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Corporate Networks go Social

The unprecedented adoption of social networking tools in the day-to-day lives of millions of people across the globe has impacted the corporate world.

White Papers


Corporate Networks go Social

The unprecedented adoption of social networking tools in the day-to-day lives of millions of people across the globe has impacted the corporate world.



Driving Employee Engagement through a Sense of Purpose

We spend a substantial part of our waking hours at work or thinking about work. Yet survey after survey comes back with data that a substantial majority of employees are disengaged. This dichotomy has been bothering leaders forever with precious little progress made by employing gimmicks and feel-good campaigns to engage the workforce.

The real power to engage employees lies in the ability of the organization to connect them with a larger purpose. Imagine the possibilities when organizational and individual purposes can be aligned.

Organizations and leaders have the ability to drive engagement at the workforce. It is not about running glitzy campaigns, it is all about connecting with the purpose.

Architecting a World Class Rewards and Recognition Program

Like all good buildings, for a solid and successful program, the architecture and design is the most important. You can have massive budgets, inspired marketing and amazing technology - but if the program is architected the wrong way, your R&R program will be at best ineffective or worse it might fail.

This mini-book gives you insights on how to architect your program for long lasting success.

Seamless integrations with kudos Rewards and Recognition platform

Companies now use a gamut of platforms. In today's world, having a stand alone platform adds overhead and leads to usage drop-off. One of the important criterion for a new platform's adoption is how well it integrates with others.

Read this mini book to get an overview of how well the Instapat platform plays with your existing (or planned) investments in other platforms.

Transforming Long Service Awards

Gold watches, Embossed Pens, a lunch with the chief executive have for many years been the traditional long-service awards granted to employees in recognition of their loyalty to their employer.

But as the workplace evolves, what is the future for long-service recognition? Take a look at how kudos is transforming the way companies configure their Long Service Award Programs

Social Recognition: Transforming Employee Recognition

Workforces today are Connected, Mobile, Global and Multi-Generational. When planned and implemented smartly, social recognition in the workplace can have a significant impact on individuals and teams alike through empowerment, motivation and inclusion.

Read this miniCase to see how Kwench is helping companies to transform their employee recognition programs through social recognition.

Using Rewards and Recognition to inculcate Company Culture

One of the key challenges faced by companies is to create awareness among its workforce to adhere to corporate values. While there is no silver bullet to achieve this, there are several factors that can positively impact this.

Recognition programs can be one of the most effective means to achieve this end.

A culture of recognition for small business

Startups and small businesses have small teams handling multiple functions. There are multiple challenges, fires to be extinguished, and of course dents to be made in the universe! Its easy to forget the people that make it all happen!

See how kudos helps startups and SMEs build a culture of recognition.

Automating Rewards and Recognition

Companies with R&R programs which are managed manually by HR often suffer from inefficiencies, accounting errors and process delays.

See how kudos helps companies dramatically decrease the workload of managing their Rewards and Recognition programs through automation.

Driving Employee Engagement through R&R in the BFSI Sector

The finance industry in India is currently going through a sea-change. Industry disruptors like a generational shift, rise of digital technologies, complex regulatory changes, rise of FinTech companies are forcing leaders in the BFSI sector to reinvent business strategies. Take a look at how kudos helps companies in the BFSI meet their current HR challenges

A talent shortage, especially for resources with specialized skillsets, puts significant pressure on HR teams to attract and retain the right employees. This ebook highlights how kudos is helping some of India's top BFSI companies rise up the challenge.

Critical Success Factors for Employee Rewards and Recognition Programs

Your employee recognition program becomes a solid strategic initiative when it provides employees with an understanding of how the company goals translate into their daily work and when the program consistently reinforces the positive behaviours required to achieve those objectives.

Based on our experience with hundreds of companies of all sizes across multiple industries we have identified a few critical success factors that help make Employee Rewards and Recognition Programs more effective. Download the eBook to get a quick overview of what we have discovered.

Power of Real Time Analytics in Employee Recognition

The employee recognition efforts typically lack robust reporting and measurement, resulting in little governance and reportable ROI.

