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Webinar: Employee Engagement Best Practices for 2021

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Date: Thursday, December 10, 2021. Time: 1:00pm Eastern / 10:00 am Pacific. Presenters: David Long, VP of Assessment, DecisionWise. Cost: Complimentary, with free registration.

Maximizing the Effectiveness of 4 Common 360-Degree Feedback Strategies

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Most people recognize 360-degree feedback as a tool for individual development. While it is possible to run a 360 purely for individual development–this is the classic purpose behind most 360s–it is also common for there to be additional organizational objectives behind the assessment.

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Promoting Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Even When You Are in a Majority Group

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The other day I was on a call, and the topic of diversity, equity, and inclusion came up. I could feel myself sliding into that uneasy zone where you no longer know whether anyone wants to hear your perspective.

Podcast: How To Use 360-Degree Feedback Effectively In Your Organization

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In this podcast episode, DecisionWise VP of Assessment and Sr. Consultant, Dave Long, discusses some common strategies around implementing 360-degree feedback in an organization.

2021 Recruitment Strategies: Work Smarter Not Harder

Hours spent sourcing. Constantly checking different recruiting channels. Sifting through a sea of resumes. There’s no denying that the current hiring landscape is fragmented, complex, and full of frustrations. As you plan for 2021, take a moment to reflect on your current strategies and evaluate how you can work smarter, not harder in the new year. Download our guide where we break down different stages of the recruitment journey—and share several potential paths to hiring success.

How to Use 360-Degree Feedback to Improve Your Employee Experience

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At DecisionWise, we spend a lot of our time helping organizations understand their employee experience, with the end-goal of improving an organization’s levels of employee engagement. How Do We Measure the Employee Experience?

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Podcast: Meet the Consultant – Adam Koozer

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In this episode, we sit down with DecisionWise Consultant, Adam Koozer. We discuss his education, career, and approach to engagement, consulting, and leadership.

Webinar: Understanding the Employee Experience – Before, During, and After COVID-19

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Date: Wednesday, September 2, 2020. Time: 1:00 pm Eastern / 10:00 pm Pacific.

Podcast: How Managers Can Increase Engagement with Their Teams – ENGAGEMENT MAGIC

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In this podcast, Dr. Tracy Maylett and Charles Rogel review the concepts behind ENGAGEMENT MAGIC, including the research behind the five keys of engagement, and provide answers to the following questions: How can being engaged personally benefit employees and organizations?

Podcast: Meet the Consultant – Kenna Bryan

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In this episode, we sit down with DecisionWise Assessment Consultant, Kenna Bryan. We discuss her education, career, and approach towards engagement, consulting, and leadership.

Paycor CFO Survey: The State of American Business in 2021

In Paycor’s latest survey, more than 2,000 Finance and HR leaders told us about their plans for 2021. Download the survey for actionable insights and tips.

Medallia and DecisionWise: Combining Employee and Customer Experience Data Just Got Real

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With the recent announcement of the global partnership between DecisionWise and Medallia, the reality of combining both employee and customer feedback just got real. Medallia is a feedback pioneer and market leader in experience management technology.

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Podcast: Understanding the Employee Experience PART 2 – Before, During, and After COVID-19

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In this episode, we’re joined by a panel of leadership experts, who discuss the following: What employee engagement will look like in the future, and how to get ahead of it. What innovative organizations are doing to drive, maintain, and increase engagement.

Podcast: The Company Culture at Shake Shack

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In this episode, Matthew Wride and Christian Nielson discuss the many ways that Danny Meyer has established a winning company culture at Shake Shack, as well as his many other restaurants in the Union Square Hospitality group. “Business, like life, is all about how you make people feel.

How Connection Drives Employee Engagement

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With the recent shift of many employees working remoting, connection seems to be universally craved now more than ever before. Connection is, in fact, a basic human need, residing on Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs just above physical safety. And yet, research shows that 40% of employees feel isolated at work, leading to lower employee engagement. Connection in the workplace is the feeling of being part of a community engaged in something bigger than any one person.

9 Warning Signs Your Employees Need Language Training

Most global companies are diverse in perspectives, backgrounds, and yes, language. Language barriers can compound existing communication problems, often resulting in business losses. Learn the 9 warning signs your employees need language training today!

