Who Uses This Software?

We service clients that range from 100 to 20,000 users in over 80 countries and 30 verticals. If you care about your team, culture, and communication - Kudos can work for you.


Average Ratings

324 Reviews

  • 5 / 5
    Overall

  • 5 / 5
    Ease of Use

  • 5 / 5
    Customer Service

Product Details

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  • Free Demo
  • Deployment
    Cloud, SaaS, Web
    Mobile - Android Native
    Mobile - iOS Native
  • Training
    Documentation
    Webinars
    Live Online
    In Person
  • Support
    Online
    Business Hours

Vendor Details

  • Kudos
  • kudosnow.com
  • Founded 2010
  • Canada

About Kudos

Kudos is a corporate social network and peer-to-peer employee recognition system designed to engage your teams with enhanced communication, collaboration, appreciation, and recognition. Kudos is simple, scalable, flexible, effective and affordable. We help clients ranging from 100 to 20,000 users in over 80 countries and 30 verticals. If you care about your team, culture, and communication - Kudos can work for you. To learn more about Kudos check out our website or give us a call!


Kudos Features

  • eCards
  • Goals
  • Leaderboards / Activity Tracking
  • Manager-to-Peer Recognition
  • Mention Management
  • Nominations
  • Peer-to-Peer Recognition
  • Performance Management
  • Rewards Catalog
  • Rewards Points
  • Social Recognition
  • Cultural Alignment
  • Employee Alignment
  • Employee Awards
  • Employee Guides
  • Feedback Management
  • Goal Management
  • Health & Wellness Programs
  • Performance Management
  • Rewards Program
  • Social Recognition
  • Surveys

Kudos Reviews Recently Reviewed!


Kudos has helped us all remember (and reward) our important employee contributions.

Mar 05, 2018
5/5
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4 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: Kudos' web-based application makes it easy and fun for employees to thank each other, and we've had great success integrating it into our existing Employee Rewards program. We reviewed five similar employee incentive websites, and Kudos definitely had the best interface, reward options, and price. With Kudos, employees are allotted a predetermined amount points every first of the month. You give these points -- tied with a number of present qualities -- to teammates in a public or private post. That feature (along with the reporting) gives us valuable insight into what kinds of things people are getting recognized for over time. But the most important points-related aspect is that you can't spend points unless you receive them from others giving you thanks/kudos. So, everyone has separate giving and spending balances in this system. Spendable points quickly accrue towards a number of digital gift cards for venues like Amazon.com, but we've also created custom, company-specific rewards like time off or vending machine coins for free food and drinks. Kudus even automatically gives points for employee birthdays and work anniversaries. I also like that Kudos is being updated with new features and fixes every month or two, including things I thought about or suggested. There are many more features and benefits to mention here; you'll just have to take a demo to see it in action.

Cons: There isn't much that I don't like about Kudos. Some of the backend features are put in places you wouldn't expect, so the website could be more intuitive. Also, there really isn't a good way to correct points given in error, whether the points were given to an unintended person or the points were the wrong amount.

Overall: More employee engagement, visibility into employee traits, and more workplace fun.

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Nothing short of an exceptional experience! Our team is in loving with having Kudos.

Mar 06, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: The program is incredibly user friendly and availability on all platforms: computer, mobile, Gmail build in, and more. We have employees with language barriers that can use the program with ease! The program has connected our company and solidified our core values of team. With hotels spread out our province, all the teams can come together to recognize, share best practices, and celebrate success. It has also helped me get to know our team and helps our ownership group stay involved with day to day news. One of the customer rep, from the beginning, has been incredibly helpful and efficient. Kudos Support help answer any questions I have so quickly and properly. Not to mention, I have given multiple improvement requests which have come through shortly after! Kudos truly cares and we feel valued... most importantly, our team feels valued having this incredible tool to recognize and communicate with each other. I would not hesitate to recommend Kudos to any other organization.

Overall: More customizing options for the pages feature, but not really a con. I've found a work around by creating custom graphics with my preferred images and fonts and uploading. Very easy to read on mobile phones which is so nice! This has become our company "go to" for resources such as our benefit program overview.

