The (New) Definition of Employee Engagement

Grovo HR

Employee engagement has been one of the most talked-about topics in human capital management for twenty-five years. On the whole, all of us who talk about ’employee engagement’ are broadly talking about the same concept, even if it’s easier to identify in practice than to dissect and name. This is our proposed definition of ‘employee engagement’ and the thinking that went into it. Engaged employees are more motivated than disengaged employees.

Celebrate the 25th Birthday of Employee Engagement

Grovo HR

An idea as powerful as employee engagement seems like it should have been around forever. But managers haven’t always talked about the need to engage employees the way they’re talking about it today. Actually, employee engagement is a fairly young idea. In December 1990, Boston University professor William Kahn published the first-ever mention of “engagement” as we know it today. In need of engagement. Engagement theory changed that.


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A New Definition of Employee Engagement: Think Of It Like Your Health

Grovo HR

What exactly is employee engagement? Dig into the issue for a few minutes and you’re likely to see more definitions of engagement than you have employees to engage. It could just be that “engagement” isn’t a conveniently identified concept. I think a more accurate idea of engagement can be drawn through a metaphor to physical well-being. Here’s why engagement to a business is like health to your body: Health is impossible to define.

What the Grateful Dead Can Teach Us About Employee Engagement

Grovo HR

Specifically, many are anxious about employee engagement. How exactly does one get a changing workforce to engage in the work they do every day? How should we define engagement beyond platitudes? What does engagement feel like? And if there’s anything on this earth that can serve as a handy analogy—no, a paragon—of workplace engagement, it’s an improvisational jam. Engagement happens when preparation meets momentum. That’s engagement.

Your Guide to Celebrating Online Learning Week

Cornerstone On Demand

This playlist is designed to help you learn how to motivate and coach employees, listen actively and lead with passion so you can get started on the right foot. Our favorite courses in this playlist: Going from Peer to Manager | Grovo Lesson, 3 minutes Q&A: Essentials for New Managers | BizLibrary Lesson, 12 minutes Use Delegation to Improve Your Team's Productivity | Grovo Lesson, 3 minutes 2) How to Remain Agile During Digital Transformation Watch if you.

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13 Hair-Raising HR Stats That Will Haunt You This Halloween

Achievers - Recruiting

Hopefully these Dwight Schrute types stick to hijinks like hiding the stapler instead of engaging in acts of sabotage. Employees are haunted by their managers. An Achievers study found that almost 1 in 5 employees think their managers are “horrible” at recognizing their good work. That’s a huge problem, because employee recognition is crucial when it comes to maintaining morale and retaining excellent workers. Your employees definitely do.

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Gallup Proves Why Millennials Need Better Managers

Grovo HR

For years businesses have struggled to understand millennial employees, what with their strange working demands and digital-age predilections. 71% of millennials aren’t engaged at work, the most of any generation. Are millennial employees really that depressing? More likely, millennial employees would love to be happy at work. The report found that managers are responsible for 70% of the variance in employee engagement. Engagement Millennials hr

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Develop or Die: 6(66) Ways To Save Your Organization From the Working Dead

Grovo HR

In organizations all over the world, employees are dying inside. As a learning & development professional, you’re in a unique position to transform these aimless and unmotivated individuals into engaged, spirited, and free-thinking human beings who are excited to apply their talents to your company goals. Here are six employee development ideas to help you breathe life into The Working Dead. Employees perform better with coaching and mentoring. Engagement hr

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Mind the Workplace: How Workplace Stress Impacts Engagement and Productivity

Grovo HR

Many employees will spend a quarter of their lives in the workplace. In these particular workplaces, employees experience higher stress levels that impact their engagement and productivity, as well as personal relationships and emotional wellbeing. Over 17,000 employees across 19 industries in United States completed the Workplace Health Survey, which collected data on how work environments were contributing to workplace stress and impacting employee engagement.

How 13 organizations climbed the best employers lists


As competition for talented employees increases, more and more organizations are focusing on employer branding. From Glassdoor’s Employee Choice Awards, to Great Places to Work rankings in many categories, and many other global and regional awards, the avenues for recognition are vast. Glassdoor - 2017 Employees Choice Awards (United States) Glassdoor is a website for employers, employees and candidates focused on helping people find jobs they love.

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5 Ways Learning & Development Drives ROI


While learning and development initiatives are certainly a hot buzzword for HR professionals, it can often be hard to create and execute on an effective and continuous strategy—whether due to lack of employee interest or executive buy-in. Companies are spending thousands of dollars per employee on training programs that are underutilized. Why is employee development such a crucial part of retention? It will help keep employees motivated.

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Make Your Company a Magnet for Millennials

Grovo HR

As millennials flood the workforce, companies are seeing a massive drop in employee engagement — the lowest it’s been in the past eight years. Perhaps because 21st century employees are different from those in previous generations — such as their attention spans, how they consume content and how fast they’ll leave an employer they’re dissatisfied with. Traditional learning is too slow for today’s employees. Educate employees about the business.

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G2 Crowd Announces 2018 Top 20 Corporate LMS Solutions

Rallyware for Human Resources

The American Society for Training and Development found that companies that offer comprehensive training have 218% higher income per employee and a 24% higher profit margin than those who pay less attention to training. Cloud-based learning management systems (or LMS) are an effective tool for enhancing team productivity, empowering employees’ learning and development, and cutting training costs while keeping everybody connected and engaged. Grovo (satisfaction score: 65%).

M&A Friday! This Week’s HR Deals


Each week, with the help of HRmarketer Insight software , our researchers compile a sampling of mergers & acquisition, funding and partnership announcements from the human resource, recruitment and employee benefits marketplace. a Leading Provider of Mobile Apps for Employee Engagement and Communication, Raises $5M Series A to Fund Growth. Grovo Partners with Leading Diversity Experts to Develop Free Unconscious Bias Learning Program. Happy Friday.

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M&A Friday! This Week’s HR Deals and Trending #HotInHR News


Our weekly recap of fundings, mergers & acquisition, partnership and other interesting news from the human resource, recruitment and employee benefits marketplace. Series A Funding to Protect Employees from Workplace Injuries. Grovo and Sandler Training Partner to Bring Modern Microlearning to Global Sales Enablement Industry. Gennevilliers, France-based Up group, acquired givve, a German fintech startup specializing in employee engagement and incentive solutions.

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Top Funding News in the HR, Recruiting and Benefits Space | 2016


Grovo Raises $40M Series C to Reinvent Workplace Learning & Development. to help small businesses create employee retirement accounts. Million in Seed Funding to Change the Way Employees Get Paid. Culture Amp Plugs Into $10M to Gauge Employee Sentiment. LLR Partners Invests in SaaS Employee Benefits Administration Platform, benefitexpress. to help employers drive digital health engagement. Perkbox, an employee engagement platform, picks up £2.5M

How a digital training assistant helped me use Microsoft Teams

The Bot Platform

Yet despite soaring technology budgets, research suggests that employees haven’t been trained properly on how to actually use these new tools. One of the key issues stemmed from engagement around remote learning. How a digital training assistant helped me use Microsoft Teams.

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HR TechStack – Learning Management System


TalentLMS is a super-easy, cloud LMS to train your employees, partners and customers. Today, more than 100+ customers and brands are using the Thought Industries Learning Business Platform to transform the way they reach, teach, and engage audiences. When employees need answers, they don’t read a manual or click through a course. Looop is the only tool that helps you rapidly deliver context-rich resources on demand so that employees can apply their learning right away.