Employee Wellness: Give Your Employees Options

HR Bartender

We haven’t updated our furniture in a while – well, except for my Herman Miller office chair – and we think we’re due. Whether you have two, ten, hundreds, or thousands of employees, not everyone will be equally productive using the same desk or chair.

Employee Well-Being Is a Company Issue

HR Bartender

Healthy individuals make for healthy employees. And healthy employees are productive, contributing to the organization’s goals (and bottom-line.). Gallup has one of the best well-being definitions I’ve seen. Many offer rewards in their wellness programs.

How Organizations and Employees Can Start Focusing on Wellness

HR Bartender

An increasing number of companies are offering employee wellness programs. employers offer wellness benefits (up from 58 percent in 2008). That’s because organizations understand that healthy employees perform better. Focus on Wellness One Cycle at a Time.

How Gratitude Can Increase Employee Engagement - DecisionWise

Decision-Wise

Do employee engagement and gratitude go hand in hand? Recently, scientists have researched this concept and have found interesting connections with many aspects of well-being. Measure Employee Engagement At Your Company. Gratitude and Employee Values.

5 Ingredients to Speak Your Employees’ Engagement Love Language

Decision-Wise

While, Chapman’s theories are a great way to improve how we show appreciation to our coworkers and direct reports, they may not provide everything employees need to become fully engaged. They understand that design-based culture = employee experience. Employee Engagement

Every Decision Is Not a Consensus Building Exercise

HR Bartender

a consulting firm focused on training solutions that will help engage and retain employees. Both on an individual level as well as part of a group or team. We should demonstrate independent thought as well as ask for team feedback at the proper moments.

Promoting wellness in the workplace has significant benefits

PeopleStrategy

May is Global Employee Health and Fitness month making wellness top-of-mind for employers. Actually, this makes sense to do year-round given the impact good health – physical, mental and financial – can have on your employees’ productivity.

4 Employee Engagement Ideas That Boost Morale

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Healthy employee engagement contributes to morale and overall satisfaction at work. A focus on improving employee engagement is a worthwhile goal for any organization. Here are four employee engagement ideas that can help boost morale in the workplace: 1.

Employee Engagement and The Stanford Prison Experiment

What is Paul Thinking

Well, you don’t really have to image it. They instituted physical punishment such as protracted exercise for errors in the prisoner count. How Does Employee Engagement Fit Into This? So does not being a manager – being a “rank and file” employee.

5 Key Drivers of Employee Engagement

Kazoo

Employee Disengagement. Disengaged employees have needs that are being neglected. Managers then become desperate and hire an outside consulting firm to come in and issue an employee engagement survey to the entire staff.

8 Reasons Why Your Employee Engagement Survey Scores Are Stagnant - DecisionWise

Decision-Wise

WARNING : If you’re reading this it’s possible your employee engagement survey scores are stagnant or underperforming. Are your employee engagement survey results stagnant? You’re NOT taking action on the employee survey results.

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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?

5 Can’t-Miss Podcasts on Employee Engagement (Plus 3 Bonus Episodes)

Reflektive

For this reason, employee engagement will only become more important in 2019. When report after report shows that almost 70 percent of employees are disengaged, it’s not hard to believe that the day of reckoning for employee engagement has come. For that reason, companies need to invest in big initiatives that address what really drives employee engagement—meaning. Employee EngagementPeople are often enterprises’ greatest asset.

The Evolution of Employee Engagement

Waggl

It’s no secret that organizations with high levels of engagement consistently outperform the competition. Research shows that engaged employees produce better outcomes, and businesses with a high level of engagement report up to 4x higher levels of success.

What is Employee Engagement? It’s time to demand better answers.

Jason Lauritsen

One of the things that makes me crazy about the work of employee engagement is the sloppiness we allow around how we define and approach about it. ” and “How does employee engagement drive your organization’s success?” WHAT EXACTLY IS ENGAGEMENT?

6 of the Best “Alternative” Bonding Exercises to Boost Team Morale

Get Hppy

Sometimes simply getting the employees chatting to one another in a new environment can be the best way to move forward. Things like: being the CEO of the company, being a baby sitter, or being married always work well. Employee engagement

Boost Employee Engagement At Work By Thinking About Your Job Differently

15Five

One of the least tapped engines of engagement and performance at work is purpose, something we explore in depth in our new book, The Purpose Revolution-How Leaders Create Engagement and Competitive Advantage in an Age of Social Good. Purpose is the best way to boost employee engagement among your people as well as for yourself. Purpose Boosts Employee Engagement. Employees with purpose are extremely valuable to companies.

How to Shift the Employee Engagement Conversation

Achievers

I was taking in a keynote at an HR conference last year and I was so motivated and excited by messages that were exactly aligned with my beliefs on employee engagement (I do work for an engagement company after all so that’s a relief). The same goes for employee listening.

5 Employee Engagement Myths You Need to Know Now - DecisionWise

Decision-Wise

You’ve likely seen the headlines: “Seven out of eight employees are disengaged and unlikely to be making positive contributions to the workplace.” When it comes to employee engagement, it’s often difficult to sort fact from fiction. Most are your employees are disengaged.

