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Building Employee Engagement with a Travel-Heavy Team

CultureIQ

Making Company Culture a Priority – Even If Your Team Is Always on the Road. In 2015 alone, employees around in the United States took 488 million business trips , spending $302 billion. Build in burnout-prevention initiatives. Team Building

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. Deciding which tactics are the most viable when time does not allow for trial and error can leave the HR function scrambling to retain employees and terrified of attrition.

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5 Tips to Master Employee Engagement in 2017

HR Daily Advisor

Every day, Human Resources departments worldwide are placing increased emphasis on employee engagement. To understand why, we need to consider the true meaning of “engagement.”. Employee engagement is much more than employee satisfaction.

Entrepreneurs Need to Focus on Culture, Not Perks

CultureIQ

They are lured to join a company with Ping-Pong tables and a fully stocked beer refrigerator, only to find that many people in the company are disengaged and frustrated. Here are a few lessons about crafting a high-performance culture that I’ve learned along the way: Listen to your employees.

Entrepreneurs Need to Focus on Culture, Not Perks

CultureIQ

They are lured to join a company with Ping-Pong tables and a fully stocked beer refrigerator, only to find that many people in the company are disengaged and frustrated. Here are a few lessons about crafting a high-performance culture that I’ve learned along the way: Listen to your employees.

new insights on building a “talent magnet” culture

O.C. Tanner

The war for top talent has escalated to new heights in our modern, disruptive economy. 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.

What Happened to Employee Engagement? How to Offer Development Opportunities

HR Daily Advisor

Offering professional development is more than just a trending topic in the world of recruiting. It’s one of the most influential aspects a company offers. Employee engagement is crucial in the development program. It adds a human element to training.

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. You’re probably familiar with many of the proposed tools and techniques: surveys, analytics, rewards, perks, culture boosters, and more. One the one hand, it’s no wonder programs for fostering employee engagement are so popular. Engaged employees perform.

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.

The Truth About What Motivates Millennials at Work

TalentCulture

Millennials are the first generation in history to be blessed with instantly-accessible information. Equally notable, they are the largest, most multicultural generation to date. It saved the company a staggering $6.7 Forget the Money. Set up team building exercises.

How To Drive Organizational Health

New to HR

For many of us, assessing the level of employee wellness in our workforce is second nature, but there is another area of business wellbeing we often neglect – our company’s organizational health. Being able to measure, diagnose and improve your company’s organizational health is imperative when driving change and development, and the results of data relating to this area can be hugely beneficial when HR comes to make changes to employee policy and recruitment practices.

The 5 Critical Things That A Good Manager Never, Ever Delegates

TLNT: The Business of HR

Surround yourself with the best people you can find, delegate authority, and don’t interfere as long as the policy you’ve decided upon is being carried out.” — President Ronald Reagan. Ironically, the things you shouldn’t delegate tend not to be things like codes, combinations, or keys.

Here Are 4 Ways to Develop a Culture of Respect and Trust

CultureIQ

Employee engagement is a huge challenge today that every company is trying to tackle. What makes employees happy? The Society for Human Resource Management released a report stating that “respectful treatment of all employees” was the number-one contributor to job satisfaction. And “trust between employees and senior management” was the second. This is an ongoing process that should go beyond a single engagement survey each year.

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4 Reasons For High Employee Turnover

Insperity

Employee turnover is an element of change that directly affects your bottom line. As such, it is important to identify the motives of departing workers and devise an effective retention strategy. Here are four of the top reasons many good employees resign: 1.

IT Hiring Trends: Predictions For The Year Ahead

TalentCulture

The tech industry is ever changing, and if you don’t get with the times, you’ll be lost in the conundrum of today’s competitive world. So whether you’re looking for a job or hiring, you’ve come to the right place. Employees: Here To Stay.

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10 Ways To Keep A Happy And Healthy Workforce

SAP Innovation

Happy staff within the workplace is undoubtedly one of the most important elements of an organization. A company that keeps its workforce happy has the significant benefits of increased productivity, creativity, reduced turnover, and an improved bottom line. Build trust.

The Science Of Happiness And Why It’s Critical In The Workplace

SAP Innovation

Many companies are still unclear on what employee happiness means, how it can be measured and whether it has any relevance at all. Here’s an interesting stat : The average person spends 90,000 hours at work over their lifetime. Happy employees are 28.4% Unhappy employees leave.

25 Of The Best Employee Perks You Need To Have

SAP Innovation

Thanks to companies in Silicon Valley, employees have high expectations of the perks that your company offers. Employees want a work environment that encourages fun and helps them be more productive. Employee perks are also good for retention, which is an important issue.

Want Great Corporate Culture: Focus on Nurturing Relationships

TalentCulture

The holy grail of companies large and small is a great corporate culture. And the secret sauce, the master ingredient when it comes to creating a great work culture? That’s all about the relationships your team creates with one another.

Everybody’s Working for the Future

Robin Schooling

I‘ve partnered with Spherion to provide insight and information from the 2015 Emerging Workforce Study but all opinions are my own. In the immortal words of Mike Reno and Loverboy : “Everybody’s working for the weekend. Everybody’s going off the deep end.

