Your Employee Engagement Toolbox


workers are not engaged at work. Disengagement results in higher employee turnover, an unproductive workforce, and a lack in growth, all of which are estimated to cost U.S. Employee engagement starts before an employee’s first day of work.

10 employee engagement activities that work like magic

PI Worldwide

Engaged employees go the extra mile because they’re emotionally invested in their company’s success. And companies with engaged employees benefit financially. increase in engagement: $100,000. Talk about an engagement zapper!

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Workday Cloud Platform: How Customers Are Creating Measurable Business Value


When we first announced Workday Cloud Platform (WCP) as a key lever to extend the power of Workday, I knew our customers would be eager to get started with developing new tools and apps to suit their unique business needs. The usefulness of Workday Cloud Platform stems from the innovation, evolving business needs, and creativity of the Workday ecosystem—the growing community of users and developers across customers and services and software partners.

How Bioclinica Connects Employees with Workday Learning


But an aggressive hiring strategy in tandem with fast-paced M&A activity can lead to less workforce visibility and a more complex recruiting process for remote employees. And if you’re like Bioclinica, a leading provider of technology-enabled solutions for clinical research, you need to ensure both new hires and existing employees gain the education they need to excel in their roles. Why did you choose Workday and how did it solve the previous issues you faced?

employee engagement outside of the office

O.C. Tanner

Too often companies fall short with engaging their employees because they forget that, in many ways, it is external influences that affect their performance. Instead of creating employee models centered on the work experience, employers should be focusing on the employees themselves.

How to Improve Employee Engagement By Studying Your Employees


Understanding your employees by studying data about them takes the guesswork out of strategy building, and helps you deliver a seamless, tailored employee experience (much like a customer experience). Here’s an easy-to-use employee persona template that you can download.

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Study: How Customers Achieve Value with Workday


Customer satisfaction is of utmost importance to us, and we believe the value customers get from their Workday investments is a foundational element of their satisfaction. Our Value Realization team spends its time understanding how customers use Workday and the value they derive from our products and services. Recently, the team shared with me the results of the 2017 Workday Value Index , a benchmarking and maturity assessment study. times more reports per 1,000 employees.

Q&A: The Latest on the Open Workday Cloud Platform


Ever since Workday Co-Founder and CEO Aneel Bhusri gave a sneak peek of our intent to open the Workday Cloud Platform to our customer and partner ecosystem, interest and excitement from the entire Workday community has been incredible. As we all know, opening our cloud platform marks a whole new chapter in the Workday story. We sat down with Beck and Ruggiero to learn more about how the Workday Cloud Platform is being used today, and what the future holds.

Workday Earns Top Rankings in KLAS Healthcare Industry Review


At Workday, we’ve worked hard to understand our healthcare customers’ challenges and support them in meeting their business goals. Today, Workday is honored to be named 2018 Best in KLAS in Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) in a new ranking by KLAS Research. Workday was also recognized as a 2018 Category Leader in Talent Management. Talent management is a core component of Workday HCM and key to helping our customers attract, develop, and retain the best healthcare workers.

How Virgin Cruises is Setting a Course for the Future with Workday


To help the company prepare for its bright future, Virgin Cruises selected Workday, including Workday Financial Management , Workday Human Capital Management , and Workday Planning , to create a technology foundation that reflects the values and spirit of the Virgin brand during a period of rapid growth and innovation. “We are really excited about this opportunity for Virgin to come together with a company like Workday and show why innovation matters.”

What to Expect at Workday Rising Europe


I’m thrilled to announce that registration is now open for Workday Rising Europe , taking place in Barcelona from 14-16 November. In just a few short months, more than 1,800 customers, sponsoring partners, Workday employees, and invited prospective customers and guests will gather at the Centre de Convencions Internacional de Barcelona. The Workday community shares a special connection—the Power of One —because we are all on the same version of software.

How Employee Engagement Impacts Consumerism in Healthcare


A Deloitte report, “The Value of Patient Experience,” provides some clarity into this issue, finding that a highly engaged staff likely boosts patient experience, and higher patient experience ratings are associated with increased profitability. Employee engagement is difficult to achieve when your employees are operating on outdated, clunky systems. Employee engagement is difficult to achieve when your employees are operating on outdated, clunky systems.

