Employee Gift Cards for Employee Appreciation & Recognition Programs
Employee gift cards are a great way to show employee recognition and appreciation!
What are Employee Incentive Gift Card Programs?
Employee gift card incentive and reward programs are designed as a simple way for managers across the organization to show appreciation and drive engagement. Using pre-designed templates with a personalized message,
Academic studies show that non-tangible rewards (such as employee gift cards) are as effective, if not more, as cash-based incentives. According to the Incentive Research Foundation, 44% of employees agree that gift cards are the “best rewards to receive,” while 27% agree that they are “good rewards to receive.
Typical programs include holidays, birthdays, work anniversaries, and ad-hoc expressions of gratitude or congratulations. The key to successful programs is to make them easy. Complex programs are often left for another day leaving employees disappointed they were not recognized for their achievements or commitment to the company.
Employees love recognition for the work that they do. It builds motivation, increases productivity, and also cultivates a sense of loyalty toward the organization.