Employee Engagement: 3 Things We All Want from Work

HR Bartender

Organizations are constantly asking themselves “What do our employees want?” The answer helps organizations create a workplace that employees want to be a part of. That aids employee engagement. It helps companies create jobs and programs that employees enjoy. It also allows employees to do their best work (and, no, not more creative loafing). Last year, I worked on a series of articles with our friends at Kronos about this very topic.

5 Articles That Reveal The Real Value Of Employee Engagement

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If there’s one thing that’s certain in the world of Human Resources, it’s that employee engagement matters. If there’s a second thing that’s certain, it’s that HR knowing this has done almost nothing to improve employee engagement. At Human Resources Today, we see a lot of HR experts ponder the apparent paradox: over a billion dollars is being spent annually in the USA alone on employee engagement programs, and only 32% of employees consider themselves engaged at work.

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3 Workplace Articles Every Manager Should Read Right Now

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(Editor’s Note: Today’s article is brought to you by our friends at Kronos , a leading provider of workforce management and human capital management cloud solutions. Enjoy the article!). That means now, more than ever, managers need and want resources to help them support their employees and do their jobs more effectively. It’s a great resource so I thought that I would put together a few articles you could share around your organization.

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Employee Engagement Will Remain a Top Concern in 2018

HR Bartender

I was recently in a meeting with human resources professionals where the subject of employee engagement came up. And it’s obvious after that conversation, the term “employee engagement” has officially jumped the shark. So, you might be asking yourself, “Then why are you writing about employee engagement?” The answer is because, regardless of what you call it, employee engagement is important. So, we know engagement is critical.

Reality Check: Is Your Employee Experience Initiative Working?

Having a robust framework for defining and measuring the success of Employee Experience (EX) initiatives will not only help you communicate the value of EX projects to leadership teams, it will also enable you to identify if and when a new initiative is headed towards failure early on. Discover best practices for measuring the success of employee experience programs - and what you can do if things go wrong.

The Employee Engagement Engine

HRO Today

From learning programmes to employee recognition, organisations are implementing a host of new strategies to keep their employees engaged. HR is often seen as the backbone of an organisation and employee engagement is one area where this is particularly true.

Portraits of Employee Engagement

Ultimate Software

Note: The photographs in this article were taken prior to the COVID-19 pandemic. Employees Define Their Own Visions of Employee Engagement. It’s no secret that employee engagement is a major priority, especially to business leaders. They understand that people who are engaged with their work are also passionate about their work. This is what they had to say: Employees Define Their Own Visions of Employee Engagement.

The Neuroscience of Employee Engagement

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Job satisfaction is at the heart of employee engagement. This makes me question: how can we leverage neuroscience findings to help optimize employee engagement initiatives? Drive to Acquire : the need to seek, to take control, and to retain objects and personal experiences of value in pursuit of immediate gratification.This can be fulfilled with short term gratification through employee recognition and rewards. What is the value behind employee engagement?

The Neuroscience of Employee Engagement

Achievers

Job satisfaction is at the heart of employee engagement. This makes me question: how can we leverage neuroscience findings to help optimize employee engagement initiatives? Drive to Acquire : the need to seek, to take control, and to retain objects and personal experiences of value in pursuit of immediate gratification.This can be fulfilled with short term gratification through employee recognition and rewards. What is the value behind employee engagement?

Employee Engagement Is the Key to Innovation – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

We’ve all seen the reports that engaged employees are more productive. At the individual level, it means that an employee is producing their work outputs effectively. On an organizational level, when we have lots of engaged employees, it means that the workplace is operating effectively. Today’s Time Well Spent from our friends at Kronos reminds me that engagement will bring innovation, but a disengaged workforce won’t innovate.

The Key to Employee Engagement: Your Net Promoter Score

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Workify is a technology-enabled service that helps companies measure and trend employee engagement over time through continuous feedback loops. It’s sad to say but businesses don’t appear to be really moving the needle when it comes to employee engagement. I ran across this article from Gallup that reports managers account for 70 percent variance in employee engagement. Employee Net Promoter Score. Hiring employees is expensive.

Top 4 Benefits of Employee Engagement

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People are always complaining about their jobs; whether it’s a boss who drives you up the wall, work that bores you to tears or even the nagging suspicion that you’re being underpaid, each unhappy employee has their own reasons for dreading a Monday morning. An easy way to think about employee engagement is to look at your existing staff. Naturally, we think all employees will be like that when we hire them – otherwise, why bother? More Productive Employees.

What’s the Definition of Employee Engagement?