KUDOS FOR KUDOS

May 08, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

3 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: The software helps you recognize and appreciate a colleges good work on spot in a more rewarding way.

The Software equally acts as a chatting platform i.e after sending a college Kudos, someone has a provision of where to leave a comment thus creating a chatting platform where two or more people can leave or exchange congratulatory messages.

The software also has privacy features that is to say one can choose to send kudos but make the message private. you could be sending kudos to your girlfriend with the same company so the privacy feature helps make your conversation private.

The notification messages like the birthday notifications, how long you have been working in the company etc are also one feature i love.

Cons: 1) Few rewards to redeem, sometimes you have the points but no rewards to redeem that is to say there are limited options of rewards to redeem

2)Some rewards don't make you feel the value of your hardly earned kudos points.

3)The colours on the site are a little too bright to a naked eye.

Overall: Being a user of Kudos, the experience has generally been positive and exciting, kudos has totally changed the way people in my organization say thank you, appreciating you using kudos feels more different and feels more rewarding than when somebody just tells you thank you verbally, i feel like every month comes with a gift in form of kudos points.

One negative thing i would love to note is that kudos is loosing meaning because now for someone to send you kudos, you must equally be willing to send the same amount of kudos points to the back to the person who sent you their Kudos points, that makes it feel like its a batter trade not an appreciation. for example, one comes to you and tells you i have 50 Kudos points, if you also have 50 kudos points, lets exchange, To me that ceases to be an on spot appreciation or a way of saying thank you but it becomes a batter trade where you exchange something for something.

Excellent. From the demo through the implementation and beyond the customer service has been awesome

Mar 07, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: This has been a huge improvement over our last employee recognition program. It was nearly barbaric in comparison. Imagine having to physically write a thank you on a card! In actuality, we made the decision to move because we have five locations and the physical cards took so long to get to staff between branches. I think we lost a lot of meaning in the recognition. Now as soon as the good stuff happens staff can thank their co-worker and everyone can see it immediately.

KUDOS has been an easy transition for staff. Because the majority are familiar with social media the idea of the "wall" and "postings" is simple to relate to. I appreciate the ability to customize how many points each person can give. For instance, I have one manager with 1 employee and another with 20. Or if we put out a cross-marketing incentive I can increase the management KUDOS allotment to allow for extra points.

Staff have been redeeming for gift cards, but they have also enjoyed the custom rewards. We added in things such as logo wear, PTO days and sweet treats. Who wouldn't love to come in to a little dessert once in awhile!

I love the full scope of reporting that KUDOS offers. This has been instrumental in showing Senior Management the positive engagement that we are seeing. I hope to implement individual KQ's into our performance management process soon. I haven't taken advantage of the survey options yet, but that is next in exploring all the things that KUDOS offers.

Cons: Nothing that I can think of. I would love if they would look at implementing a performance management feature in the future.

Company culture

Nov 01, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: The ease of use for employees, the ability to recognize employees from your desk or mobile phone!

Cons: There are some features that we would like to customize, but currently there isn't that flexibility. However, if you put in your request with Kudos, they are great about finding ways to make it happen!

Overall: Kudos has become a part of our company culture- ways to recognize employees on a regular basis, opportunities for others to see what is going on throughout the company and come together for fun events throughout the year.

Vendor Response

by Kudos on December 18, 2018

Hello!

It's really great to hear that Kudos has become a part of your company culture! It's really rewarding to know that it's making a difference to your work day. :)

We're working on a ton of cool features and functionality that will give you more control over aspects of Kudos. Stay tuned and be sure to keep sending us any feedback you have on Kudos! We love hearing from you!

Thumbs Up

May 06, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Kudos is a great platform for sharing accolades and praise with colleagues and teammates. We've used it to manage incentive programs, wellness initiatives, and re-enforce our organization's values. It's improved morale and become a staple of our culture.

Cons: The platform could have more built in social features - such as the ability to post pictures as comments, gifs, etc. Also, we used to be able to give K+ points from an individual's bank of Kudos they had received - this feature has vanished after an upgrade, and now Kudos are given with no points once a teammate has run out. The ability to give from your own awards really increased the meaning of those thoughtful thank-you(s). Also the Slack integration is clunky and confusing.

