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Using Employee Engagement Surveys to Boost Morale

Reflektive

Employee engagement is intimately tied to workplace performance and employee retention: morale improves and productivity increases while attrition rates drop. Knowing why employee engagement is important is only half the battle, however. You also need to know how to engage employees when times get tough. Learning how to engage employees can be elusive, as every workforce and corporate culture has different values and challenges.

5 Employee Engagement Myths You Need to Know Now - DecisionWise

DecisionWise

You’ve likely seen the headlines: “Seven out of eight employees are disengaged and unlikely to be making positive contributions to the workplace.” The truth is, not really. When it comes to employee engagement, it’s often difficult to sort fact from fiction.

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Employee Engagement Is an Outcome, Not a Program

Kazoo

“Leaders’ understanding of employee engagement is expanding. It’s no longer just about how employees connect to their role and the organization. Instead, employee engagement now includes all aspects of the employee experience.

Why hiring impacts employee engagement and your bottom line

Insperity

Employee engagement continues to be top of mind for business leaders, and for good reason. Actively disengaged employees are not as productive or happy as their engaged counterparts. Checked-out employees aren’t great for company morale or recruiting talent, either.

This Week in Employee Engagement: December 1, 2017

Maritz Motivation

The utter explosion of digital content presents countless opportunities for learning. Start here to narrow down your search each week in the often overwhelming landscape of employee engagement thought leadership! This article from Great Place to Work will inspire leaders to direct the dedication of parents to leadership and to better retain talent by investing in employees at all stages of their lives. Learn more in this overview.

Voice, Value, Feedback – The “Must Try” Communication Tool Driving Employee Engagement

Achievers

Leaders don’t enjoy preparing them and employees dread attending them. The most important adjustments to the classic performance review cycle are an increasing emphasis on constant feedback and a concerted effort to frame constructive feedback in more human terms.

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How to increase employee engagement from the top down

Insperity

Want a surefire strategy to boost employee engagement and develop a more committed workforce? Here’s a hint: It starts at the top. Are they engaged? Or, are they so frustrated and checked out, they’re counting down the minutes until they can hit the highway and head home? It’s clear employee engagement is important. But do you think your employees are likely to be engaged if their managers aren’t?

Metaphors, Visualization, and Discussion! Oh, My!: Three Proven Employee Engagement Ideas

Root

And I say something along the lines of: “We help leaders in large organizations create whatever change they need and make it stick.” I get a lot of head nods and varying follow-up questions depending on what the person does for a living. Every employee. Learn More.

Want to Retain Women Leaders? Look Beyond Maternity Leave

HR Bartender

They’ve been consistently included in FORTUNE Magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work for in America. In addition, more than half of the employers on the FORTUNE list, including seven of the top ten, are Bright Horizons clients. Enjoy the post!). According to the U.S.

Does Your Organization Have a Strong Learning Culture?

Namely

When it comes to technology and today’s working world, it seems the only constant is rapid change. But industry adaptability is far from the only thing to be gained from a strong learning culture at your org. They want to grow, learn, and move up in your company.

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Shocking Employee Turnover Statistics

Reflektive

We all know that employee turnover is a problem, but just how of a big of a problem is it? And what are the main causes? The High Cost of Turnover. A Gallup report found that 21% of Millennial workers say they’ve changed jobs within the past year—a percentage that’s three times higher than non-Millennials. Due to this propensity for job-hopping, Millennial turnover costs the U.S. Millennial turnover costs the U.S. Why is employee turnover so costly?

How (not) to Engage Millennials

Get Hppy

The young prince had grown weary of the jester – his jokes fell flat, his singing was out of tune and his attempts at acrobatics were dismal. Perhaps you’d be funnier without your head,” admonished the monarch, “I can easily find a replacement for you.”.

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5 Ways To Help Your Employees Manage Stress

Get Hppy

The ‘24X7-always-on’ lifestyle, along with mounting work pressure, often results in extreme stress, burnout, and anxiety in employees. This directly affects their productivity and engagement. Employee burnout is becoming a huge problem globally. Listen to Your Employees.

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9 creative and cost-effective employee training and development ideas

Insperity

Training and development initiatives are important because they help ensure your staff continually improves and keeps their skills current. They’re also a great way to boost employee retention. When you invest in your employees, they feel valued and are more likely to stay put. Unfortunately, many small business owners don’t have the budget for big-ticket seminars or workshops, so they assume all company-sponsored professional development is simply out of reach.

5 Insanely Great Company Perks That Will Draw Top Talent

Achievers

Life would be simple if hiring the best people were only a matter of offering competitive pay. In today’s tight talent market, employers have to claim a unique position for their brand if they want to snag the top-tier candidates. Unbeatable employee referral programs.

Why Work Culture Directly Impacts Employee Performance

Achievers

A recent study from researchers at the University of Warwick , cited by Entrepreneur magazine, revealed that happiness makes people 12% more productive. For Google, it rose by 37%… Under scientifically controlled conditions, making workers happier really pays off.”

Cross-training staff: A guide to effective implementation

Insperity

Cross-training staff has long been viewed as a way to groom future managers. Today, the practice has moved beyond managerial candidates to all levels, and there are good reasons behind this change. Recently, the practice has been applied to the rank and file.

