7 Free Team-Building Ideas for Your Corporate Incentive Programs


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.

The 10 Best Tools for Increased Employee Engagement


A lot has been said and written about employee engagement. In fact, when it comes to increasing productivity in the workplace, the first question to pop in our heads is often the same—How do you engage employees in the workplace? What is employee engagement?

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Chatting with hubEngage about Employee Engagement and Company Culture

Get Hppy

In a recent interview for hubEngage, I got the chance to talk about my views on employee engagement and company culture, and how they connect to business objectives. What are some early red flags which could indicate a worsening of employee engagement or morale?

What Aspects of Company Culture Lead To Increased Employee Engagement?

Get Hppy

workforce is disengaged – meaning more than half of employees aren’t emotionally committed to their organization and its goals. The Engagement Institute estimates that disengaged employees can cost organizations between $450 and $550 billion every year.

Top 3 Reasons for Employee Attrition in 2019 & Huge Costs

Jason Treu

In looking through 2019 1H research studies here the top three drivers of employee attrition: compensation, career development opportunities and people management. Employees are figuring out their worth and leveraging it to job hop. That’s not the case for employees who love their jobs.

5 Tips to Master Employee Engagement in 2017

HR Daily Advisor

Every day, Human Resources departments worldwide are placing increased emphasis on employee engagement. To understand why, we need to consider the true meaning of “engagement.”. First, let’s make an important distinction: A happy employee is not necessarily an engaged employee.

This Week in Employee Engagement: Future of Work & HR Trends to Watch in 2017

Maritz Motivation

Start here to narrow down your search each week in the often overwhelming landscape of employee engagement thought leadership! What We’re Reading This Week: To Motivate Employees, Show Them How They’re Helping Customers — Our team at CultureNext is passionate about the intersection of employee engagement and customer service. Building a Workplace Fit for the Future — The “future of work” is a hot topic these days.

10 Employee Engagement Initiatives To Improve Satisfaction


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.

What Happened to Employee Engagement? How to Offer Development Opportunities

HR Daily Advisor

Offering professional development is more than just a trending topic in the world of recruiting. The 2014 Global Workforce Study by Towers Watson found that career advancement opportunities are among the top driving forces for employees, according to over 32,000 respondents.

25 Employee Engagement Activities To Reinvent Your Workforce

Vantage Circle

Employee engagement activities should be more about the heart than the brain. Managers are busy, employees are disengaged and the current office culture is at havoc. In this scenario, improving employee engagement is the least likely to improve.

25 Employee Engagement Activities To Reinvent Your Workforce

Vantage Circle

Employee engagement activities should be more about the heart than the brain. Managers are busy, employees are disengaged and the current office culture is at havoc. In this scenario, improving employee engagement is the least likely. They are great team members.

Embrace the Truth About Measuring Employee Engagement


You’ve received the results to the company’s annual engagement survey. From your perspective–a high-ranking company leader–you’ve been making all the right moves, and measuring employee engagement should reflect that. But can you reconcile your personal feelings of satisfaction with the knowledge that your employees are left wanting more? Employee engagement, and specifically a fear of its absence, is a hot button issue because the costs at hand are astronomical.

Top HR Trends for 2016 with an Eye to the Future


But before the future becomes the present, learning what trends emerged in the HR space in 2016 might help inform, and better prepare us for what’s to come. Below are 5 HR trends that emerged in 2016 that we believe will become more ingrained and ubiquitous in the coming months and years: 1.

10 tips to make sure your remote workers don’t feel isolated.


An ever-increasing number of employees are now allowed to work from home, cafes, co-working spaces, and even while travelling as organizations strive to find new ways to improve the employee experience. This has given rise to a new category of workers who are neither employees nor contractors, but fall somewhere in between. So what can you do to help your employees (especially remote workers) feel more connected? Encourage employees who live near each other to meet up.

HR TechStack – Employee Engagement Software


Employee Engagement Software Definition. Employee engagement software helps organizations solicit and track feedback from their employees, recognize employee achievements, and promote positive activity. The HR TechStack for Employee Engagement Software.

6 Tips for Boosting Morale in the Workplace and Combat Employee Apathy


As we begin our journey into 2019, many employees across the U.S. By following these ideas, you can help improve employee engagement, communication and more. Spice up the way you celebrate employee accomplishments. Provide ongoing training to employees.

The Technology That Could Help Improve Employee Engagement

SAP Innovation

Think about: Using this technology to measure employee emotions and engagement , and then using the results to make changes in the workplace. Improving employee wellness by measuring stress levels and alertness. Implementing more effective team building procedures.

