capabilities
Top Offerings
Employee Recognition Platform
Employee Rewards Platform
Employee Incentive Program
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5.0 (1 reviews)
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WorkProud® ( Visit Website )

WorkProud presents a comprehensive Employee Rewards Program, boasting one of the world's largest awards catalogs comprising an extensive array of merchandise, gift cards, travel expenses, and beyond. Irrespective of location, budget constraints, or program ... View Full Profile

Employees
75
Lives Serviced
20,000,000
Funding
None
Minimum Group Size
50 eligible
Features
3rd Party Integrations
Android Native Application
Dashboard analytics
Top Offerings
Employee Rewards Platform
Employee Incentive Program
Employee Recognition Platform
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5.0 (1 reviews)
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Online Rewards ( Visit Website )

WorkProud (workproud.com): Full-scale, highly customizable employee engagement, recognition, & reward platform. MyPointRewards (mypointrewards.com): Simple/straightforward point-reward incentive programming for whatever you want, whenever you want. ... View Full Profile

Employees
Not Provided
Lives Serviced
12,000,000
Funding
Minimum Group Size
1 eligible
Features
Android Native Application
GDPR Compliant
Global Capabilities
Top Offerings
Employee Recognition Platform
Employee Rewards Platform
Employee Incentive Program
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4.8 (136 reviews)
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Guusto ( Visit Website )

Recognition built to impact frontline retention. Not another points program! Start in minutes, not months, with a free single user account that can send rewards to anyone. Flexible delivery to reach frontline workers through web, mobile app, TV displays and ... View Full Profile

Employees
45
Lives Serviced
Not Provided
Funding
39.8K Equity Crowdfunding
Minimum Group Size
200 eligible
Features
3rd Party Integrations
Android Native Application
GDPR Compliant
Top Offerings
Employee Recognition Platform
Employee Rewards Platform
Employee Incentive Program
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O.C. Tanner

O.C. Tanner helps organizations inspire and appreciate great work. Thousands of clients globally use our cloud-based technology, tools, and awards to provide meaningful recognition for their employees... View Full Profile

Employees
1416
Lives Serviced
Not Provided
Funding
None
Minimum Group Size
No Minimum
Features
Top Offerings
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Achievers

Achievers Employee Success Platform delivers proven tools for organizations of all sizes to align on values and strategic goals by empowering every employee as an owner of organizational culture and engagement. Built on behavioral science and real-world ... View Full Profile

Employees
Not Provided
Lives Serviced
Not Provided
Funding
24.5M Series C
Minimum Group Size
No Minimum
Features
Top Offerings
Average Cost
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Key Clients
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Perkbox

We’re Perkbox, a global benefits and rewards platform that helps businesses care for, connect with and celebrate their people — no matter where they are or what they like. Trusted by over 4,000 companies across the globe, Perkbox is here to help keep ... View Full Profile

Employees
224
Lives Serviced
Not Provided
Funding
18.8M Venture Round
Minimum Group Size
250 eligible
Features
3rd Party Integrations
Android Native Application
GDPR Compliant
Top Offerings
Employee Discount Program
Employee Recognition Platform
Employee Rewards Platform
Average Cost
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4.6 (7 reviews)
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Workhuman

Workhuman® helps forward-thinking companies energize their cultures, unlock their employees’ passion and potential, and unite their workforce around a shared purpose. With the world’s fastest-growing social recognition and continuous performance ... View Full Profile

Employees
1101
Lives Serviced
Not Provided
Funding
9.3M Series B
Minimum Group Size
No Minimum
Features
3rd Party Integrations
Android Native Application
GDPR Compliant
Top Offerings
Employee Recognition Platform
Employee Rewards Platform
Average Cost
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4.7 (98 reviews)
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Wishlist

Wishlist is out to change the world. We want your employees to feel great about their accomplishments at work while feeling great about being at work. Our people make that possible. Work should provide more than a paycheck. People want their work to matter ... View Full Profile

Employees
Not Provided
Lives Serviced
Not Provided
Funding
Minimum Group Size
50 eligible
Features
GDPR Compliant
Global Capabilities
SSAE 18 / SOC Audit(s) Performed
Top Offerings
Employee Recognition Platform
Employee Rewards Platform
Employee Incentive Program
Average Cost
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Compt

