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Using Technology to Improve Engagement and Boost Productivity

Get Hppy

With recent technology advancements, organizations are finding new ways to improve engagement and create a productive atmosphere at the office. For starters, employee engagement is not all about a high salary, company car and high-class benefits.

Company culture problems: How unhappy employees affect your customers

Insperity

We’ve all encountered a business for the first time and formed an immediate impression of its culture. We often talk about how company culture affects employees. They even represent your company in their off-hours when attending their children’s ball games or church. In short, every single person in your company needs to feel valued and appreciated because in one way or another, each one affects customer experience, directly or indirectly. Change takes time.

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Nothing but our own fear

Steve Boese

I was at the Globoforce WorkHuman Conference earlier in the week, and one of the more interesting aspects of this conference from the many that I attend in the course of the year is Globoforce's willingness to showcase speakers and topics that are not necessarily 'on the nose' with their specific set of technologies and solutions. No products, no users, no user conferences. Not a product of some scary, external circumstance.

The Business Benefits of Mindful Leadership

HR Bartender

I’m really looking forward to attending this year’s WorkHuman Conference because one of the speakers, Pandit Dasa, a mindfulness expert and former monk, is speaking on mindful leadership. Pandit was generous to share his time with me and provide a sneak peek into mindful leadership.

WorkHuman: Still on My A-List for Conferences

The People Equation

Check out this wrap video: The second time around, the event was less of a blur for me, and my recap thoughts flowed pretty easily. Here goes: The number of Humans in attendance grows. Conference organizer Globoforce has seen its conference take flight.

Top 5 Themes at HR Tech 2017

WorkHuman

Essentially, AI reduces the amount of time a customer has to spend in the software and increases the value the customer gets out of the software. Did you attend this year’s HR tech conference? Las Vegas had a different feel last week – for obvious reasons.

The Countdown is On For #WorkHuman 2017

Women of HR

Give me the opportunity to attend one and I’m probably going to jump on it. I’m fortunate that I’ve had the opportunity to attend a variety of different conferences over the years, some of them on an annual basis. One that is newer to my repertoire but quickly becoming one of my favorites is the WorkHuman conference, pioneered by recognition giant Globoforce. This conference is now in its third year, and this year will be my second time attending.

Data & People Analytics: A WorkHuman 2018 Recap

WorkHuman

I had the privilege of attending the fourth annual WorkHuman , conference pioneered by Globoforce, from April 2-5 in Austin, TX. It also promotes your company as a great place to work by turning employees into strong brand ambassadors. By Cathy Tran —. Big data. People analytics.

The Countdown is On For #WorkHuman 2017

Women of HR

Give me the opportunity to attend one and I’m probably going to jump on it. I’m fortunate that I’ve had the opportunity to attend a variety of different conferences over the years, some of them on an annual basis. One that is newer to my repertoire but quickly becoming one of my favorites is the WorkHuman conference, pioneered by recognition giant Globoforce. This conference is now in its third year, and this year will be my second time attending.

3 Ideas to Get More Bang for Your Compensation Buck

Compensation Cafe

The New York Time s quoted professor Jarrod Haar of Auckland University of Technology, one of the researchers analyzing the results of the experiment, as noting, “ Supervisors said staff were more creative, their attendance was better, they were on time, and they didn't leave early or take long breaks. Rather, focusing on employee strengths and encouraging more emphasis and productivity in line with those goals delivers more impact in the short and long-term.

Notes from the road #20 - Spring event roundup edition

Steve Boese

Since the Spring event season is just about over, (I think I have one more to attend, the always interesting HireVue event in a couple of weeks), I wanted to share at least a small part of what I saw, heard, and learned at a few of these events from early 2016. Greenhouse - This was the most recent event I have attended, so it is very fresh in my mind. That’s a quick look at four of the events I was able to attend in the last few months.

13 Creative Employee Engagement Activities (That Aren’t Cheesy)

Pingboard

A Gallup survey reported that highly engaged teams are 21 percent more productive on a daily basis—and that’s not all. Employee turnover is also at an all-time high , which has pushed many employers to explore innovative ways of engaging team members to keep them from jumping ship.

#HRTechConf: My Top 5 Highlights

TalentCulture

Over four days, 4,000 attendees came together with 300 exhibiting companies to learn, network and witness 60 new product announcements! Meeting With Clients And Making New Contacts At Established HR Tech Companies. Innovation And Product Launches.

Eight Upcoming Talks You’d Be Crazy to Miss. Seriously.

WorkHuman

We all have limited time. And there are a LOT of things out there to read and see and attend. But how can we know which sessions and talks are worth our time and will get our minds and hearts racing—and which talks are going to be a snoozefest that leave us wanting our wasted time back? For the first time in history, four distinct generations are sharing the workplace, and sometimes it feels as if they’re living in four different worlds.

Cafe Classic: Unions, Recognition and Employee Engagement

Compensation Cafe

The reality of unions is they came into existence to protect employees where company leadership refused to. Union workgroups are at the 39th percentile in Gallup's global employee engagement database and have, on average, 6% lower productivity compared to the median.

How to Detect and Correct Low Employee Morale Before it Spreads

SnackNation

Low employee morale is a silent killer of workplace productivity and performance. Sign 1: Lack of attendance and engagement. Studies have found that people with low wellbeing scores can cost a company up to $28,000 a year in sick-day expenses and lost productivity.

300+ Women Leaders in HR! These Women in HR Bring a Unique Blend of People & Strategic Skills.

CakeHR

Companies that have women in leadership roles have traditionally fared better than their counterparts,” – The Benefit of More Women in Leadership Roles, www.womenofhr.com. Anada Lakra , Entrepreneur & Product Person. Amy Wilson , SVP Products at SAP SuccessFactors. Dara Brenner , Vice President, Product Management. Elizabeth Casey (Nelson) , Vice President Product Management at Snag. Gretchen Alarcon , Group Vice President, Product Strategy at Oracle.

The Six Steps To Build A Remarkable Workplace

TalentCulture

“Best employer” companies are characterized by CEOs who passionately believe the bottom line is driven by human endeavor and who embrace people practices as a profit-generating strategy on the same platform as Sales, Marketing and IT.

HR Tech Weekly: Episode #209: Stacey Harris and John Sumser

HR Examiner

Plus, IBM apologizes for using ethnic labels like ‘yellow’ and ‘mulatto’ on job application, Globoforce becomes workhuman, JobCase raises $100MM, and Landit Snags $13 Million in a Round Led by WeWork. Globoforce becomes workhuman Link ». And it was really unusual first time in 20.

A Different Kind of Diversity #WorkHuman

Women of HR

I classify myself as an “extroverted introvert” – I do enjoy being around people, but I appreciate my alone time just as much. I work in a pretty “chatty” environment that makes it hard to concentrate at times, and the walls certainly help. And if we make assumptions that everyone thrives in the same type of environment, we may be missing the mark and sacrificing productivity and achievement. I attended for the first time last year, and am anxious to return this year.

25 Employee Engagement Activities To Reinvent Your Workforce

Vantage Circle

The truth is that most managers treat employee engagement as a one-time thing. Every company has got one of these employees. Chances are, your company has one too. Decide on what basis will you select the employees: Staying late doesn’t mean being more productive.

#Employee Feedback Is The Killer App #HR

TalentHQ

As I discuss in Why Culture is the Hottest Topic in Business , most CEOs are bending over backwards to make their company a “great place to work.” While some companies are doing very well, many are doing quite poorly — and the data shows no easy-to-spot patterns.

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