Is Employee Engagement REALLY Worth It? [Infographic]
MAY 3, 2016
How do you know if employee engagement is really worth the investment in tools in programs to help improve it? Some stats included: $11B is lost annually due to employee turnover. A 5% increase in employee engagement results in a 3% increase in sales. Learn more about how you can create a company culture focused on continuous, real-time feedback and engagement.
7 More Fascinating Employee Engagement Trends For 2017
MARCH 21, 2017
It’s no surprise that employee engagement numbers have been abysmal for the last few years (and if that is a surprise, you need to read our blog more often.) According to Gallup, engaged employees comprise only around 30% of the workforce. No wonder this post on 2016 engagement trends was so popular. . In 2013, engagement for the US workforce was under 30%.
Wanna Calculate Your Employee Engagement ROI?
JUNE 16, 2016
The #1 topic on the minds of CEOs and senior HR leaders is ‘culture & engagement,’ according to Deloitte’s 2015 Global Human Capital Trends Report. Employee engagement can be defined as proactively and passionately adding value while aligning with the company mission. Employee engagement is not a “nice to have.” ” ].
Going for Employee Engagement Gold
AUGUST 10, 2016
Here are some parallels between the Olympics and the employee engagement in the workplace. In the same way athletes, coaches and host cities prepare for years prior to the Olympics, your employee engagement approach takes time, re-tooling and dedication. Increasing employee engagement is an ongoing effort that can never be marked as “complete” on your checklist. Your strategy must be a continuously “practiced” for your organization to be fully engaged. So practice, practice, practice and go for the engagement gold. It Requires Preparation.
4 Ways to Close the Learning-Doing Gap for Front-Line Managers [GUIDE]
employees have the knowledge and skills. in the seat, driving performance gaps and employee. people manager can improve employee performance. by 25%, employee engagement by 52%, and employee. Engage: Sue is one of the 5%. She’s fully engaged in her development process because she wants to get better. improve employee performance. We’re.
5 Personal Benefits of Employee Engagement -
MARCH 30, 2016
In the past, as we conducted workshops on employee engagement , we found that we needed to show the organization the benefits of an engaged workforce. Download employee engagement survey. Over the past several years, however, it’s apparent that the message—employee engagement increases organization performance—has sunk in. What’s in it for me?
Employee Engagement and Mindfulness
AUGUST 10, 2016
Take a mindful moment… Mindfulness enhance employee engagement. I have experimented and landed upon my ideal engagement zone or E-Zone: the optimal length of time that I can remain fully engaged. To learn more about how to determine you engagement zone visit my post on the E-Zone. ” David Zinger is a global employee engagement speaker and expert.
What Employee Engagement Is Not -
MAY 17, 2016
Many definitions are thrown around today to describe employee engagement. Some of these definitions include references or similarities to other common organizational behavior terms, to the point where “engagement” has become a catchphrase that includes all the positive feelings and qualities that we want in employees. Employee Engagement is not Happiness.
Employee Engagement Discussion Cartoon
SEPTEMBER 12, 2016
Monday mirth to start your week from John Junson (@junson) the Employee Engagement Network resident cartoonist. David Zinger is an employee engagement speaker and expert. Employee Engagement David Zinger Employee Engagement Speaker discuss discussion employee engagement cartoon John Junson employee engagement cartoonist
Improving Employee Engagement Through Authentic Appreciation
ATD Human Capital
FEBRUARY 23, 2017
The headline “Improve Employee Engagement” is everywhere in the business culture. Employee engagement is a term used by human resource professionals that represents the degree that employees are enthusiastic about their work, their willingness to learn, and their commitment to the mission of the organization. The overall view is rather obvious. Be genuine.
Going Beyond Employee Engagement to Business Results
SEPTEMBER 7, 2016
It seems that we can’t turn around today without having a conversation that touches on employee engagement. In the graphic above, pulled from Google Trends, you can see the interest in employee engagement for over ten years. Gallup’s regular research into engagement points out a fairly dismal picture, and companies are trying to improve this measure to no avail. I’m going to offer two answers to this problem that not only illuminate the issue, but give you some options to consider as you try to combat the pervasive issue of disengaged employees.
