Employee Engagement

28
Nov

How to Update Your Employee Experience Initiatives in 2017

The employee experience is changing to meet the workplace’s ever-evolving standards. With remote workers on the rise and technology constantly changing, employee experience initiatives must keep up. Here are some tips to keep your employee experience programs up to date. Rethink the annual employee engagement cycle.  Recently, Gallup reported, “employee engagement levels stayed stagnant in 2015, and 2016 appears to be

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22
Nov

Prioritize Your People: Create Employee Experiences to Drive Business Outcomes

The employee experience is as critical, if not more critical, than any other priority for leaders today. “The employee experience includes all those things that equip and enable an employee to do his or her job,” says Chris Powell, CEO of Talmetrix. The employee experience includes how someone perceives themselves within a business given the makeup of teams, the communication styles adopted,

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21
Nov

The Key to Taking Action After an Employee Engagement Survey

Engage Your Middle Managers When you conduct an employee engagement survey, what do you consider success? A percentage of participation? Actionable data? Both of those can be predictive measures of success. However, if you really want to make an impact on your employee engagement, and ultimately your organization, the most important variable is the ability to take action based on what you

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21
Nov

The Impact of Change On the Workforce

Whether you voted Trump or Clinton, what cannot be argued is that the country was divided on who we wanted to be the 45th President. All too often in my career I’ve heard leaders say things like, “Check your personal life at the door.” That is impossible. I’m sure your organization was like mine Wednesday morning following the election: Low

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17
Nov

What’s Not Making Your Employees Happy

Can you think of any workplace that wouldn’t want their employees to be happy? Of course not – any rational CXO or HR leader has their employees’ happiness at the top of their list. And that’s without even considering all the business outcomes associated with happy employees, like: Happy employees are 12% more productive Companies with happy employees outperform the competition

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14
Nov

Top 12 Moments From the Largest Virtual HR Conference #Elevate2016

“What do you love about what you do?” That was one of the many powerful questions that resonated with many of the attendees at Elevate 2016, the world’s largest HR conference with more than 50 speakers delivering strategies and tactics to help executives and business leaders elevate their work. #Elevate2016—which was called a “knowledge party” during the mega event—was a

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9
Nov

Employee Engagement Action Plan

We’ve been mapping out the proven steps to employee engagement. Review the steps that got us here. We’ve reached the end of our road map to engagement. If you’ve followed along, we’ve recommended some quick engagement fixes — and now it’s time to dig into the long-term work. Part One: The Foundation for Your Results At this point, there’s a lot going on;

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8
Nov

Use Empathy to Drive Culture, Engagement & Innovation

CEOs, talent officers, motivational strategists, leadership thinkers, futurists and more are speaking at #Elevate2016, the largest virtual HR conference in the world. The digital conference is being held this Thursday, November 10, 2016. Speakers include Josh Bersin, Principal and Founder of Bersin by Deloitte; Keith Ferrazzi, Founder and CEO, Ferrazzi Greenlight & Yoi, #1 NY Times bestselling author of Never

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3
Nov

10 Employee Communications Best Practices to Prepare Your Company for an Engagement Survey

If you’re planning to embark upon an employee engagement program, you’ll have more to do than choosing survey questions. Creating an effective–and doable– employee communications strategy is essential. Prior to the survey, you should plan to deploy communication that increases awareness and inspires employees to participate. During the survey, you should seek to motivate employees to action within the given

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1
Nov

Innovation & Employee Engagement: Lessons from a Chief Innovator

I’m often asked, “What do the businesses that put people first have in common?” Well, if you believe the research of John Kotter (Kotter International) and James Heskett (HBS), at a minimum they share a healthy bottom-line. Kotter and Heskett studied companies over an 11-year period and found that people-centric companies had net income growth of 756%. Those that were

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20
Oct

Employee Engagement Surveys – Best Practices to Get Started

Ready to launch your latest (or first) employee engagement survey? Awesome – but before you do, make sure you have a solid set of survey questions.  [clickToTweet tweet=”When conducting an employee survey, the questions you ask determine whether the survey is a success.” quote=”When you’re putting together an employee survey, the questions you choose to ask will determine whether the

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