Successful Leaders Share Tips For Keeping Their Team Optimistic


Successful leaders are able to move through conflict and push their teams to greatness. But when pessimism rears its ugly head and infects your team, it can be hard to right the ship. intelligent workforce communication leadership communication


Enhance the Employee Experience Through Thoughtful Societal Awareness


It’s impossible for the employee experience not to be impacted by social issues and awareness. When companies are able to embrace the concerns that affect their teams and prove they care about the same causes, it breeds loyalty and positivity, even when the issues at hand are hard to swallow. employee engagement employee experience

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4 Leaders Share Their Self-Care Tips That Impact Employees


Your team is your main focus. Ensuring they’re healthy, satisfied at work, and succeeding in their roles is more than a full-time job. Keeping up with these demands often results in leaders neglecting themselves. But it’s important to remember self-care and mental well-being aren’t just important for your employees. employee experience employee retention

5 Business Leaders Share What They’re Thankful for This Thanksgiving


Being grateful is a true key to success for business leaders. The intentional act of taking time to consider all the co-workers and experiences that impact your life is both healing and humbling. employee engagement workplace communication empathy in the workplace

How Businesses are Managing the New Reality of Work: A Paycor Survey

We wanted to know how COVID-19 impacted businesses and their workforces. Did they need government funds? How many workers did they layoff or furlough? Are employees working from home now? How’s team morale? And perhaps most importantly, what are their plans for the future? This guide offers a pretty good idea of how business leaders are feeling, what keeps them up at night, and what approaches they’re taking to solve problems. Download the guide to see all the survey results and where your organization might stand comparatively.

Leadership Communication Tips to Fight Workplace Toxicity


Nobody wants to work in a toxic work environment. As a leader, you hold the culture and attitude of your workplace as one of your most important areas of focus. But managing conflict, identifying issues, and keeping your cool can be a full-time job -- and exhausting at that. We reached out to industry experts to find out their most effective communication tips for maintaining a positive work environment to give you a leg-up on keeping toxicity out of your office.

Build Employee Agility Using Communication and This GAME Plan


Resilience is an important quality in employees, no matter the role or industry. Their capacity to recover quickly from difficulties within the workplace and in their personal lives determines how successfully they rise above failures and the fear of failure.

How to Embrace Employee Career Goals to Boost Engagement and Loyalty


Finding the right people to build your team takes a good deal of time, effort, and purposeful employee engagement. You have to focus on combining the right personalities to create perfect chemistry. And this must be balanced with simultaneously finding team members with the right skills to turn out the highest quality work possible. employee engagement

How to Create An Employee Experience Where Creativity Flourishes


Creativity is an employee experience must-have for every organization. In fact, employees in all roles benefit from creative thinking. It opens the door for problem-solving and innovation for the company as a whole. employee experience

Trends and Insights: This Is Ruining Employee Engagement Surveys


EmployeeChannel is committed to bringing you information on bettering your organization through internal communications and employee engagement. We’ve put together the latest trends to help you stay up-to-date and ready to tackle your organization’s challenges.

Mission Critical: Leveraging Learning Engineering to Drive Digital Transformation

Speaker: Trish Uhl, Founder of Owl's Ledge LLC and the Talent & Learning Analytics Leadership Forum

Digital is disrupting every part of an organization's value chain at a record pace, creating a critical need to transform operations and employees' ways of working. Formal training alone can't keep up; it's often too slow, too generic, inconvenient, inefficient, unduly expensive and lacks or lags methods for measuring business-related effectiveness. Trish Uhl show you how to start leveraging Learning Engineering, a multidisciplinary approach that combines modern technology, data analytics, decision science, learning sciences and change management with human-centered engineering design methodologies to ultimately deliver targeted learning outcomes and business results that keep pace with the business and merge learning into the flow of work and lead Digital Adoption.

4 Tips to Prove You Deliver on Promises and Increase Trust in Leadership


Trust in leadership is critical in nurturing key business-driving results, including employee engagement and satisfaction. Fortunately, many leaders are getting it right.

