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Have you ever booked a holiday only to realise halfway through it that the place you’ve visited isn’t as amazing as you thought it would be? Or maybe you signed a lease only to discover your housemates are nowhere near as nice or reliable as you first thought? We all know the feeling of locking in something we’re really excited about, only to realise shortly after that it was a mistake. But you’re stuck and your only option is to wait until your trip or lease is over, and then vow to choose better next time.
Now imagine having this type of experience with your employee engagement provider!
The last thing you want is to spend all your time building a solid business case that wins that tick of approval, only to realise that the costs are going to blow out or that your people aren’t actually going to receive the experience you were promised.
Having partnered with hundreds of different businesses during their decision-making process, I’ve learned a thing or two about what to watch out for and ask HR tech providers up-front. To help you present your business case to your leadership team confidently, I’ve outlined the critical factors you should be considering when weighing your options for your next employee engagement partner. Here’s an overview of what we’ll go over:
If you want your employee engagement program to be part of how your people recognise, reward or communicate with each other every day, then be wary of any barriers or costs that would limit their use of it.
Are there questions you have asked your HR vendors partners that have helped you in your research and decision-making? I’d love to hear how we can support you during this process and answer the questions you have when it comes to locking in an employee engagement partner.
Jon Fulluck has spent the last 8 years guiding companies all over the world on their employee engagement journeys. When he isn’t showing people how to level-up their benefits and reward and recognition programs, he’s travelling around Australia or either snowboarding or playing tennis.
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