Overall: Very positive experience.

Must Have!

May 02, 2019
5/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: I love that it's so easy to use. Being able to compliment or make someone feel special at the drop of the dime is so satisfying and convenient. This is a company wide used program that everyone has grown to love. We can use points to go towards different items whether it be company logo-ed clothing, house hold items, things for your pets, and even electronics like an apple watch and mac book. I believe this is something that everyone whether it be work related, school related, or even sports related should use. You'd be surprised on how much Kudos drive others to go above and beyond.

Cons: I have no complaints. I have been using this software for 9 months now and it's always been easy.

Overall: Using Kudos have honestly improved work relationships. Supervisors and managers being able to reward their employees not only improves confidence but it improves the company's overall customer relationship. It all starts with it's employees and as long as your employees are feeling appreciated and that their hard work isn't going unnoticed , there is nothing that can get in the way of making sure your customers are being taken care of and happy.

Excellent Product that Keeps Improving with the Times

Dec 04, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: Ease of use for staff members to share praise. This is very valuable to our team!

Cons: It may be cool to have this as an APP that can be more readily pinned to taskbar for faster praise and easier use.

Overall: A lot of the team members work in remote locations so the tool is an excellent way of bringing remote workers closer together to replicate an office environment.

Vendor Response

by Kudos on December 18, 2018

Hi Sarah,

It's awesome to hear that you're finding Kudos so easy to use! We're also daily Kudos users, so we appreciate how important it is that it be user-friendly and intuitive.

That's a great idea to have an app for desktop/laptop computers! There are a couple of ways that we can make Kudos more accessible; have you tried the Kudos browser extension? It allows you to send and receive Kudos in your browser without needing to go to your Kudos page. This is great if you spend a lot of time in your browser. Our extension is compatible with Chrome, Firefox, and Internet Explorer. You can grab the extension by visiting https://support.kudosnow.com/hc/en-us/articles/203808586-Using-the-Kudos-Browser-Add-on

You could also create a shortcut to your Kudos page on your desktop and place it on your Taskbar. This would open Kudos in your preferred web browser whenever you click it.

Hopefully one of those options helps! Remember that we're always here to at support@kudosnow.com!

Very user friendly, great customer support and fantastic program to provide for your people

Apr 03, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: We use Kudos every day within our company. It is a great way to let our team members know what a great job they are doing! It is very user friendly and we have been able to integrate it with other systems. The customer support is always very friendly and super helpful. They are efficient in getting responses back!

Cons: The reporting could be a little more streamlined.

Overall: The number one benefit is giving our people a great resource to encourage and build one another up!

Vendor Response

by Kudos on April 04, 2019

Hi there! Thank you for the wonderful review! It's rewarding to hear how much of an impact Kudos is making to your workplace and that you enjoy our customer support. :) We're always working to make Kudos even better, and that includes making the reports and insights section more streamlined, and providing even more robust, actionable data - so stay tuned!

Kudos - Culture Changer

Feb 18, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
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Pros: Kudos has contributed to the appreciation culture positively which indirectly drive employee's level of engagement, can-do attitude and the sense of being applauded when they have done a good job (& less of blaming games)

Cons: Limited number of Kudos points allocated, some well done job deserves to appreciated immediately and not till later date. Kudos can offer points on credits.

Overall: Poor Appreciation Culture & declining employee engagement has been an identifed major problem which are impacting the how employee treats customers (internal & External). Kudos is a postive culture changer. When Kudos was introduced, Managers & Colleagues got appreciated for achievements or a job well done, this increase the sense of being part of team and all your contributions are acknowledged towards the success of the team and the organisations

A nimble and easy platform that has an immediate and lasting positive impact on our team.

Mar 04, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: The ease and transparency that Kudos provides in allowing us to recognise employees' effort and contribution, fits perfectly within our culture of recognition and reward in a timely manner. Allows all our members of our team to appreciate each other. We have now been using for three years and it hasn't lost its momentum. We use as a tool to send announcements, newsletters, share corporate event photos - which brings our team back to the site which reinvigorates further use. Our team use the app at lunch breaks to send and like each other Kudos.

Cons: As we use pages for newsletters some more options around graphics would be great.

