24 Actionable Employee Engagement Ideas and Activities

Achievers

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. Keep employees informed.

A Complete Guide to Employee Engagement for 2020

CuteHR

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. So what is Employee Engagement?

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10 Data-Driven Ways to Improve Employee Engagement

Bonusly

Employee engagement is one of the most popular yet misunderstood organizational topics. It’s a key competitive differentiator in the modern business landscape, and unsurprisingly, highly-engaged teams perform much better than their counterparts. How engaged are they?

The Employee Engagement Hoax? What Every HR Professional Needs to Know

Visier

It’s hard to attend an HR conference or visit an HR website and not hear the term “employee engagement.” Deloitte’s Global Human Capital Trends 2015 report rated culture and engagement as “the most important issue overall, slighting edging out leadership (the No.

The Employee Engagement Hoax? What Every HR Professional Needs to Know

Visier

It’s hard to attend an HR conference or visit an HR website and not hear the term “employee engagement.” Deloitte’s Global Human Capital Trends 2015 report rated culture and engagement as “the most important issue overall, slighting edging out leadership (the No.

Five Barriers to Improving Employee Engagement

Energage

And How Top Workplaces Prevent These Challenges on the Engagement Journey. After much debate about the merits of employee engagement, even the most critical executives will now admit employee engagement is a tremendous asset to an organization – perhaps even a strategic advantage.

A Design Conundrum: Employee Engagement and a 2-Day Employee Value Proposition Workshop

David Zinger

How do you view the connection between employee engagement and the employee value proposition (EVP)? Last year I was invited by an Asian client to propose a two day workshop on an employee value proposition. Applying the 10 principles of employee engagement to EVPs.

Ways to reward and recognize your employees this Labor Day

PeopleStrategy

Let’s look at some of the ways you can get this initiative started and how doing so can help you improve employee engagement and productivity. Understanding the formula for successful employee recognition programs.

7 Strategies for Hiring and Managing Creative Employees

UpstartHR

When those founders who scored highest on the Innovativeness Index were compared to those who scored lowest, the ventures of the high scorers averaged 34 times as much profit, 70 times as much revenue and employed 10 times as many people.

Why Communication Boosts Employee Retention (And How to Get Better At It)

Get Hppy

Listening to questions, addressing concerns, providing feedback and implementing suggestions are benchmarks for effective leadership, as well as requisites for high-caliber performance and employee retention. Practice Engaging Body Language.

10 Employee Benefits Stats You Can’t Ignore In 2020

PlanSource

A quick internet search will yield plenty of results for searchers seeking up-to-date facts and statistics about the current state of employee benefits. We’ve cut through the noise with 10 thought-provoking employee benefits stats to consider for your 2020 planning.

How to Measure Internal Communications: An Introduction (Defining Your Goals)

SocialChorus

How will you make sure your employees get the message? Reaching every employee is one of the top concerns internal communications leaders face, yet many don’t know how to tackle this issue or measure when they’ve been successful. Which employees do I need to reach?

Why Today’s Incentive Thinking Is Different

Achievers

As the Forbes Coaches Council puts it, “In decades past, motivating employees was all about raises, promotions, and bonuses. Here’s a quick look at how incentive thinking has changed over time, and how wise use of employee rewards contributes to today’s workplace culture.

Gallup: The State of the American Workplace is Changing

Kazoo

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.

Gallup: The State of the American Workplace is Changing

Kazoo

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.

Build Your Team and Increase Engagement with Gamification

HR Daily Advisor

Are you looking to boost employee engagement at your workplace? Lack of engagement is a big problem in the modern workforce, but gamification can help trainers and HR professionals find the data they need and increase engagement. By Karen Hsu.

Measuring Social Impact

Porpoise

We use financial statements to measure financial performance, we measure turnover, we measure social media impressions, click through rates, attendance rates, customer retention and the list goes on. Ideally you will take this information and develop a program that is flexible enough to support the causes your employees are already supporting in the community. You can use the first year of measurement to determine a benchmark metric of what your organization is currently achieving.

Why Technology Alone Will Not Solve Poor Collaboration

SuccessFactors

Perhaps more disconcerting, confidence in a business leader’s ability to engage externally is just as low. It represents an opportunity to cultivate a workforce that is informed, engaged, and impactful. How much time do you spend in meetings, on the phone, and with emails?

How to Measure Internal Communications: Defining Your Goals {Plus Worksheet}

SocialChorus

In my role as co-founder and chief strategy officer at SocialChorus, I get to work with leaders of with Fortune 500 companies to help them digitally transform the employee experience. 64% say they don’t have a good way to know whether employees have seen or read their published content.

