7 Definitions of Employee Engagement - DecisionWise

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Have you ever wondered why there were so many definitions of employee engagement? Organizations around the globe are striving to build a culture of engagement, yet the various definitions often cloud their efforts. Rewards and recognitions, learning and development, health and fitness, perks and benefits are all categories that commonly use employee engagement to describe their initiatives. Definitions of Employee Engagement.

7 Definitions of Employee Engagement - DecisionWise

DecisionWise

Have you ever wondered why there were so many definitions of employee engagement? Organizations around the globe are striving to build a culture of engagement, yet the various definitions often cloud their efforts. Rewards and recognitions, learning and development, health and fitness, perks and benefits are all categories that commonly use employee engagement to describe their initiatives. Definitions of Employee Engagement.

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Celebrate the 25th Birthday of Employee Engagement

Grovo HR

An idea as powerful as employee engagement seems like it should have been around forever. But managers haven’t always talked about the need to engage employees the way they’re talking about it today. Actually, employee engagement is a fairly young idea. In December 1990, Boston University professor William Kahn published the first-ever mention of “engagement” as we know it today. In need of engagement. Engagement theory changed that.

Voice, Value, Feedback – The “Must Try” Communication Tool Driving Employee Engagement

Achievers

Leaders don’t enjoy preparing them and employees dread attending them. According to HR analyst and industry thought leader Josh Bersin , “More than 70% of all organizations dislike the process they have, and I have yet to talk with an employee or manager who likes it at all (one client calls it a ‘soul-crushing’ exercise).” But given that no two people communicate alike, it should not be surprising that less than 1/3 of Americans are fully engaged in their work.

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Understanding the Shift from Employee Engagement to Employee Experience

Human Workplaces

Last year at this time, Maddie and I were putting the finishing touches on our book, The Non-Obvious Guide to Employee Engagement. One reason we tackled the employee engagement topic is because our huge, collective failure to improve engagement over the last two decades. Gallup’s numbers show the percentage of highly engaged employees “jumping” from 30% to 33% between 2001 and 2018, and I know we spent billions trying to improve it over those 17 years.

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The 9/11 Good Deed Challenge

HR Bartender

It is observed as a National Day of Service and Remembrance in memory of the 2,977 individuals killed in the September 11, 2001 attacks. Business and Customers Career Development Employee Engagement Leadership and Management Well-Being and Wellness volunteerToday is Patriot Day in the United States. While it’s not a federal holiday, many organizations and individuals plan volunteer activities to serve their local communities.

A Recognition Moment: An Interview with Jacqueline Scafidi of Zurich

Achievers

Meet Jacqueline Scafidi Employee Experience Specialist, Zurich North America. Jacqueline Scafidi is on a team that leads company efforts which examine and evolve the employee experience in the workplace. Through her role with Zurich North America, she takes a human-centered approach towards recognition and rewards, volunteering, and targeted ways to engage employees in their work environment. What is your biggest focus or goal when it comes to the employee experience?

The Currency and Culture of Trust: 5 Ways to Improve Trust Within the Workplace

Achievers

With a high trust culture, you are also creating a happier and more engaged workplace which boosts productivity. According to the Edelman 2016 Trust Barometer , “Nearly one in three employees don’t trust their employer. In 2001, she founded Equanimity, Inc. The post The Currency and Culture of Trust: 5 Ways to Improve Trust Within the Workplace appeared first on [engage]- The Employee Success and Engagement Blog by Achievers. By: Bobi Seredich.

Intention vs. Action: Love Human Beings Not Human Doings

Achievers

Can I take a few deep breathes to engage in the present moment and not be overtaken by what could be? Check out our blog post How to Use Emotional Intelligence to Drive Employee Engagement. In 2001, she founded Equanimity, Inc. The post Intention vs. Action: Love Human Beings Not Human Doings appeared first on [engage]- The Employee Success and Engagement Blog by Achievers. By: Bobi Seredich.