This Week in Employee Engagement: May 11, 2018

Maritz Motivation

Here’s our weekly roundup series to help you stay connected to the often overwhelming landscape of employee engagement thought leadership. Unfortunately, this harried, task-oriented work environment often creates a rigid culture where management becomes focused on results at the exclusion of employees’ well-being. Their strategies make them stand out as rebels and help them make a difference to their employees. Do you build relationships?

workplace trends: who stays and who goes?

O.C. Tanner

Business and workplace trends are similar to fashion, gadgets, games, and other signals of the times. Workplace trends often come and go, but sometimes their staying power makes a lasting mark—an influence that impacts everything to come. What can HR do to guide team-building?

Should HR Let Employees Watch the Summer Olympics at Work?


Whether you’re cheering Michael Phelps on to his 20th gold medal or admiring Usain Bolt’s speedy feet on the track, there is no shortage of examples that can motivate and inspire employees. employees expect to watch some Olympic events live during working hours.

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Top HR Trends (and Challenges) of 2019


Let’s take a look at some HR trends for 2019 that we’re likely to see in US workplaces. Top 5 HR Trends for 2019. Renewed Focus on Employee Wellness. Employee wellness has been on trend for years, but expect to see some high-tech changes in 2019. Companies who offer wellness programs often use portals as an employee interface. A major challenge for companies everywhere is employee burnout, and poor work-life balance due to stress and long hours.

What Can Game of Thrones Teach us in the Workplace?

Get Hppy

Also read: 17 Employee Engagement Lessons from Game of Thrones. When employees started to arrive in the morning to see the wall dividing the office in two, the reactions seemed to be a mix of amusement and confusion. Engagement in the Workplace. Employee engagement

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Do your Employee Communications Offer More “Treats” than “Tricks”?

Vibe HCM

And because my thoughts are never far from employee experience, I started to wonder what lessons we can learn from Halloween in how we prioritize employee experience and specifically the role of employee communications. Employee Centric Communication – 5 strategic elements.

Why Corporate Wellness Programs Need a Dose of Occupational Therapy and Analytics


The field of “occupational therapy” provides an alternative perspective, using evidence-based principles to improve and measure employee health, wellbeing, and occupational performance, where “occupation” refers to the tasks individuals find personally meaningful.

6 Ways Leadership Can Build a Positive Culture


Workplace culture is not a mere buzzword that is here today and gone tomorrow, nor is it the latest industry trend that will fade with time. It will build itself with or without our help. This gives every employee a platform to be heard and get real-time responses.

IT Hiring Trends: Predictions For The Year Ahead


Here’s a list of top hiring trends that are transforming the hiring process of IT companies around the globe. Employees: Here To Stay. Considering that more full-time employees will be coming into the IT industry, making employees content with their jobs would be very important.

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Manager and Employee Relationships: The Importance of Mentorship


The title of “manager” makes it sound like your entire responsibility is simply keeping track of your employees and maximizing their performance. Mentoring Builds Employee Alignment. Mentorship Is About Building Relationships.

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Meet Benify at the HR Strategy Forum in Oxfordshire— February 27-28


We focus on inspiring our employees and building relationships with them when we consider how we design our employee experience. “Building relationships with them throughout their journey by minding their experience— as you do with your customers— is key.

Communication done right boosts the employee experience- Benify at the HR360 European Summit in Vienna June 20-21


Why focus on the employee experience? The employee experience is one of the trends we note in our 2018 HR Trends to Watch summary. engage) their employees. Relationship-building, open dialogue, and transparency are also themes.

Are Growth Opportunities Important In Your Job? - DecisionWise


Employee engagement is essential to a thriving and effective organization and growth is one of the most important keys to employee engagement. Growth gives employees the sense of getting better at something and always expanding into new areas.

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


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. Trend 1: Faster, more sensitive HR responses to inappropriate behavior. Team relationships.

The Dark Side of Collaboration


“Most of us now work in teams, in office without walls, for managers who prize people skills above all. Has your office succumbed to the open office, collaboration-heavy trend? But new research suggests that it’s happening disproportionately and could be costing us our best employees.

10 Reasons Why Giving Back is Good for Your Company


Fostering a spirit of giving back is key to the health and happiness of your employees and for your organization’s connection with the surrounding community. Rallying your team behind an initiative other than work can do wonders for team building and employee engagement.

Who Are These People? Overcoming the Distance in Remote Employee Management


A 2017 Gallup report discovered that 43 percent of American employees work remotely at least occasionally, of which about 3 in 10 do so more than 80 percent of the time. These numbers increased from 2012, and the trend shows no signs of slowing down.

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How to manage a multi-generational workforce


Look around your office and you’ll see colleagues, team members and employees of all ages. Stay on top of trends with the free Pulse of Talent whitepaper. A bottom-up approach to engagement. Team-building activities can be good or bad.