7 More Fascinating Employee Engagement Trends For 2017


It’s no surprise that employee engagement numbers have been abysmal for the last few years (and if that is a surprise, you need to read our blog more often.) According to Gallup, engaged employees comprise only around 30% of the workforce. So why the rise in engagement?

See How Your Employee Engagement Stacks Up to Your Peers


Companies that implement continuous feedback report 32 percent higher employee retention ¹. Some, like Adobe, replaced the review with frequent check-ins — a conversation that helps managers and employees align on priorities, and share constructive feedback that enables employees to grow their skills careers. Are employees likely to be happy with your review processes? Data reported by Reflektive customers. Employee Engagement

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This Week in Employee Engagement: July 21, 2017

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Start here to narrow down your search each week in the often overwhelming landscape of employee engagement thought leadership! area Company Invites Moms and Dads to Their Kids’ Workplace — Cornerstone OnDemand wants employees to bring their parents to work. Recognizing it can be difficult for parents of tech workers to understand what their kids do for a living, Cornerstone OnDemand leaders found that parents and employees alike got a kick out of the experience.

Lose the Paper and Go Digital


That means recruiting and onboarding to up their game as well, adjusting the process to avoid falling behind — and losing employee engagement even before it starts. Organizations are able to become a part of the employee journey. Onboarding by focusing on engagement.

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7 Unexpected Employee Performance Management Trends To Watch For In 2019


While this seems obvious, companies didn’t always focus on employee performance management to stimulate growth and satisfaction as they do now. But employee engagement is really a metric to understand the success of your overall employee performance management strategy.

How to Quickly Improve Any Performance Appraisal System


In a recent survey conducted by Adobe, 88% of the survey participants indicated they were part of a performance appraisal process. This same study found that managers in these programs spent, on average, 17 hours per employee preparing for their performance reviews. ii] Statistics like these might account for some of the reasons why companies like Adobe, GE, and The Gap have substantially revised or even eliminated their traditional performance appraisal systems altogether.

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SAP Acquires Qualtrics: Weaving Experience Management into Its Enterprise Software

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This signals SAP’s move towards incorporating key drivers of the modern economy (customer experience and employee experience) into its enterprise software products, including CRM, ERP and Analytics. On November 12, 2018, SAP announced its intent to acquire Qualtrics for a whopping $8 billion.

Do you have a feedback process that your employees are thankful for?

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In the workplace, gaining insight into what employees value is more complex. According to Gallup, 85% of employees are not engaged or actively disengaged [2]. Many employees are showing up but not giving their best ideas and efforts.

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The Employee Development Honor Roll: Hitachi Data Systems


(In this blog series, we share the stories of companies that have taken the first steps toward their employee development transformation. You can read about our previously featured companies here: Patagonia’s transition to real-time employee development ; Adobe’s check-in culture ; Goldman Sachs’ decision to remove rankings and Gap’s new GPS system. We asked Hitachi Data Systems’ Rupa Amin, Sr. At Hitachi Data Systems, we have a long history of innovation.

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5 Performance Measurement Myths


The question of how to measure employee performance represents one of the last vestiges of old-school HR methodology. But once on board, they’re part of the organization, and now making sure that they’re fully engaged becomes the challenge. Performance stems from engagement.

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Continuous Performance Management – The Need of the Hour


Traditional annual appraisals and development programs are no longer appreciated by employees and employers alike. The reason – they aren’t employee centric, meaningful and do not give tangible results. Low employee attrition and dissatisfaction.

7 Takeaways for Internal Communications from Social Chorus’ Most Popular Content in 2018

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Gotta makes the case that employee experience is at the center of enterprise vision, where internal communications drives employee engagement. Internal communications professionals will have to maintain ongoing vigilance when it comes to employee data and privacy. #4:

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A people first approach starts with onboarding


We were recently happy to be partners at Onboard Amsterdam - an afternoon dedicated to discussing onboarding and the important part it plays in the employee journey. Use technology to become more data driven, not just to improve people’s experience. Employee engagement

CHART OF THE DAY: How much are you using your smart speaker?