Saving the Middle Manager: Interview With Consultant Jacob Spilman

Business Management Daily

Jacob Spilman has been a Licensed Professional Counselor and Certified Employee Assistance Professional in private practice in Portland Oregon since 2001. Are Your Employees Engaged He specializes in working with executives and middle managers, providing career coaching and skill development. Jathan Janove: What’s your definition of “middle manager”? Jacob Spilman: A middle manager implements the executive suite’s strategy and provides oversight […].

How Scott Dorsey turned company culture into a $2.5B competitive advantage

TinyPulse

Indianapolis seems as unlikely a place as any to start a billion-dollar tech company, but in 2001, Scott Dorsey started on his journey to do eventually just that. Employee Engagement Best Companies to Work for Company CultureThe story of ExactTarget, acquired for $2.5 billion by Salesforce in 2013 is not only one of unlikely success, but a testament to the power of a strong company Culture.

Know How To Implement 360 Degree Feedback in Your Startup

Engagedly

Globally organizations have started using 360 degree feedback as the method of sharing feedback with their employees. Moreover, it increases self-awareness, improves working relationships, and enhances the performance of the employee.

9 HR Concepts and Terms You Should Know

Digital HR Tech

What’s in: Engagement Job demands-resources model Strategic Human Resource Management HR analytics Employee turnover Applicant tracking system HR report Employee experience 360-degree survey. Engagement. The first term every HR generalist should know is engagement. Engagement has been the holy grail of HR for a long time. Most of us are familiar with engagement. Engagement is the polar opposite of burnout. Employee turnover.

The Working Dead: The Cost Of Low Employee Engagement

SAP Innovation

According to a 2012 Bersin & Associates report, companies spend around $720 million on improving employee engagement. They’re spending millions of dollars to improve engagement , but 70 percent of workers are still disengaged. The signs of disengaged employees are obvious: They’re unmotivated and unhappy, but worse, they spread that unhappiness to other team members and ruin the culture that you’re (hopefully) working hard to maintain.

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Firsthand Validation: People Before Numbers Works

HR Management

It’s what the shareholders and other stakeholders demand – but where do the people making this happen – the employees – fit in this scenario? reports in “The State of the American Workplace” that ” employees who are engaged are more likely to improve customer relationships, with a resulting 20% increase in sales.” So how can employers ensure their employees are engaged? What is their role in creating engagement?

Lack of Impulse Control: Is It Preventing Leaders from Engaging with Their Teams?

Achievers

One morning, the CEO became really frustrated with a few employees who were eating breakfast at their desks, which seemed to exacerbate the unprofessional work environment she was observing. She lacked patience and decided to send an email to the entire company letting employees know they could no longer eat breakfast at their desks. What effect did the CEO’s actions have on employee productivity that week? In 2001, she founded Equanimity, Inc.

Sustainable Cultures Built By Managing Differences

HR Management

We previously focused on How would employees describe your culture? If leadership has little or no insight and understanding into the workplace characteristics and differentiators of their employees, no attempt to introduce a healthy culture will succeed. As more and more is revealed through completing such a discovery process, leadership should regularly take the pulse of their organization to understand what is shaping their employees experience of working for the organization.

When top talents holds leadership hostage

HR Management

A “reformed CPA” and serial entrepreneur, Hugh has since 2001 focused his efforts on his role as CEO and Founder of Atlanta-based DNA Behavior International. Employee Engagement Featured HR Strategy Leadership Development Managing Motivating Employees Organisational Change People Management Performance Management Productivity Workplace CultureEvery organization has talent stars. The ones who shine. The ones who consistently get wins for the business.

Start With A Strong Behavioral Foundation; Add Training

HR Management

The traditional approach to understanding human behavior has been “employee-centered” in the area of recruitment, and to some degree leadership and talent management. However, in the New Behavioral Economy there is an increasing need to not only understand employee behavior but for the business to emotionally engage its people across the organization on a continuous basis. Alignment of vision and life direction ; engaging head, heart, and talent.

