Tag: employee engagement

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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16
Dec

PODCAST: Can You Correlate Employee Engagement To Business Results?

HR Happy Hour host George LaRocque (Principal Analyst and Founder of the #HRWINS) asked the question: can you really correlate engagement to business outcomes?  Listen to the latest HR MarketWatch podcast to hear how Talmetrix is helping organizations tackle this very issue. You’ll hear how we’re approaching this and other issues on the top of HR leaders’ minds, and you’ll hear

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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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8
Dec

4 Elements That Build a Culture of Health & Happiness at Work

We have talked about all the cool things many companies are doing to try and increase employee happiness, experience, and culture. Now we will get to the fun part. So what exactly improves employee happiness? Lucky for us, The Harvard Business Review and The Energy Project teamed up to figure it out and it boils down to four things. The

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6
Dec

Understanding Employee Retention

HRZone defines employee retention as “a function of the HR department tasked with reducing the number of employees leaving the company by improving key processes and conditions.” That may be a fair way of defining the term, but two important aspects are missing: 1. The use of the word “ability” (you could replace with “capacity”) is a controversial one.  An

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1
Dec

4 Ways the Best HR Leaders Support Organizational Change

How do you define a “strong” or “positive” company culture?  How do you maintain a strong culture through organizational change? It’s true that a so-called “strong” company culture is one where employees are engaged.   When employees are engaged performance, productivity, retention, profitability, innovation, service, and customer experience all benefit. But as a recent Harvard Business Review article, “HR Can’t

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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
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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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
Sep

Why Learning is an Essential Tool for Attracting, Engaging & Retaining Talent

What’s the number one problem companies face today? The answer is a combination of employee engagement, culture and retention, according to Deloitte’s recent research involving 3,200 respondents across more than 100 countries. In a world shifting towards an “always on” workplace environment—one that is more agile, feedback-centric, and where employees have more power than ever before in the job market—Bersin’s

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14
Sep

How Great Managers Use the Art of the Possible to Drive Engagement

“Are you practicing the art of the possible, or are your practicing the art of limitation?” That’s the question that inspired the conversation between Sean Kelly, host of the Awesome Office Show, and Chris Powell, Talmetrix’s, formerly BlackbookHR, CEO. Knowing that Powell is a bit of a rarity in the world of HR tech—as he’s a CEO who has spent most

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