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Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Highly engaged companies have broader DEI programs, study says

November 23, 2022

Via: HR Dive

Companies with high levels of employee engagement are much more likely to have well-defined internal DEI policies, a November 2022 report suggested. Research firm Aon surveyed more than 1,200 HR professionals in the compensation and benefits arena, as well as […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Bringing DEI to Government

October 31, 2022

Via: HR Hero

In our series on diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) leaders, we’ve tended to focus primarily on the private sector. The private sector has a lot of interesting and exciting developments that are emerging in this space. However, DEI is also […]


Research

Diligent chief people officer: Respond ‘timely and intentional’ to employees

October 31, 2022

Via: HRD America

Employee engagement leads to retention. That’s become something of a mantra for HR leaders during the Great Resignation, in which companies across the United States have experienced historic turnover. The national turnover rate maintained a consistent pace throughout the summer, […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

How to Increase Employee Engagement Efficiently and Effectively

October 21, 2022

Via: HR Hero

Employee engagement means people are committed to company values, goals, and work. In other words, engaged employees are involved and show up not because they get paid but because they are emotionally invested in the company. An organization that encourages […]


Communication, Development & Evaluation

Viewpoint: The Importance of Creating a Culture of Kindness and Respect

October 17, 2022

Via: SHRM

Is your organization a place of kindness and respect? Are you, as an individual, a person of kindness and respect? Over the past few years, I’ve been lucky enough to be part of an HR team that made a conscious […]


Communication, Development & Evaluation

Managing in the Age of ‘Quiet Quitting’

October 14, 2022

Via: HR Hero

While “quiet quitting” may mean different things, the phenomenon is generally understood to refer to employees who feel disengaged at work and no longer believe they are a meaningful part of the company or its mission. Those who quiet quit […]


Workplace wellness

Employees Around the Globe Feel Lonely, Crave a Sense of Belonging

October 11, 2022

Via: SHRM

Workers are more connected with their workplace and colleagues than ever, yet a large majority of employees across the globe have felt lonely at work, according to consulting firm EY’s second annual Belonging Barometer 2.0 report. EY’s survey of more […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

How to boost employee engagement in a remote workforce

September 29, 2022

Via: HRD America

HR leaders across every industry can attest that the biggest challenge in a remote working world is maintaining employee engagement. Of course, if employees feel connected to their colleagues and engaged by their work, they’re more likely to stay and […]


Workplace wellness

Viewpoint: How One Company’s New Wellness Program Took Off

September 26, 2022

Via: SHRM

Corporate wellness programs can range from free-flowing to highly structured, and the rewards can vary from getting a free T-shirt to winning a medal in a marathon. The most telling measure of success is employee buy-in. At the best of […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Quiet Quitting: New Term for an Old Problem in a Changed Workplace

September 7, 2022

Via: SHRM

Quiet quitters are taking the phrase “phoning it in” to a whole new level. Today, 21 percent of employed Americans are doing the bare minimum, according to an August 2022 ResumeBuilder.com survey, and 5 percent say they do less than […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

How to Boost Employee Performance in a Hybrid Work Environment

September 6, 2022

Via: SHRM

The pandemic forced organizations around the world to adapt to remote or hybrid business models practically overnight. While employees typically appreciated the flexibility and autonomy that remote work provided, they also reported missing the human interaction and community often found […]


Communication, Development & Evaluation

Viewpoint: Quiet Quitting Is About Bad Bosses, Not Bad Employees

September 2, 2022

Via: SHRM

Every employee, every workday, makes a decision: Are they only willing to do the minimum work necessary to keep their job? Or are they willing to put more of their energy and effort into their work? In the last few […]


Communication, Development & Evaluation

The Benefits of Hosting an Employee Retreat

September 1, 2022

Via: SHRM

When the pandemic first started, most companies asked their employees to work remotely—and Merit was no exception. “We used to be an in-person company, so our traditional structure of knowledge transfer was in person,” said Eliza White, vice president of […]


Communication, Development & Evaluation

How to Run Employee Town Hall Meetings Post-Pandemic

August 8, 2022

Via: SHRM

One of the ways workers who are returning to physical workplaces can reconnect to management and one another is through town hall-style meetings. Gathering everyone together can be helpful in smoothing the transition back to the office, as long as […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

Why Your Employee Engagement Tactics are Destined to Fail

July 19, 2022

Via: Recruiting Headlines

Organizational leaders and HR professionals love tossing around the word engagement. They’re quite fond of saying things like “we need to increase our employee engagement” or “let’s do an annual survey!” or “what’s the budget for employee engagement activities?” (more […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

Try Fostering Better Relationships Between Your Business and Workers With This Employee Engagement Platform

July 11, 2022

Via: Entrepreneur

Savvy managers and business owners often see the future before it happens. If the aftermath of Covid-19 shutdowns and the ensuing Great Resignation taught us anything, it’s that workers feel stressed out, overworked, unappreciated, and generally ready to toss their […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Global Survey Highlights Ways to Strengthen Workplace Culture

June 13, 2022

Via: SHRM

A Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) survey of more than 9,000 workers in 12 different countries shows that a workplace culture with transparent communication that builds trust is one of the best ways to ward off high turnover. Better […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Empathy, Humility Driving Top Executives at Humana

June 13, 2022

Via: SHRM

Facing a dire health condition a few years back, Tim Huval was given little chance of surviving. While in the hospital for treatment, at a time when things appeared bleaker than ever, a visit arranged by his CEO Bruce Broussard, […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

More Authentic Workplaces Lead to Better Retention, Productivity

June 8, 2022

Via: SHRM

How comfortable is your staff with being themselves in the workplace? A recent Jobsage survey posed this question to 1,900 employed Americans. They do value being authentic, according to the study. However, 7 in 10 respondents said that they adopt […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

Viewpoint: Four Ways to Re-Engage a Dissatisfied Employee

May 27, 2022

Via: SHRM

Your best employee knocks on your door and hands you their resignation letter. What’s your first move? Conventional wisdom says that bigger paychecks and better perks are the way to an employee’s heart. But six months later, you may hear […]