employee engagement

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Post date: September 22, 2016
Executive-level HR and other C-suite leaders looking for an advantage to outperform competitors and produce greater returns for shareholders are turning to gamification—a technique that develops the talent and skills of the workforce by helping them better understand the challenges their own...
Post date: July 14, 2016
Sophia, a top performer in her company, was constantly searching for ways to do things smarter or faster. She had joined a team assembled to develop and scale emerging ideas within a geographically dispersed company. Her colleagues were bright and among the best of the best in their industry, and...
Post date: July 26, 2016
Jim Harter, Ph.D., chief scientist of Gallup's international workplace management and wellbeing practices, answers questions about how the rereleased edition of First, Break All the Rules expounds on new research from the past 15 years on what is really happening with workforce engagement.  HR...
Post date: May 10, 2016
A business-focused approach to employee surveys is grounded in best practices from opinion survey research and has been field-tested in organizations large and small. Below we will outline the key steps in this process, and share a case study example to better illustrate the process and reveal the...
Post date: March 22, 2018
Smart business leaders know that without productive employees, there is no possibility of a successful business. In previous times it was expected that employees would accept what they were given and do what was necessary; they would be expected to go above and beyond, regardless of circumstances....
Post date: August 9, 2017
With 24 percent of American households having a person with a disability, chances are that one in four of your employees are impacted by disability in some way—either the employee themselves might have a disability, or be the caregiver for a spouse, parent, or child who has a disability (U.S....
Post date: August 23, 2016
Millennials—those born in the early 1980s through the early 2000s—comprise 25 percent of the U.S. workforce, and they will make up nearly half of it by 2020. They’ve started their professional lives with more student loan debt and unemployment than their Generation X and Baby Boomer predecessors....
Post date: November 9, 2016
Although job burnout is an often-discussed issue among managers and HR professionals, a true definition of the phenomenon eludes even the most seasoned professionals. Perhaps this is due to the fact that burnout can be caused by numerous things: boredom, stress, exhaustion, etc. Regardless of the...
Post date: June 21, 2017
It’s estimated that 25 to 40 percent of management time (one to two days per week) is spent addressing employee conflict. According to one assessment, employees spend 2.8 hours per week involved in disagreement that disrupts the flow of work, with a cost of $359 billion paid hours per year.   The...
Post date: August 11, 2017
There is plenty of research on how to alleviate stress in your organization. Here is what I have found to be the most rigorous, statistically valid, independent research on workplace stress—and the precise steps your HR department can take to reduce it:   Job stress is largely due to a fundamental...