4 Ways to Communicate Psychological Safety to Employees


Employees who feel psychologically safe in the workplace aren't afraid to share their opinions. They don't fear being criticized or punished for making their thoughts known. employee experience internal communications workplace communication communication trends leadership communication

Increase Employee Resilience with These 3 Tips


According to the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health , 75% of workers believe there is more on-the-job stress now than a generation ago, with 40% of that group placing themselves at the high end of the stress spectrum. In tumultuous times, leaders must know how to encourage employee resilience to combat the resistance that builds and hinders potential. employee experience

4 Expert-Tested Ways to Improve The Employee Experience Mid-Year


Employees have been on track toward their goals for months. But we're now in that difficult middle spot of the year when employees begin feeling less enthusiastic about their goals. This leaves a gaping-wide hole for employee engagement to decrease and burnout to increase -- both are a major threat to the employee experience. employee experience

The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

Employee Engagement: It’s More Than a Throw-Away Buzzword


Many business leaders would argue that employee engagement has lost its momentum. In recent years, it's become more of a buzzword than a critical workplace issue. employee engagement HR trends trends

Self-Compassion Practices for a Healthier, Happier New Year


The societal shift from selfishness to compassion and empathy has made a big impact this year. With more and more companies working to include empathy and emotional intelligence in their business strategy, employees have taken notice to the positive effects of compassionate communication.

These Leaders are Using AI to Personalize the Employee Experience


Bots are making workplaces more human. This statement seems like an oxymoron. But the fact is, tech is giving leaders more valuable employee insight than they ever thought possible. In a recent ATD Talks Talent podcast , Ben Eubanks discusses how AI is enhancing the employee experience by creating a variety of opportunities for leaders to leverage tech and connect with employees. employee experience


How Effective Leaders Drive Performance Motivation at Crunch Time


With the hustle of the holidays and end-of-year crunch time, keeping up performance-motivation in our teams can be a challenge. When employees want to be off merry-making but you still have spreadsheets to finish, pressure and deadlines can quickly take a toll on the attitude of your office.

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Benefits benchmarking data for better employee and organizational wellbeing

Recognize your strengths and identify opportunities to retain valuable employees, increase employee engagement and achieve organizational goals. See where you stand against trends informed by nearly 4,000 employers and face your future with confidence.

Ask Dr. Sharkey: When Employee Collaboration Turns Into Oversharing


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3 Leadership Communication Tips to Guide You From Peer to Leader


Congratulations on your recent promotion! You worked hard to get here. The hours you put in and successful projects you’ve completed have not gone unnoticed. Even more importantly, your ability to lead has been recognized -- and now here you are, officially promoted. leadership communication


5 Employee Communication Bad Habits You Need to Break


Whether it’s a quick email, an informal chat by the watercooler, or an official company announcement, every employee communication counts. Unfortunately, bad habits have the potential to slip their way into all forms of employee communication. These are powerful enough to harm the employee experience , performance, and even cause employees to leave. employee communications workplace communication leadership communication

3 Experts Change Their Internal Communications For Summer Vacations


Summer vacation time is upon us. It should be a time of relaxation and rejuvenation. For many employees, though, it’s much more complex than this. Taking a vacation is associated with feelings of catching-up at work, communication-related stress, and even fear of being judged for using their hard-earned time off. internal communications workplace communication intelligent workforce communication communication trends

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How to Elevate Employee Voice to Guide a Culture Transformation

2020’s boldest people leaders are building and living core values along with their employees. Elevating Employee Voice engages an organization’s “collective hearts and habits” to drive transformation at scale. It connects every individual, manager and team in an authentic dialogue to create shared alignment, ownership and trust in the path ahead.

4 Ways to Improve How Employees Perceive Your Business Ethics


Employees’ perceptions of business’ motivations and ethics are on a downhill slide, according to a recent Deloitte report. Unfortunately, respondents say what they believe responsible businesses should achieve and what they perceive businesses’ actual priorities to be today just aren’t lining up. workplace communication employee engagement employee communications

4 Of Our Favorite Resources for Effective Leadership Communication


Effective leadership communication is always evolving. Whether it’s from acquiring new employees or the simple evolution of your team’s expectations, you must adapt. leadership communication

Ask Dr. Sharkey: Using AI to Support Your Traditional Leadership Needs


“Hi, Dr. Sharkey! I like to consider myself a modern leader. I’m always looking to keep up with trends to support my employees. However, oftentimes, I find myself needing more support. The future of AI is obviously bright. Do you think it is something I should be turning to? If so, how can it support me and my traditional leadership needs?”. hr tech future workplace ask dr. sharkey AI in the workplace

