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Employee Engagement

How One Company Is Tackling the Turnover Challenge

A few weeks back I wrote about how retention/turnover will be the biggest challenge for HR leaders in 2017. Then Gallup released its State of the American Workplace report, which reveals that 51% of employees are actively looking for a new job or watching for … Read full posting »

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Meaningless Core Values – A Dangerous Liability

Does your company have a set of values that guides every decision that is made – from the way employees interact with clients to the types of products you sell? Perhaps you have a set of values, but does everyone know what they are and what … Read full posting »

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[Infographic] How to Build a Rock Solid Employee Recognition Program

  How much should you invest in recognition for the greatest return? Why are more organizations adopting values-based recognition programs? How can organizations make tangible improvements in employee engagement, retention, workplace culture, and recruitment? These are a few questions answered in findings from the new SHRM/Globoforce … Read full posting »

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The Hidden Potential of Teams

If you had to describe your average work day, would it consist mostly of solitary work or collaboration with a team of people across different functions? Most people in white collar positions today would agree that their work falls in the latter category, and this … Read full posting »

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A Professor’s Take on Employee Engagement

HR as a profession and a practice is finding itself at a crossroads. Does employee engagement as a measure still matter? Should we conduct annual performance reviews? How can we make a tangible impact on work culture? These are a few topics we discussed in … Read full posting »

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The HR Metric You’re Not Measuring (But Should Be)

  For years, HR leaders and professionals have been laser-focused on measuring and improving employee engagement. In fact, Josh Bersin noted in a Forbes editorial that the roots of engagement surveys go all the way back to the late 1800s when Fredrick Taylor studied how … Read full posting »

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Globoforce WorkHuman Research Institute and IBM Smarter Workforce Institute Unveil a New Employee Experience Index

  Which factors contribute to a more human employee experience in the workplace? How can organizational cultures and practices be enhanced to become more human-friendly themselves? These questions are even more critical as the boundaries between people and technology become blurred. While machines are now … Read full posting »

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The ROI of Inclusion and Belonging

One indication that we’re experiencing a renewed focus on inclusion can be found with a simple Google search. The top three questions associated with “diversity and inclusion” are: What is meant by inclusion in the workplace? What do you mean by inclusion? What is inclusive diversity? There’s … Read full posting »

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The Dark Side of Collaboration

“Most of us now work in teams, in office without walls, for managers who prize people skills above all. Lone geniuses are out. Collaboration is in.” – Susan Cain, author and co-founder of Quiet Revolution Do you agree with Susan? Has your office succumbed to … Read full posting »

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[New Report] How to Make a Business Case for Social Recognition

We’ve all encountered people in our careers who are firm believers that workers are strictly motivated by money. Don’t you wish you could convince your stubborn colleagues of the business value of praise and recognition? Thankfully, there is a ton of research in this area. … Read full posting »

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