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Industry Trends & Challenges


Human resources teams are often challenged to create solutions that drive engagement and improve overall employee experience. Improving employee experience has been shown to improve overall customer experience, reduce attrition, and increase employee satisfaction. One initiative that can help boost employee experience is around recognition, whether peer-to-peer or manager-nominated.

Employee Awards solution
Platform Video: Workflow

Drive Employee Recognition and Gauge Success


K2’s employee recognition solution provides employees a simple solution to nominate their peers for recognition. Managers can also review nominations as they are submitted and incorporate the information provided in the nomination form to understand how their teams are performing. With the help of a recognition tool, managers and leadership alike can engage and elevate their employees appropriately.

Build Engagement and Improve Satisfaction


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Seamless nomination process


  • A SmartForm can be used for your nomination form and can be customized to include your company criteria for nominating an employee for recognition 
  • The form is device agnostic, meaning users can nominate their peers on their mobile devices or on a desktop 

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Immediately notifications to nominees and managers


  • Once a nomination is submitted, notify the submitter and nominee by sending an email or push notification to follow up
  • Managers can receive an alert that someone on their team has been recognized
  • An announcement of each nomination can be submitted to an internal company portal or to a Microsoft Teams site 

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Nominee dashboard


  • Track progress and get a glimpse of how users are engaging with the program
  • Calculate the number of awards your HR team will have to order for all the employees recognized 

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Performance review integration


  • SmartObjects can surface your recognized employees’ latest achievements or reviews into the program 
  • Understand how each employee is performing and how their peers consider their work

How it Works


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Nominations are Submitted


Using a SmartForm, employees can submit recognition for their peers using custom criteria:  

    • Date
    • Name
    • Employee Nomination
    • Description
    • Project Spotlight 

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Managers and HR Take Action


  • The nomination gets submitted and notifies the manager who can add additional information to the nomination or pass along to Human Resources. 
  • HR can review the nomination and approve whether appropriate for recognition.

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Award Employees


  • Nominations who are recognized by their peers can be rewarded a prize based on their hard work. 
  • Employees who often receive recognition can be considered and elevated for promotion purposes. 


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