Trends and Insights: Care and Employee Communication Go Hand-in-Hand


EmployeeChannel is committed to bringing you information on bettering your organization through internal communications and employee engagement. We’ve put together the latest trends to help you stay up-to-date and ready to tackle your organization’s challenges. workplace communication trends and insights communication trends

Group Demonstration Webinar: 100% Remote New Employee Onboarding

Speaker: David Secunda, CEO, WorkBright

Companies are looking to adjust their new hire onboarding to accommodate unique ‘social distancing’ challenges like securely collecting personally identifiable information and understanding new compliance regulations like Form I-9 verification. Join Workbright on Thursday, August 27th, to get a first-hand look at how a 100% remote onboarding process works using their system. They'll cover a few of the new COVID-19 related legislation changes and how they can be easily facilitated with their platform.

Understanding Enneagrams Will Improve Employee Communication


The Enneagram, a nine-point personality type system, is used to determine people’s basic personality types. There is an internal structure within each of the nine personalities. That structure is the continuum of behaviors, attitudes, defenses, and motivations. It’s safe to assume, then, that Enneagram types can determine how employees communicate with authoritative figures, especially company leaders. workplace communication communication trends leadership communication

Stop #MeToo Backlash From Hurting Employee Engagement


According to a recent New York Times post , many male managers are mentoring female employees less, or have stopped altogether, in the wake of the #MeToo movement. In fact, one in six male managers reported feeling uncomfortable mentoring a female colleague, according to two studies by LeanIn. employee engagement employee experience workplace communication

Ask Dr. Sharkey: Employee Communication Tactics to Calm Employees Recession Fears


Sharkey, as I’m sure you’ve heard, financial experts predict a recession in 2020. Understandably, this sends some employees into a panic. Panic often leads to a loss in productivity or even retention. What can I do to keep my team calm with the predicted recession?”. employee communications employee experience employee communication

3 Reasons Managers Need Employee Communication Training


Managers work on the front lines with your employees. As part of the lifeblood of your company, they’re often responsible for relaying critical information from executives to their teams. Unfortunately, this relay of information often leads to major employee communication issues, especially during times of conflict. Bryant Hilton, an affiliate consultant with Ragan Consulting Group , recently shared his own personal experience with communicators in an August Ragan.com article. “In

The D&I Garden: Seeds of Innovation that Grow into Creative Breakthroughs

Speaker: Donald Fan, Senior Director of the Global Office of Culture, Diversity & Inclusion at Walmart Inc.

In the digital era, rife with uncertainty and ambiguity, innovation plays an essential role in sustaining organic growth and outperforming the global competition. Research proves time and again, there exists a robust bond between innovation and diversity & inclusion (D&I); our challenge is to help our leaders understand how to plant the seeds of innovation in the fertile D&I garden in order to drive a strategic and competitive advantage from the office and in the digital landscape.

Improve Employee Communication With Your Busy Caregivers


Caregivers are constantly on the go.This makes it even trickier to stay connected with these employees in today’s healthcare setting of staffing shortages and high turnover and increased productivity demands. workplace communication leadership communication

Three Tips to Drive Engagement in Your Healthcare Communications Efforts


In the healthcare industry, employee engagement is of utmost importance as it drives the entire patient experience. In fact, according to Advisory Board , an increase in employee engagement has a direct correlation with increased patient safety grades. Additionally, they found that engaged employees are three times more likely than their disengaged counterparts to earn top performance marks. healthcare leadership communication

Create a Better Employee Experience Through Increased Empathy in the Workplace


In every industry, people are looking for an improved employee experience through increased empathy in the workplace. In fact, 93 percent of employees say they are more likely to stay with an empathetic employer. employee experience workplace empathy empathy in the workplace

Ask Dr. Sharkey: Should I Stop Making College Degrees A Requirement?


"Hi Dr. Sharkey! I’ve been reading various articles lately that say companies are no longer requiring employees to have a college degree. Apple, Google, Whole Foods, and Hilton are among the trendsetters. Do you think this is a positive movement going forward?". future workplace human resources ask dr. sharkey

5 Culture Trends for 2019

As we approach 2019, major shifts in the work environment will continue to affect the ways companies do business. Companies that are looking to attract, engage, and retain top talent should leverage these trends to create workplaces where employees thrive.