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%.
Driving Employee Engagement With an HR Product
JANUARY 24, 2017
Product management comes down to one crucial process: how you approach the problem. So wait — what does this have to do with product management or Reflektive? Applied to today’s talent crisis, there are two common narratives that describe the issue: Companies don’t know how to retain and engage their talent. Talent desperately wants to be engaged, recognized, and rewarded.
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.” ” ].
How To Encourage Employee Engagement Through Leadership
FEBRUARY 20, 2017
HR managers are always looking for ways to improve employee engagement and no wonder. Engaged employees are happier and more productive and ultimately create more resilient organizations. What’s more, engaged employees are more likely to describe their company as a great place to work. Leadership has a lot to do in encouraging employee engagement.
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.
The Necessity of Creativity in Employee Engagement
AUGUST 7, 2016
It empowers people by adding strength to their natural abilities which improves teamwork, productivity and where appropriate profits.”. 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. Employee engagement
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.
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.
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?
Six Myths of Employee Engagement
TLNT: The Business of HR
JUNE 29, 2016
Businesses that want to accentuate and optimize their competitive talent advantage focus on employee engagement strategies that improve overall workforce productivity and return on staffing investments. Culture Engagement Performance & Personality Productivity Retention & Engagement Featured
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.
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
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.
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 Engagemen
Is Employee Engagement Really Worth It? INFOGRAPHIC]
MAY 13, 2016
Employee engagement is one of the cornerstones of Switch + Shift. Our founder’s book, The Optimistic Workplace , is built on the idea that happy employees are more engaged and therefore more profitable. This infographic from our friends at Good & Co explores the idea of employee engagement and asks: Is it worth it? Infographic courtesy of Good & Co.
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.
5 Ways To Boost Employee Engagement
NOVEMBER 9, 2016
Besides talent attraction and retention, employee engagement has become a major challenge for businesses. Research reveals that employee engagement has a positive impact on performance and is key to competitive advantage. Employee disengagement, however, has the opposite effect. In fact, 11 billion USD is lost annually due to employee turnover.
Keeping Employees Engaged While On The Road
JULY 30, 2015
Keeping employees engaged with the company and their own personal work projects is a challenge. Maintaining employee engagement while you yourself as a manager are traveling is a different beast altogether. On one hand you get to travel and create awareness about your business product or service, but on the other you have a team of employees waiting on you for direction.
The Importance of Employee Engagement [Infographic]
MARCH 16, 2017
Employee engagement is a term that has become increasingly prevalent as employers have begun to rethink their approach to employee management. You may know that low employee engagement can be costly, causing loss of productivity and revenue, but do you know how costly it can be?
Quick Guide to Employee Engagement
JUNE 7, 2016
Being an employee yourself, there will be days where you occasionally feel disconnected from work. What is enough to have you feeling like the type of person to mow the lawn at 7am is high engagement. A common misconception that many managers still use today to spark employee engagement is leveraging with the typical carrot on the stick. How do we create engagement?
The Disappointing News About Employee Engagement
TLNT: The Business of HR
MARCH 23, 2017
Culture Engagement HR Insights HR News Productivity Retention & Engagement Strategic HR FeaturedLast month I wrote about the new Gallup report, State of the American Workplace , and discussed some of its broader findings. This week, I’m digging in a little more specifically.
14 Disturbing Employee Engagement Statistics [INFOGRAPHIC]
JULY 29, 2016
Last year, we had a viral post about some of the downfalls in employee engagement. Unfortunately, there are still some things around job engagement and satisfaction that need to be fixed. 88% of employees don’t have passion for their work. Let’s face it—there are some employees who absolutely love their job and others who are only there to collect a paycheck.
5 Employee Engagement Pitfalls Senior Leadership Should Avoid
AUGUST 11, 2016
Levels of employee engagement across the nation, and even across the world, are dangerously low. According to Gallup, only 30 percent of employees worldwide feel engaged at work. It goes without saying that having 70 percent of your workforce feeling despondent and detached from their work is conducive to neither a happy nor a productive work environment.
Employee Engagement Made Simple
FEBRUARY 9, 2017
Not only are they often the driving force behind productivity, but they also deal directly with your customers. Therefore, if you want the company to thrive, it’s imperative that HR and employee interaction are handled efficiently. In truth, all business owners can appreciate how influential employee engagement can be. Make Sure New Employees Are On Board.
