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.

Focus On A Forward-Thinking Company Culture

TalentCulture

If an employee has an idea for a new feature for the platform, he or she first checks to see if it helps reach that goal. Doing something as simple as using employee pulse surveys to get both qualitative and quantitative feedback can help with transparency.

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How to Use Emotional Intelligence to Drive Employee Engagement

Achievers

Research cited in the HBR article points out that a company’s emotional culture can have an effect on, “Employee satisfaction, burnout, teamwork, and even hard measures such as financial performance and absenteeism.”. And so, with employee engagement at hand, the virtuous cycle continues.

7 Perks Employees Really Want

Namely

We know this to be true: Happy employees produce better customer service, more quality work, and overall are more productive-- eventually leading to higher company profits. Allow your employees’ opinions to be heard. Show your employees how their work benefits the company and others.

What Happened to Employee Engagement? How to Offer Development Opportunities

HR Daily Advisor

The 2014 Global Workforce Study by Towers Watson found that career advancement opportunities are among the top driving forces for employees, according to over 32,000 respondents. Employee engagement is crucial in the development program. Ask for Employee Feedback.

5 Employee Engagement Strategies to Try When the Going Gets Tough

CultureIQ

employees were engaged in 2014. This means that more than half of the workforce was either not engaged or actively disengaged. Engaged employees are passionate about their work, committed contributors to their company and dedicated to its success. Engagemen

TMBC Welcomes Averbook, Secures Funding

HRExecutive

Jason Averbook has designs on reinventing workplace performance and employee engagement. The challenge has always been getting [the right] technology into the hands of team leaders,” says Averbook. “We We want to look at employee performance and engagement in a new way.”.

Top 5 Recognition Predictions for 2065

Symbolist

5 Predictions for Recognition in 2065 People – whether employees or independent contractors (there may be a third category called contractorees who have a little column A and a little column B) will still want to be recognized for their contributions to the overall enterprise success.

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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Ideas for Tackling Retail’s Employee Engagement Challenges

GuideSpark

Discover the 3 key employee engagement challenges faced by retailers, along with ideas for overcoming them. It doesn’t matter if a retailer sells designer shoes, computer equipment, medical supplies, or submarine sandwiches — employee engagement is on the minds of leaders from the C-Suite to the stockroom. Satisfied, loyal employees deliver better customer experiences, right? workers were engaged in their jobs in 2014. engage them) are doing great.

5 Fun Strategies Companies Are Using to Make Remote Workers Feel Included

Linkedin Talent Blog

A 2017 study found that remote employees are more likely to feel left out or isolated than their onsite peers. And when employees work remotely most or all of the time, they can find it hard to mesh with the company culture, which will hold back collaboration and hurt engagement and morale.

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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.

Program Reality Check: The In-game Adjustment

Acendre

A Sports Team Analogy on Talent Acquisition: Step 3. Your talent management team has searched for the right people and established processes which keep their key players moving forward, but what happens when the blueprint needs adjustments?

Don’t Believe The Hype: Unlabeling Millennials

SAP Innovation

Ever since the CoBies – Google’s multi-directional Conference Bikes that transform going for lunch into a team-building exercise – the image of millennials in the workplace has turned into a kind of perpetual second-guessing. They’re also saddled with debt: a White House study puts outstanding student loan debt at over $1 trillion by the end of 2014 – partially due to greater enrollment among millennials.

HR Supercharged: How Modern Tech is Changing Work

ClearCompany HRM

In a 2014 IDG survey, only 24% of enterprise organizations migrated or planned to migrate HR functions/applications to the Cloud. Choose Great Employees Over Top Candidates. HR departments, for instance, use applicant tracking systems to manage job ads, sort resumes, shortlist applicants, coordinate with their team/candidates and so on. The ATS also provides opportunities to build on the traditional process.

How to Build a Workplace Culture Based on Loyalty

HR Daily Advisor

Despite the recent trends of HR professionals focusing on retention and employee engagement, a major issue still haunts workplace cultures everywhere—employee loyalty. Here are five ways you can build a workplace culture founded on loyalty: Start a Recognition Plan.

How Doing Good Deeds Improves Workplace Health

Workology

Finding ways to create fun activities that keep employees engaged, build community, or simply boost morale is a difficult challenge many workplace leaders face today. Building a Workplace Community. Building a Respected Name.

100+ Top HR and Recruiting Podcasts

Select Software Reviews

21st Century HR Host: Lars Schmidt About: 21st Century HR is a podcast exploring how to build better businesses through modern people practices and approaches. The aim of the show is to illuminate what it takes to build people-centric companies.

The Ultimate Guide To Closing The Skills Gap In Education

Spark Hire

However, in 2014, the number of teachers needed went up to 2 million, according to a Gallup study on Selecting High-Talent Teachers. Graduation rates, student engagement, and student hope are the three pillars to ensure this is possible.

Sexy HR: The Stuff My Mother Never Told Me

Robin Schooling

The HR leader at Adam & Eve (#1 Adult Toy Superstore) has been with the company since 2014; according to her LinkedIn profile she’s very good at employee relations, recruiting and HR policies. note: what I wouldn’t give to read that employee policy manual… ).

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