7 Free Team-Building Ideas for Your Corporate Incentive Programs

Kazoo

Businesses work when teams work. Today, even star performers have to work as part of a team. But finding ways to recognize both the stand-out stars and the teams that support them? Encourage team members to recognize each other. Let teams collaborate on awards.

Employee Engagement Investments

New to HR

workers reported they were engaged in their roles in 2014 – a disturbingly low number, especially when one considers that it was even lower (29.6%) in 2013. Finding effective and innovative ways to engage employees in an age where competitors have more access to talent than ever before can be difficult. The landscape of employee prospects is transforming, and demands an accurate engagement strategy implemented by human resources.

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How Speaking the 5 Love Languages Applies to Employee Recognition Programs

Kazoo

You know, the types of relationships that build camaraderie, trust, and heightened levels of employee engagement. Through an effective recognition and rewards system, employees rise to eagerly and authentically motivate, encourage, and celebrate each other’s strengths. When accomplished effectively, an employee feels like a valued, integral part of the team. Or, redeem reward points to host a team happy hour! .

Employee Engagement Ideas that Build a Culture of Engagement

Kazoo

Every business wants employee engagement ideas that will deliver on their promise. Because employee engagement is a business goldmine. Industry research shows that for every 1% increase in employee engagement, companies can expect to see an additional 0.6%

Build a Team of Personalities: One Consultant’s Approach to Improving Employee Engagement

Everwise

For most employees, these personality tests can seem like a waste of time, or, worse, an invasion of privacy. What’s the value of these tests and how can we make better use of this kind of information while team building? So a five person team down to a two-person team.

new insights on building a “talent magnet” culture

O.C. Tanner

Traditional methods of attracting and retaining exceptional employees have become less effective, as the drivers for why people work have dramatically changed over the years. You’ve seen the abysmal engagement numbers, study after study.

10 Ways to Create an Employee Engagement Culture

Kazoo

If you work in HR today, the words “employee engagement” dominate your job and your inbox. It’s easy to get flooded with different ideas for how to engage employees. One the one hand, it’s no wonder programs for fostering employee engagement are so popular. The value of a truly engaged workforce speaks for itself. Engaged employees perform. Companies are spending more and engagement is at an all-time low. Employee Development.

Leading a New Employee Initiative? How to Get Them Onboard

Rallyware for Human Resources

How employees feel about their work is important, since they spend such a large part of their life in the workplace. A 2013 study by Gallup found that nearly two-thirds of American workers are not engaged in their work, and nearly one-quarter are “actively disengaged.” How Do You Measure Employee Engagement? Measuring employee engagement has many similarities to measuring customer engagement.

The Onboarding Experience Matters To Your Future Employees

TalentCulture

We talked last week about the need for HR and leaders to be on the look-out for employee potential – a real-time alignment between the business’s needs, new employees in the onboarding and hiring process , and existing employees who may have unrecognized potential.

Technology is a Must-Have for Modern Onboarding

Rallyware for Human Resources

But now that our employees are scattered around the globe, new problems appear. How can we preserve team integrity, ensure efficient communication or enable the common use of intellectual property? Social media (networks/intranets) are both fun and engaging.

Employee Volunteering & Company Culture: A Love Story

CultureIQ

Studies by Cone research show that corporate social responsibility (CSR) is one important way to attract and engage employees: 74% of employees say their job is more fulfilling when they are provided opportunities to make a positive impact at work. Many companies have realized that having an Employee Volunteering Program positively affects their employee engagement. And employees aren’t only ones who are benefited from volunteering.

26 Staff Appreciation Ideas and Recognition Ideas that Won’t Break the Bank

Kazoo

As any successful business owner will tell you, employees are the lifeblood of a company. But keep your employees happy and engaged, and they’ll help your business flow smoothly. The good news: The heart of employee engagement is easy and inexpensive to roll out, yet impacts revenue, retention, and absenteeism in droves. Yet most office environments inspire more apathy than engagement. Employees’ Choice. Let Your Employees Pay It Forward.

Measuring the Employee Experience

Kazoo

What does measuring the employee experience look like? We recently introduced Kazoo Surveys – giving our customers easy-to-use surveys within our employee experience platform that provide a quick view of their employees’ opinions and engagement levels. The Pulse Survey survey is a simple tool with 8 pre-selected questions that you can use to measure your employeesengagement. Measuring the Employee Experience.

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The Ultimate Guide To Closing The Skills Gap In Education

Spark Hire

Graduation rates, student engagement, and student hope are the three pillars to ensure this is possible. Results from a 2017 study by Rennie Center on the Condition of Education found an 11 percent increase in IEP integration since 2013.

The Heartbeat of the Organization

Conversation Matters

Increasingly employees do not go into the office to get their work done – they are able to work quite effectively from a remote site. They go in order to meet with others to talk together about the planning and coordination issues their team or department is facing. And both note, that if they required employees to relocate they would lose critical talent. “It It is the talent that matters,” observes James Brooks Director of Employee Engagement, at Cisco. “We

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