Is 15 Minutes of Employee Engagement Sufficient?

David Zinger

What is your engagement time zone? We often ask too much of engagement and find that there are many times we postpone, procrastinate, and struggle to get going with a specific element of work or well-being (right now, I am writing this rather than completing some tax work).

Building Employee Engagement with a Travel-Heavy Team

CultureIQ

In 2015 alone, employees around in the United States took 488 million business trips , spending $302 billion. While the occasional long-distance business trip pops up for about 10% of employees , other employees find themselves traveling shorter distances more regularly.

Mentoring Programs – Do They Improve Employee Engagement?

Get Hppy

According to the latest Employee Job Satisfaction and Engagement Report from SHRM, 55 percent of employees feel that ownership of their work (i.e. the ability to apply their skills and abilities) is an important factor contributing to how engaged they feel at work.

Breaks are Essential to Employee Engagement

HSD Metrics

Management teams and the human resources department have the important responsibility of establishing specific policies for employees, from vacation days to daily break allotments. Overworked employees often deal with chronic stress that can easily lead to job burnout.”

Why Business Transparency is Key for Employee Engagement

Get Hppy

When it comes to employee engagement, this particular business practice has been proven to be essential, at a global scale. Quantum Workplace 2015 Employee Engagement Trends Report. Involve employees in decision making.

Cultivating a Culture of Wellness Is Integral to Employee Engagement

HR Daily Advisor

It’s a quandary your company, like many, may be grappling with on a daily basis: How can you attract—and retain—employee interest in health and wellness? It should entice employees to action with a holistic approach towards nutrition, exercise, and weight loss.

16 Employee Engaging Team Building Games

EmployeeConnect

One of the most effective ways to make your team feel connected and work collaboratively in a more engaging & fun way, is through team building games. The key is to find the right kind of exercises which are challenging , engaging and, have a learning outcome of building teamwork skills that can help improve employee performance and productivity . Let’s take a look at some of the more engaging team building games.

Employee Engagement Investments

New to HR

workers reported they were engaged in their roles in 2014 – a disturbingly low number, especially when one considers that it was even lower (29.6%) in 2013. Finding effective and innovative ways to engage employees in an age where competitors have more access to talent than ever before can be difficult. Deciding which tactics are the most viable when time does not allow for trial and error can leave the HR function scrambling to retain employees and terrified of attrition.

Employee Engagement in NHS Healthcare

Interact

Deploying collaborative technologies to drive better staff engagement and improve patient outcomes. Engaging those at the frontline of the NHS to be dedicated, committed and evolved with their roles is key to its success. Defining employee engagement within the NHS.

10 Employee Recognition Ideas to Maximise Employee Engagement

EmployeeConnect

It’s a tried and tested theory that recognising your employees is a pathway towards maximising employee engagement. This engagement can form between you and your employee or your employee with the company overall. When you recognise your employees for their efforts, contributions and time, they feel acknowledged and significant to your organisation. Secondly, it allows your employees to have their say. Engagement Recognition

10 Great Examples of Workplace Wellness Programs

Rise

Considering the improvements made to the health and well-being of a workplace, and the amount of time we spend at our workplaces, it makes sense to foster workplace wellness programs. Big or small, all businesses can benefit from some form of a wellness initiative at work.

16 Employee Engaging Team Building Games

EmployeeConnect

One of the most effective ways to make your team feel connected and work collaboratively in a more engaging , & fun way, is through team building games. The key is to find the right kind of exercises which are challenging , engaging and, have a learning outcome of building teamwork skills that can help improve employee performance and productivity . Let’s take a look at some of the more engaging team building games.

List of Companies with Wellness Programs: 10 Amazing Workplaces

Rise

It seems like we’re bombarded daily with reports on the latest innovations to keep employees happy, healthy, and efficient—from standing desks and furry companions to a boss-approved lunchtime highball, each one promises the last best advice on workplace satisfaction.

Keep Employees Engaged and Productive with Wellness Programs

HR Daily Advisor

Employers that establish a defined workplace culture of wellness can achieve a widespread positive impact on the health and productivity of their employees while increasing engagement in company mission and goals, according to a study released by Humana ® Inc.

Setting SMART Employee Engagement Goals for 2018

Maritz Motivation

This could be the year your organization transforms employee engagement. Consider a common resolution as an example: I am going to exercise this year. If this were your resolution, would you feel you achieved this goal if you exercised once per month for the year? Consider this alternate resolution in comparison: I am going to exercise three times per week in a group fitness class after work for the entire year. Will 2018 be the year you get engagement right?

Deciphering 39 Powerful Lessons from an Employee Engagement Textbook

David Zinger

39 Lessons from Employee Engagement in Theory and Practice (Part 1 of 5). Routledge publishing released a new employee engagement textbook, Employee Engagement in Theory and Practice edited by Catherine Truss, Rick Delbridge, Kerstin Alfes, Amanda Shantz and Emma Soane.