Tag: corporate culture

27
Dec

Business, HR & Talent Predictions for 2017

We’ve compiled responses from a group of HR and talent management thought leaders on what they learned in the last year, and what they’ll be watching in 2017. See part one and part two in the series, and then read the rest of their predictions below. Fill in the blank: In 2017, talent-focused organizations will move away from _____ and move

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14
Dec

HR Hot Topics for 2017

We asked a handful of thought leaders what they learned in the last year. Then we asked a larger group of HR influencers and leaders what they’ll be focusing on, and what talent-focused organizations should be watching, in the next year. Here’s what they said. Stay tuned for our next post where we asked other questions, including what HR Hot Topics leaders

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4
Aug

Why You Need to Consider Your Employees’ Perspective on Engagement Surveys

This is an excerpt of a post by Chris Ostoich that originally appeared on Forbes on June 11, 2015. The employee survey process is, historically, annoying. Employees might answer 80 questions on an online survey that takes almost an hour, they hit “submit,” and when they get a 404 page, they’re stuck wondering if their answers went through or if

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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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7
Jul

What Every Employer Needs to Know About Attracting and Engaging Millennials

This is an excerpt of a post that originally appeared on Forbes on May 13, 2015. Millennials are an increasingly critical segment of the workforce, but many business leaders continued to be baffled by them, asking loaded questions like: Why do they think they deserve everything? What can we possibly to do to recruit and retain employees who aren’t interested

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26
Mar

Corporate Culture is More than Ping Pong and Free Pizza

Quick — what’s it like to work at Google or Pixar? Are you picturing luxurious cafeterias and foosball tables everywhere? Probably. Because of extensive media coverage of these and similar companies’ perks, many people have begun to think that these fun elements are what make up corporate culture. But do you know how the 401(K) works at these places? What

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19
Mar

Employee Engagement Affects Companies’ Financial Performance

A recent report by Glassdoor confirms what we at Talmetrix have known for a while — that employee engagement has an impact on a company’s financial performance. Companies with highly-engaged employees have better stock performance than average, and companies with poor engagement have worse performance than average. I’ve been reading about the Glassdoor report and other information about how employee engagement

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