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Employee contests: 7 ideas for employee recognition

“I enjoy spending hours a week creating, holding and monitoring contests to achieve my objectives.” Said No Manager Ever.

Greatify takes the guesswork out of creating contests

Admit it. You really do want to simplify your workplace contests. If you’re lacking new ideas to create your next team contest or incentive program, have no fear, Greatify is here! Greatify offers you 7 different types of employee contests to choose from. These are easy ways to improve employee recognition.

Collective

All team members work to achieve a common goal before the end date to win the prize.

Individual race

Highly competitive and based on individual effort, this employee contest encourages participants to cross the finish line as quickly as possible. The first person to cross the finish line wins the race and the prize. Note that you can attribute prizes for 2nd, 3rd, and any other position.

Team race

Highly competitive and based on group effort, this team contest encourages groups to cross the finish line as quickly as possible. The first group to cross the finish line wins the race and the prize. Note that you can attribute prizes for 2nd, 3rd, and any other position, if you like.

Direct

Based on individual effort in the short term, this type of contest enables you to award a badge/prize to all participants who achieve a certain number of points. For example, participants can win a bottle of beer, chocolate Easter egg or any other prize each time they cumulate 20 points.

Levels

Based on individual effort, this contest encourages people to surpass themselves and achieve higher levels to win the ultimate badge (like in video games).

Record

Based on individual effort, this employee contest encourages participants to cumulate a maximum number of points during a given period. The person who cumulates the most points wins the record and prize. Note that you can attribute prizes for 2nd, 3rd, and any other position.

Draw

Based on individual effort, this staff contest enables participants who have cumulated coupons to participate in a prize draws. Several prizes can be drawn.