How Would Employees Describe Your Culture?

HR Management

How would employees describe your culture? A “reformed CPA” and serial entrepreneur, Hugh has since 2001 focused his efforts on his role as CEO and Founder of Atlanta-based DNA Behavior International. Learn more about DNA Behavior International and its Business DNA, Financial DNA and Communication DNA brands by visiting BehaviorallySmart.com, emailing inquiries@dnabehavior.com , calling 1-866-791-8992 or live chatting The post How Would Employees Describe Your Culture?

People Behave Differently – Thankfully

HR Management

A “reformed CPA” and serial entrepreneur, Hugh has since 2001 focused on Atlanta-based DNA Behavior International. Employee Engagement Featured Leadership Development Managing Motivating Employees Organisational Change People Management Performance Management Workplace CultureAs the founder of a Human Performance Acceleration firm, I’ve come to understand the importance of diversity, not just on boards and in leadership, but in my own business.

I did pre-hire assessments: What’s next?

HR Management

So, with the cost of a bad hire reckoned by some in the recruitment industry to be in the region of $240,000 per employee including salary, onboarding and training, getting the interview process right is crucial. A “reformed CPA” and serial entrepreneur, Hugh has since 2001 focused his efforts on his role as CEO and Founder of Atlanta-based DNA Behavior International. Having selected the candidates — which we talked about last time – then come the interviews.

Fine-tune hiring with pre-hire assessments

HR Management

Pre-hire assessment tools help companies know, engage and grow their employees at a deep level, which allows them to develop plans and best utilize strengths to increase productivity. A “reformed CPA” and serial entrepreneur, Hugh has since 2001 focused his efforts on his role as CEO and Founder of Atlanta-based DNA Behavior International.

Is my style of leadership burning my people?

HR Management

Even the smallest organization should invest in a scientifically based data gathering process to know, engage and grow their people. A “reformed CPA” and serial entrepreneur, Hugh has since 2001 focused his efforts on his role as CEO and Founder of Atlanta-based DNA Behavior International. Career Development Employee Engagement Featured Leadership Development Motivating Employees People Management Performance ManagementBy Hugh Massie.

Invest In and Trust Your Workforce

HR Management

In return my employees are happier and loyal. A “reformed CPA” and serial entrepreneur, Hugh has since 2001 focused his efforts on his role as CEO and Founder of Atlanta-based DNA Behavior International. Employee Engagement Featured HR Strategy Leadership Development Managing Motivating Employees People Management Workplace CultureRemote work is really about trust. Are they doing their job? Are they slacking off?

Diversity and inclusion make teams great

HR Management

It will highlight communication styles, which helps build a more engaged and productive workforce. A “reformed CPA” and serial entrepreneur, Hugh has since 2001 focused his efforts on his role as CEO and Founder of Atlanta-based DNA Behavior International. Employee Engagement Featured HR Strategy Managing Motivating Employees Organisational Change People Management Performance Management Workplace Culture

Leaders win by putting people before numbers

HR Management

When people know they come before numbers and see their leadership demonstrating a real sense of responsibility to staff, they are fulfilled and engaged, and success follows. A “reformed CPA” and serial entrepreneur, Hugh has since 2001 focused his efforts on his role as CEO and Founder of Atlanta-based DNA Behavior International. Leaders win by putting people before numbers. By Hugh Massie. Our greatest asset is our people.

A Recognition Moment: An Interview with Jacqueline Scafidi of Zurich

Achievers - Recruiting

Employee Experience Specialist, Zurich North America. Jacqueline Scafidi is on a team that leads company efforts which examine and evolve the employee experience in the workplace. Through her role with Zurich North America, she takes a human-centered approach towards recognition and rewards, volunteering, and targeted ways to engage employees in their work environment. We want to take a moment to recognize Jacqueline for her accomplishments in employee engagement.