Rewards & recognition to celebrate your team's successes! Send employee bonuses, peer-to-peer or manager-to-employee, in just a few seconds making recognition easy and meaningful. Bonuses as a part of your rewards strategy Instead of giving your team gift... View Full Profile

Employees
Not Provided
Lives Serviced
Not Provided
Funding
13M Series A
Minimum Group Size
No Minimum
Features
3rd Party Integrations
GDPR Compliant
Global Capabilities
Top Offerings
Employee Recognition Platform
Lifestyle Spending Account
Employee Rewards Platform
Average Cost
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4.4 (13 reviews)
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Sonic Boom Wellness

Our infinitely flexible incentive-management Rewards platform can integrate with other benefits/providers and can use any currency to award any activity type. All incentive-tracking is automated within the Rewards dashboard of our secure portal. We'll ... View Full Profile

Employees
45
Lives Serviced
200,000
Funding
None
Minimum Group Size
500 eligible
Features
3rd Party Integrations
Android Native Application
GDPR Compliant
Top Offerings
Wellness Platform
Employee Rewards Platform
Employee Incentive Program
Average Cost
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Key Clients
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Clients Your Size
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Espresa

Supercharge your superstars with the world’s best employee rewards and recognition program, only from Espresa... View Full Profile

Employees
61
Lives Serviced
1,000,000
Funding
23M Series A
Minimum Group Size
250 eligible
Features
3rd Party Integrations
Android Native Application
Dashboard analytics
Top Offerings
Lifestyle Spending Account
Employee Recognition Platform
Average Cost
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Key Clients
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Semos Cloud

Semos Cloud is re-imagining the Workplace by Creating “Moments that Matter“. Semos Cloud is a technology company with an innovative approach to reshaping the world of talent management by putting people at the heart of every organization. Our employee ... View Full Profile

Employees
70
Lives Serviced
500,000
Funding
Not Provided
Minimum Group Size
1000 eligible
Features
3rd Party Integrations
Android Native Application
GDPR Compliant
Top Offerings
Employee Recognition Platform
Employee Rewards Platform
Employee Incentive Program
Average Cost
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Key Clients
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Benepass

Why Benepass Rewards and Recognition Deploy a cheaper recognition program. Unlike gift cards, Benepass funds are not used until an employee actually spends them. Employees can use the gift how they want. Unlike many gift cards Benepass funds are not tied to a ... View Full Profile

Employees
40
Lives Serviced
50,000
Funding
12M Series A
Minimum Group Size
300 eligible
Features
3rd Party Integrations
Android Native Application
GDPR Compliant
Top Offerings
Lifestyle Spending Account
Health Savings Account (HSA)
Health Care Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Average Cost
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FAQs

What are Employee Rewards?

Employee rewards are incentives given to employees for their exceptional performance or contributions. They can be bonuses, gift cards, time off, or public recognition.


What is an Employee Rewards Program?

An Employee Rewards Program is a structured initiative that offers incentives and recognition to employees for their outstanding performance and contributions.


How to create an Employee Rewards Program?

To create an Employee Rewards Program, define clear objectives and performance criteria to ensure the program aligns with the company's goals and values. Once the objectives are set, carefully choose appropriate incentives and establish a budget that suits the organization's resources. Communication is crucial to effectively convey the details of the program to employees, explaining how it works and the rewards they can earn. With the program launched, diligently implement and track its effectiveness, gathering data and feedback to assess its impact and identify any areas for improvement. Through continuous improvement, refine the program over time, making necessary adjustments and enhancements to keep it relevant and motivating for the employees. By following these steps, the Employee Rewards Program can become a valuable tool for recognizing and rewarding employee achievements and fostering a positive and engaged workforce.


Do Employee Rewards Programs work?

Yes, Employee Rewards Programs can be effective in motivating employees, fostering a positive work culture, and increasing overall employee engagement and performance.


Are Employee Cash Rewards taxable?

Yes, Employee Cash Rewards are generally taxable income and subject to applicable income tax and withholding.


Can I deduct Employee Rewards?

Yes, Employee Rewards are often tax-deductible as business expenses, but it's essential to consult with a tax professional for specific details and compliance with tax regulations.