Your judges bring expertise and knowledge to the table, adding precious value to your program’s reputation and outcomes. But when it comes to judging entries, subjectivity can be a risk – your judges are human, and from time to time are subject to bias and conflicts of interest.
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.
An awards program wouldn’t be complete without badges and certificates. In Award Force, it’s easy to create aesthetic badges and certificates easily and make sure they are distributed at the right time and to the right entrants.
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.
Entries open is an exciting period for your awards program. It is the culmination of a lot of upfront work, weeks of planning, communication and program promotion. But, how can you keep all the entries organised? Enter, tags!
Award Force Product Manager Rachel Martin shares some insights on why Review Flow is one of her favourite product features.
As we like to say, time is our most valuable possession, which is why it’s now more important than ever before to cut down on the clutter and maximise the efficiency of your awards program.
At Award Force, we understand how valuable your brand can be. It’s why we put so much emphasis on creating and maintaining a contest management platform that places your brand in its best light. Here’s what we have to offer your brand.
Our product team has been busy creating an improved entry form builder to help your program increase submitted entry volume and offer your participants the best possible experience. Here’s what’s new.
With so many features and functions in the Award Force toolbox, we want to break down a few of the most popular (and used!) automations you can create in your awards program to save heaps of time.
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.
Over the last few weeks, the COVID-19 coronavirus has forced organisations the world over to consider remote working as a way to ensure continuity of their day-to-day operations.
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.