Hiring Right – Fine Tuning Your Recruiting Efforts to Avoid Mis-Hires

Vibe HCM

All best-in-class organizations (defined as top 10% on employee engagement) have detailed processes for hiring and vetting candidates that applied detailed scrutiny. Simply put, they recognized that if they were going to spend the time, money, and energy to build a magnetic culture, they should only let magnetic and highly engaged people through their doors. Recognize that you can always train for technical skills, while you cannot easily “teach” engagement or attitude.

Performance Management Not Meeting Expectations? Remember the Goal.

Newmeasures

In fact, less than 25% of employees, managers, and HR leaders feel their current performance management practices are valuable. Unfortunately, a Cornerstone OnDemand (2013) survey found only 34% of employees felt they received useful feedback from managers within the 6 months preceding the study and only 40% felt feedback received during their performance review helped them improve their performance. Do employees have a voice in the feedback process? 2001).

Why ‘Behaviorally Smart’ Teams Work

HR Management

When senior leadership understands the natural behavior and inherent talents of their team members, engagement, trust and success follow. These are among the reasons to understand every team member (employee), taking the time to build optimal teams from the proverbial ground up. A “reformed CPA” and serial entrepreneur, Hugh has since 2001 focused his efforts on his role as CEO and Founder of Atlanta-based DNA Behavior International.

STEM: Breaking Down Gender Stereotypes

SuccessFactors

One study found that adults in 2001 were much less likely to hold negative stereotypes about scientists than they were in 1983. Employee Engagement Future of Work Human Resources Talent Ecosystem Leadership Lines of Business Diversity Hiring Talent Acquisition Gender Diversity Inclusion Diversity And Inclusion Recruiting Women In Leadership Women In Business STEM Women In Technology Gender Bias Gender Inclusion Business Beyond Bias Women In STEM Employee Acquisition Careers

Tai Lopez on Social Media’s Role in Talent Recruitment

TalentCulture

The year was 2001 and from that moment on, Tai became involved in a love affair that would still be very much alive almost two decades later. As an entrepreneur with a huge staff working with him at his 67 Steps program, Tai Lopez understands just how easy it is to pick the right talent on social sites because of the potential for engagement. And, to Tai, engagement is key.

Lead With Love And You’ll Love The Results

TalentCulture

Because leading with love is a winning leadership and employee engagement strategy on many levels. Employer & Employee Rapport Is Like Marriage (Or Dating For The Faint Of Heart). The employer/employee relationship is, in many ways, similar to dating or marriage. They give you something that transcends the everyday ordinary and the practical; they engage you on an emotional level. Emotionally connected employees simply perform better.

Care About Employees, But Be Careful

TalentCulture

I have conducted a number of management training programs in which I have asked managers what they think employees expect of them. Less frequently raised is the reality that employees want to know that their manager cares about them. No employee wants to be “just a number.”. Employees who feel cared for are more engaged. And, companies with engaged employees are more profitable. Take, for example, an employee who appears palpably depressed.

4 Traits That Fuel Success

Inpower Coaching

Gallup’s (link is external) latest state of the American Workplace report reveals that almost 70% of employees are showing up to work disengaged on some level. Decades of research (link is external) show that these traits are at the core of what drives long-term motivation and engagement (Deci & Ryan, 2000). Contrary to early findings that resilience was wholly a genetic trait, we now know that resilience (link is external) is largely a learned set of skills (Masten, 2001).

Are Employers Too Powerful?

HRExecutive

In longer-range terms, this book also could influence the common perception about business as did Michael Moore’s 1989 documentary Roger & Me , or Nickle & Dimed, Barbara Ehrenreich’s 2001 book about her attempt to live on a minimum wage. ” employee engagement employee policies HR profession labor unions talent managementIt’s not often that a philosopher’s book makes even a small splash in the business world.