Overall: A quick, transparent and effective means of communication amongst our team on performance.

Kudos is a great platform for acknowledging coworker/subordinate efforts!

Apr 22, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Kudos gives you the ability to provide public and meaningful acknowledgement of your team member's contributions to the company. You can create memorable and meaningful tags aligned with your values and mission statement, and append these to the kudos message you put out there, and you can tag more than one person at a time with a Thank You, a Good Job, Impressive, and so on.

One thing that Kudos gives you/your team the ability to do is spotlight the positive achievements and activities of those people who aren't comfortable advocating for themselves, but deserve the praise. Whether it be a cultural norm, a workplace dynamic, or a personality quirk, not everyone is comfortable tooting their own horn, but that doesn't mean they shouldn't have their hard work, dedication, focus, or excellent customer-facing soft skills acknowledged. This is increasingly important in today's increasingly international, multi-ethnic, multi-voiced, and decentralized organizations. A good manager should know when to give praise, and coworkers should be able to help each other get noticed.

Cons: Just as a good manager needs to know when someone deserves praise, a digital 'pat on the back' is great for morale but it should never be a replacement for compensation review, advancement opportunities, or open and critical discourse. Kudos won't fix a broken office culture or toxic management, so before you roll this out make sure you walk the talk as a leadership team. Our company does, and I'm incredibly grateful to work here, but I could see a bad implementation of Kudos coming down as heavy-handed or oppressive in less dynamic or communal workplaces.

Overall: Kudos is fantastic. Would recommend.

Kudos strengthens your bond with your colleagues!

Apr 10, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: I love how Kudos allows you to compliment your colleagues for the tasks and goals they accomplish along with sending some Kudos points which gives a sense of reward. Users are then able to redeem these points for money value which is a great incentive to work harder and gain more Kudos. The software allows for company-wide recognition as well which in turn motivates you and build self confidence.

Cons: The fact that we have to reach a certain number of points to redeem them sometimes bothers me as the maximum amount of points you can transfer at a time is 50 points and to redeem them you have to reach a minimum of 20,000 points. A more feasible way would be either to reward more points in a single post or decrease the minimum redemption target to 5000 points.

Kudos for Kudos

Mar 03, 2019
5/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

3 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: This software encourages employee engagement to the next level and does so in the most positive manner. Recognizing peers for accomplishments as well as thanking them for assistance is really neat!

Cons: I feel like that Kudos could improve with some of the UI. It can be difficult to search for specific people sometimes when giving Kudos.

Another thing is when attaching a photo to an award and then changing the amount removes the photograph. Very minor inconvenience -

Overall: Kudos is an amazing tool that helps with morale and growth at a subconscious level. It's truly an amazing program that allows so much interaction which otherwise may not ever happen.

Civil Engineering Firm - Culture Changing Recognition Program!

Feb 13, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: #1 - Simple to use.

#2 - The biggest pro of this software was the instant effect it had on our culture. Before people were so caught up in the day-to-day, nobody took time to appreciate themselves or others. Now, with a few clicks of the mouse (while you're working on projects), you can recognize others for birthdays, anniversaries, and accomplishments. More now than ever, we are seeing people chatting in the hallway about personal things Kudos has brought out of them.

Cons: NOTHING! It is pure gold. The software is simple to use, the costs are great, and the feedback is nothing but positive.

Overall: Our problems consisted of culture stagnation. Kudos acted as the jump start and continues to be the fuel driving conversations on accomplishments throughout the firm.

Very Pleased Kudos User

Mar 25, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: I like the software because it is easy to use. The idea behind Kudos is also original and it makes work a little more exciting to be rewarded for hard work.

Cons: I cannot think of a single con with the Kudos software.

Overall: I really enjoy Kudos. I enjoy receiving Kudos as well as rewarding hard working coworkers with Kudos points. Recently, there was an issue with my Kudos e-gift card not being sent to me electronically. I reached out to Kudos support team, and the issue was resolved in less than 24 hours. That is 5 star customer service. I would recommend Kudos to every business, company, and friend.

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Kudos for Kudos!

Mar 07, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
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Pros: Your hard work turns into cold, hard, cash!