Are We On The Same Page? Critical Skills For The Future Workplace #EWS2015

Women of HR

Editor’s Note: Women of HR has partnered with Spherion on a series of sponsored posts to bring you highlights and commentary from their 2015 Emerging Workforce Study. This is the first of the series that will be presented throughout the next several months. As HR professionals, we know (or at least should recognize) that the nature of work is changing. Employers feel that the skills they need from their workers are changing. Employees tend to agree.

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Dealing With Feelings: Be An Emotionally-Aware Leader

TalentCulture

A leader can fall too easily into the trap of seeing the people who work for them as employees first and people second. Yet, it’s the people who determines whether or not your company will be successful. It isn’t easy but the payoff can be huge.

Leadership 101: How To Deal With An Underperforming Employee

SAP Innovation

When one of your employees isn’t performing up to expectations, has personality conflicts with others in the office, or hasn’t improved despite repeated attempts to fix the problem, you might be tempted to utter those words. Take the time to listen actively.

The Truth About What Motivates Millennials At Work

SAP Innovation

Millennials are the first generation in history to be blessed with instantly accessible information. Equally notable, they are the largest, most multicultural generation to date. It saved the company a staggering $6.7 Forget the money. Set up team building exercises.

Do your Employee Communications Offer More “Treats” than “Tricks”?

Vibe HCM

My two sons have their costumes ready to go (Clifford the Big Red Dog and a Ninja in case you were wondering). I started to think about how truly great the Halloween experience is for young kids. You get to run around the neighborhood collecting free candy! Team Building?

Digital Security Breaches Impact Employee Trust

SAP Innovation

There have been quite a few digital attacks detailed in the news in recent years; the Target credit card fiasco had a huge impact on the trust level customers had for the company. Think about the Sony email hack , and how exposed Sony employees were.

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Leadership 101: How To Deal With An Underperforming Employee

SAP Innovation

When one of your employees isn’t performing up to expectations, has personality conflicts with others in the office, or hasn’t improved despite repeated attempts to fix the problem, you might be tempted to utter those words. Take the time to listen actively.

Don’t Just Assess Your Team’s Performance – Cultivate It!

SAP Innovation

In addition to assessing what they’ve done, take the time to consider what you’ve done — and can do — to help them achieve what they might. Excellence requires opportunity, as does skill building; this is one of the greatest gifts you can give people.

6 Ways The Digital Economy Is Reshaping The Future Of Work

SAP Innovation

Hyperconnectivity has led us to a new era, in which the “knowledge worker” has come to an end and the “digital worker” now needs to step up and create instant value from a vast array of real-time data. As technology continues to increase computing power and data analysis speed to real time, today’s companies and employees are called to adapt to the reality of automated and instantly available data. Engagement and the ability to make an impact.

Want Great Corporate Culture: Focus On Nurturing Relationships

SAP Innovation

The holy grail of companies large and small is a great corporate culture. And what’s the secret sauce, the master ingredient when it comes to creating a great work culture? It’s all about the relationships your team creates with one another. As a manager, you can play a big role in fostering great corporate culture by nurturing and guiding your team when it comes to building those relationships. Build trust between your company and employees.

Talent Takeaways 006: Brandon Miller Improving Engagement with the Strengthsfinder

HRsoft

shares how identifying employee strengths can impact and improve organizational culture. About Brandon: Brandon Miller is a Gallup-Certified StrengthsFinder Coach, as well as the CEO and Co-Founder of 34 Strong, Inc. Can you give us an overview of what the Strengthsfinder is and how .

Talent Takeaways 006: Brandon Miller Improving Engagement with the Strengthsfinder

HRsoft

shares how identifying employee strengths can impact and improve organizational culture. About Brandon: Brandon Miller is a Gallup-Certified StrengthsFinder Coach, as well as the CEO and Co-Founder of 34 Strong, Inc. Can you give us an overview of what the Strengthsfinder is and how .

4 Ways To Define Trust In The New World Of Work

SAP Innovation

It’s no big revelation that trust is the gas the drives the car when it comes to relationships; without it, you may roll to a dismal halt. Pretty much any kind of partnership requires it , and without, the foundation of nearly any relationship is seriously weakened. But defining trust in the workplace it is a little different. The meaning of trust hasn’t shifted. But the nature of how trust functions has.

Balanced Blending: Company Culture Lessons from American Distilleries

Everwise

If you were to sit at an upscale bar in any major American city enjoying a delicious cocktail, chances are at some point you’d glance up and notice ranks of bottles in many colors and shapes decorating the back bar. It’s how we approach the work day together.”.

Employee Burnout: How to Stop the Working Dead Apocalypse

Rallyware for Human Resources

One day, you enter the office and realize that things are going awry. At regular meetings, you notice one of your best project managers sitting in the corner with their arms crossed, refusing to take part in the conversation in any way. Several employees from the Customer Support team are getting more client complaints. Your HR department reports of unexplained employees absences from work. So why does employee burnout happen? Poor training.