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7 More Fascinating Employee Engagement Trends For 2017

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Here is what the experts are saying we can expect for employee engagement in 2017: 1) Employee Engagement Will Grow…Slowly. In 2013, engagement for the US workforce was under 30%. In their latest report, Predictions for 2017: Everything Is Becoming Digital , Bersin by Deloitte is focused on how technology continues to change our lives and workplaces. This often takes the form of software platforms where employees are asked metrics-based questions.

2017 Year in Review

Kazoo

2017 was a great year for Kazoo. Kazoo customers reported that it delivered over 50% growth in user participation in learning and development, wellness and other corporate programs. 2017’s most interesting behavior bonus “Take a minute to look up at the sky” helped that company’s employees manage the stress that can come from a fast-paced work environment. Entrepreneur Magazine’s list of Best Company Cultures in 2017.

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BLR’s 2017–2018 Pay Budget and Variable Pay Survey

HR Daily Advisor

How much of an increase in pay are your employees receiving in 2017? 2017 Merit Increases. across all employee types, 2.5-3% is the most commonly awarded amount among employers awarding merit increases in 2017. in 2013) of responding employers did not award merit increases in 2016. 2017 General Increases (Not Tied to Performance). General increases in 2017 are comparable to merit increases with 21% of employers (on average) awarding up to 2.5%

New Tech Tools Key to Improving Engagement

Ultimate Software

The most recent “State of the American Workplace” report found that high engagement levels are directly associated with lower turnover, absenteeism, and even workplace theft, as well as higher productivity, profitability, and sales. in 2013, and 30.7% employee engagement rate has remained relatively stagnant since it first began tracking these metrics, despite substantial corporate investment.

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4 Ideas for Building Connection at Work

Kazoo

Loneliness – the opposite of connection – has a clear negative impact on human health and well-being. A 2011 academic study by professors from California State University and Wharton School of business showed that loneliness at work has a “significant influence on employee work performance, both in direct tasks, as well as employee team member and team role effectiveness rated by both the employee’s work unit members and supervisor.”.

Behavior Bonus: Performance Enablement

Kazoo

Goal: Boost participation in corporate wellness programs. BazaarVoice dramatically boosted performance in corporate wellness programs through Behavior Bonus, potentially reducing insurance costs. Founded in 2013, Kazoo grows company culture and improves bottom-line performance metrics through its robust engagement platform that delivers recognition, rewards, incentives, and team insights.

When “Appreciation” Scores Low on your Employee Engagement Survey

Kazoo

Good results show that you’re doing well. Appreciation came in the form of a paycheck and feedback from a manager was more often about what needed to be fixed than what had gone well. And, it turns out, that feedback works well for all generations!). Founded in 2013, Kazoo grows company culture and improves bottom-line performance metrics through its robust engagement platform that delivers recognition, rewards, incentives, and team insights.

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Using people analytics to get to High-Impact HR

HR Times

Posted by David Fineman on August 3, 2017. Deloitte’s 2017 Global Human Capital Trends report tells us that 71 percent of surveyed executives see people analytics as a high priority, and are applying it to talent challenges, as you might expect, particularly in recruiting and also in performance measurement, compensation, workforce planning, and retention. Without accurate data, metrics and operational reporting may as well not even exist.

Using Employee Surveys Effectively: A Kazoo Q&A

Kazoo

” We sat with Kim Dawson, Kazoo’s Director of Employee Experience, to talk about the importance of surveys and how they can be used correctly — as well as common mistakes organizations make resulting in ineffective processes. Founded in 2013, Kazoo grows company culture and improves bottom-line performance metrics through its robust engagement platform that delivers recognition, rewards, incentives, and team insights.

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How to Make the Most of Manager 1-on-1s

Kazoo

Recently, Gallup devoted an entire section of its 2017 State of the American Workplace report to management’s role in the sad state of employee engagement (just 33% of employees are engaged at work). In this case, first I would make sure my expectations are well defined. Founded in 2013, Kazoo grows company culture and improves bottom-line performance metrics through its robust engagement platform that delivers recognition, rewards, incentives, and team insights.