I like that you can choose from kudos-branded or company-branded rewards!

I like that you can choose to send your kudos privately or publicly.

I like that you can endorse a kudos someone else has sent.

I like that you get kudos on your birthday!

I like that you can't send all your kudos to one person, forcing you to spread it out.

Cons: I wish unused kudos could roll over to the next month.

I wish adding giphs to a post was easier.

I wish that clicking the +K button actually added additional kudos.

I wish there were more Canadian-specific Kudos rewards.

I would like to get a reminder email towards the end of each month, reminding me to use up the last of my kudos.

Overall: Kudos really helps to build team morale. I love seeing everyone call each other out for the great work their doing, and I think that kind of feedback makes people work harder. Sometimes teams can be a very segmented. With kudos, you can easily see what other teams are working on, fostering an atmosphere of engagement and communication.

Appreciation

Apr 07, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: for appreciation to colleagues and give reward to them.

Cons: the least is say thank you to colleague is a minimum appreciation

Overall: i have many experienced with startup and im expert in analyzing systems , Kudos have some problem such as ; exemple you can send Kudos without points (its problem) , another thing is you must have a sharing totally kudos to anothre person, another things is for birthday colleagues we can mention some Kudos . another item is the day of colleague come to company ,

IF you need more details make appointement or time so i can present to you.

thank you

Kudos Employee Recognition Software

Dec 13, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Software is easy to use and a great tool for employee engagement.

Cons: I don't have any negatives to share about the software. If I think of an enhancement that would benefit our group, I share with the Kudos team and they look into ways to implement.

Overall: Kudos has been an easy transition for us from a HR professional standpoint and for our employees. The ease of the program has been nice and an easy platform for our employees to connect with one another.

Vendor Response

by Kudos on December 18, 2018

Hi Jackie,

It's great to hear that you find Kudos easy to use and that you're having success using it to drive employee engagement! We're excited for you to see some of the cool things we're working on to make Kudos even more fun, more useful, and more impactful to your organization!

Feel Good, Doing Your Job!

Mar 22, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: Kudos is a wonderful platform that allows employees to feel connected with their co-workers in a positive way. The act of giving and receiving kudos helps to generate positive interoffice relationships.

On are the more individual basis, this platform allows for instant gratification. By having this instant positive affirmation, I feel more encouraged to continue producing high-quality work.

Cons: I truly believe the platform is in a great spot. I sometimes wish there were more characteristics to choice from but other than that - no complaints!

Overall: My experience was Kudos is truly positive. I find my self connecting with more of my co-workers on a deeper level. It helps to encourage a positive work environment and overall strong mentality.

When I get kudos, I instantly get a smile on my face and then want to give someone that same feeling by sending out my own!

First job that's used Kudos and I love it.

Apr 26, 2019
4/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
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Pros: With a fast-paced environment and lots of employees, passing recognition quickly and effectively can easily be overlooked. Positive reinforcement is so important for overall job satisfaction and performance. Kudos is easy as sending a quick email, and it's company-wide recognition.

Cons: interface could be a little cleaner and user friendly. They haven't added any updates I'm aware of, like being able to easily search and add memes & gifs.

Great customer service and expertise to help ramp up participation and engagement

Mar 23, 2018
5/5
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4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
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Pros: We appreciated the ease of use and multiple platforms, and integration into our Sharepoint site. Of high value is the support the KUDOS team offers our organization, which is new to online on-the-spot recognition.

Cons: Our organizational culture and structure is providing challenges to high participation rates. I'm hopeful that the advice and experience offered by the KUDOS team will help guide us towards our goal of 80%

Overall: Allows us to be more nimble and visual with on-the-spot recognition, and the ability to thank staff both publically or privately on the great work being done on a day to day basis

The platform is very user friendly and results in engagement from staff.

Aug 01, 2018
4/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: Easy to use. It's a great tool for multi-location companies so new employees can see all the staff's name and photos. Makes everyone feel a little more accessible.

Cons: Customization is little cumbersome to create a Local Rewards site. Sometimes the links break between Kudos and the site that the item redirects to. Also, redemption of local rewards takes manual administration.

