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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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How To Get Your Hiring Team To Pull Together (And Why Some Don’t)

Spark Hire

Getting your hiring team to work together towards a common goal seems easy, but requires a lot of finesse on the part of the manager in charge. Here are some tips on keeping cooperation strong in your office: Be honest with your team.

The Truth About What Motivates Millennials at Work

TalentCulture

Keep job roles clear, then identify and offer opportunities for growth and creative expression that build or stretch their expertise. Building a goal-driven organization — one that has communicated clear priorities and outcomes — is key to success. 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.

IT Hiring Trends: Predictions For The Year Ahead

TalentCulture

Employees: Here To Stay. Considering that more full-time employees will be coming into the IT industry, making employees content with their jobs would be very important. Companies hope that this will increase the employees’ trust, and they will be willing to go the extra mile.

Why Corporate Wellness Programs Need a Dose of Occupational Therapy and Analytics

Visier

The field of “occupational therapy” provides an alternative perspective, using evidence-based principles to improve and measure employee health, wellbeing, and occupational performance, where “occupation” refers to the tasks individuals find personally meaningful.

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 are some reasons why: Thomas Wright from Kansas State University found that 100 unhappy employees cost $390,000/year in lost productivity.

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. Besides perks like medical and dental benefits, employees are looking for companies that think outside the box and create an atmosphere that makes employees want to spend time there.

The Truth About What Motivates Millennials At Work

SAP Innovation

Keep job roles clear, then identify and offer opportunities for growth and creative expression that build or stretch their expertise. Building a goal-driven organization — one that has communicated clear priorities and outcomes — is key to success. Set up team building exercises.

Talent Takeaways 006: Brandon Miller Improving Engagement with the Strengthsfinder

HRsoft

shares how identifying employee strengths can impact and improve organizational culture. Working collaboratively, Miller brought together a team of fellow StrengthsFinder coaches and trainers and 34 Strong was born. team building feel-good exercise, or are there tangible results .

Talent Takeaways 006: Brandon Miller Improving Engagement with the Strengthsfinder

HRsoft

shares how identifying employee strengths can impact and improve organizational culture. Working collaboratively, Miller brought together a team of fellow StrengthsFinder coaches and trainers and 34 Strong was born. team building feel-good exercise, or are there tangible results .

4 Ways To Define Trust In The New World Of Work

SAP Innovation

Geographically, demographically, even culturally, how we view trust and what it means has evolved, as have the rituals we use to build it. There’s a great lesson to be learned from Uber (again): how a rogue group of employees bypassed the workflow channels to create a new product. Studies like Deloitte’s on culture and employee engagement found that 87 percent of organizations surveyed cite culture and engagement as one of their top challenges.

Addressing Your Employees’ Holiday Stress

SAP Innovation

This means it’s a busy time for your employees. When you add to the equation busy social calendars, kids getting out of school for holidays (and working parents scrambling as a result), along with holiday financial commitments—stress levels for your employees inevitably rise. The holidays are generally jam-packed with engagements and massive to-do lists. Here are some ways you can help your employees handle holiday stress. Want more strategies to boost employee morale?

IT Hiring Trends: 6 Predictions For The Year Ahead

SAP Innovation

Focus on employee satisfaction. Considering that more full-time employees will be coming into the IT industry, ensuring that employees are content in their jobs is very important. This trend will most definitely continue throughout 2015.

10 Warning Signs of a Disengaged Employee

Aventr

Engagement is a huge issue for companies big and small. Engaged employees are far more productive than their disengaged counterparts. Just how big of a problem is engagement? Gallup found that: in 2015 only 32% of employees in the United States were engaged. Engagement drops to a shocking 13%! The rest of the employees are either “not engaged” or were “actively disengaged.” So how can you tell if employees are disengaged?

How To Effectively Manage A Multigenerational Workforce [INFOGRAPHIC]

SuccessFactors

This leaves many managers with the challenge of managing teams made up of employees from distinctly different generations, each with unique strengths, weaknesses, needs, and attitudes. Team-building exercises are broadly effective at improving workplace dynamics.

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.

Elevating the workforce experience: The physical lens

Bersin

It is well-documented that employees who are engaged at work tend to be more satisfied with their jobs and demonstrate higher productivity than their less-engaged peers.¹ Organizations where employees are satisfied benefit from higher employee creativity and productivity,?

15 HR Analytics Case Studies with Business Impact

Analytics in HR

On March 13 2015, the Wall Street Journal published an article titled: “The Algorithm That Tells the Boss Who Might Quit”. It was one of the first examples of the now very popular employee churn analytics. Relating engagement with store income. Excess employees were retrenched.

Retaining the Millennial Workforce and Why It Matters

HR Daily Advisor

As such, HR teams are tasked with the critical job of developing programs and putting benefits in place that lower turnover rates and set their employees up for success as they grow with the organization. To create this feeling, companies should look to invest in these young employees.

4 Ways to Extract ROI from the Employee Experience - Sapling Blog

Sapling

Companies have traditionally focused on “culture” as the driving force to improve employee satisfaction scores. As we look to the future, companies are recognizing that culture is just one aspect of the overall employee experience. According to a 2015 Gallup Poll, only 32% of U.S.

10 Ways to Deliver Strategic HR

GuideSpark

Bersin by Deloitte’s 2015 Global Human Capital Trends report suggests much progress needs to be made; only 6% of HR executives feel fully ready to address their leadership issues. Prioritize employee engagement. Employee Communications The GuideSpark Blog

17 Surefire Ways to Boost Employee Wellbeing

SnackNation

17 Surefire Ways to Boost Employee Wellbeing. In a recent interview , Life is Good founder Bert Jacobs emphasized that focusing on things like employee wellbeing have an often under-acknowledged business benefit for organizations. Give Employees The Tools to Discover Their Purpose.

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. School personnel administrators should back up recruiters with training programs to further enhance an employee’s skill set to meet the growing demands of future generations.