employee engagement

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Post date: February 7, 2019
Recently thought leaders have been promoting the idea that HR should learn from marketing and embrace concepts like “employee experience.” What would happen if a CEO took these ideas seriously? We can find answers in a book I wrote with Peter Navin, The CMO of People: Manage employees like...
Post date: April 7, 2017
As technology advances and marketplaces grow and change, many organizations face adaptive challenges—business circumstances that require clear and consistent leadership through a period of uncertainty and change. Generally, these challenges cannot effectively be addressed through traditional...
Post date: October 4, 2016
A “force multiplier” sounds magical and even other-worldly, but its roots are actually quite mundane. A “force multiplier” is a factor that can increase (thereby multiply) the effectiveness of a group or team and it is most often described in a military context. Significant battlefield examples are...
Post date: February 13, 2017
Losing the battle on employee engagement and retention is the surest road to business failure. Employee turnover not only undermines long-term client relationships, but replacing employees can also get very costly—generally 20 percent of annual salary for mid-range positions (earning $30,000 to $50...
Post date: August 25, 2017
In Part 2 of our series on the power that social media can have on your brand, Janine Buis explained why you should you leverage employees as ambassadors for your company. Here, she explains how to do so. The opportunity for HR to tap into social media to support talent initiatives is great, and...
Post date: September 1, 2017
Why has it become so difficult to get employee attention for important matters? Communication experts would argue it’s not for lack of good intentions or effort. But as multiple reports highlight (such as ROI Communication Benchmark 2017; AON Employee Engagement report; and Willis Towers Watson...
Post date: May 16, 2019
We are all familiar with the concept of organizations that learn and act on what they learn are more successful. But many businesses have failed to capitalize on their learning investment. It is little wonder then that many senior leaders see learning as a cost center and not as a driver of their...
Post date: October 14, 2016
At the beginning of this year, one of our clients relaunched their wellness program. They had spent the previous months searching for the right backend vendor to support their goals, and they were determined to improve upon the underwhelming participation they had in years past. As such, they were...
Post date: August 6, 2015
 According to a recent Gallup survey, 54 percent of North American employees do not feel engaged at work. The major contributors to engagement are pretty obvious: compensation and benefits, immediate co-worker and reporting relationships, and employee recognition among them. However, there are...
Post date: April 28, 2016
When an organization genuinely supports and promotes the well-being of its workers, the rewards go well beyond health-related cost savings. Establishing a culture of wellness helps create a healthier, more engaged workforce, and that gives an organization a distinct competitive edge. How big an...