Empirical Data on Why Intranets Fail

Advanced Learning Institute

Every year Simpplr conducts a benchmarking survey titled the State of the Intranet. Information that is irrelevant to an employee’s profile or location weakens the organization’s ability to truly connect and align the workforce. Written by: Simpplr Research.

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Deliver an Exceptional Employee Experience with a Winning Communications Strategy

GuideSpark

Improve the employee experience with these five tips to create a winning communications strategy! Why, it’s your employees, of course. Just like the end-users of your products or services, your employees are customers with needs and wants they depend on you to meet.

Design Talk: Evangelize Outcome, Not Design [VIDEO]

SuccessFactors

Not only is IBM in the process of hiring over 1000 new designers, but each one attends a rigorous three-month Design Bootcamp. Participants also attend workshops to learn about key aspects of the design process and plan their personal career path. And indeed, they have it back big time.

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Are Your Overtime Hours Causing Burnout?

nettime solutions

And while most companies take steps to avoid it, or at least keep it under control, there are still going to be times when certain employees tap into overtime hours: Maybe employees need to take on extra shifts to cover for sick co-workers. Employee Engagement

Exciting Plans for Making 2019 the Most Engaged Year Yet

EngagementMultiplier

This year has been an enormous turning point for us at Engagement Multiplier. We’ve met the most wonderful, enthusiastic people at these events – people who GET how important and transformative engagement is. 2019 Employee Engagement Events & Stefan’s Upcoming Appearances.

7 Things You Must Be Doing To Create A Happy Workplace

15Five

Would you believe me if I told you that the happier your employees are, the more successful your company will be? It may sound like the definition of a “Care Bear” management style, but study after study has shown that employee happiness has a direct correlation to your bottom-line.

12 Powerful Tips to Build an Employee Recognition Culture

EmployeeConnect

the same report, 89 percent of employers feel that most employees leave their companies to earn more money. HR departments, which are challenged to recruit and retain the best people, are the prime movers for implementing a recognition culture that motivates and rewards employees them with essential psychological rewards that extend far beyond material incentives. About 75 percent of employees who receive favourable feedback and recognition express job satisfaction.

Employee Onboarding Best Practices: A Technology Perspective

EmployeeConnect

The employee onboarding process is no longer used just for administrative issues. It’s true that advanced software and automated technologies eliminate duplicate entries and streamline employee onboarding, but that’s just the beginning of the array of business and employee benefits that onboarding technology can deliver for your business or HR department. Astute employees can quickly spot whether anything is missing or seems inappropriate for their positions.

How to Unleash Your Strategic Payroll Potential

EmployeeConnect

Integrating and streamlining strategic payroll processes saves money, empowers employees and identifies areas where efficiencies of scale can be realised. Employees don’t have to consult a staff member or manager just to get information.

Value-added trends in workforce management

HR Times

Today’s workforce management tools can do more than simply track time and attendance: they’re helping to guide management to make more informed workforce decisions and connect with employees in more meaningful ways. Tools for engagement and metrics.

Steps to building your own high-performance culture

AssessTEAM Performance Management

When people talk about aspects that make a company a great place to work, the main factors that most of them take into account are compensation paid to employees and brand value of the company. Apply employee performance metrics to retain key employees. “Talent is the multiplier.

The 7 Elements of an Unforgettable Employee Experience

EmployeeConnect

The employee experience has become increasingly important in HR management because of evolving business trends such as peer-to-peer sharing, high turnover rates and competitive recruiting practices. The employee journey begins before a job applicant even decides to apply, and it continues after the employee leaves the company as an alumnus. What Is the Employee Experience? Each area generates critical HR department interactions with employees.

Size Isn’t Everything: How Small HR Teams Make a Big Impact

Namely

If you weren’t among the 75+ HR professionals in attendance, we’ve summed up the key takeaways below. No time to take in the scenery. Organize listening sessions and run your employee engagement surveys almost immediately.” Small HR teams face big challenges.

Talking Candidly About Workforce Planning for HR Executives

Cisive

I recently attended a Healthcare Talent Symposium with a group of organizational leaders in the healthcare industry and had the unique opportunity to hear from both speakers and participants about their most significant concerns, challenges and struggles in talent acquisition today. Allocation planning looks to see if staffing needs can be met by reallocating current employees or if the business needs to access the external labor force.

Value-added trends in workforce management

HR Times

Today’s workforce management tools can do more than simply track time and attendance: they’re helping to guide management to make more informed workforce decisions and connect with employees in more meaningful ways. Tools for engagement and metrics.

Making Absenteeism Absent from Your Organization

HR Daily Advisor

Business Consultant Bridget Miller has some ideas for keeping your employees in their seats. Tips: How to Improve Employee Attendance. This must be balanced with keeping employees mentally and physically healthy and avoiding burnout.