Five Tips to Optimize Team-Building

Ceridian

Team-building activities have a polarizing reputation. A majority of companies have them, spending billions of dollars a year for programs designed to create stronger teams. Here are five tips to optimize your team-building exercises: Set context and tangible goals.

Should You Start with Team Building to Increase Engagement?

Achievers

Analyze a Team’s Dynamics Before Prescribing Solutions. When I worked at Lowe’s Home Improvement, I managed a talent development team that supported several departments. Inevitably, one of my VPs or directors would call and ask for team building efforts.

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Excited to be Speaking at REAL HR SHRM-Atlanta Symposium on Employee Engagement & Team Building (Aug 2019)

Jason Treu

Excited to be Speaking at REAL HR SHRM-Atlanta Symposium on Employee Engagement & Team Building (Aug 2019). Today’s HR professionals need to consult and advise on many issues related to identifying, developing, engaging, and retaining a talented workforce which can be used strategically to add value to an organization. My Session Overview: Think about the best team you’ve ever been on. to the right behaviors to maximize employee engagement.

Wendy Dailey, HR Rockstars, Interviews Me on Trust and Employee Engagement

Jason Treu

We got a chance to speak for a little while on the phone a few weeks earlier on teamwork, trust, employee engagement, and a few other topics. You can check out the article she wrote on it, “ Building Trust: the Key to Employee Engagement.”

Understand and Embrace the Employee Voice

DecisionWise

Understand and Embrace the Employee Voice. As a leader in your organization, you must move beyond listening and understand and embrace the employee voice. You’ve probably taken some steps to listen to your employees. We ran a survey to show we care about what employees think!

Recruitment, team building, and coaching all wrapped into one tool

PI Worldwide

Community Family Guidance Center is a non-profit children’s mental health agency with about 65 employees. Most of its employees are therapists and case managers and administrators. Behavioral Assessment hiring Employee Engagement

Why Millennials Want Coaches, Not Managers

Achievers

Approaching these younger workers with the attitude and expectations of a coach, rather than the antiquated characteristics of a traditional “boss,” is key to maintaining their engagement.→

HR Social Hour Episode #93 -Jon Thurmond & Wendy Dailey Chat with Jason Treu

Jason Treu

We discussed culture, employee experience and engagement, teamwork, team building, building trust, my game Cards Against Mundanity, and much more. We talk about why companies struggle to develop high performing cultures and teams and what lead him to create “ Card Against Mundanity. Fantastic time on the HR Social Hour podcast with the incredibly talented Jon Thurmond and Wendy Dailey.

Keynote Speaking at ASHRM on Building Great Teams & Maximizing Employee Engagement

Jason Treu

Quickly Maximize Performance, Engagement, Teamwork, and Problem-Solving. Think about the best team you’ve ever been on. The team that was the most collaborative, connected, and productive. What if you could recreate that feeling, teamwork, and success on every team you were on?

Employee Engagement Strategies (worksheet included!): Improve Communication With A Fun Team Building Activity

EngagementMultiplier

With the two branches of our Engagement Multiplier team based in Chicago and the UK, the entire company had never actually been in the same room until recently. And we kick-started our group effort with a full day of team building activities led by Shannon Waller , a Kolbe Certified Consultant and Strategic Coach presenter, speaker and coach. Her expertise is in getting teams to work seamlessly together. Employee Engagement Through Communication.

Keynote Speaker at SHRM Columbus 2019 HR Symposium on October 24th

Jason Treu

My interactive keynote presentation will be on building high performing teams and engaged cultures. Attendees will be playing Cards Against Mundanity in small groups to experience how to build high levels of trust, closeness, and teamwork in minutes.

What Can Leaders do About Employee Engagement?

ATD Human Capital

workers are considered engaged in their jobs. Sally, on the other hand, is part of the 68 percent who are considered either not engaged or actively disengaged in their jobs. What Does It Mean to Be Engaged? Is Engagement Really Important?

How to Encourage Cross-Department Collaboration

DecisionWise

Cross-Department Collaboration is a topic of concern for most companies who want to improve overall employee engagement. Sometimes organizations understand that people aren’t collaborating, but it’s not quantified until they see their employee engagement survey results.

Employee Engagement, Fad or Fundamental?

DISC Assessments

In today’s business world, how important is employee engagement? In this week’s story “Employee Engagement, Fad or Fundamental”, author Michael Bouton, discusses this point. Employee Engagement, Fad or Fundamental?

How to Use Emotional Intelligence to Drive Employee Engagement

Achievers

Research cited in the HBR article points out that a company’s emotional culture can have an effect on, “Employee satisfaction, burnout, teamwork, and even hard measures such as financial performance and absenteeism.”. And so, with employee engagement at hand, the virtuous cycle continues.

10 Employee Engagement Survey Questions (+ Template)

Pingboard

Employee engagement is commonly defined as the commitment an employee has to the company and its goals. Engagement in the workplace is powerful because when employees are engaged , they give extra effort, work more efficiently, and collaborate more.

Building a Team of True Team Players

Achievers

In my career I’ve worked on a handful of teams that weren’t really teams, but a collection of individuals working separately on the same project. What should the hiring committee look for in a candidate when building a team? This is toxic when it comes to building a team.

Creating a Coaching Culture at Work

Center for Coaching

Whether managing people, parenting, volunteering, or participating in community events, coaching skills make leadership easier. Coaching skills are now recognized as an essential core competency for leaders. In the workplace talent retention employee engagement, productivity, and goal achievement are driven by the effectiveness of the leaders. Developing leadership competency in an organization calls for coaching skills training. Coaching helps with change.

