Employee Engagement Tools and Resources


This is the fourth chapter in our series about employee engagement! Employee engagement doesn't necessarily need to be a manual process–there are plenty of products and tools out there that can take on the heavy lifting for you. Communication tools also play a major role in shaping culture, providing transparency, and engaging employees, especially in growing and more dispersed companies. Our number #1 tip in Chapter 3 is to measure your engagement!

Workday for Microsoft Teams: Helping Our Customers Work More Efficiently


That’s why we’re excited to announce Workday for Microsoft Teams, which empowers people to get daily activities done faster and more efficiently by bringing Workday into their natural workspace. Powered by machine learning, Workday Assistant is now an essential part of Workday.

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10 employee engagement activities that work like magic

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Engaged employees go the extra mile because they’re emotionally invested in their company’s success. And companies with engaged employees benefit financially. As noted in the 2019 Employee Engagement Report , one Best Buy store quantified the annual value of a 0.1% increase in engagement: $100,000. These 10 employee engagement activities are designed to build engagement across the organization: 1.

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?

Workday Earns Top Healthcare Recognition for Third Year Running


At Workday, we've spent the past year continuing to grow our healthcare community and enhancing our product offerings to help healthcare providers drive greater operational efficiency and adapt to the changing healthcare landscape. " Building the Workday Healthcare Community.

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.

employee engagement outside of the office

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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. If your group initiatives, recruiting strategies, and office perks seem to not be sticking, take the time to better understand how employees truly enjoy spending their time.

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.

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). First, create employee personas and learn what different groups of workers value. Employee personas allow communicators and HR professionals to understand: What employees are looking for on a day-to-day basis. Marketers have Marketo, and HR has Workday.

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HR Data Sources for Analytics

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A question we commonly hear is “what are data sources that can be used for analytics?” In this article, we will list a number of common data sources in HR and the broader business that will be helpful in your people analytics efforts. HRIS data. Other HR data. CRM data.

Bespoke Benefits: The Future of Employee Engagement

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As diversity and inclusion become more important, companies that focus on employee engagement through workplace programs have learned that providing allowances increases employee participation by as much as 3 times more than companies that offer subsidies alone. Bespoke Benefits with Employee Allowances. What are employee allowances? Allowances, just like when you were a kid, provide you with a set dollar amount to spend on whatever the employee values most.

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.

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.

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.

Delving Into Data

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Three organizations share how they use people data and analytics to amplify business strategy. People analytics” has been a hot catchphrase in the business world for years, with data promising to revolutionize recruiting, talent management, and myriad other HR processes. But while organizations have embraced data collection and reporting, data analysis remains in its infancy for all but the most sophisticated companies.

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How to use AI, data to drive inclusion


With two decades of hands-on experience in D&I and culture change , Tolonda Tolbert knows how to put data into action. What measures can leaders take to support all employees—especially during these exceptional times? If your employees don’t feel safe and supported, they won’t reach their maximum potential. Make employees feel safe to make mistakes without fear of retribution or being thrown under the bus.

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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.

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.

Top 10 Employee Engagement Software Platforms in 2020

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Eighty percent of senior-level business leaders recognize that employee engagement is critical to achieving their objectives, and companies with highly engaged employees are 21 percent more profitable and 20 percent more productive. “Engagement is dynamic.

Workday Podcast: Payroll Is Evolving to Deliver Greater Impact and Business Value


For every business, it’s essential to ensure employees are paid quickly and on time. You can find our other Workday Podcasts here. Check out the latest from Alight Solutions in our recent Workday chat, Navigating Change: Payroll and HR Trends.

This Week in Employee Engagement: October 8, 2017

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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

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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.

CFO Perspective: How Employee Engagement Influences the Bottom Line


This quote hits on an increasingly important business concept: Employee engagement is essential to business success. But, even in a people-driven environment that’s focused on delivering profitable services, improving employee engagement remains a challenge. I recently talked with Robert Stovall, CFO at Matrix Resources about how his company is increasing employee engagement and profitability, while lowering costs to the client.

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.

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.

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

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?

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.

Employee Engagement: One Thing Has Never Been More Important


Knowing how employees are doing is critical right now. As leaders confront a storm of world events, many are using agile employee engagement surveys to gather feedback and understand the sentiment of their people. . The good news is that by responding to employee feedback in the right ways, organizations can become more innovative and resilient even amid the most daunting challenges. Teams use employee survey feedback to inspire improvements big and small.

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Workday Partner Tips: Top Focus Areas for CFOs During COVID-19


Welcome to the Workday Partner Tips series. The number one imperative on the Deloitte list for CFOs is to understand the impact of this (and other) crises on their organization’s employees and their families, and to make plans to virtualize the business. Working with HR and IT, CFOs should determine ways to help their staff connect online and to elevate employee engagement overall. Read more articles in our Workday Partner Tips series here and here.

Employee Communication Strategies That Work for a Virtual Workforce


Many of our teams and employees are now working from home. HR teams have had to find new ways to engage, build relationships, and share company updates and information, along with HR changes and resources virtually. Employee Communication Is Essential for a Remote and Virtual Workforce.

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. It’s the place where everything belongs: A place where you can align every employee, globally, on a single platform and make your recognition and rewards budget go further by leveraging combined data from every employee rewards program. By: Amit Kaura.

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. The key to driving engagement starts with implementing concrete solutions to engage employees and get the whole company on the same page. Employee engagement starts before an employee’s first day of work. Keeping Up with Your Employees.

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. HR can often be seen as a very tactical part of the business, processing payroll and bonuses, hiring staff, and dealing with employee relations.

Bersin: 3 reasons we shouldn’t get rid of employee surveys


The Wall Street Journal recently ran an article titled “It’s Time to Get Rid of Employee Surveys,” which listed multiple reasons for ditching them. I believe employee surveys of all types are more valuable and important now than ever before.

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Focusing on People to Make Companies Stronger


In fact, noted HR expert Josh Bersin says employee experience has now “firmly landed with COVID-19” and is the "big wakeup call." " What’s more, he cites research showing that companies are treating employees better than ever, and employee engagement is rising amid new levels of trust and transparency. At Workday, employees have been our number one core value since day one. Workday Help and Workday Journeys: Elevating Employee Experiences.

3 Steps to Strategically Utilize Your Hiring Data

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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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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. With more than 30,000 employees across offices in 49 countries, Dimension Data—a part of the NTT Group—helps its global clients reach their goals through the delivery of digital technology infrastructure projects. Never one to back down from a big challenge, Dimension Data embraced its own transformation head-on.

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.