Podcast: Understanding the Employee Experience PART 1 – Before, During, and After COVID-19

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Podcast: Don’t Step on the Daisy – Employee Engagement Lessons from “Joe Vs. The Volcano”

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In this episode of the Engaging People Podcast, we’re starting a new segment called “Employee Engagement Goes to the Movies,” where we consult the silver screen for powerful lessons on what to do and what not to do to create the right employee experience.

3 Ways To Develop Leaders During COVID-19

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Remember when we all thought the Coronavirus shutdowns would only last a month or two? We were so naïve. While restrictions have loosened in some areas, it seems like intermittent shutdowns and work-from-home arrangements are here for the foreseeable future.

Podcast: The Ford Turnaround – How Alan Mulally Rebuilt the Company Culture

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In this episode, Matthew Wride and Christian Nielson discuss how former CEO, Alan Mulally, transformed the company culture at Ford Motors, bringing a higher level of focus and performance, which resulted in Ford re-emerging as a world leader in the automobile industry.

The Pro’s Guide To Getting The Best ROI From Your New LMS

You need a Learning Management System when your courses and training programs need to be accessible online. Quickly build the perfect business case and easily determine which LMS will provide the best return on investment you need with this how-to eBook!

Three Questions to ask Yourself: How to Find Meaning in Your Work

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Hunter S. Thompson, an American author and journalist, was once asked for some career advice. Thompson’s response is both poignant and perceptive. His advice also aligns precisely with what we know from our decades of research.

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Video: Employee Engagement Goes To The Movies – Episode 2: The Intern

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DecisionWise consultants Spencer Taylor and Kenna Bryan examine the 2015 film “The Intern,” starring Robert De Niro and Anne Hathaway. In this movie, Ben (played by De Niro) is a 70-year old retired widower who takes an intern position at an online fashion site run by Jules (played by Hathaway).

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Video: Employee Engagement Goes to the Movies – Episode 1: Joe Vs. The Volcano

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DecisionWise Consultants Spencer Taylor and Kenna Bryan examine the 1990 film “Joe Vs. The Volcano” starring Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan. In the opening scenes, we watch as employees file in to start their day in a terrible work environment.

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Podcast: Giving Employees the Tools and Resources They Need to Succeed

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Having the basic tools and resources to do one’s work effectively is a fundamental part of the employee experience. When employees accept jobs, they have a reasonable expectation that they will be given the appropriate tools and resources to accomplish the tasks to which they are assigned.

Use Chaos to Build a Stronger Organization

Speaker: Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer & Managing Partner at Sapient Insights Group

As we look to tomorrow, it is time to ask ourselves what lessons have we learned and how do we create flexible organizations that can survive what the future holds. Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer for Sapient Insights Group, will share insights, data, and tools that are helping organizations adapt and even thrive in this difficult environment. She’ll discuss the emerging trends in the Learning technology market, and how these exciting new approaches to creating micro, adaptive, and personalized content is changing the face of workforce development while creating strong connections to business outcomes.

ENGAGEMENT MAGIC®: The 5 Keys of Employee Engagement

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In our blog, “ Are Your Employees Engaged or Just Satisfied ,” we reviewed some of the differences between employee engagement and employee satisfaction. Satisfied employees operate under a transactional relationship—“Because the company gives me X, I am willing to give X worth of effort.” As Herzberg would say, these elements are “hygiene factors ”—they must be present, but do not necessarily result in engagement.

Podcast: Why Listening is More Important Than Ever

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Engaging People Podcast · Ep. 99 Why Listening Is More Important Than Ever. On this episode of the Engaging People Podcast, we’re joined by VP of Consulting, Christian Nielson, and Senior Consultants, Charles Rogel and Spencer Taylor. Recently, our consultants have been spending more time advising our clients on their employee listening strategy during a crisis.

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Podcast: Navigating Employee Burnout in a COVID-19 World

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Has living in a COVID-19 world left you or your team with emotional exhaustion, a reduced sense of personal accomplishment, feelings of cynicism and detachment from the job, or a sense of ineffectiveness? On this episode of the Engaging People Podcast , we’re joined by DecisionWise President, Matt Wride, and Senior Consultants, Charles Rogel and Spencer Taylor. As champions of caring leadership, they share 10 questions that we use to measure employee burnout and workload.

