Why Employee Engagement Matters in Healthcare


Engaged employees directly and powerfully impact customer satisfaction, which translates to patient health and safety in the healthcare industry. Employee engagement is critical to customer satisfaction. by Derek Irvine. Recognize This!

The Five Keys of Employee Engagement - DecisionWise


Engaged employees fully invest their best selves in the work they do. But what is employee engagement and how is it created? Yet, most of us struggle to understand exactly why we engage in some environments and don’t in others. What creates employee engagement?

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2014 World’s Best Multinational Workplaces: Trends for Thought

China Gorman

In recent years we’ve seen “the best” companies get better in the majority of the ~50 countries where we measure workplaces using our Trust Index © employee survey. Employee gratitude also plays a big role in high-trust cultures.

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Worried about Information Security? Study Says Focus on Employee Engagement


Your employees are your most likely source for data breaches. Engaged employees are far less likely to be a risk factor. Now, this type of employee is in high demand. Sure, there are logical technology steps you must take to protect your organization’s data.

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Looking back at the 2014 buzz in HR Technology


As we look back at the most popular HR trends and topics covered in 2014, a few issues rise to the top. Human Capital Management ACA Affordable Care Act analytics Big Data compliance employee engagement HR technology HR Trends human capital management Human resources jayson saba recruiting workforce management By Jayson Saba,VP of Strategy and Industry Relations at Ceridian.

Can Performance Reviews Actually Help You Improve Employee Engagement?


The simple answer is yes—if you leverage reviews to develop targeted learning plans for your employees. Here are two that hit us like a sledgehammer: · Only 13% of employees worldwide are engaged at work. · In the United States, 30% of employees are engaged at work.

Watch the Watch: A Big Disruption in Employee Engagement?

David Zinger

Stop telling time and start telling engagement: Employee Engagement can change in a minute. Employee engagement is moving to real time very rapidly. The antiquated idea of an annual, or heaven forbid a bi-annual, survey of employee engagement it becoming ludicrous.

Boo! Four Scary Employee Engagement Situations to Avoid With Better Survey Data Analysis


Getting a great employee engagement score, but discovering that 15% of your workforce spends half their day on non work-related tasks. Yes, well-intentioned employee engagement tactics can backfire. A culture of bad behavior can have a serious impact on employee morale.

How big data drives successful practices in HR (A Top 10 Blog Post in 2014)


From employee engagement to the Affordable Care Act, there were a number of trending HR topics on the Ceridian HCM Blog this year. For the rest of December, we will be revisiting each of the Top 10 Most Popular Blog Posts of 2014. Transformative Technology Big Data business intelligence HR analytics HR technology Josh Bersin Enjoy! It’s come to light in recent years that there’s a significant gap in corporate human […].

Excellent and Eclectic Guidance on Employee Engagement and Virtual Teams

David Zinger

In conjunction with Fuze , I invited a panel of experts to discuss how managers can foster better employee engagement and performance among remote staff. I loved being able to watch the four people talking rather than watching an endless array of data slides flashing by on my screen.

Employee Engagement: 23 Things to Avoid That Cause Iatrogenic Disengagement

David Zinger

We don’t want to infect our employees with disengagement but many things we do may unknowingly or unintentionally be creating the very problem we are trying to solve. Using anonymous surveys unintentionally tells employees we don’t want to know who they are.

Building Relationships with Remote Employees


– All employees, regardless of location, benefit from having a best friend at work. Let’s talk about your remote employees for a minute. Are they engaged? I used to be a remote employee for a different company. by Andrea Gappmayer. Recognize This!

Trust in Leadership Affects Employee Retention #EWS2014

The People Equation

I’m a sponsored blog partner with Spherion (a staffing and recruiting organization) and am participating in the release of findings from Spherion’s 2014 Emerging Workforce Study. This is the final in a series on Spherion’s research project, the Emerging Workforce Study 2014.

Employee Engagement and Company Mission: What’s the Connection? #EWS2014

The People Equation

I’m a sponsored blog partner with Spherion (a staffing and recruiting organization) and am participating in the release of findings from Spherion’s 2014 Emerging Workforce Study. Employee engagement continues to surface as a hot topic in research on trends that impact the workplace.

Disrupting the Dinosaur: RFID Will Make Your Employee Engagement Survey Prehistoric

David Zinger

An employee engagement survey interception. The future is upon us in employee engagement, it will just take a little time to catch up to it. Will we even bother with archaic employee engagement surveys by 2020, or maybe even 2017?

Increasing Employee Engagement Through Technology


Employee engagement is a crucial part of today’s business scenario. According to Gallup in 2015, only 30% of employees said that they are engaged in their job. The concept of employee engagement measures how emotionally invested your employees are in your organisation.

Is Employee Engagement a Threat or a Thread?

David Zinger

Employee engagement may threaten the established ways of working when we fully engage employees and stop stifling voice, identity, and innovation. I think conducting anonymous surveys suggest that engagement is seen as a threat in the organization.