Hospital Employee Recognition Programs That Make Nurses Happy

Kazoo

We’ve been spending a lot of time thinking about hospital employee recognition programs. But on the hospital floor, their expertise is gold. Download Now. The Atlantic Magazine shows that we may be facing a nursing shortage. Build teamwork on the hospital floor.

Words of Advice from 7 HR Thought Leaders

Achievers

We have some stellar thinkers in the HR field today, so we decided to present a sampling of their pithy advice. Each of the people profiled below have their own unique take on managing your human capital, and you may even find a favorite or two whom you want to follow.

How To Organize an Annual Daily Employee Raffle

InfoMart

How to Organize a Daily Employee Raffle. We go out on Black Friday and shop for all the best deals: everything from KitchenAid Mixers to DeWalt power tools. We do it as a gift of appreciation to all of our employees and to improve employee engagement.

11 Things You Need to Know About Generation Z

Vibe HCM

This guest blog has been provided by Kevin Sheridan, best-selling author and innovator in the field of Employee Engagement. Thus, employers will need to also adapt and bring a whole new way of working to the workplace to win over Gen Z. MTV has labeled them The Founders.

11 Things You Need to Know About Generation Z

Vibe HCM

This guest blog has been provided by Kevin Sheridan, best-selling author and innovator in the field of Employee Engagement. Thus, employers will need to also adapt and bring a whole new way of working to the workplace to win over Gen Z. MTV has labeled them The Founders.

Smart steps to take before, during and after employee training

Insperity

Developing talent is a crucial component in the bag of tricks you use to stay ahead of the competition and increase your business’s success. Ideally, learning and development should be a win-win. They can help your employees be more productive and streamline your processes, resulting in a better bottom line. But training comes at a price. First, there’s the cost for the session itself, which may include registration or consulting fees, travel and lodging.

How You Can Become a Simply Irresistible Organization

HR Bartender

The articles talk about developing outstanding products, killer marketing strategies, and focusing on metrics and numbers. A few weeks ago, I saw a post titled “ Engagement, Retention and Culture now the #1 Issues in Talent and HR.” Josh] This is precisely the problem.

Brandon Hall Group Research Highlights, March 23-29, 2020

Brandon Hall

New research on COVID-19, Learning, Leadership Development and Talent Management. Brandon Hall Group analysts are hard at work conducting quantitative and qualitative research on how employers are managing the coronavirus crisis while serving employees and customers.

5 tips for creating your employee recognition road map

Achievers

Remember how good it felt in grade school when the teacher put a sticker on your test because you got a perfect score? If you’re like most employees, not a lot has changed. Consider the companies that earn a place on Fortune Magazine’s “100 best Companies to Work For” list.

New to leadership? Learn how to delegate effectively

Insperity

For those of you passionate about your work, giving up a beloved task can be the most significant obstacle to delegating. How can you ensure the best possible outcome for the project? The first step to delegation is understanding the need for it. The takeaway.

High-performing employees: How to attract, retain and manage them

Insperity

How valuable is a high-performing employee? Studies have shown that one top achiever can deliver as much productivity as up to four average employees. How to spot high-performing employees. Your first step should be learning what defines high-performing employees.

Is worker confidence on the rise?

Maritz Motivation

Worker confidence increased a bit in the last quarter of 2017, according to a recent annual study by HRO Today magazine and Yoh Recruitment Process Outsourcing. The Worker Confidence Index (WCI) measures U.S. employment security from the perspective of the employees themselves, based on approximately 3,000 online interviews per quarter. . By the WCI reckoning, worker confidence has now increased for the past two quarters, but overall is down 1.3

How to develop business acumen in your employees

Insperity

Do you struggle with how to develop business acumen in employees? Your employees may be great at their individual jobs, whether they’re creatives, salespeople, engineers, IT personnel or something else. Business acumen is a critical quality for all employees to have.

7 HR Priorities (and the online resources that can help you stay afloat)

cipHR

The internet's become the number one information resource for pretty much everything in our personal and professional lives. Attracting the right people for the right job is obviously a top priority for HR, but it’s not just about getting talent to join your organisation.

The 6 Best New Internal Communications Tools for 2020

Advanced Learning Institute

Take your internal communications plan for the year and shake it up a little. You don’t want to just send company messages in the same old ways. And neither do your employees. As technology has evolved it’s opened the door for brilliant new ways of engaging staff.

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10 ways to eliminate workplace isolation

Insperity

Those feelings can negatively impact employee morale, productivity and engagement. It can ultimately cause employees to look for new jobs. Having happy, engaged employees contributes positively to your bottom line. The goal is working together for the company.

Top 10 Stats From the 2018 State of Workforce Management

DATIS

While many companies like Deloitte, McKinsey & Company, SHRM, and many others release annual reports for mass consumption, DATIS found that not many of these stats reflected the current landscape of the Health and Human Services industry. The needs and pains of mental health clinics, rehabilitation facilities, and behavioral health organizations are unique, and, to their misfortunate, are being ignored by the larger corporations.

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Building a Productivity-Enhancing Employee Experience

Kazoo

The more that employees are inspired to produce, the better the bottom line of any company. The tie between productivity and employee engagement has been solidly proven. According to Gallup , actively disengaged employees cost the U.S.