INFOGRAPHIC: 8 Employee Engagement Mythbusters
JANUARY 6, 2016
With more organizations becoming aware of the importance of engagement , the media coverage of the topic has become widespread and more scholarly. Harvard professor Teresa Amabile and researcher Steven Kramer shared some of the results from a project in which they collected more than twelve thousand diary entries from 238 employees at seven companies. Amabile and Kramer write: Managers can help ensure that people are happily engaged at work. However, they can also confuse readers who don’t understand the concept of engagement. Is engagement about feeling happy?
Appreciation Can Enhance Employee Engagement
JANUARY 19, 2017
Engaged employees—those who feel connected to the mission of the organization and understand their role in its success—are a result of a combination of factors. These include involvement in decision-making, considering employee input, opportunity for job development, and sensing that supervisors are concerned about workers’ well being. This is a guest post.
The (New) Definition of Employee Engagement
NOVEMBER 17, 2015
Employee engagement has been one of the most talked-about topics in human capital management for twenty-five years. On the whole, all of us who talk about ’employee engagement’ are broadly talking about the same concept, even if it’s easier to identify in practice than to dissect and name. Engaged employees are more motivated than disengaged employees.
The Necessity of Creativity in Employee Engagement
AUGUST 7, 2016
Your employees want to feel connected to your organization in a meaningful way. There are many things you can do to “kick it up a notch” and rekindle the excitement and passion your employees have for your company. When working on long-term projects, assign employees from different departments to work together in tackling the task. Employee engagementMix it up.
Designing Effective Employee Engagement Activities
JANUARY 14, 2016
Whether you’re the CEO of a small startup, or the leader of a large company, employee engagement should be one of your priorities. Smart leaders understand that and they also realize that the only way employee engagement strategies are going to work is if they are connected to business strategy. How do you make engagement happen? We call these engagement drivers.
Four Steps to Compare Your Business Results to Employee Engagement -
MAY 31, 2016
Organizations struggle to quantify the impact engaged employees have on business results. Intuitively, it’s a no-brainer– engaged employees cost less and produce more. Many studies and reports support that hunch: engaged companies have stronger levels of profitability, and retain their employees. Download Employee Engagement Survey Sample.
Want to Increase Employee Engagement? Hold Managers Accountable
ATD Human Capital
FEBRUARY 2, 2017
The best organizations know that engaged, high-performing employees drive business success. Engaged employees are more productive, more profitable, more customer-focused, and more likely to stay. And highly engaged workplaces grow faster, adapt quicker, and innovate more. Keep Engagement a High-Level Company Goal. So, what can you do?
VIDEO: 5 Employee Engagement Best Practices - DecisionWise
AUGUST 31, 2016
5 Employee Engagement Best Practices. In the VIDEO: 5 Employee Engagement Best Practices I share 5 employee engagement best practices from our 2016 State of Employee Engagement Report. To compile this report, we surveyed HR professionals from over 200 organizations around the world on what they were doing to address employee engagement.
Employee Engagement: Against Happiness
SEPTEMBER 29, 2016
Employee Engagement: Think Different #2. I have maintained for years that engagement is an invitation not an imposition. We don’t make someone else engaged. People are not machines and you can’t pull levers or push drivers to engage them. If you want to engage, invite do not coerce. ” I couldn’t agree more.
INFOGRAPHIC: The ROI of Employee Engagement -
JUNE 10, 2016
Do Employee Engagement Initiatives Really Work? We asked human resources executives and managers in over 200 organizations around the world about the return on investment from employee engagement initiatives and impact that employee engagement has on the organization. Download PDF Infographic – The ROI of Employee Engagement.
3 Employee Engagement and Recognition Predictions for 2017
FEBRUARY 9, 2017
What they want and what they look for — things like being recognized and making an immediate impact — have created a strong demand for employee engagement and recognition platforms that many leading companies are now adopting. Employee recognition software linked to a corporation’s values can help incentivize employees while aligning performance with personal goals and values.
What is Employee Engagement?
JULY 13, 2016
According to Gallup, employee engagement is crucial for successful business outcomes, especially those related to productivity, ongoing profitability and customer loyalty. However, despite it’s obvious importance, there are still a lot of people asking, “What is employee engagement?”. Kevin Kruse , professor at Princeton and author of Employee Engagement 2.0
Employee Engagement: People Matter, Language Matters
JANUARY 5, 2017
We get employee engagement ass backwards when we use language that dehumanizes employees. Read my short LinkedIn post: Employee Engagement: Ass Backwards. David Zinger is a human speaker and expert focused on employee engagement. Employee Engagement #employeeengagement David Zinger Employee Engagement Speaker human assets human resources
What Can Leaders do About Employee Engagement?
