Getting Stared

Getting started

This document provides a step-by-step guide to getting started with the Stars app, a platform for recognizing and celebrating employee achievements. The guide covers signing up, setting up core values, inviting employees, introducing the app to the team, encouraging regular recognition, monitoring engagement and progress, and reinforcing the importance of recognition. By following these steps, users can create a strong foundation for fostering a positive, engaged, and high-performing work environment.

Welcome to the Stars App! We're thrilled that you've chosen our platform to help you recognize and celebrate your employees' achievements. This guide will walk you through the process of setting up your account, creating core value stars, and engaging your employees. Let's get started!

Step 1: Sign up and create your account

  1. Visit our website and click the "Sign Up" button.
  2. Enter your email address and choose a strong password.
  3. Complete the registration process by providing the required information about your company and team.

Step 2: Set up your company's core values

  1. Navigate to the "Core Values" section in the app.
  2. Click "Add Core Value" to create a new core value star.
  3. Enter a name and description for the core value, then choose an emoji that represents it.
  4. Repeat this process to create stars for all of your company's core values.

Step 3: Invite your employees

  1. Go to the "Team Members" section of the app.
  2. Click "Invite Team Members" and enter the email addresses of your employees.
  3. Customize the invitation message to explain the purpose of the Stars app and how it will be used to recognize their achievements.
  4. Send the invitations and encourage your employees to sign up and complete their profiles.

Step 4: Introduce the Stars app to your team

  1. Schedule a team meeting to introduce the Stars app and its benefits.
  2. Explain the purpose of the core value stars and how they will be used to recognize and celebrate achievements.
  3. Share examples of situations in which employees can give and receive stars, and encourage them to start recognizing their colleagues right away.

Step 5: Encourage regular recognition

  1. Set a positive example by regularly giving stars to your employees for their accomplishments and adherence to core values.
  2. Remind your team to use the app consistently and to recognize their colleagues' achievements.
  3. Consider setting goals or challenges for your team, such as giving a certain number of stars each week or recognizing specific core values.

Step 6: Monitor engagement and progress

  1. Use the app's reporting and analytics features to track your team's engagement and progress.
  2. Identify trends and areas for improvement, and adjust your recognition strategy accordingly.
  3. Share insights with your team and celebrate milestones, such as reaching a certain number of total stars given or achieving a high level of engagement.

Step 7: Reinforce the importance of recognition

  1. Continuously emphasize the importance of recognizing and celebrating achievements in team meetings and one-on-one conversations.
  2. Share success stories of employees who have earned stars and highlight the positive impact of their actions on the team and company.
  3. Encourage employees to share their own experiences with the Stars app and how it has contributed to a positive work environment.

By following these steps, you'll create a strong foundation for recognizing and celebrating your employees' achievements using the Stars app. Remember, the key to success is consistency and genuine appreciation. Keep recognizing your team's accomplishments, and you'll foster a positive, engaged, and high-performing work environment. Happy stargazing!