Employee Satisfaction

30
Nov

Engaged Cultures: Harshaw Trane

Talmetrix is on a mission to recognize companies and leaders like Harshaw Trane below, that achieve high performance through engaged cultures. We’re spotlighting companies where employees are proud to work and are doing great things, but their stories might not make headlines. Great cultures and employee engagement aren’t built on crazy perks, but in the way people work, the type

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28
Jul

4 Things Employees Want from Work

It’s easy to assume that employees want money more than any other benefits, and that more money will help persuade them to stay if they are considering other options. But according to a report by Gallup, pay goes only so far in keeping employees engaged — and after a certain point, it doesn’t do much at all. It’s much more

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21
Jul

4 Ways to Improve Your Employee Survey

Gathering employee feedback is an important step toward understanding and improving engagement. If you’re already running regular employee surveys, take stock of the progress you’ve made and figure out where to go next. Small tweaks and changes in your surveys are all a part of making engagement work for your company; there’s always room for change and improvement. Here are

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21
Jun

Why You Don’t Need to Pay Employees More to Boost Retention

No one would balk at getting more money in their paycheck. But beyond a raise, what are employees looking for? In a recent study from Fidelity, 25- to 35-year-old employees said they’d be willing to give up an average of $7,600 in pay for perks such as a good work-life balance. Those perks can go a long way toward boosting

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9
Jun

4 Things That Will Get Your Top Performers to Stay

Retention of top performers is something many companies sweat over. Replacing any employee can be an expensive endeavor, but losing a top performer can be a real blow to a department or division. Top performers tend to be engaged by slightly different drivers than the employee population as a whole, so it’s important to understand the difference. Focusing on these

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15
Dec

Should Your Company Be Offering More Paid Time Off?

The issue of paid time off has been in the news a lot lately — President Obama recently signed an executive order requiring federal contractors to allow employees to earn one hour of paid sick time for every 30 hours they work, for example. Amazon recently made news for changing its PTO policy, offering more paid maternity leave and paid

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13
Nov

Workplace Policy Trends Point to a More Flexible Work Environment

As the traditional workplace is evolving, policies about employees’ time are changing too. Current trends include family-friendly benefits such as child care support and paid parental leave, as well as jobs with flexible hours and schedules. Employers are trying to figure out how to balance employees’ increasing desire for flexibility with business demands. We’re keeping an eye on these evolving

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2
Oct

Keeping Employees Motivated in the Modern Workplace

Keeping employees motivated is a priority for many organizations, but it can be a challenge to focus on motivation and avoid distractions that threaten to pull managers away. Organizations have to come up with new ways to spark employee interest in the workplace. Read on to learn more about motivating employees. A Bigger Paycheck is Just One Way to Make

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23
Sep

Surprising Factors That Drive Employee Satisfaction

Employee satisfaction and employee engagement are two different things, but they are related and both are fueled — and can be diminished by — factors that may surprise the very business leaders that are trying to boost them. Employee satisfaction and engagement both affect employee’s productivity and the quality of the work they do for their teams. Read on to

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6
Aug

Why Employee Engagement Matters

If you still think employee engagement is too touchy-feely for business or just a passing fad, you’re wrong and there’s research to prove it. Employee engagement affects real business metrics, including productivity, turnover, customer satisfaction and the bottom line. These recent articles and blog posts explain all that and more reasons why employee engagement matters to every business. Employee Engagement

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30
Jul

Improve Engagement with Employee Ownership

Offering employees an ownership stake in the business is a powerful way to boost engagement because it strengthens their ties to the company and its performance. When employees have a stake in the business’s bottom line, they’re more likely to work hard and take an active role in improving processes and productivity. Employee ownership can also improve collaboration and communication.

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