Employee engagement advice from our experts, clients and HR friends

Blog Category: Employee Engagement

Engaging our own employees and those of our clients is at the heart of everything we do at Reward Gateway. We believe that happier, engaged employees make better decisions, work harder for their customers, and innovate more for their organisation. We see this every day in our own people.
We want to see a world where happier, more engaged employees make stronger, more resilient businesses and organizations. We love helping HR and Benefits managers build that world.
Employee engagement is about more than reward & benefits. We believe companies need people who are clear about where they are going, see great management and leadership on a daily basis, understand the connection between their role and the organization’s mission AND feel rewarded for their work. Stay up to date with our vision for employee engagement by subscribing to our blog.

Blog Category: Employee Benefits

We help employers around the world to connect with their staff using great employee benefits, reward systems and communications. It’s never been more important to provide employee benefits programs that work and engage their staff on a human level.
As a business owner, HR or Benefits manager, you want to be confident that you are providing the best employee benefits, so that the engagement within your company is the best it can possibly be.
Subscribe to our blog to stay up to date with the latest in employee benefits strategy.

Blog Category: Wellbeing

Employee wellbeing is a hot topic in HR and Benefits at the moment. At Reward Gateway we’re really interested in seeing how company wellness initiatives evolve over the coming years, and what the concept of employee wellness means to different organizations. We believe that employee wellbeing is not just being physically healthy, but happy and financially stable too. Our bold new vision for corporate wellbeing includes the evolution of technology with an ever more health-conscious world. Subscribe to our blog to keep up to date with employee wellness trends and how we're supporting wellbeing initiatives.

Blog Category: Open & Honest Communication

Employee engagement doesn’t happen on it’s own. At Reward Gateway, we understand that you only get great uptake to the employee benefits you offer if you communicate in the right way to your employees. With more than 1,000 global clients, Reward Gateway has more experience than anyone else in getting the message out to different workforce demographics, whatever your industry, employee split or company size. Subscribe to our blog to learn how to master your communications strategy.

Blog Category: Purpose, Meaning and Values

At Reward Gateway, we understand that having strong culture and values has a huge impact on driving successful businesses, and it’s something we’re very passionate about. Our own culture and values are the foundation of everything we do because we realize that it’s only when your employees are bought in that you can have a truly engaged workforce.
Culture can mean a lot of different things to different companies, and we’re really interested in what it means to you. The growing trend in flexible working, creative perks and rising trust in employees as human beings, all point to an exciting future in which the working world looks nothing like the old. Stay up to date with the debate on employee culture and subscribe to our blog.

Blog Category: Leadership & Management

Here at Reward Gateway we know that leadership has nothing to do with titles and fame, nothing to do with personal attributes and ego stroking, nothing to do with hierarchy and applause. We believe that leadership is doing more, learning more, and aiming high. It’s about problem-solving, and getting more out of our people so that they believe in themselves and achieve their goals.
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Blog Category: Company News

News and announcements from Reward Gateway – The Employee Engagement People. Read what’s new in our company, latest products and happenings.

Best practices for building a successful engagement hub.

by Joanna Martin on January 6, 2017

2 min read

There are 5 key building blocks for a successful digital experience: Useful, Usable, Desirable, Sustainable and Social. The first two are the most crucial, especially when our objective is to engage the user and get them to actually do something.

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Topics: Employee Benefits, Technology & Innovation

How can a user manual improve employee experience?

by Glenn Elliott on January 3, 2017

3 min read

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Topics: Leadership & Management, The People Experience

HR Resolutions for 2017 (and beyond)

by Chloe Deiulis on December 28, 2016


2 min read

As we approach 2017, what resolutions are you and your team making to bring in a new year? We checked in with our own team to see what kind of plans 2017 has in store.

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Topics: Leadership & Management

Merry Christmas (and Happy Holidays) to You [VIDEO]

by Chloe Deiulis on December 23, 2016

4 min watch

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Topics: The People Experience

A 2016 recap: The posts you loved the most

by Chloe Deiulis on December 20, 2016


5 min read

I think we can all agree that 2016 was quite a whirlwind. And in the spirit of wrapping up the end of the year, one of my favorite “tasks” is to take a look back at some of our most-frequented posts.

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Topics: Employee Benefits, Leadership & Management, Reward & Recognition

It’s time to stop treating your employees like a transaction: Be Human

by Sarah Akanbi on December 20, 2016


3 min read

"Get some more measurables in there."

This was the advice I gave to a friend of mine on her resume when she asked what could be improved.

We always come back to return on investment (ROI), and quite rightly so, as it’s really important. Whatever your organisation’s mission and whatever your personal motivation, it’s perfectly normal to demand that products and business initiatives deliver value back, otherwise why would we run them?

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Topics: The People Experience, Employee and Workplace Culture

Does your employee wellbeing strategy address enough of your workforce?

by Nick Hudson on December 19, 2016

7 min read

The time for making New Year's resolutions is just around the corner, and (if you didn’t know this already!) we can tell you that once again in 2017, the No. 1 pledge your employees will make will be to improve their health.

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Topics: Wellbeing at Work

2017 HR technology trends: Why we can't ignore digital anymore

by Debra Corey on December 15, 2016


8 min read

Take a moment and join me as I travel back in time.

It was five or six years ago, and I was sitting in a room full of HR professionals hearing a case study on how a company was using technology as a way to communicate to their staff. I looked around the room and half the people were shaking their heads in disapproval and the other half were looking at the presenter as if they were speaking a foreign language. Hands quickly sprung up, how could you do something so bizarre, set up a company social media site so employees could openly discuss their rewards, send texts to employees as a way to alert them of upcoming deadlines?

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Topics: Employee Benefits, Technology & Innovation

10 employee perks and benefits that are even better than a bigger salary

by James Edwards on December 15, 2016


6 min read

Before I started working at Reward Gateway, I likely would have struggled to think of even five employee benefits better than a pay rise. I mean, honestly, who doesn’t love a bigger salary? But then I looked  at what ‘Pay rise’ actually meant today in Australia, and it became a lot easier as we’re not talking huge figures.

The reality is that last year the average pay increase was at a 12 year low of 3.4 percent, With the average salary in Australia being $74K we’re looking at pay rises of $2,516. In the UK, this equates to about £1,500, and in the U.S., just under $2,000.

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Topics: Employee Benefits, Leadership & Management, The People Experience

‘Twas the night of the holiday party: An employee engagement poem

by Debra Corey on December 12, 2016



3 min read

‘Twas the night of the company holiday party, when all through TCR* 
(And truth be told, all offices near and far)
Not a co-worker was sitting, they were headed for the bar.

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Topics: The People Experience, Employee and Workplace Culture