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If you’ve ever managed an awards program manually, you know just how time-intensive the whole process can be. Here are 10 features we think every awards manager should use to save time.
Feedback is an important tool for any performance evaluation – and awards programs are no different. But how you offer it, the language you use and the method used to present it is important. Learn more.
This year, we’ve all experienced a massive shift in business: the office cubicle turned into home office; live physical events turned virtual. But one thing we’ve learned – a live virtual judging experience can be better than a physical event. Here’s why.
For everything, there is a season. And that includes the lifecycle of an awards program. When your program is in the off-season, or perhaps even paused due to global uncertainties, it doesn’t mean your program has to stop completely. In fact, the off-season for your awards program is an important season in its own right.
The show must go on. Now, more than ever, it is essential that we continue to recognise the achievements around us. And it’s completely possible to still hold that awards gala. Here’s how to do it, virtually.
Need to move your live judging event to a virtual one? No problem. Here’s how Award Force can facilitate a remote judging event.
Big or small, an awards program can have a variety of users. From entrants to judges to program managers and even public voters, your program receives and processes a lot of data. And, it’s important to know the source.
Employee turnover is a persistent problem in the construction industry, which is why it’s more important than ever to employ strategies to improve employee engagement and retention.
From program credibility to price barriers, there are many reasons why some organisations won’t enter an awards program. Here’s how to combat that.
An awards program can be a great marketing and outreach tool for your business or organisation. But have you ever thought of your program as another possible revenue source?
Employees who are regularly recognized aren’t just happier, they’re also more engaged. Here are 5 easy ways to start adding employee recognition to your company culture.
Another year has come and gone. But it feels bigger this year, and that’s because it’s also the end of the decade, and the ‘20s are upon us! Here’s a look back.
So maybe you’re building an awards program from scratch. Or, maybe you’re using an online form builder, but you keep hitting wall after wall of limitations. Here are 10 reasons why you should use Award Force.
Woot! It’s our 6th birthday at Award Force and we’re all sitting around the proverbial Slack table, slapping high-fives and throwing out all our favourite party emojis from our desks around the globe. But it’s also a time to be reflective. So what better way to celebrate six years of boot-strapped success than to look back and review what we’ve learned.
Awards aren’t just feel-good pieces of metal or widgets to be added to your website. They can also drive your recruitment, whether you’re hosting an awards program or have won an award. Here are six reasons why.
An interview with Award Force’s Technical Director Kirk Bushell to learn about how to add security to your program, and what Award Force is doing to ensure your program’s security and integrity.
When running an awards program, it’s vital that your audience trusts you, your team, your processes and – of course – the outcome. Read these tips on how to build and maintain credibility for your awards program.
Just like there’s more to winning an award than standing on a podium to rousing applause, there’s more to running an awards program than the actual award presentation.
Awards Season is here and it’s time for some always entertaining red carpet fanfare. But, if you’re an awards event planner, it’s also the perfect time to reassess what makes an awards ceremony successful and what makes it a Twitter target.
You hear it everywhere these days. SaaS, SaaS, SaaS. You probably use a handful of SaaS products every day. The term, which stands for Software as a Service, includes popular software like MailChimp, SalesForce, Google Apps, Zen Desk, and yes, Award Force, our award and grant management software.