ATD Human Capital
SEPTEMBER 27, 2016
workers are considered engaged in their jobs. Sally, on the other hand, is part of the 68 percent who are considered either not engaged or actively disengaged in their jobs. What Does It Mean to Be Engaged? As a report by Institute of Employment Studies states, the ability to grow and take on new jobs makes employees feel valued, which is the strongest driver of engagement.
Want to Increase Employee Engagement? Stop Recognizing Employees.
What is Paul Thinking
JANUARY 14, 2016
Companies have placed an unprecedented focus on recognition as THE way to drive employee engagement. I blame it on the book Drive , which when published, shifted the conversation toward recognition as a driver of performance and engagement (to the exclusion of all else I might add.) Yet engagement numbers still lag. Trish said: “Interesting. Wonder why?”. I disagree.
10 Mind-blowing Statistics on Performance Reviews and Employee Engagement
JUNE 28, 2016
Employees are constantly looking to improve themselves and are looking for timely, specific and helpful feedback. Don’t use the annual performance review as your only opportunity to tell your employees what's working and what's not. Employee EngagementDaniel Pink , the Washington D.C.-based
8 Must-Read Employee Engagement Articles
JANUARY 30, 2017
The year of employee engagement… again!?!? I don’t think any year is THE year of employee engagement. Successful companies have figured out a way to ensure employee engagement strategies and tactics are “always-on” and not a one-time initiative or reaction to an annual employee engagement survey. Gallup – Employee Engagement in U.S.
Employee Engagement Monday Mirth: Are You Worthy?
OCTOBER 17, 2016
Employee Engagement cartoon by my good friend John Junson. David Zinger is an employee engagement expert and speaker who believes we must be able to laugh at ourselves. Employee Engagement David Zinger Employee Engagement Speaker employee engagement cartoon employee engagement strategy test John Junson cartoon
Employee Engagement Humor: Who’s the Boss
OCTOBER 25, 2016
The new Halloween scary costume cartoon on our Employee Engagement Network by John Junson. David Zinger is an employee engagement expert and speaker who believes when we laugh, we last! Employee Engagement David Zinger Employee Engagement Speaker employee engagement cartoon employee engagement humor employee engagement network John Junson
Professionals Share Their Thoughts on Employee Engagement
JANUARY 18, 2016
Employee engagement, the vital organ to the workplace. Higher turnover rates, lower productivity and more dissatisfied employees. A shocking 60% of employees lack the elements needed to be highly engaged in the workplace. How do we harness the power of employee engagement for the better good of our workforce (and company)? Employee Engagement
4 Ways Employees Can Improve Employee Engagement
Switch and Shift
JULY 6, 2016
Organizations wrack their collective brains to find the best employee engagement strategy, but what if the answer is simple? Let the employees decide. Here’s how to give employees more control over their engagement. Read More» The post 4 Ways Employees Can Improve Employee Engagement appeared first on Switch & Shift.
Employee Engagement: Pay Attention to These
All Things Workplace
JUNE 22, 2015
The notion of Employee Engagement has been with us for a while now. I noticed in a meeting last week that everyone was passionate when we started discussing "engagement". How Do You Define Employee Engagement? What I think is truly helpful to those involved in creating Employee Engagement is the Conference Board's synthesis of 8 key drivers of engagement.
The 7 pillars of Employee Engagement
SEPTEMBER 12, 2016
Employee engagement is now a phenomenon that’s deeply implanted in the collective consciousness of progressive HR leaders. This is supported by the huge surge of content, conferences, awards, Internet chatter, and Facebook and LinkedIn social media groups solely focused on employee engagement. Large numbers of HR tech vendors and service providers roam the HR domain offering a smorgasbord of engagement-related products and services. Indeed, any product or service one could possibly imagine related to employee engagement is a couple of clicks away.
Rethinking employee engagement and the benefits of getting it right
The Predictive Index
FEBRUARY 13, 2017
Employee Engagement & Retention Employee EngagementBy Greg Barnett, PhD.
Infographic: 2016 – The Year of the Employee Engagement
FEBRUARY 2, 2016
Employee engagement has been a hot topic for a few years now and organizations are finally taking a closer look at how to create a culture of continuous, real-time feedback. The infographic below shows how we got here and why 2016 will be the year of employee engagement. The post Infographic: 2016 – The Year of the Employee Engagement appeared first on HighGround.