What to Expect at Workday Rising


I’ll never forget the first Workday Rising I attended after joining the company almost 10 years ago. Since then, the Workday community has expanded across the world, with more than 8,000 of us planning to gather for Workday Rising in Chicago from October 9-12. While we have grown quickly, many things that make Workday Rising so unique have stayed the same. We‘re focused on preserving what makes Workday Rising special, no matter how big the conference gets.

This Week in Employee Engagement: October 8, 2017

Maritz Motivation

Start here to narrow down your search each week in the often overwhelming landscape of employee engagement thought leadership! What Science Says About Identifying High-Potential Employees — Scientific studies have supported the idea that investing in the right people maximizes the organization’s returns. In this article from Harvard Business Review, dive into the science behind retaining top performers and how your organization will benefit from keeping employees engaged.

How Digital Chat Keeps Remote Employees Engaged

Unicorn HRO

As employees push their employers to accept remote work, HR managers are looking for ways to maintain a company culture and collaborate with each other without missing a beat. In order to work efficiently and accurately, employees need to maintain communications about every aspect of their responsibilities, schedules, projects and more, ensuring that everyone is on the same page. Surprisingly, watercooler conversation itself also comes with benefits for your workplace and employees.

Join the Workday Community at This Year’s HR Technology Conference & Expo


We are excited to connect with attendees—including Workday customers, partners, and prospective customers—to share what’s new in Workday, better understand your challenges, and exchange ideas and best practices. Workday VP of HCM Product Strategy Karen Minicozzi will share her views on the current and future state of data science and analytics in, “The Evolution and Future of HR Analytics Technology,” Thurs., If you sink a hole-in-one, Workday will donate $10.

Workday Podcast: Tapping Human Potential in the Workplace


How can you increase employee engagement and collaboration to get the best from your teams? Take a listen: The Workday Podcast: Tapping Human Potential at Work. Greg Thomas : The idea for the next blockbuster product is in the head of one of your employees. For global organizations that’s no mean feat, particularly as traditional structures of hierarchy can blunt the creative impact of individual employees. Human Resources employee engagement europe

So, you’re implementing Workday. Now what?


Every day we talk with compensation professionals who share with us that they can no longer rely on spreadsheets because of their inability to find data quickly and efficiently; not to mention the potential for inherent calculation errors, version control, and security issues. Take Workday for example. The post So, you’re implementing Workday.

INFOGRAPHIC: 8 Employee Engagement Mythbusters


With more organizations becoming aware of the importance of engagement , the media coverage of the topic has become widespread and more scholarly. Harvard professor Teresa Amabile and researcher Steven Kramer shared some of the results from a project in which they collected more than twelve thousand diary entries from 238 employees at seven companies. Amabile and Kramer write: Managers can help ensure that people are happily engaged at work. Is engagement about feeling happy?

Achievers in the Flow of Work: The Open API


Imagine all of your employee recognition and rewards programs; everyday recognition, innovation, recruiting referrals, or years of service awards; even sales incentives, on one platform. Employees spend at least 30 hours of their work week in their email and other collaboration tools.

Q&A with Sanford Health’s CIO: Innovating in Healthcare with Workday


Sanford Health has more than 28,000 employees, including nearly 1,400 physicians in more than 80 specialty areas of medicine. In August, Sanford Health selected Workday Human Capital Management , Workday Financial Management , and supply chain management capabilities for healthcare to support the organization’s initiatives of delivering the best patient experience. At Sanford, we’ve done a lot of great work using clinical data to improve our data analytics structure.

Workday Community Voices: Q&A with Bruce O’Neel, Vice President of Total Rewards and HR Operations, CSG International


In this week’s Workday Community Voices, O’Neel shares insights and lessons learned from more than 20 years as an HR leader, on topics such as maintaining a strong culture through growth, how HR contributes to business direction and strategy, and what he’s learned about people.

How Dimension Data Transformed Global HR Processes


Headquartered in South Africa, Dimension Data uses the power of technology to enable businesses to achieve great things. Never one to back down from a big challenge, Dimension Data embraced its own transformation head-on. Dimension Data has been around for more than 30 years.