Kudos to Capterra! Super ideas with a little clutter

Apr 06, 2019
5/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
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Pros: The ability to express anything from a job well done to my condolences to a fellow workers along with a reward points system with the largest variety of gifts to choose from I have ever seen!

Cons: It can be a little confusing trying to find your own profile and how to redeem points. Points seem a tad low on value

Overall: I love the whole idea behind Kudos. It is a great way to communicate with colleagues and to promote positivity by letting any Dept see the postings of valor. An excellent idea! Just streamline the awards redemption part and Kudos hits the perfect 100% mark!

Great program!

Mar 01, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
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5 / 5
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Pros: Love the overall motivation provided by Kudos! From the powerful messages from peers to the gifts earned it is incredible!

Cons: Not much to dislike but I guess having to pay taxes on our gifts would be the one downside although it is like paying a great discount on the products!

Overall: Kudos was great at keeping coworkers bonded through accomplishing things through hard work and dedication!

Excellence at Kudos

Apr 01, 2019
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: It has now become visible to recognize staff in all categories. Rewarding people is vital to sustaining the passion and drive of our organisation. Kudos has revitalize the energies of our people to perform in all forms

Cons: Need to have Daily weekly reminders to ensure that, rewards become part and parcel of the successful organisation

Overall: Excellent

Building Connections with Our Team

Apr 05, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: This software is doing an amazing job of helping our organization stay connected in meaningful ways and to build connections and team spirit. It's a very user-friendly social media platform and I and my coworkers are greatly enjoying getting to know each other better through it. We are a fast growing organization and we are now spread over multiple buildings. We don't all get to see each other as often as we used to, and this is a great system! It's a great way to give each other recognition for a job well done!

Cons: I don't really know that I've seen many cons. We've only been using the software for about a week officially, but we administrators have been testing it out for the last few weeks. Any issues we have run into (which I believe have been very few) are quickly handled by the fantastic customer support!

Overall: We really worked on building excitement for the launch of this program, and people seem to really enjoy jumping in and creating their profiles. It's wonderful for team-building, staying in touch, and awarding recognition.

Shell on Kudos

May 03, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: It's easy to navigate and to choose, collect and spend your rewards.

Cons: Some of the "set in stone" descriptive phrase choices... The stale images offered when adding an attachment that says something like; "Good Job" or "Awesome" or "Team Work" those could be updated and there should be more..

Overall: Kudos is great because we all get to pat each other on the back, our managers do it for us and then we reap the rewards. Great for self esteem, overall team motivation. A wonderful rewards program for employers and employees. We've tried a few others but like Kudos best.

Perfect for recognition platform

Apr 24, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Its user friendly and easy recognize the well talented staff

Cons: Easy to login, its so fast you dont have to struggle just for you to have access to it

Overall: I have had a nice experience with kudos, its such an amazing feeling being appreciated and also being recognized and able to recognize others for the hard work they put in. its not time consuming, it only takes a minute to recognize that someone.

Great for Morale & Productivity Boost

Mar 22, 2019
5/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Kudos helps create a healthy & fun/interactive experience which encourages employees to keep working hard, being kind by means of incentives. I also very much enjoy that you can use this site outside of work thru an app on your phone.

Cons: There seems to be a lack of update with rewards. Also it would be nice to be able to be given more kudos in order to share more love to others.

Overall: I have found Kudos to be an exciting feature that helps you and others communicate to each other of great work ethic, productivity and superior behaviors in the workplace. Being able to navigate the site to find employees by narrowing categories is a great feature too, in case you do not know the employees name but want to pay recognition for a kind act or for going above and beyond.

Overall: Great

Nov 20, 2017
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

3 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
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Pros: It's very user friendly and accessible by all members of our staff who range in age from 16-60+. We use it for general recognition, but also to share company news via a weekly newsletter.

Cons: There are features that we use with Kudos that would be easier to manage with a little automation: scheduling page releases is at the top of my personal list.

Overall: It's great to see the positive feedback coming through. It makes a lot of us feel better about the work that we're doing and it's a great way to connect with staff members at our other locations.

