Kudos is a simple way of giving praise to your colleagues for an achievement, however big or small. Can you think of a person who in your business who has done exceptionally well? Share the kudos around!

The kudos feature enables all users to publicly praise other people within the organisation. It’s a quick and simple way of giving some appreciation.

View the kudos

Click People > Our people, select your person, then click More > Kudos, to see who awarded the kudos and when, as well as the type and the message for that person.

You can also view the latest awarded kudos on the community dashboard:

Give kudos

Give out a little joy and send someone kudos!

Click on your user icon in the top right corner of Breathe and select give Kudos. The Kudos box will appear, and you can select who you would like to give kudos to. You can add one of our pre-created or your own friendly well done messages! Once completed, you can submit this by clicking give kudos.

The person who you gave the kudos to will then receive an email and a notification on their dashboard that they have had something nice said about them:

Other people can also like each other's kudos by using the thumbs up icon on the kudos record:

How to delete kudos

If a person has been awarded kudos that you believe to be either inappropriate or not in keeping with your company beliefs, you can delete kudos from within their profile if you're an admin or HR user.

Start by clicking People > Our people, then select the person, click More > Kudos. This page will show you all the kudos relevant to that person. From here you can either edit the kudos using the edit (pencil) icon, or delete the kudos using the bin icon:

Kudos leaderboard

You can view the latest kudos leaderboard by clicking the kudos star icon in the top right-hand corner, and then click the latest leaderboard, or you can go to the community dashboard and use the trophy icon:

Who can view the leaderboard and what does it display? All people have access to the kudos leaderboard, and it will display those who have been awarded the most kudos within the last 30 days.

What can I use the leaderboard for? If you have a person of the month scheme in place, you could use the kudos leaderboard as a tool to find out who has achieved the most in the eyes of their peers.

Can I switch kudos on and off?

We appreciate that kudos is not for everyone, so there is an area in the system where you can switch kudos off if you're an admin or HR user. Go to Configure > Settings > Modules, and deselect Kudos:

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