Top 3 Reasons for Employee Attrition in 2019 & Huge Costs

Jason Treu

In looking through 2019 1H research studies here the top three drivers of employee attrition: compensation, career development opportunities and people management. Employees are figuring out their worth and leveraging it to job hop. That’s not the case for employees who love their jobs.

The Secret to Building Great Teams: Create User Manuals [My article in Talent & Culture Magazine]

Jason Treu

The Secret to Building Great Teams: Create User Manuals [Talent & Culture Magazine]. Over many years I’ve seen tremendously talented and productive teams struggle because of subtle misunderstandings, miscommunications and unspoken conflicts.

Why Successful Companies are Shifting to a Talent Network (And What is it)

Jason Treu

Developing a high-performing engaged workplace is changing from the hierarchial, reporting structure (with cross-functional teams as side projects) to viewing a company as a “talent network” where skills and experience are shared. 1) Increase retention and engagement.

Creating Training and Development Programs and Employee Experience Initiatives for Organizations

Jason Treu

I work with clients (either HR and/or management team) to help them with their training and development needs. Create and implement a culture development program, employee experience, and employee engagement program.

4 Ways Great Leaders Can Overcome Company Scarcity Issues

DecisionWise

Often, the underlying need is non-monetary in nature and might be solved by focusing on employee engagement (e.g., see our thoughts on Employee Engagement MAGIC ). I teach an introductory political science class at a local university.

HR Podcast: Practical Teamwork & Onboarding w/ Jason Treu

Jason Treu

Anthony & I get into a “meaty” conversation on his fantastic human resources podcast (E1B2 Podcast -Employee 1st Business 2nd) on the challenges w/ employee engagement, employee experience, culture building, teamwork, new employee onboarding, & other HR areas. We also discuss why and the cost/impact strategies and tools to build it.

12 Major Issues HR Needs to Tackle Head on in 2019

Jason Treu

Debbie McGrath , Chief Instigator and CEO of HR.com , and her team did an excellent job. Most people haven’t really ever been on a really high functioning team with every member having superior teamwork skills. Employee engagement is dismissal.

15 employee engagement ideas to try in 2017

Interact-Intranet

are engaged and that engagement costs companies between $450 and 550 billion each year. Recently, Gallup released the latest State of the American Workplace report, with fresh data on everything from engagement to retention. Why should I worry about employee engagement?

5 Talent Development Challenges for HR in 2019

Jason Treu

I rank creating a high impact culture & upskilling employees in teamwork, communications & listening are areas 90% companies fall short as #1 and #2. Here are “5 Talent Development Challenges for HR in 2019.”.

Example of Great, Inspiring Company Values by CEO of Twilio

Jason Treu

The post Example of Great, Inspiring Company Values by CEO of Twilio appeared first on Executive Coach, culture change and employee engagement in Dallas. Excellent post on creating great company values (versus lame ones) & challenges behind “living them” by the Twilio CEO.

Why You Must Put Behaviors Behind Company Values

Jason Treu

For the values to have any meaning you must educate your employees and teams on what those values look like behaviorally and integrate them into every process – hiring, onboarding, career paths, compensation, etc.

CREATING A HIGH-PERFORMANCE CULTURE (podcast interview)

Jason Treu

In this episode, Tony Richards interviews Jason Treu, Executive Coach and Author of Social Wealth, on the importance of understanding your team members to create a high performing culture in your organization. The challenge is, people just don’t know how to build these relationships.

Can Increasing Your CSR Initiatives Increase Employee Engagement?

Givinga Blog

The term employee engagement relates to the level of an employee’s commitment and connection to an organization.¹ That means companies have only scratched the surface when it comes to unlocking the full potential of their employees.

10 Workplace Conflict Resolution Best Practices

Jason Treu

Teams in conflict hurt not only their performance but cause a ripple effect in a company and with everyone they touch. Each party will have their own share in creating, fostering, or engaging in the conflict. Here’s an article I contributed to on workplace conflict resolution.

Best Things in the Workplace Are Free – Connection

Jason Treu

The gold is in first creating the unbreakable foundation for “the together team.” When leaders and managers behaviors and actions prioritize the business over the team, it requires them to pay a very expensive price. . “Best Things in Life Are Free.”

Entrepreneurs Need to Focus on Culture, Not Perks

CultureIQ

Instead of focusing on offering the latest perks, business leaders and entrepreneurs should prioritize cultural elements to create the framework for employee engagement. In each of the three companies that I’ve founded, I had a vision for building a solution and a company.

10 Employee Engagement Initiatives To Improve Satisfaction

Cloverleaf

Employee engagement metrics reveal how satisfied employees are with the organization they work for, whether they are interested in the work that they're doing, how connected they feel with the company's values and mission, and whether they feel motivated to go the extra mile in their work. It's not something that you can evaluate based on a single number, as many behaviors can indicate engagement or the lack thereof. Set up an employee mentoring system.

HR TechStack – Employee Engagement Software

WhoKnows

Employee Engagement Software Definition. Employee engagement software helps organizations solicit and track feedback from their employees, recognize employee achievements, and promote positive activity. The HR TechStack for Employee Engagement Software.

Entrepreneurs Need to Focus on Culture, Not Perks

CultureIQ

Instead of focusing on offering the latest perks, business leaders and entrepreneurs should prioritize cultural elements to create the framework for employee engagement. In each of the three companies that I’ve founded, I had a vision for building a solution and a company.