Great recognition and announcement tool

Mar 05, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Kudos makes communication with employee, and recognition immediate and interesting. It allows for immediate gratification, better relationships and a fun tool to get people involved. It has increased recognition- even for the small things, that previously would have gone unnoticed. Kudos works to encourage peer support and recognition, and helps set the standard for employees. Additionally, it helps the company see where we are thriving and maybe the spaces we want to have more growth. It can be more the just recognition- it can be for announcements, events, and even internal marketing. It is a great way to have an internal platform for all the good.

Cons: I wish it was integrated, I wish it could be connected to our intranet, or similar, so we did not need be logged in. It is also great to have the reminders to use Kudos- as sometimes it can be forgotten.

Overall: It is a simple way to have a big impact, and recognize accomplishments big or small. I think it could be so much more.

From start to now Kudos Staff has been great! They are always willing to help with anything I ask .

Nov 14, 2017
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: It is so user friendly! I don't have much user error with my team because of that. We like that it is real time so no matter where I am on the property, I can thank one of my 500 team members on the spot.

Cons: I would like the "Pages" column to have more features and the ability to change the heading. I would like to have gif's available.

Overall: It really changed our culture! It made a 500 team member property feel more like a friendly neighborhood. It also made it easier to put names with faces. Before Kudos, our management team was not in the habit of thanking or recognizing the achievements of our team, now, they are reaping the benefits of giving recognition.

Love Kudos!

Mar 20, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: I love that this provides us with a platform to provide feedback and earn rewards from our coworkers.

Cons: I wish Kudos would provide different point options, and that points to distribute would roll over.

Overall: I love Kudos for our company! It allows us to communicate company wide.

MTN Shine Rewards

Apr 02, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: -It is very easy to use.

-It allows one to have a view of all the rewards they qualify for.

-With just one click, my reward is redeemed.

Cons: -It does not have an option to redeem all my points with whatever money I qualify for. The money is fixed into specific amounts. So if I have points below or slightly above the stipulated amounts, i am not able to redeem those points via Mobile Money.

Overall: Kudos is an amazing platform to recognize colleagues and be recognized by colleagues. The overall experience has been great, especially because claiming or redeeming my points has become easy and innovative. It is no longer the long, manual process it used to be.

It's been able to support our large workforce.

Jun 22, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: We can reach people across multiple locations.

It's a great way to incentivize work.

We love that we can choose our own prizes.

Cons: We wish it was closely linked to our software, so when we get terminations or additions, it's easier to keep track.

Recognize Your Colleagues and Have Fun Doing It

Apr 08, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
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Pros: I enjoy the fact that our organization has a way to recognize employees again. We had a program before that allowed us to recognize our peers, but it was a part of our Payroll software. Since we changed Payroll software about two years ago, we no longer had a good way to give kudos to our coworkers. It's easy to use since it has a feel similar to Facebook so there is no real learning curve for most people. In an organization of 250 employees, we are able to see the good work that those around us are doing.

Cons: We've had a few glitches with the "group" functionality, but a representative is working with our Administrator to work out a few kinks. That's the main issue I've seen so far.

Overall: We are able to connect with each other (we have multiple locations so this is critical) in a positive way that isn't just through email. Giving kudos is a great way to give recognition to an employee and have the employee's manager see it as well.

Love Kudos

Mar 29, 2019
5/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

3 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

3 / 5
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Pros: Easy to manage and understand, love sharing Kudos and acknowledging the great work of my coworker and Managers

Cons:

nothing to specified, works very well

Overall: my experience using Kudos is amazing, I have been able to withdrew more than 300 dollars every quarter

Kudos is a Great Tool

Apr 07, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: Ease of use and availability on multiple platforms

Cons: I'm yet to find any thing wrong with the app.

Overall: Before now, it was tough driving employee engagement through recognition. Kudos makes this possible. With this you can recommend and reward an employee on the go.

Kudos for Kudos

Apr 03, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
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Pros: It's easy to use and it's nice for demonstrating appreciation for fellow workers besides the regular "thank you".

Cons: I don't like that we are unable to accumulate points from one month to the next. If you don't use up all your points in a given month, the remainder cannot be transferred to the following month. Some months I've found that I do not use up all my points, while in other months I run out within the first week. If points could be accumulated, that would help out greatly.