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Some data from the recent Adobe 'State of Voice Assistants' research suggests that after the holiday shopping season concludes, almost 50% of US households will own a smart speaker of some kind. According to the Adobe data, about a third of US households already own a smart speaker, with another 16% reporting the intention to acquire one this holiday season. Three takes on the data: 1. Chart of the Day HR Happy Hour Technology alexa chart data

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HR Outside the Box: Technology that is Transforming the Workplace

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With the advancement of technology transforming how we hire, develop and manage people, HR professionals today have access to everything from sophisticated HR platforms to a plethora of apps that are making managing and engaging their workforce easier, more fun and more measurable. Onboarding is an essential part of the employee life cycle and is a key factor for retention. It’s a great technology solution for companies with employees spread across multiple countries.

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Multimedia Communications a Must-Have to Remain Relevant with Today’s Workforce


Innovate how you engage your employees with new technology, social media, & video. Let’s say an employee has saved up some money and wants to make a contribution to their new HSA. Employee Communications Employee Engagement The GuideSpark Blog

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Why Managers Love Continuous Performance Management


Whether the feedback is encouragement or constructive criticism, offering it at the moment allows managers to give higher quality assessments of their employee’s performance and to help them improve throughout the year. Managers can now help employees grow and work towards their goals.

6 Reasons Why Your Company Needs Real-Time Feedback


Accenture , Adobe , Deloitte , Gap , and Microsoft are just a few of the big names that have upgraded their people management processes based on real-time feedback. Despite its popularity during the 80’s, 90’s, and early 2000’s, companies began to realize that pitting employees against each other actually tears down teamwork and encourages office politics. In today’s rapidly changing work environment, employees need advice and training more than once a year. Modern employees.

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Why A Holistic Performance Management System Beats Using Just One Tool. Every Time.


The same employee evaluation trends have been surfacing for a while now. In other words, there’s no shortage of studies showing that old-school processes make little to no impact on everything from employee motivation to company ROI. Data from the past decade consistently backs this up.

18 Popular Articles for Strategic HR Pros: Your Back-to-Work Reading List


Employee Retention 101: How to Keep a Talented Team Intact , by Bruce Kasanoff, contributor for Forbes, Forbes.com. Employee Engagement. 5 Ways How Leaders Achieve Genuine Employee Engagement , by John Schwarz, CEO of Visier, FastCompany.com. Data-Driven HR.

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How to Make the Case for Continuous Performance Management


Adobe uses check-ins , J.P. In addition, companies saw 80% increased pay differentiation, and employee engagement increased 100%. You likely run an engagement survey, and it shows your people want more feedback. You have a retention problem , and it costs up to 200% of an employee’s salary to replace him or her. There are no shortage of problems, but which of them do you have data to back up? Run Employee Engagement Surveys.

How To Improve Job Satisfaction In A Growing Company

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A study by researchers at Baylor University found that employees of small businesses feel more loyal and committed than employees of big companies 1. About 57% of employees at small companies had the highest level of commitment, compared to 40.5% of large company employees.

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Applying Design Thinking for Employee-Driven Solutions


While the amount of time, risk and financial investment in new products used to be relatively large, businesses can now leverage real-time consumer data to constantly evolve existing products and test out entirely new ones. Human Resources Culture Design thinking employee experience HR

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7 Takeaways for Internal Communications from our Most Popular Content in 2018


Gotta makes the case that employee experience is at the center of enterprise vision, where internal communications drives employee engagement. Key takeaway: Workforce communications is critical to your organization’s digital transformation and change management because internal communications is at the core of reaching and connecting with employees. #2 The report analyzed user data across our global programs: 1.5

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Five Ways Your Employees Can Thrive in A Paperless Office


Nothing ruins engagement faster than cumbersome new practices that take up lots of time and stall the normal momentum of the daily workflow, except, perhaps, a new system that completely derails the day to day process and jeopardizes a big project everyone’s involved in.