5 Key Metrics to Measure Workplace Engagement


Ask a CEO and an employee about engagement in the workplace and you can get two contradictory answers. The CEO might think his employees are happy and engaged while the employee is one bad day away from quitting. Without some method of employee engagement measurement, it’s easy to assume the best while discontent and disengagement eat away at your talent, your productivity, and your bottom line. Engagement Surveys.

Is Social Media Taking Over Your Workday? Maybe It Should.

SAP Innovation

While an impressive statistic on its own, what intrigued me about the number was the fact that Nielsen published similar data from 2007, when that number was 2.17 First, it means that companies need to adapt to a changing engagement and communication model.

3 Steps to Strategically Utilize Your Hiring Data

Spark Hire

Data now informs every business decision — hiring not excluded. In fact, LinkedIn’s 2018 Global Recruiting Trends report found 79 percent of recruiting and HR pros are at least ‘somewhat likely’ to use hiring data in the next two years.

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Eclipse Overshadows Workday, Costs Employers Millions

HR Daily Advisor

Did your company hold a solar eclipse viewing party, or did you simply allow your employees to view the eclipse on their own? Either way, if your employees weren’t working during the 2½ minute event, it cost your company … but by how much?

The ROI of Working Human

China Gorman

The SHRM Foundation’s latest Effective Practice Guideline, Creating a More Human Workplace Where Employees and Business Thrive , was released just in time for the SHRM Annucal conference this week. 550 Billion workdays are lost annually due to stress on the job.

Workday Podcast: Find, Engage, Retain: Building a Culture of Harmony at Warner Music Group


Finding and engaging talent at one of the world’s leading music companies might sound like a walk in the park, but what happens when that talent is the supporting workforce rather than its recording artists? I caught up with Rhiannon Lawler, HRIS director for Warner Music Group, to talk about not only finding and engaging talent, but also building a culture that empowers employees to thrive in the workplace. You can find our other Workday Podcasts here.

European Data Protection and the Path to GDPR Compliance


While most organizations have some awareness of the European Union’s passage of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), many more are still figuring out how to prepare for these new rules. At Workday Rising Europe, Jeremy Baker , affiliate professor at ESCP Europe business school, outlined how organizations can get on the road to success for GDPR. It was designed to harmonize the patchwork of European data protection laws.

The Best Features of a High-Performance Engagement and Retention Strategy


At the same time, businesses of all kinds have started to struggle with employee engagement. The reality, however, is that poor employee engagement is a common problem in every industry, despite the many attempts made to improve it. Employee health.

The ROI of Creating Human Workplaces

China Gorman

The SHRM Foundation’s latest Effective Practice Guideline, Creating a More Human Workplace Where Employees and Business Thrive , was released just in time for the WorkHuman conference in Orlando two weeks ago. 550 Billion workdays are lost annually due to stress on the job.

From Big Gulps to Big Data: How 7-Eleven is Driving Digital Innovation


“We’re extremely focused on building our people capability and enhancing the employee experience.”—Christine In order to continue leading the convenience space and reach our goal of a billion customer transactions by 2030, we really needed a different way to manage and engage our people. . That’s why we chose to partner with Workday. Workday is not just an HR system, it’s a business system with one source of truth. Are our employees engaged?

Energy Efficiency Expert CLEAResult Increases Productivity and Visibility with Workday


To address these challenges and increase efficiencies for its more than 2,500 employees across the United States and Canada, Tremblay led the sourcing and selection of Workday as CLEAResult’s single system for finance, HR, planning, and professional services automation (PSA). Why did you include the Workday PSA application as part of your deployment? So the PSA capabilities of Workday were important and exciting to us. What benefits have you seen with Workday PSA?

When Workplace Tools Help Instead of Hinder, Everyone Wins


Technology plays a critical role in employee experiences, too. What was once an administrative function in the business has become a department that plays a strategic role in keeping employees engaged and motivated. A critical piece is focusing on the tools and technology of the employee experience that make life easier for people at work—more streamlined, more efficient, and more similar to experiences they have come to expect as consumers. The Workday Way.

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