Breaking the Glass Ceiling in the Background Screening Industry

Sterling Check

The article features Clare Hart, CEO of Sterling Talent Solutions, the largest background screening provider in the world, as well as other women in senior-level roles in employment screening organizations. As we are metrics driven it’s easy to see if someone is producing or not. Clare Hart was appointed the CEO of Sterling Talent Solutions on January 1, 2015, after holding the role of president since May 2013. Women’s share of the labor force in 2016 was 46.8%

How to build a social media recruitment strategy: An FAQ guide

Workable

Just under half of companies ( 46% ) are concerned about legal and privacy issues, although the percentage has dropped in recent years (From 52% in 2013 to 46% in 2015.). It’s not always well-received by candidates. LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter might be the most popular sourcing sites among recruiters, but to step up your social recruiting game, consider non-traditional platforms as well. Keep your social recruiting strategy well-rounded. August 2-4, 2017.

Health Insurer Can Be Sued for Losing PHI, Even if No Evidence of Misuse

HR Daily Advisor

20, 2017), illustrates the potential liability exposure for employers and other plan sponsors that do not have strong safeguards in place, such as encryption for laptops with sensitive information. in 2013. They contained protected health information (PHI) subject to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), as well as other personal identifying information (PII) such as Social Security numbers. as well as numerous violations of state law.

Measuring Employee Satisfaction Through Voluntary Turnover

Benefit One USA

As managers, it’s our responsibility to keep on top of these trends to ensure maximum satisfaction and, consequently, high retention as well. Although measuring voluntary turnover can effectively indicate the level of engagement and satisfaction, the biggest challenge to this metric is how it can easily vary by industry. In 2013, it varied between 18.2% In an ideal world, people who perform well should receive higher bonuses and more raises.

Using people analytics to get to High-Impact HR

HR Times

Posted by David Fineman on August 3, 2017. Deloitte’s 2017 Global Human Capital Trends report tells us that 71 percent of surveyed executives see people analytics as a high priority, and are applying it to talent challenges, as you might expect, particularly in recruiting and also in performance measurement, compensation, workforce planning, and retention. Without accurate data, metrics and operational reporting may as well not even exist.

How to build and grow an SDR team like Looker

Lattice

Business intelligence and analytics start-up Looker started with 10 employees and a handful of customers in 2013 and is now on pace to reach 450 employees and over 1,200 customers by the end of this year. Director of Sales Development Kyle Coleman started in 2013 as the Sales Development Lead, and has personally seen how Looker has scaled its team without losing its helpful and generous culture. Looker began hiring SDRs (Sales Development Representatives) in 2013.

Around the Bonfyre with Dave Murray of The DiJulius Group

Bonfyre

After working with the firm as a client for several years, Murray joined The DiJulius Group as a Customer Experience Consultant in 2013. They don’t have enough resources available, or as many people trained as well as they should. Obviously that’s worked pretty well for them. It’s partly companies’ fault as well, because they’ve been striving for efficiency. Very often in the workforce people are promoted because they do their job well.

A better way forward: Putting business impact first in leadership development

HR Times

Posted by Noah Rabinowitz on March 23, 2017. The essence of this question can be applied to leadership development initiatives as well. Assessing the impact of a program against clear metrics represents the highest level of the well-known Kirkpatrick Model (Level 1: Did you feel it was worth your time? Doing this well requires development teams to work on digging down to the true root of a problem, rather than just addressing issues on the surface.

6 tips to create agile performance management in your business

Interact-Intranet

Tech companies have unsurprisingly led from the front, with early adopters including Microsoft (which abolished its employee evaluation system way back in 2013), Netflix (which turned its back on annual objectives ) and Adobe (who pioneered a ‘check-in’ system as an alternative). An intranet with social communication tools including forums, blogs and team areas is one example; this also supports automated processes and offers insights using metrics and analytics.

Ideas To Disrupt Your Talent Strategy

HR Soul

I suppose like all addictions it is a bit of a “love-hate” thing as well. Take for example the 2017 Mercer Talent Trends Study : “93% of executives surveyed stated they plan to make significant organizational design changes in the next 2 years yet only 11% of HR professionals stated that redesigning jobs is a priority.” Here is another insight from the 2017 Deloitte Human Capital Trends Report. 2017 a C. I need to make a confession.

