7 Free Team-Building Ideas for Your Corporate Incentive Programs

Kazoo

Businesses work when teams work. Today, even star performers have to work as part of a team. But finding ways to recognize both the stand-out stars and the teams that support them? Encourage team members to recognize each other. Let teams collaborate on awards.

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! Build strong teams.

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Why Successful Companies are Shifting to a Talent Network (And What is it)

Jason Treu

Developing a high-performing engaged workplace is changing from the hierarchial, reporting structure (with cross-functional teams as side projects) to viewing a company as a “talent network” where skills and experience are shared. 1) Increase retention and engagement.

Employee Engagement Ideas that Build a Culture of Engagement

Kazoo

Every business wants employee engagement ideas that will deliver on their promise. Because employee engagement is a business goldmine. Industry research shows that for every 1% increase in employee engagement, companies can expect to see an additional 0.6%

10 Employee Engagement Initiatives To Improve Satisfaction

Cloverleaf

Employee engagement metrics reveal how satisfied employees are with the organization they work for, whether they are interested in the work that they're doing, how connected they feel with the company's values and mission, and whether they feel motivated to go the extra mile in their work. It's not something that you can evaluate based on a single number, as many behaviors can indicate engagement or the lack thereof. Set up an employee mentoring system.

5 Employee Engagement Strategies to Try When the Going Gets Tough

CultureIQ

employees were engaged in 2014. This means that more than half of the workforce was either not engaged or actively disengaged. Engaged employees are passionate about their work, committed contributors to their company and dedicated to its success. Engagement

Alarming Statistics on Employee Engagement for 2017

Kazoo

One of the answers we hear often is that a recent employee engagement survey revealed that people aren’t feeling the love; that morale has hit rock bottom and employees don’t feel appreciated. The frequency of these types of survey results helps explain why employee engagement is the top human resource challenge in the next three to five years. It also reinforces some of the alarming statistics on employee engagement.

15 employee engagement ideas to try in 2017

Interact-Intranet

are engaged and that engagement costs companies between $450 and 550 billion each year. Recently, Gallup released the latest State of the American Workplace report, with fresh data on everything from engagement to retention. Why should I worry about employee engagement?

How An Intense Focus On The Needs Of Your Team Can Ban Burnout And Reap Results

Thrive Global

Last spring, I took my leadership team on an eight-day journey to the top of Mount Kilimanjaro as part of our Trek for a Cause. The consequences of high burnout are increased employee turnover and decreased engagement. What I’ve learned — and what has taken Personiv’s management team to mountain peaks around the world — is that businesses must invest in their employees in a way that aligns with both personal values and company culture.

3 HR Metrics That Matter

Zenefits

In fact, according to Deloitte’s 2017 Global Human Capital Trends report, 71 percent of companies report that people analytics – “using digital tools and data to measure, report and understand employee performance” – is a high priority in their company. I asked human resources experts to weigh in on the HR metrics that matter most, and why. #1 Labor productivity is a critical HR metric because it encompasses several important aspects of human resources.

How Employee Engagement Can Drive Success in Your Car Dealership

EngagementMultiplier

And, the most positive customer experiences come when you have an engaged workforce that feels connected to and invested in their own success and the dealership’s success and reputation. High employee engagement has been shown to correlate with 51% more gross profit for new car sales. High employee engagement in used car sales resulted in 23% more gross profit. Engagement is inextricably linked with customer satisfaction and higher sales for car dealerships.

10 Ways to Create an Employee Engagement Culture

Kazoo

If you work in HR today, the words “employee engagement” dominate your job and your inbox. It’s easy to get flooded with different ideas for how to engage employees. One the one hand, it’s no wonder programs for fostering employee engagement are so popular. The value of a truly engaged workforce speaks for itself. Engaged employees perform. Companies are spending more and engagement is at an all-time low. Employee Development.

What is employee engagement software?

Tap My Back

What is employee engagement software and its purpose? Within the human resources context, a new kind of solution to assure a healthy organization seems to be gaining momentum: the employee engagement software. Employee engagement products are comprehensive toolkits.

12 Ways to Engage Employees During Times of Change

Achievers

Engage Blog. Employee Engagement. Employee Feedback. Employee Retention. Employee Engagement. Employee Feedback. Employee Retention. Employee Engagement. 12 Ways to Engage Employees During Times of Change.

The Dark Side of Collaboration

WorkHuman

“Most of us now work in teams, in office without walls, for managers who prize people skills above all. But new research suggests that it’s happening disproportionately and could be costing us our best employees. What happens to those 3 to 5% of employees?

Leading a New Employee Initiative? How to Get Them Onboard

Rallyware for Human Resources

How employees feel about their work is important, since they spend such a large part of their life in the workplace. A 2013 study by Gallup found that nearly two-thirds of American workers are not engaged in their work, and nearly one-quarter are “actively disengaged.” If one of your goals this year is to implement a successful employee engagement initiative, here are some ways to measure employee engagement and get everyone on board with the proposed improvements.

5 Ways to make office work more interesting

Interact-Intranet

BrightHR’s study of 2,000 employees, conducted by Professor Sir Cary Cooper, has shown that incorporating fun into the workplace can have countless good effects including reduced stress, lower turnover rates and increased productivity.

Why Empathy Is Key To 21st-Century Business And Why You Should Care

SuccessFactors

You may have been conditioned to believe they are efficiency, productivity, and constant growth because those are the metrics most organizations focus on. We too often like to lump employees into a category called “internal stakeholders” and customers into one we label “external stakeholders.”

5 Ways to make office work more interesting

Interact-Intranet

BrightHR’s study of 2,000 employees, conducted by Professor Sir Cary Cooper, has shown that incorporating fun into the workplace can have countless good effects including reduced stress, lower turnover rates and increased productivity. For a healthy, balanced, and engaged workforce, play should be something that is incorporated into every day. This lack of challenge can lead to boredom and lack of engagement. Company outings can be a great investment for your team.