EngagementMultiplier

In last week’s blog post, we explored the difference between activities that truly support employee engagement, and those that entertain and foster interpersonal relationships. However, many people confuse employee engagement with entertainment.

Organizations Must View Employee Engagement As a Long Term Business Activity

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s article is brought to you by our friends at Workify , a tech-enabled service that helps companies establish more real-time feedback loops to uncover hidden engagement issues. With all of the talk about employee engagement, organizations still haven’t been able to significantly change the landscape , according to The Gallup Organization. Employee Engagement Doesn’t Happen Overnight. So, employee engagement sticks.

Employee Engagement Roadmap: It Is Not Too Late to Create Yours for 2018!

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s article is brought to you by our friends at Workify , an all-in-one employee engagement platform that makes it easy for companies to understand and take action on what’s motivating and demotivating employees throughout the employee experience. Over the course of last year, we talked a lot about employee engagement. The question becomes…how do we make employee engagement a part of our everyday activities.

The Fundamentals of Employee Engagement

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There is an international employee engagement crisis. On the bright side, this issue can be prevented with the use of initiatives that recognize employees the right way. This finding offers an opportunity for employers to address the need to add value to their employee’s work experience. After all, employees spend over 40 hours per week in the workplace making it practically a second home. Send employment forms electronically before the employees first day.

2020 Employee Engagement Trends

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With digitalization, globalization, and new generations entering the workforce, the faster a company can evolve alongside shifting consumer and employee engagement trends, the better equipped they are to survive in the long run. At the 2019 Achievers Customer Experience (ACE) conference for HR innovators, people leaders at Air Canada, Samsung Electronics America, Medxcel, and Quest Diagnostics shared their best practices for engaging their people in 2020.

Employee Engagement & The IKEA Effect

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The effect was first identified and described in the Journal of Consumer Psychology by Michael Norton, Daniel Mochon, and Dan Ariely in their article, The IKEA effect: When labor leads to love. The IKEA Effect concept applies to what we see with organizational change initiatives and, especially, efforts to improve employee engagement. Employees place a higher value on initiatives when they have played a role (even a small role) in designing and owning the solution.

How to Get To the Root Cause of Employee Engagement Issues

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s article is brought to you by our friends at Workify , a tech-enabled service that helps companies establish more real-time feedback loops to uncover hidden engagement issues. Employee surveys are important. I’d like to think we all agree that asking employees for their feedback is valuable. It’s the actions that organizations take as a result of the survey that tells employees the feedback they provided was valuable.

5 Things Your CEO Needs to Know About Employee Engagement 

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If you’re a CEO, do you treat employee engagement as solely the domain of the Human Resources (HR) department? And if you’re an HR professional, do you find yourself trying to persuade your CEO that employee engagement should also be a C-suite concern?

4 KPIs to Track Your Employee Engagement

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The time has come to start thinking about employee engagement as a measure of organizational success that is as important as growth and revenue. In today’s hyper competitive and connected world, true employee engagement may just be the differentiator between businesses that succeed and those that don’t. Because engagement is a critical business metric, you may be wondering, how do you accurately measure it? Engagement surveys.

Employee Engagement Ideas & Activities For Remote Teams

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They’re all tactics companies have employed in an effort to break the monotony of quarantine for the many employees who are continuing to work from home. . As the crisis wears on, employee engagement is starting to suffer. . An intentional plan for employee engagement .

How to Measure Employee Engagement

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Like 80 percent of senior-level business leaders, you probably recognize that employee engagement is critical to achieving your objectives, but how do you know if you’re doing the right thing to nurture it? The ability to measure employee engagement outcomes is essential in order to justify the investment of resources and to know whether your HR technology is working effectively. . Why you need to measure employee engagement .

A Complete Guide to Employee Engagement for 2020

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An Engaged Employee is the Holy Grail for any business. With enumerable aspects linked to Employee Engagement, it has become a matter of critical interest for any organization to drive growth and opportunity. “Always treat your employees exactly as you want them to treat your best customers.” Not Engaged: Employees who perform at the bare minimum level of performance and have less emotional attachments to their workplaces.

Employee Engagement during COVID-19

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Being an employee isn’t what it used to be. In a post COVID-19 (remote working) world, employees need to be drawn into the business in different ways than were used at the beginning of 2020. With these things missing in day-to-day life, leaders need to make sure they are doing everything they can to engage employees. In his book Drive , Daniel Pink identifies three intrinsic motivators that engage employees: Purpose, Mastery, and Autonomy.