Overall: A nice little program that's great for showing your appreciation for co-workers and also easy to use. Highly recommended.

Excellent Tool

Mar 13, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: I like to be able to give my co-workers thanks in a professional and interesting way for their contributions. Kudos provides an excellent medium to complement one another in the workplace. As an employee, I have received nice comments from my peers for even the smallest of details, and I have been able to give back to my co-workers and even superiors whenever I receive help from them. Sometimes I feel I am asking too much of someone else, and Kudos provides me with the ideal platform to compensate for the assistance I am requesting. Besides, extra perks, rewards, and cash make everyone around the office more motivated to work together.

Cons: I would like to see the option of posting private posts. Sometimes I prefer to keep things only between me and the other employee. In all honesty, I am not one hundred percent sure if this option is out there within Kudos, but I have not been able to find it so far.

Overall: Kudos is without a doubt a moral booster around the office and a positive influence among co-workers. Being complimented in a professional manner is much more rewarding than a simple "thank you". Also, I tend to work with others who work at a different office location, so I cannot truly give thanks to them. Thus, giving them a Kudos for a particular task helps me keep them content.

A Great Platform for Recognition

Feb 18, 2019
4/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

3 / 5
Features & Functionality

3 / 5
Customer Support
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Pros: Managers and employees interact together as friends because of using this platform.

Cons: Limited "points to give" each month.

Searching for people takes a lot of steps.

Tagging people sometimes doesn't work properly.

Capteera

Mar 24, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: Kudos is friendly in use. Giving Points to collleague in encouraging them in their job.

Cons: Kudos has no edit option. Need to modify like Facebook or other social softwares.

Overall: To encourage someone by points to do his work best.

WOW!

Mar 24, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: What I liked about the Kudos software is the usability of the site.

It flows with ease and is self explanatory.

Cons: What I liked least about the software is the layout for the news feed.

Love Kudos

Apr 22, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: It's easy to use, especially for the older generation. Everything can be found right off the back.

Cons: Nothing that I least like about it, as it's a great too overall.

Overall: Honestly, when giving out Kudos it's like receiving cash for a job well done. Having the ablity to give out to my fellow peers and the faces they have when they receive Kudos is priceless. The experience has been overall GREAT!

We love Kudos!

Jun 21, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: The Kudos platform is a valuable resource for connecting Charity Network employees in different locations and departments. Our employees love giving instant recognition to their colleagues! The team at Kudos is very helpful and provide quick feedback with any questions we have. As a company that communicates almost exclusively on Slack, we love their sophisticated yet simple integration!

Cons: The only thing that comes to mind are some different styles of reports. Having said that, they currently offer a wide variety of reports.

My Kudos

Apr 24, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
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Pros: I like that I have the capability to go right to my kudos points and the ease of getting to the rewards page

Cons: Sometimes I find it a little difficult to give out the kudos, it's not just as easy as select a name and hit send

Overall: Well I have gotten many items with my Kudos, it is great to share my Kudos with my fellow Chewtopians so I can let them know how great I think they are

Revewi

Apr 16, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: The kudos Platform is very easy to use

Immediate response of kudos recipients'

Cons: Redeemable rewards are lacking

Redeemable Points are expire very quickly

No rollover of Kudos points

Great recognition tool

Apr 23, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
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Pros: Kudos gives you a one stop shop to show appreciation to work colleagues for work done, whether big or small, the tool makes it possible to give the commensurate recognition. It generates a good working environment where every effort is appreciate on the spot. I recommend it to all organisations.

Cons: The new interface was initially a problem but that has been overcome.

Overall: I have generated generated lots of collaborative acts since the use of the platform started. Work is done quickly across wider divisions and even different operating companies in different countries

Kudos Reveiw

Apr 01, 2019
4/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Easy to use

accessible over the internet

allows recognition even when allocated points used up

shows status of allocated points

sends reminders when points not used to drive usage

Able to see the top users of the system

Cons: Points are allocated to be used are allocated on a monthly basis and when used up one has to wait for the next calendar, month - System should allow for points to be borrowed from the next month but used in this current month

Overall: It helps on the spot recognition of staff performance which goes along way in improving staff motivation