Why Accountability is Key to Effective Recruiting

Entelo

A 2013 study by the American Management Association found that 11 percent of managers and 50 percent of workers avoid responsibility. Well, simple enough to say, but that's like saying that all you need to do is hit a 90 mile per hour fastball is wait for the pitch and swing the bat. For sourcers and recruiters, it’s important to establish timelines and metrics. First things first: tracking your recruiting metrics is absolutely key for accountability in your recruiting.

The Pros and Cons of Flexible Work Schedules

Zenefits

workforce) to work from home: In 2015, Xerox estimates that its remote workforce: Avoided more than 43,000 metric tons of carbon dioxide emissions. For employers who want a fun office that’s buzzing with excitement, advising employees to work from home or part-time probably isn’t in the cards, because well – if everyone is working from home, it’s likely going to be Boresville, USA on-site. In 2013, Yahoo’s new CEO, Marissa Mayer, banned employees from working from home.

These are the Best U.S. Cities for Recruiting Sales, Operations, and Engineering Talent

Linkedin Talent Blog

According to the Global Recruiting Trends 2017 report , these three roles are the highest priority to fill for recruiters across the world! While traditionally regarded as the world’s leading auto producer, Detroit has a lot to offer in the tech space as well. Meanwhile, AT&T is also among the top employers in Chicago and migrated 3,000 jobs from the nearby suburb of Hoffman Estates into the city between 2013 and 2016. Co-authored by Iulia Stefan.

Job Auditions Are the Hot New Way to Assess Potential Hires—Here's How It Works

Linkedin Talent Blog

When we aggregate the talent, what we’re thinking about is all the observable behaviors, measures, and metrics we want to watch before they come in, during the event, and after the event,” Justin explains. “It’s "Ultimately, it's for us to see whether they'd be a great match for our culture as well." By 2013, the company’s turnover was just 2%.

Affordable Mental Health Care? It’s Getting Even Tougher to Access

Thrive Global

The latest study examined the claims data of 37 million individuals with commercial PPO health insurance plans in all 50 states from 2013 to 2017. times more likely to be relegated to an out-of-network provider than for medical or surgical care in 2017, up from 2.8 times in 2013. times in 2013. In 2017, a child was 10 times more likely to go out-of-network for a behavioral health office visit than for a primary care office visit.

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A Great Employee Experience: Lessons from “The Just 100”

Kazoo

In December 2017, Forbes Magazine released its list of “The Just 100” — 100 public companies known for being good corporate citizens and treating their employees well. But even in a less-competitive market, the payoff for treating employees well is clear. Founded in 2013, Kazoo grows company culture and improves bottom-line performance metrics through its robust engagement platform that delivers recognition, rewards, incentives, and team insights.

What kind of company culture do you have? (Take this quiz!)

Kazoo

The report identified three common structures of the employee experience — Baseline , Better , and Optimized — as well as 10 Culture Building Blocks that have a strong influence on company culture. If you score Optimized : Your company scores well above the baseline employee experience. Founded in 2013, Kazoo grows company culture and improves bottom-line performance metrics through its robust engagement platform that delivers recognition, rewards, incentives, and team insights.

Why Common Approaches to Employee Recognition Fail

Kazoo

They’re infrequent: Companies mean well when they make callouts at quarterly all-hands meetings, but if these are a major part of your employee recognition efforts, switching to timely recognition would be much more impactful. Founded in 2013, Kazoo grows company culture and improves bottom-line performance metrics through its robust engagement platform that delivers recognition, rewards, incentives, and team insights.

4 Ways Employee Recognition Can Chase Away Winter Blues

Kazoo

If an employee is spending time looking for things that their coworkers are doing well,they’re more likely to connect and learn from each other. Founded in 2013, Kazoo grows company culture and improves bottom-line performance metrics through its robust engagement platform that delivers recognition, rewards, incentives, and team insights. February is a great time to get strategic about employee recognition. By mid-February, many people are tired of winter.

5 Company Culture Ideas for Creating Successful Teams

Kazoo

In Gallup’s 2017 Performance Management report , 40% of employees could link their personal goals to company or team goals. Having a common set of metrics is critical to keep each part of your team moving to a common target. Communicating how an individual team member is doing and redirecting them toward the group goals is key for keeping everyone working well together. Team alignment is a must-have for any business.

