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How do I give recognition?

To give recognition with Preciate, use the recognition creator to choose recipients, write the text, choose a badge, and more.

Giving recognition with Preciate is a great opportunity to let people know how much you appreciate the good things they do. If you're looking for some ideas for ways to recognize people, check out this blog post of 103 examples of workplace recognition. 

With Preciate, you can give recognition using any of our applications. In this article, we will go over giving recognition with our web and mobile applications.

Web

First, navigate to the recognition creator. You can do this from any page by clicking "Give Recognition" in the header, or you can do it by clicking the "Give Recognition" button to the right of the Activity Feed.

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This will pull up the blank recognition creator. Now, you can go ahead and fill out the creator with the recognition you want to give.Screen Shot 2020-07-06 at 3.50.25 PM

  1. Start by typing the name of the connection you're recognizing, and then hover and click to select the recipient.
  2. Then, type the main text of the recognition. This is your chance to express your appreciation to the person for anything they may have done.
  3. Type the names of any validators you would like to add to the recognition. These are people who you think would agree with what you have to say. They will also have the opportunity to add a note/comment to the recognition.
  4. Further personalize the recognition with a picture, sticker, or both. To add a picture, click the camera icon and then select an image from your computer. After selecting the image, you can crop it so that it fits in the recognition properly. To add a sticker, click the sticker icon and choose from one of the standard sticker packs. If your company has custom core value stickers, you can choose from those as well.
  5. Finally, select a badge that best corresponds with the content of your recognition. If your company has an Admin who has selected a custom badge set, your badge options may look different from our example. 

If you want to start over, click the X to clear the recognition builder.

When you're happy with the content, go ahead and click "Give Recognition." Then, you'll be able to see the recognition in your Activity Feed.

Mobile

To navigate to the recognition creator on the iOS or Android app, start by clicking the "+" button in the center of the bottom navigation. 

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This will open the first page of the recognition creator. In this part, type the name of the connection you would like to recognize. Then, tap the contact when they pop up. 

Next, type the main text of the recognition. This is your chance to express your appreciation to the person for anything they may have done.

Swipe through the badge options and land on the one that best corresponds with the content of your recognition. If your company has an Admin who has selected a custom badge set, your badge options may look different from our example. 

Tap "Next" to go to the next page.

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Type the names of any validators you would like to add to the recognition. These are people who you think would agree with what you have to say. They will also have the opportunity to add a note/comment to the recognition.

Further personalize the recognition with a picture, signature drawing, sticker, or all three! To add a picture, tap the camera icon and then select an image from your photo library. After selecting the image, you can crop it so that it fits in the recognition properly. To add a signature drawing, tap the drawing icon and do a little doodle or sign your name for additional validation. To add a sticker, tap the sticker icon and choose from one of the standard sticker packs. If your company has custom core value stickers, you can choose from those as well.

Tap "Next" to go to the next page.

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On the final page, you have a chance to review your recognition as a whole. If you want to make any changes, tap the back arrow in the upper left corner. Otherwise, tap "Send" to go ahead and let your recognition fly. Then, you'll be able to see the recognition in your Activity Feed.

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