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White Paper: The Manager’s Guide to Winning with the Employee Experience

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The Manager's Guide to. Winning with the Employee Experience. “Engagement is a fundamental human need. It is a power that resides in most people, waiting to be unlocked. People want to be engaged in what they do. If employers build the foundation, employees will do the rest.” ” -ENGAGEMENT MAGIC In this guide, we walk through solid concepts for manager’s to create a winning experience for their employees. You will learn how to: Engage employees in times of chaos.

The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

Helping Managers Understand and Address Stress

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About a year ago I received one my favorite perk s. It was peak season for us – my workload was heavy , and support was limited. This meant late nights in the office with the stress that so commonly follow s. . As my supervisor and I were talking about what could be done to address my stress, I brought up exercise. I hadn’t been going to the gym regularly for the past few months.

Leading Remotely – 6 Ways to Increase Connection and Engagement

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“ Will half of people be working remotely by 2020?” That was the title of a prescient article written in 2014. Another report stated that between 2005 and 2018 remote work increased 173%. Still, no one could have predicted what the business world is experiencing right now. When it comes to the current work from home (WFH) reality, many are enjoying the change. However, working remotely, especially when sudden and required, comes with challenges.

Webinar: COVID-19 – Listening to your employees

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Date: Thursday, March 19, 2020 Time: 3:00 pm Eastern / 12:00pm Pacific Presenters: Tracy Maylett, CEO; Matt Wride, President; and Christian Nielson, VP of Consulting Services Cost: Free. Should COVID-19 change the way we survey or listen to our employees? The answer is yes. During times of uncertainty and challenge, it is critical to understand what your employees are experiencing—perhaps even more important than ever before.

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Video: Why Listening to Your Employees is Now More Important Than Ever

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In this video message, DecisionWise President, Matthew Wride, talks about the importance of employee feedback during a crisis and the DecisionWise pledge to help your business listen, understand, and act, even during tough times. Hello, my name is Matt Wride, and I am the President of DecisionWise. Before I get to my main message, I want to touch briefly on the COVID-19 pandemic. If feels like we are making some progress. This is encouraging, and I hope you are well and safe.

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Free Webinar: How To Create A 100% Virtual Onboarding Experience

Speaker: David Secunda, CEO, WorkBright

Are you struggling with virtual onboarding? Whether you are making the switch to remote work or biding your time until you can get back to the office – you need a solution that works. Check out our webinar on November 12th at 1 PM E.T. for more information.

Podcast: Engagement Goes To The Movies – “The Intern”

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In this episode of the Engaging People Podcast, we present another installment of “Employee Engagement Goes to the Movies,” where we consult the silver screen for powerful lessons on what to do and what not to do to create the right employee experience. This time, we examine the 2015 film “The Intern,” starring Robert De Niro and Anne Hathaway.

Employee Engagement Best Practice Award Winners 2020

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Springville, Utah, USA-based employee engagement consulting firm recognizes top-performing organizations with employee engagement best practice awards. Springville, Utah, USA—DecisionWise announced the winners of its 2020 Employee Engagement Best Practice Awards. These organizations exemplify best practices in employee engagement, both through their annual employee engagement survey results and through their actions to create an engaged workplace.

How Managers Help Retain Talent with Employee Engagement Initiatives In Times of Crisis

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This is a transcription of a previously recorded episode on the Engaging People Podcast. Christian Nielson. VP of Consulting Services. Hello and welcome to another Engaging People Podcast. My name is Christian Nielson. I’m the Vice President of the Consulting Services here at DecisionWise, and I’m joined by our consulting team. Today, we’re talking about how your engagement initiative can help you attract and retain top talent.

5 Ways to Engage Remote Workers During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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Yeah, I know. Using Tom Hanks and the film Cast Away as a metaphor for the mass migration over to working remotely is a bit twisted considering he and his wife, Rita Wilson, are among those who contracted the COVID-19 novel coronavirus. The latest word is they are doing well and apparently eating too much Vegemite on their toast, so I’m not going to feel too bad about it. The truth is, the shift to working remotely is much more disruptive than some employers think.

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