A recent nationwide study sheds some light on what’s really driving employee engagement, job satisfaction and career advancement and it might not be what you think.

The study, from BambooHR, polled more than 1,000 U.S.-based employees and revealed that money is not always king. Simple employee recognition, a higher title (even without a raise) and employee perks can be just as effective, or even better, ways to reward/recognize employees.