Employee Engagement Report Card

Cielo HR Leader

Employee engagement isn’t a new topic by any means, but it continues to remain a primary challenge and focus for many organizations. Simply stated, engagement has an immediate and long-lasting, bottom-line impact. 1 reason employees choose to leave their current roles.

Workplace Observations for 2015: The Year of Employee Aptitude

HR Ringleader

On this final day of 2014, I’m making some observations about the workplace for the coming year. I think those words are powerful when backed up by research or data that leads to the prediction and I’ll leave that to my work with my colleagues at Brandon Hall Group.

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Are Annual Employee Surveys Dead?


What a fantastic way to get a real-time sense of the employee mood, or quick answers to your burning organizational questions! It is a trend that will drive the decline of the annual survey—and the growth of real-time, always-on data capturing. Like social data they are entirely opt-in.

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Peer Recognition, Culture and Going the Extra Mile

China Gorman

What motivates employees? All these are good answers, but a new study from TINYpulse that analyzed over 200,000 employee responses relating to organizational culture found that peers and camaraderie are the #1 reason employees go the extra mile. It is money?

Study Reveals Positive Employee Experiences Matter

nettime solutions

of respondents reported that their employers are actively working to create a positive employee experience. The fact that not only are employers trying to create great employee experiences, but that employees themselves are recognizing this activity should be celebrated.

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Boo! Four Scary Employee Engagement Situations to Avoid With Better Survey Data Analysis


Employees raising a publicized stink with the union over your rewards. Getting a great employee engagement score, but discovering that 15% of your workforce spends half their day on non work-related tasks. Yes, well-intentioned employee engagement tactics can backfire.

Employee Engagement: An Action Plan

Brandon Hall

Last week, I presented a webinar – hosted by Saba – that focused on employee engagement and what motivates individuals to stay with their employer. Engagement is a popular topic since most business leaders recognize the value of a highly engaged workforce.

The ROI of Recognizing Service Anniversaries


Employee engagement impacts the bottom-line. One of the reasons that companies are focused on employee engagement is because engagement is directly linked to bottom-line profits. Recognizing service anniversaries tells employees that their efforts are valued.

HCMx Radio- My New Podcast Brings Research to HR Pros

HR Ringleader

When I was an HR leader and practitioner, one of the things I always needed was data and understanding how to use it. Today is an exciting day at Brandon Hall Group; it’s launch day for our radio podcast, HCMx Radio.

Improving Employee Engagement Efforts


Most organizations realize the need for ( and huge bottom-line benefits of ) an engaged workforce, but the majority still struggle with it. For most organizations the issue is that the Employee Engagement concept still belongs to the Human Resources department.

How Talent Technology Enables Employee Engagement [Podcast]


I can still remember seeing a demo for a technology solution back in 2014 and the salesperson was so proud of the fact that I could copy and paste data into the system. There was no way to actually USE the data in there, but I could put it in if I wanted. Listen on Stitcher Listen on Blogtalkradio Talent management technology has come a long way in recent years.

Employee Engagement – Whose Responsibility is it?


Highly engaged employees have become somewhat of a luxury for managers in this day and age. As we enter 2014, recent research from ILM shows that 1 in 5 are looking for new jobs whilst data from Gallup shows us that 66% of employees in Europe aren’t engaged with a further 20% confirming that they […].

Vive la Révolution: 5 Key Takeaways from #HRTechEurope 2014

Cielo HR Leader

Revolution was in the air throughout the two-day event, and this is hardly a surprise – employee engagement is at an all-time low, as employees are forced to take a time machine from their 21st century homes to their 20th century workplaces. Beautiful data.

The Perils of Data Over-Generalization


Recently I have watched two webinars that focused on the measurement of employee engagement and patterns in employee engagement data. If we believe that our genetics influence our levels of engagement, then why spend a lot of time and effort to build engagement?

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Employee Engagement and Core HR – Webinar April 9th


Originally posted on SAP Community Network) Is leveraging Core HR part of your employee engagement strategy? I came across some really interesting data as I was researching this topic for our upcoming Employee Central webinar on April 9th (click here to register): 70% […]. Employee Central Andy Hodges core hr Employee Engagement Eva Woo Gavdi sap Thomas Otter Webinar By Eva Woo, Director of Product Marketing at SuccessFactors.

Announcing the 2013 Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces™ winners!


of the American working population is not engaged at work. This is a missed opportunity for employers because engagement is an effective tool to boost bottom-line results through alignment and increased productivity. Dimension Data North America. Do you have an engaged workplace?

Do Service Awards Still Matter?

OmegaHR Solutions

Yet that is the message employers send with awards for employees’ five, ten or 20-year anniversaries…” I’ve read a few posts and articles now picking up on a similar theme– questioning the value of recognition for service milestones. Let’s also look at employee engagement data for a minute.

The 4 Most Urgent Business Issues Are People Issues


Retention and engagement. You can read more about the survey in the report, “ Global Human Capital Trends 2014.”) Employee Retention and Engagement These issues have never been so prominent (among business leaders or in the media) as they are today. Leadership.