Without reliable metrics of interest to convince the executive suite of their program efficacy, HR leaders have been unable to quantify the business impact of their employee recognition programs.

See how kudos helps companies track, analyze and optimize their employee recognition budgets.

Recognition over Rewards as a driver of Motivation!

Traditionally companies have been focused on the Rewards part of Employee Rewards and Recognition. per employee rewards budgets,reward workflows and approvals have been the core concern of most programs. Peer to peer non-monetary recognition has not received its due in such programs.

With the advent of social media platforms where "interactions" have become more important than "transactions", this paradigm is shifting.

This eBook covers 3 reasons why employee recognition can impact employee motivation better than monetary rewards

Overcoming the appreciation drought at your workplace

Everybody knows that recognition drives engagement, but there is a shockingly lax approach towards timely recognition at the workplace. A majority of the work force feels underappreciated, an overwhelmignly large portion of the workforce feels they could have done much more to recognize others. So what is missing?

This mini-book gives you five easy ways to drive engagement through instant recognition based on our experience helping dozens of organizations drive engagement through their employee recognition programs.

Branding Rewards and Recognition

The success of Rewards and Recognition programs depends on the values and emotions employees associate with the concept and the initiative. It is thus essential to invest in creating a concept that has universal recall across the organization.

This mini-book gives you insights on how branding your program helps create recall in a way such that all employees identify with the recognition and rewards objectives.

Driving Employee Engagement through Rewards and Recognition in the BPO/KPO sectors

The BPO/KPO industry has traditionally suffered from a much higher attrition compared to other services companies. In addition to the ultra-competitive space, companies in this space also have to deal with the challenges of appealing to a muti-generational workforce, teams working across multiple time-zones and geographies and high-stress assignments.

This mini-book gives you insights on how an effective rewards and recognition program can help alleviate some of the negative outcomes of these challenges. A must read for HR professionals and leadership of companies operating in this space.

Case Studies


Improving employee engagement – Social Recognition

Rewards and recognition is a key pillar of any employee engagement strategy of a company. Administering an R&R program in an innovative and seamless manner is a key challenge for a company. Learn how Kwench partnered with a large KPO with a young workforce to launch its end-to-end R&R platform.

Hi Fliers © - Motivating your frontline

In a competitive environment, a motivated frontline staff could make the difference between success and failure for an organisation. Hence successful organisations place a premium on robust channel management strategies. No channel management strategy can be complete without an effective rewards and recognition component.

FREE Employee Engagement Surveys

For teams and organizations of all sizes

Why is it important to measure Employee Engagement?

Everyone wants to be engaged at the workplace, right? After all, if you’re going to spend a majority of your waking hours at work you should want to feel excited about being there.

Employee engaged is predicated on understanding how many of your employees are truly excited about working for you. Are your employees happy? Are they satisfied with their benefits and day-to-day demands? Do they feel adequately recognized? Stop guessing and find out with our FREE employee engagement survey.

What can you measure with this employee survey?

Employee surveys are valuable for learning about several topics, all of them directly related to employee morale, satisfaction, and engagement with the company.

Recognition, compensation, managers’ performance, career development, work environment: These are all areas you can investigate in depth with our bespoke employee engagement survey.

How can you deploy this survey?

We have a pre-configured FREE survey set that can be activated for your employees with no additional effort. We will provide you the survey link and you can circulate it internally or if you prefer so, we can send out the emails as well. At the end of the survey period we will provide you with a dashboard that highlights the overall scores on various dimensions.

For custom corporate branding, modified questions, internal campaigns to boost participation and custom analysis we provide support at a nominal charge.

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How do I get started?

If you are a business leader/HR leader with the authority to conduct such a survey within the organization, please click on the button below (or send an email to outreach@kwench.in) outlining your interest.

Please do mention the following in the email:

1. Your Designation,

2. Your contact number,

3. By when you would like to conduct the survey and

4. Indicative employee base on which you would like to deploy the survey - this can be a small team of 10 or an entire organization of 100,000+. This will help us better understand how the surveys can be best deployed.