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How to Better Engage Your Workforce in 2016


A new Gallup poll had some telling statistics regarding employee engagement in 2015. Take a look: Only 30% of workers felt engaged at their jobs in 2015. More than 50% of employees said they weren’t engaged. Almost 20% of employees said they were “actively disengaged” from their jobs. Let’s take a step back to better understand how Gallup defines engagement. Engaged employees support the innovation, growth and revenue that their companies need.”.

Are Your Employees Less Engaged During the Summer?


Decreased productivity and increased absenteeism can lead to plummeting employee engagement during this time of year. But you don’t have wait around until after Labor Day for employees to get back on track. Here are three things you can do to maintain and even increase employee engagement during the summer. Encourage Employees to Take Time Off. In fact, time away from the office can spark greater productivity once people return.


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Gallup: The State of the American Workplace is Changing


Gallup recently released its latest State of the American Workplace report, which provides an in-depth look into engagement and changes within the work environment. Its data is used as a benchmark by HR teams that are looking to make performance and engagement change at their own companies. In case you couldn’t attend, we broke down the major takeaways: Employee engagement hasn’t improved in the last 15 years. Managers can make or break employee engagement.

The Big Question: Do You Have People Data?


Picture this: You’re responsible for employees spanning several offices. Measuring Every Type of Engagement. Today, analytics are empowering HR with the same holistic view into employee engagement. Solutions like HighGround offer visibility into three major areas: Performance Management – Organizations that move toward a frequent cadence of performance development get richer data. Platforms like HighGround empower peer-to-peer, top-down and external recognition.

HR TechStack – Performance Tracking


It helps organizations establish employee performance standards and enables managers to evaluate employees’ job performance in relation to these standards. Performance management systems are used to manage employee progress, performance, and development in relation to organizational goals. To qualify for inclusion in the Performance Management category, a product must: Facilitate the employee performance review process. Qualtrics Employee Insights.

Using Employee Feedback Data to Train the Next Generation of Management


In the wake of today’s talent challenges, having an engaged employee base is critical to success in any industry. Function area leaders in HR and recruiting are subsequently looking to analyze employee feedback data to identify and act on trends in training and retention. What is Employee Feedback Data? Employees crave ongoing positive, constructive feedback—in fact, 98% of employees will fail to be engaged without adequate recognition and feedback from an employer.