Culture Exchange

It’s a core value #2 kind of day. That’s right — we’re embracing and driving change with the move of our new and improved blog, Beyond the Box! Here, you’ll get the inside scoop on everything you love about Zappos. From captivating culture and community posts to lifestyle stories, and more! Don’t you worry. Previous blog posts can still be found on Zappos Insights, so old links will continue to work. However, any new content will be published to Beyond the Box.

Recognition: Making It More Personal



There’s a good chance that your company already has a recognition program in place. According to a SHRM (Society for Human Resources Management) Employee Recognition survey, 81% of companies reported having one ( While it’s great that so many companies are recognizing how important recognition is, some of the top employee complaints (in the same survey!) are that these programs don’t have much impact and can be impersonal, showing that there’s still room for improvement. So the question we may want to ask ourselves is how do we create a recognition program that feels more authentic?