Lower unwanted employee turnover, boost productivity and improve employee engagement with a fully-featured recognition program.

Applauz is an award-winning employee recognition platform that provides a comprehensive solution for cultivating an extraordinary workplace culture, whether your employees work in an office, remotely, or in a hybrid environment.

The software facilitates seamless peer recognition and employee rewards through points and badges, conducts anonymous employee surveys to gather valuable feedback, automatically commemorates work anniversaries with service awards, and tracks key employee initiatives and goals.

Applauz stands out for its personalized service, extensive support, and customizable employee rewards marketplace. The latest update features a modern interface for unmatched flexibility and scalability. More than just software, Applauz offers a comprehensive solution and exceptional service, ensuring that your recognition program is a great success!

Company News Feed

The Company Newsfeed serves as a social communication hub where employees can connect, engage, and recognize each other, fostering a sense of belonging and teamwork within your organization. It provides a platform for sharing important company announcements and celebrating events. Especially valuable for remote teams, the Company Newsfeed helps maintain and strengthen culture, support social bonds, and create positive moments among coworkers, even in a distributed workforce.

Employees can quickly show support for their peers by reacting or commenting on posts. Images, emojis, GIFs, and videos can be added to any message to visually boost your company culture making the experience more fun and engaging!

Peer-to-Peer Recognition

Embed your core values, and shine a light on the good, great and exceptional

Manage Company Polls

Create custom company polls or let your employees ask the questions. Get instant feedback on anything from what everyone wants to eat for lunch on Friday, to what color to paint the office walls.

Give Recognition Points

Participants earn points for actions and events that you choose. Reward points are redeemed for items offered in your program’s rewards marketplace.

Applauz Newsfeed

Keep your staff connected and engaged on the Applauz Newsfeed. Recognize colleagues and employees, award culture and performance badges and recognition points, post, comment on newsworthy company events and cultural happenings.

Celebrate Employee Events

Never miss an employee’s upcoming birthday or service anniversary. Set Applauz to automatically send you notification emails of any important employee occasions and choose to celebrate it with the entire team.

Employee Challenges

Empower your team with clear goals, seamless tracking, and collective success. Foster motivation and alignment for a workplace where achievements are celebrated and objectives met. Set up time-based or condition-based objectives and assign them as challenges to employees, teams, or entire departments. Use Challenges to develop key employee wellness or change management initiatives and choose to reward achievements with badges and recognition points.

Pulse Surveys

Unleash the Power of Employee Insights with Automated and Customizable Pulse Surveys.

Gather feedback effortlessly using automated, customizable, and ongoing employee surveys. With Applauz Pulse Surveys, your workforce can anonymously answer a set of targeted workplace questions, providing insights into their sentiments about their team, managers, and the overall workplace environment.

Service Awards Program

Easily automate your company’s Service Awards program. Participants celebrating work anniversaries will automatically receive an email congratulating them on their loyalty with a Gift Voucher for them to redeem on the Applauz Marketplace.

Engagement Dashboard

Applauz offers a full suite of workplace employee engagement analytics. Find out which employees are the most engaged, who earns the most peer recognition, who receives the most company culture badges, and much more.

Workplace Culture Report

These statistics outline the level of engagement and also exactly how your employees choose to engage with the Platform on a daily basis. Who are your Culture promoters and who maybe needs a little more encouragement?

Applauz Points

Gift Vouchers let you reward your program participants on the spot for any action or behavior that warrants an immediate reward. Set your desired value for the voucher and the participant will be able to shop the items at that price point.

Offer Custom Company Perks

With Perks, you can offer anything of value you think your program would benefit from as a redeemable employee reward. It can be something as simple as offering your staff a chance at the boss' parking spot for a limited time, or maybe a free company lunch! Perks lets you decide how you want to personalize your rewards offering to compliment your unique brand and company culture.

Rewards Marketplace

The Rewards Marketplace provides your recognition program with a points-based, online rewards catalog. Employees can redeem their reward points for gifts they truly want among more than 30,000 products from over 500 world-class brands. With 2-day free shipping, order tracking, and toll-free customer service, employees love shopping for their company rewards on Applauz Marketplace!

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How it works.

With the BambooHR integration, customers can fully automate their Applauz Recognition program. All new hires are automatically added to Applauz and their profile is automatically kept up-to-date via the integration.

What data syncs?

BambooHR Field
Sync Direction
Applauz Recognition Field
Employee #
Employee ID
Address 1
Address 1
Address 2
Address 2
Date of Birth
Birth Month / Birth Day
First Name
First Name
Hire Date
Date Hired
Job Title
Job Title
Last Name
Last Name
Mobile Phone
Providence / State
Work Email
Zip Code
Postal Code
Profile Photo
Profile Photo


Applauz Inc.

Updated: 05/01/2020

Phone Support:

(833) 277-5289

Email Support:

[email protected]

Support Hours:

9:00 AM - 6:00 PM EST

Monday - Friday.