5 New Year’s Resolutions

Achievers

This year, when it comes to rewarding your employees and fostering an engaging workforce , consider these New Year’s Resolutions to create a culture of recognition where employees drive results. Leading a team to success is no easy feat. When you look at successful sports teams and dissect their elements of achievement, it has something to do with having the right people in the right place at the right time. Employee Engagement goal setting

How to Retain Employees Without Spending More -12 Easy Tips

SocialChorus

According to Employee Benefits News , it costs 33% of an employee’s annual salary to replace them. Employee Retention Definition. What is employee retention? Keeping employees at your company is an important priority because the costs of employee turnover are so high.

HR Supercharged: How Modern Tech is Changing Work

ClearCompany HRM

Choose Great Employees Over Top Candidates. HR departments, for instance, use applicant tracking systems to manage job ads, sort resumes, shortlist applicants, coordinate with their team/candidates and so on. The ATS also provides opportunities to build on the traditional process. With the right system, recruiting teams can create talent pipelines to fill roles quicker by not starting the vetting process over and over again each time a job opens.

Starting as the Head of Talent in a Startup? Here’s where you can start

Get Hppy

Now, you are a 50 employee business, but in just 1 year you’ll be 100-150 employees and then 200-300 employees within the next 2 years. You have to build a solid background of corporate culture, HR policies and processes as well as HRIS to support your business growth.

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26 Staff Appreciation Ideas and Recognition Ideas that Won’t Break the Bank

Kazoo

As any successful business owner will tell you, employees are the lifeblood of a company. But keep your employees happy and engaged, and they’ll help your business flow smoothly. The good news: The heart of employee engagement is easy and inexpensive to roll out, yet impacts revenue, retention, and absenteeism in droves. Yet most office environments inspire more apathy than engagement. Employees’ Choice. Let Your Employees Pay It Forward.

Opinion: Why ‘bad’ data can be good news for your organisation

cipHR

But every employer is at a different point in their data journey; some we work with have very little or even no people data to draw on at all, while others use a balanced scorecard to identify their financial, internal, customer, learning and growth metrics. For example, in our field of dispute resolution, a commonly cited financial metric is staff turnover. The softer metric is bullying and harassment scores taken from latest employee engagement surveys.

Measuring the Employee Experience

Kazoo

What does measuring the employee experience look like? We recently introduced Kazoo Surveys – giving our customers easy-to-use surveys within our employee experience platform that provide a quick view of their employees’ opinions and engagement levels. The Pulse Survey survey is a simple tool with 8 pre-selected questions that you can use to measure your employeesengagement. Measuring the Employee Experience.

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15 HR Analytics Case Studies with Business Impact

Analytics in HR

It was one of the first examples of the now very popular employee churn analytics. In addition, special managers were trained to retain the high performing employees who had a high flight risk. Relating engagement with store income. Employee attrition at Experian was a problem.

Why Successful Distributed Teams Need These 5 Things

SocialChorus

What is a distributed team? A distributed workforce may be the most effective way to build a company—This is when employees are dispersed geographically beyond the traditional office environment—and may be the future of work. What’s the Value of Distributed Teams?

HR Trends for 2019: 5 must-haves to catch top talent

EngagementMultiplier

Employee Engagement has been a rising trend for the past several years, so we can’t call it new – or news. What is new is how the principles behind engagement – the fundamentals that make employees excited and energized by their jobs – are evolving. And, employee expectations for how they’ll be treated are evolving right along with them. The must-have: Open, honest, anonymous employee feedback. Team relationships. Got Engagement?

Companies, Cultural Values and Success

Workology

Ever been part in a corporate team-building event? Company off-sites, where employees are encouraged to bond, are intended to strengthen organisational culture by reminding workers of the core values they should share, like integrity, respect for others and empowerment.

6 Ways to Leaders Can Improve Employees’ Quality of Work and Life

Workology

Often the last thought on our minds is having fun, let alone building or driving employee engagement, development or creativity. Especially when you consider that employee unproductivity is costing U.S. Her analysis doesn’t factor in the cost of recruiting, new employee training and onboarding, but once we do, I believe the cost of employee disengagement and productivity could be as high as four or even five trillion dollars a year.

Company Culture is Linked to Employee Productivity

Zenefits

Perhaps unsurprisingly, research shows that company culture is linked to employee productivity. Your organizational culture impacts the way each employee views performance. High-performance cultures foster high performing team members – think of it as positive peer pressure, a tactic long-used by professional athletes, says Aaron Schmookler, leadership coach and co-founder of TheYesWorks , a training and team-building organization.

How Company Culture is Directly Linked to Employee Productivity

Zenefits

Your organizational culture impacts the way each employee views performance. High-performance cultures foster high performing team members – think of it as positive peer pressure, a tactic long-used by professional athletes, says Aaron Schmookler, leadership coach and co-founder of TheYesWorks , a training and team-building organization. Culture Impacts Engagement, Which Drives Productivity. Related: The 4 Traits of a Truly Engaged Employee.

Create a Killer Employee Retention Plan in 5 Simple Steps

ForUsAll

Putting together an employee retention plan is an exciting opportunity. Being successful with employee retention can have a huge impact on your company’s bottom line. You’ve seen the stat everywhere: the average cost to replace an employee is 6-9 months of their yearly salary.

The Ultimate Tool In Talent Identification, Application, and RESULTS

HRsoft

Most teams start with their Top Five most dominant Talent Themes as a means to stimulate individual and group excellence. Two team mates may share the theme Achiever in their top 5. We can also understand the Needs that we have, and that our team mates uniquely have. “As