employee engagement surveys

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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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, …

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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 …

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Designing an effective employee survey

Companies with high levels of employee engagement are 21% more profitable but unfortunately those are in the minority. Over 80% of employees report feeling disengaged from their work which dramatically reduces productivity and revenue. Giving a voice to your team through employee surveys helps to foster engagement through psychological safety, trust, respect and fulfillment. Employees …

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What comes first, employee engagement or company performance?

Does employee engagement really equal company performance? Let’s take a look. Gallup is considered the leading authority in business analytics so when they say employee engagement boosts profitability by 21%, it is worth taking note. However, despite the swell of attention and research contributing to the broad stroke statement, unmanaged and unanimous engagement do not …

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