Complain Your Way to Better Employee Engagement
JULY 14, 2016
Businesses run the risk of hurting productivity and employee engagement by ignoring complaints or actively discouraging complaining. While most forms of complaining can be damaging, there is one type of complaining that businesses should not only accept, but also encourage, because it leads to better employee engagement. Employee engagement
5 Ways to Improve Employee Engagement Now
ATD Human Capital
AUGUST 17, 2016
If I told you that two-thirds of your employees were disengaged at work, what would you say? Gallup has been tracking employee engagement since 2000 and the numbers haven’t changed much, even though more than 30 suppliers serve the $1.5 billion employee engagement market. When leadership acts in an authentic and engaging way, the effect will trickle down.
Strategies For Employee Engagement In A Gig Economy
FEBRUARY 3, 2017
The biggest increases are expected by operations, service, and production departments and IT. If you are running a business, this will mean that you will need to do two things: Contingent workforce: Create better frameworks to hire, engage, appraise, and pay your contingent workforce in a way that moves your business forward. How you hire. How you manage. How you appraise.
5 Ways Leaders Achieve Genuine Employee Engagement
MARCH 3, 2016
Employee engagement can look like a random effort to keep workers happy. While general employee satisfaction is important, employee engagement is not about delivering a slew of eclectic activities. As a leader, when you combine learning and development with a culture of trust, the results are a high performing, highly engaged workforce. Encourage Dissent.
Office design: it affects employee engagement, health, and productivity
OCTOBER 26, 2015
When you’re looking for ways to increase your employees’ well-being, your thoughts probably turn to medical benefits, steps challenges, and perks like healthy snacks in the kitchen. It’s true that those considerations all matter, but there’s another factor in employee engagement and job satisfaction that’s pervasive, yet often overlooked: office design.
Selecting the Right Employee Engagement Solution
JULY 1, 2016
Over the last few years, there has been a transformation towards a more employee-centric management methodology. However, while workplaces are getting better and HR is working hard to create more unique perks, better compensation plans, and more opportunities for employees – employee engagement is still an area where companies are struggling.
Simple Steps To Improving Employee Engagement
FEBRUARY 8, 2017
Well, 2016 was the year that a once rarely used buzzword took over: employee engagement. Of course, the term ‘employee engagement’ is open to translation, and can mean a variety of different things to different people in different sectors, but the very notion of why it is important is easy to understand. But how does one create a more engaged workforce?
Employee Engagement = Involvement
JULY 28, 2016
The first part of the conversation you miss, but the word you do catch says it all: engagement. Oh, employee engagement.’. Here’s the thing, employee engagement as business speak is up there with eco-system, amplify and leverage: all meaningful phrases but ones that disguise complexity because of the banality of the buzzword. The Engagement Merry-Go-Round.
5 Employee Engagement Pitfalls Senior Leadership Should Avoid
Switch and Shift
AUGUST 6, 2016
Levels of employee engagement across the nation, and even across the world, are dangerously low. According to Gallup, only 13 percent of employees worldwide feel engaged at work. It goes without saying that having 87 percent of your workforce feeling despondent and detached from their work is conducive to neither a happy nor a productive work environment.
9 simple employee engagement ideas
DECEMBER 7, 2016
Nowadays, the importance of employee engagement has become widely accepted. There seems to be more evidence than ever before to support the long-suspected belief that an employee who's engaged in their work is more productive than one who isn’t. However, achieving employee engagement is easier said than done. 9 simple ideas for employee engagement.
How Employee Engagement Raises Retention Rates
JANUARY 26, 2017
Employees can and do transfer from job to job, employer to employer, with little remorse for what they leave behind. Regardless of age, most employees remain in a single position for just 4.6 The following five strategies are effective at engaging workers and improving retention to ensure a profitable, productive workforce. Empower New Employees Quickly.
Employee Engagement: This Is What Professionals Do
AUGUST 29, 2016
The problem with this is that their employees (being the most important aspect of their organisation), will go through a process of withdrawal. If we visually draw this, we come to realise that there’s a gap between the organisation and their employees. Each of these nine rules serve as basic fundamentals to a professional workplace that will boost your employee engagement levels and make you stand out as an employer of choice. Not just that, but for our employees their psychological wellbeing remains stable or even heightens. Engagement