6 Best Practices for Employee Reward Programs

Kazoo

This encouragement to empathize with customers came in handy in January 2017 when the entire company had a computer malfunction that impacted every Delta flight for 24 hours. At the end, instead of a massive PR fail, customers left comments about how well Delta employees treated them. Plus – if managers know about the recognition and rewards – it helps them get extra information about what the team is doing well.

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Competency analytics

Analytics in HR

Pret a Manger, a sandwich chain, addresses this simply by allowing the team to choose after 1 week whether a new joiner fits well and should remain with the team. A more sophisticated method can be used by algorithms, as Bridgewater Associates claims it combines employees with different balances of measured skills – for example, “matching someone who is creative but unreliable with someone who is reliable but not creative” to form effective teams ( Ray Dalio, 2017 ).

Be careful! These books can change your career: People Analytics and HR-Tech reading list

Littal Shemer

HR is most powerful when it plays a strategic role, makes use of information technology, and has tangible metrics and analytics. Data-Driven HR: How to Use Analytics and Metrics to Drive Performance. Lyndon Sundmark (2017). Nigel Guenole , Jonathan Ferrar and Sheri Feinzig (2017). Jenny Dearborn and David Swanson (2017). Thomas Davenport and Jeanne Harris (2017). Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic (2017). Predictive HR Analytics: Mastering the HR Metric.

4 Tips for Building a Best-in-Class Company Culture

Kazoo

If so, raise awareness of these opportunities — employee experience platforms like Kazoo incentivize wellness and learning behaviors. Founded in 2013, Kazoo grows company culture and improves bottom-line performance metrics through its robust engagement platform that delivers recognition, rewards, incentives, and team insights. Most business leaders would agree: company culture is important.

Checklist for Effective Employee Recognition

Kazoo

But what about the people who are performing well on a day-to-day basis? Founded in 2013, Kazoo grows company culture and improves bottom-line performance metrics through its robust engagement platform that delivers recognition, rewards, incentives, and team insights. When used effectively, employee recognition is an incredibly powerful motivational tool.

Salesforce and Tableau: A Merger of Hybrid Skills

Burning Glass Technologies

Sales and marketing have been reshaped by customer relationship management software , which gives companies another kind of data: the ability to track specific customers in terms of what they buy, their needs and demographics, how often they have been contacted, and other key metrics. million Job postings called for CRM skills overall 2018, an 104% increase over 2013. Full disclosure: Salesforce commissioned a study from Burning Glass on demand for Salesforce skills in 2017).

Be careful! These books can change your career: People Analytics reading list

Littal Shemer

Data-Driven HR: How to Use Analytics and Metrics to Drive Performance. Nigel Guenole , Jonathan Ferrar and Sheri Feinzig (2017). Jenny Dearborn and David Swanson (2017). Thomas Davenport and Jeanne Harris (2017). Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic (2017). Predictive HR Analytics: Mastering the HR Metric. Foster Provost and Tom Fawcett (2013). Ben Waber (2013). Be careful! These books can change your career: People Analytics reading list. Let’s face it.

Foster Your Business With Corporate Social Responsibility

Vantage Circle

Effective from 2013, this rule is applicable for all companies “having net worth of rupees five billion or more, or turnover of rupees ten billion or more or a net profit of rupees fifty million or more during any financial year.”. Deloitte says “organizations are no longer assessed based only on traditional metrics such as financial performance, or even the quality of their products or services. Although new to this field, Lego already ranks as number 1 on 2017 Global CSR RepTrak.

10 Ways to Create an Employee Engagement Culture

Kazoo

billion, Gallup’s State of the Workforce 2017 report indicates that only 30% of employees are in fact feeling engaged at their jobs. Establishing a defined, well-communicated vision grounded in core values — and recognizing behavior that supports that vision — gives employees a sense of meaning and purpose in their jobs. Giving employees specific goals, as well as the training, tools, and resources needed to perform their job will foster employee motivation.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: Where Do We Start?

Astron Solutions

A 2017 Forbes article by contributing writer Maynard Webb suggests the following steps when auditing and enhancing your organization’s hiring practices: • Think about the company you want to build, not just the one to two spots that are open – Webb explains, “We often get caught in the short-term need to add someone with a functional skill, like project management. Your workforce should be free of biases in these categories as well. •