Employee Recognition Case Studies

Recognizing and rewarding employees is an effective way to increase employee engagement and accelerate performance.  In these case studies, read how organizations have achieved measurable success with strategic recognition programs and unique employee awards.

Online Tools & More Award Variety Improves Efficiency and Engagement for Service Award Program

Overview: Hunter Engineering Company designs, manufactures, and sells a wide range of passenger car and truck service equipment worldwide. They are headquartered in Bridgeton, Missouri. As Hunter Engineering’s workforce continued to evolve, they realized the same old Employee Recognition Strategy needed to evolve in order to reflect this transformation. After implementing a new award selection and online reminder tools and award redemption options, Hunter Engineering saw increased employee participation and dramatically reduced HR administration time.


Unique Incentive Award Propels Sales Achievements

North Star Memorial Group is a privately held funeral, cremation and memorialization company. In order to reward sales professionals who are successfully able to navigate the constantly changing waters of their industry, NorthStar implemented a Mariners Club for top performers. Inductees are rewarded with an exclusive, and unique award that has helped to drive sales success in this organization for 10 years.


Employee Recognition in Financial Institutions

Overview: Retention and engagement are top priorities for banks and credit unions. Financial organizations that implement the 360 Recognition platform for employee recognition experience an average engagement of 77%.


Employee Recognition Program Connects Global Workforce

Overview: NSF International, a public health and safety organization headquartered in Ann Arbor, Michigan, has tripled in size over the last 10 years, including opening new offices in Europe, Asia, and Latin America. As NSF grew and spanned across more time zones, real-time
employee recognition and engagement had become a challenge.

NSF implemented a social-media-style employee recognition program that successfully connected employees across global locations and tied rewards to NSF’s Seven Core Values.


Recognition Builds Community at Chelsea Groton Bank

Overview: Chelsea Groton Bank wanted to provide staff with more recognition of day-to-day contributions. They also wanted their recognition program to reinforce their company culture and strengthen their internal brand.

Chelsea Groton expanded their partnership with rewards and recognition provider Terryberry, adding the 360 Recognition Platform onto their existing service award program.


Recognition Reinforces Organizational Core Values

Overview: Freedom Financial Network wanted to improve employee retention within their call center environment where their workforce is made up of 60% millennials and rapidly growing in size.

Using the Give a WOW module of Terryberry’s 360 Recognition Platform, Freedom Financial team members can give peer-to-peer recognition when they observe coworkers demonstrating one of the organization’s four core values.


Recognition Program Increases Employee Engagement by 9%

Overview: Tidelands Health had a goal to increase employee engagement. The health system wanted to accomplish this by giving meaningful recognition to its employee partners.

After implementing Terryberry’s 360 Recognition Platform, employee engagement at Tidelands Health increased from 68% to 77% in the first year.


The Co-op Celebrate Colleague Loyalty with New Career Celebration Scheme

Overview: The Co-op appointed TerryberryReward to create a bespoke, online reward and recognition solution that was easily accessible to the entire workforce to ensure all its employees’ long service milestones are celebrated and their commitment rewarded by line managers.

Terryberry’s 360 Recognition Platform scheme has been well received by the Co-op’s workforce and the organisation has witnessed a real morale boost among staff as they help celebrate their colleagues’ careers.


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