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How to use Points Allowances on Applauz

published: July 31, 2019

Applauz Points are your company’s recognition currency.

Points can be rewarded to employees for a job well done. Employees collect Points and redeem them for custom Company Perks or merchandise available on Applauz Marketplace.

The Applauz Program Administrator is the only person who can purchase Applauz Points for the company bank. However, the Administrator can manually grant permission to anyone  to offer Points to employees. 

What we'll cover:

Granting Permission to Have a Recognition Allowance

On Applauz, each member is assigned one of three global roles: Administrator, Manager, and Employee.

Assigning roles is necessary because it dictates which actions (otherwise known as permissions) that the user is capable of performing.

Note: By default, only the Administrator and Managers have permission to recognize with Applauz Points. But, the Administrator can grant permission to all employees to recognize with Points.

To edit permissions for Employees (or any role) navigate to Employees>Roles. Select Employees and click on Edit Permissions tab in the top right. 


You will be directed to a page where you will see all the default permissions available to this role.

In the case of an Administrator wishing to grant access to give Points, scroll down to the Points section and click on the grey Full Access button to toggle it on.

Once permission is granted, the toggle button will turn blue. 


How to Allocate Points Allowances 

  • Navigate to the Points Allowances Module under Employees>Allowances.
  • Here you will see a list of all employees who have the permission to give Points. This list can also be filtered by role.
  • Select the users you wish to give a Recognition Allowance too by clicking in the box to the left of their profile picture. You can select a single person or multiple people. 

Note: Anyone can be granted permission to a Recognition Allowance regardless of their role on Applauz or official title in the company. See above instructions.


Second, enter the number of Points you wish to allocate to each participant.

Lastly, select the desired type of deposit you are making:

    • One-time purchase: To deposit the indicated amount in the wallet(s) one time.
    • Automatically deposit indicated amount every month: Deposit the selected amount into the wallet(s) on the same day, every month. Note: Extra Points are carried over.
    • Automatically refill up to the indicated amount every month: Refill the wallet(s) up to the indicated amount every month.

There are also two ways to modify Points allowances:

  • Clear allowances: This cancels all future Points that are scheduled to be given.

  •  Clear manager wallets: Remove all Points that are currently in a Rewards Manager's wallets.

How will participants be notified of their Recognition Allowance?

The system will automatically send an email notification to the participants that have been granted a Recognition Allowance.

The participants will also see a wallet icon appear on the top left of the Applauz app's main navigation bar.


Note: Recognition Allowances will be auto-refilled as long as you have a Points balance remaining in your company bank. If Points run out, an email will be sent to the Administrator informing them, and they will have to purchase Points again