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9 Customer Experience Conferences that You shouldn’t miss in 2020


Oracle is all set to help organizations adopt innovative and disruptive data-driven customer experience strategies to empower change and stimulate growth. Adobe Summit (The Digital Experience Conference). Customer Experience conferences are always a source of joy for us, CX enthusiasts.

Five metrics your performance management system should be tracking


The ability to track and measure your people’s performance with hard data is a real privilege of today’s HR landscape. Technology has made it possible for almost anything to be measurable, and enables your team to make data-driven decisions.

Top Tips for Leading Remote Teams


Recent data from CloudApp shows that 1 in 4 employees work from home at least once a week. It can be a challenge as a manager when you don’t have employees next to you. My hope is that the information will help both remote employees and those managing a virtual workplace.

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Surprise: Big Perks Don’t Always Equal Happier Female Employees

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This past summer, a former employee called out Amazon for its inhospitable policies toward women and parents. In September, a female employee sued Microsoft for gender discrimination. At the same time, several companies (mainly in the technology sector) have upped their game in the race to acquire top—and specifically, female—talent, engaging in fierce competition. Companies may be reacting to a real and growing dissatisfaction among their female employees.

Top 12 Design Tools for Internal Communications Pros

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Are you looking for the best internal communication tools or the most effective employee communication tools that will help you design beautiful visuals without relying on a designer? We must mention our handy email-builder tool that’ll make your employee newsletter shine!

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9 Customer Experience Conferences that You shouldn’t miss in 2020


Oracle is all set to help organizations adopt innovative and disruptive data-driven customer experience strategies to empower change and stimulate growth. Adobe Summit (The Digital Experience Conference). A Customer Experience conference is always a source of joy for us, CX enthusiasts.

The 5 Ingredients You Need to Make Organizational Change


Studies show that the more HR is involved in organizational change, the better the results, including: Better employee satisfaction. Trust between management and employees. Improved employee understanding of change.

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The Importance Of The Feedback Loop

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Employees expect quick feedback to help them grow and improve their performance. Companies like Adobe, Deloitte, GE, and others have made headlines recently for getting rid of their annual reviews and focusing more on frequent feedback. The “Tomato Effect” with employee feedback.

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Hiring Employees while Your Business is Working Remotely In 2020


But evolving times have made hiring employees remotely a necessity rather than an option. Hereby we explain how hiring employees remotely can be facilitated. Need for Remotely Hiring Employees. The primary step in this would be hiring employees.

A Personal Touch

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A robust recognition program can help deliver a rewarding employee experience that drives culture forward while improving engagement. Great workplace culture creates an environment where employees choose to engage, do their best work, and stay.”. Highlight employee impact.

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Top 17 Referral Program Software Tools

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Employee referral programs are still popular and there are many brilliant employee referral programs examples. These employee referral tools come in many different shapes and sizes, ranging from multi-faceted platforms to apps that are fully focused on referrals.

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Advantages and disadvantages of 360-degree feedback


There is an abundance of evidence from firms such as Dell, Deloitte and Adobe - who were among the first to introduce Agile Performance Management - which shows that such systems can be highly effective, with very positive results. While, when implemented effectively, 360-degree feedback systems can have a significant impact on employee engagement and professional development, it is this misunderstanding that accounts for the failure of a 360-degree feedback system.

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3 Practical Ways to Help Employees Benefit from Emotions


Yet in an Adobe survey of 1,500 office workers , crying after a bad performance review was reported by one in five of the women - and even more, one in four, of the men. The young employee who expressed frustration in an open letter to the CEO of Yelp exemplified for many that stereotype.

Reshaping Talent Management in the Millennial Era

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Once new employees sign on, the grueling task of training and engaging them begins. 2017 saw a steep rise in employee turnover rates, and 2018 doesn’t look any better. Whatever the reason, turnover impacts team cohesion, employee morale, productivity, and overall culture.

Reshaping Talent Management in the Millennial Era

TrustRadius HR

Once new employees sign on, the grueling task of training and engaging them begins. 2017 saw a steep rise in employee turnover rates, and 2018 doesn’t look any better. Whatever the reason, turnover impacts team cohesion, employee morale, productivity, and overall culture.