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Getting Employee Engagement Right or Wrong: The Pros & Cons

According to Gallup, companies with engaged workforces outperform others by as much as 202%. It is statistics like these that have HR teams scrambling for the next best thing to improve engagement scores. The belief is that engaged teams cause sales to skyrocket, productivity to peak, sick days to cease and the work-life dynamic to be more balanced. While these …

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What is employee engagement
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What is employee engagement and why does everyone keep talking about it?

Companies that have high levels of employee engagement attract twice as much revenue as their low engagement competitors according to a Hay Group study. Gallup, a management consulting company, suggests that high engagement workforces outperform their contemporaries by 202% on average, and to achieve these benefits US employers are spending upwards of $720 million a year on keeping their team …

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How often should I check in with my employees 2
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How often should I check in with my employees?

Team leadership and HR management, we have a problem! Employee engagement scores continue to dwindle, feedback loops have ground to a halt. Nevertheless, feedback, while critical to performance, remains tricky. Too much and you risk the distrust and disenfranchisement resultant from micromanagement, too little and employees feel a lack of care for themselves and detachment from overall company aims.  Getting …

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Bored People Quit – Addressing Employee Boredom

It can cost a company between 20 and 33% of a job salary to replace an employee who quits.  The ripple effect of losing team members can damage productivity, momentum and morale. Why then do we overlook the number one reason people leave their roles? Boredom!  Of the 5,000 people surveyed who left jobs in 2018, 33% said they were …

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The different types of employee surveys
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The different types of employee surveys

Microsoft, a $1 trillion market cap, approximately 163,000 employees and ever evolving business model. It all sounds like a unicorn success story. However, in 2019 VP of computing devices, Brett Ostrum, noticed they had a growing problem – employee morale.  Ostrum and HR struggled to diagnose the issues until eventually, with the right survey designs, they uncovered the catalysts. Some …

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Anonymous Non-Anonymous Employee Feedback
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Anonymous vs. Non-Anonymous Employee Feedback?

Over 85% of employees report feeling a sense of disengagement from their current employment. This is costing North American economies a staggering $550 billion in lost productivity annually. The importance of ongoing peer feedback and allowing employees to feel heard has very real fiscal impacts. We have come a long way in employment relations and human resource management. Our understanding …

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