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What Is Kudos?

Recognition matters! Unlock employee potential through recognition with Kudos®. Clients in over 80 countries have built thriving cultures using this simple, scalable SaaS solution.

Kudos® is an employee engagement, culture, and analytics platform, that harnesses the power of peer-to-peer recognition, rewards, values reinforcement, and open communication to help organizations boost employee engagement, reduce turnover, improve culture, and drive productivity and performance.

Who Uses Kudos?

Kudos partners with mid-sized and enterprise clients worldwide in all industries. The Kudos platform is used in over 80 countries on six continents in a wide variety of industries and languages.

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Reviews of Kudos

Average score

Overall
4.8
Ease of Use
4.8
Customer Service
4.7
Features
4.7
Value for Money
4.6

Reviews by company size (employees)

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  • 51-200
  • 201-1,000
  • >1,001

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Tyson
Tyson
Regional Director Of Operations in Canada
Verified LinkedIn User
Hospitality, 11–50 Employees
Used the Software for: 1+ year
Reviewer Source

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

5.0 6 years ago

Comments: 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.

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.

Verified Reviewer
Verified LinkedIn User
Financial Services Software, 51–200 Employees
Used the Software for: 1-5 months
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5.0 4 years ago

Comments: Very positive. I'm very confident that this tool will help us build a more positive culture and a new way to put focus on employee recognition.

Pros:

It's structured like a social feed and very easy to use. Minimal training required and implementation and customization was very simple. Powerful tool for increasing employee engagement and building a culture of recognition.

Cons:

I wish it supported GIF files and had a way to set up points activities that users could claim, but other than that it's great!

Via Laine
Civil Registry Associate in Philippines
Government Relations, 51–200 Employees
Used the Software for: 6-12 months
Reviewer Source

user-friendly especially for employees

4.0 4 weeks ago New

Comments: Both our management and employees find the product to be user-friendly. It gives non-manager staff members and first line supervisors a way to give recognition to deserving staff members. It has made a significant difference in staff incentives and morale. Kudos is an easy yet powerful approach to foster positive relationships with coworkers and raise morale—two things that are particularly crucial in these extraordinary times.

Pros:

the application is user-friendly and powerful!

Cons:

I don't like how it shields children from some real-world issues that they ought to be aware of—not the really awful and inappropriate stuff, just certain issues.

Verified Reviewer
Verified LinkedIn User
Telecommunications, 10,000+ Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source

Recognition made easy

3.0 5 years ago

Comments: I love it, I use it everyday and recommend its use to everyone irrespective of your job level.

Pros:

The structure and ease of use has allowed me to very easily recognize my peers , leaders and staff. The integrated dashboards also creates competitiveness which makes it even more fun.

Cons:

The software needs to have some build in moderation to identify "fake" recognition's. An exceptional category gets selected with the contents saying thank you.

Andrea
HR Manager in US
Staffing & Recruiting, 51–200 Employees
Used the Software for: 1+ year
Reviewer Source

Why Kudos Is The Best

4.0 4 months ago

Pros:

With Kudos, we have the best survey and feedback features The software comes well equipped with amazing HR features Makes employee recognition as well as engagement easy

Cons:

Well, Kudos has been quite helpful with little to no major issues.