Why Employee Engagement Should Always be Introduced in Onboarding

DecisionWise

They only need to train employees to get the job done, but there is so much more to work than knowing how to do your job. Having trained workers doesn’t equal high employee retention or superb customer service. Having engaged employees is actually the key. Here are some things to remember if you want to be an engaged employee!”. In my 12 years of working, I never came across the idea of “ Employee Engagement.” Employee Engagement

6 Ways to Keep Remote Employees Engaged

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Having at least a few remote employees, if not an entire remote workforce, is a reality for many companies, especially in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. This guide digs into the benefits of keeping a remote workforce engaged and six high impact strategies that make it happen.

3 Ways to Improve How You Measure Employee Engagement

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Employee engagement has been one of the cornerstones of successful HR management for the last decade. Measuring engagement is like putting a thermometer into various parts of the organization to get a pulse of how your employees are doing. It is vital that you accurately measure employee engagement in order to gather insight on your workforce and learn how to improve your engagement strategy moving forward. Relating Engagement to Business Impact.

How to Respond to Employee Engagement Survey Results

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Responding directly to your employees’ feedback is a key driver of engagement. If you wait too long and employees aren’t aware of your process, they will assume nothing is being done about their employee engagement survey results. Engagement scores.

5 Horrific Employee Engagement Strategies To Avoid

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Being an employer is undoubtedly a tough thing to do, for plenty of reasons that have more to do with employees than actually running a business. Sometimes, it's all about staying well away from the following employee engagement strategies. Guest Post Employee Engagement

How to do an Effective Employee Engagement Survey

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As more employers recognize the importance of employee engagement to the success of their business, a variety of different types of employee surveys are being used. Types of employee engagement surveys. Surveying employees quarterly has other advantages, as well: .

The Definition of Employee Engagement 

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If it feels like everyone is talking about employee engagement lately, well … you probably work in HR! Smart businesses are realizing the incredible power of engagement to turbo-charge profitability. There are countless articles on the subject all over the internet, but everyone seems to have a different idea of what engagement actually is and how best to achieve it in the workplace. What is employee engagement? .

Top 10 Employee Engagement Events to Attend

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If you’re looking for a great way to stay up to date on the latest HR trends, network with peers, and keep your certification credits up to date, consider attending one (or more) of the following employee engagement events. Achievers will be at all of these employee engagement events and more. With Achievers, you will be able to bring your organization’s values and strategy to life, activate employee participation, and create a culture that means business.

Employee Engagement Practices During COVID19

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Employees come first. If you take care of your employees, they will take care of the clients.” – Sir Richard Branson, Owner Virgin Group. Employee engagement has been the topic of discussion, both pre-COVID and amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Employee Well-Being.

Two Employee Engagement Secrets Nobody Ever Mentions

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It seems that we can’t turn around today without having a conversation that touches on employee engagement. In one graphic (click through the link below to explore), pulled from Google Trends, you can see the level of interest in employee engagement for over ten years. Gallup’s regular research into engagement points out a fairly dismal picture, and companies are trying to improve this measure to no avail. Engagement is not a program.

Show Me the Money: The ROI of Employee Engagement - DecisionWise

DecisionWise

Employee engagement drives individual performance in an organization, but do companies with more engaged employees out-perform those with a less-engaged workforce? Can the company show a stronger financial performance and operational efficiency with engaged employees? Understanding the ROI of Employee Engagement is critical to organizational success. Engagement involves action. Download: Sample Employee Engagement Survey.

Employee Engagement in HR: What It Involves?

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From the day an employee joins the company to the day they leave, the human resources department has the job of making impactful decisions that directly affect an employee’s life. First of all, what is employee engagement ? It is also the employees themselves.

The Value of Employee Engagement

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Why is employee engagement valuable? Gallup said it best: “Simply put, engaged employees produce better business outcomes than other employees do — across industries, company sizes and nationalities, and in good economic times and bad.” ” Engaged employees can save your company money in a number of ways, from both a retention and productivity perspective. Engaged employees quit their jobs less often and stay longer.

24 Actionable Employee Engagement Ideas and Activities

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Two-thirds of employees in North America are considering leaving their jobs in 2020. For employees under 30, that number is even higher. One of the fastest routes to a better retention rate is by improving employee engagement. Highly engaged employees are not only more likely to remain with an organization – they also perform better, help companies achieve greater profitability, and have more positive interactions with customers.

Four Key Employee Engagement Success Factors

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By understanding the factors that affect employee engagement you can motivate your workforce. Fully engaged employees have been shown to be 21 percent more profitable. Address employee disengagement in the workplace can help your business’s bottom line and overall success. Here are some of the biggest employee engagement success factors, and how to make improvements that raise both motivation and productivity. Employee participation.