Tag: engagement

Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Maintaining Engagement and Culture in the Valley of Death

October 10, 2018

Via: HR Hero

I recently sat down with Sabrina Parsons, the CEO of Palo Alto Software to discuss a concept known as the valley of death. Parsons defines the valley of death as the time during which a company grows from 50 employees […]

Development & Evaluation, Employee development, Engagement

4 Strategies to Create More Energized, Happy and Engaged Leaders

October 10, 2018

Via: Chief Learning Officer

The vitality of a company’s success lies in its workforce and specifically in the development of its leaders. Having engaged leaders could be the difference between a good company and an unmistakable company. Unfortunately, workforces are increasingly disengaged. According to […]

Development & Evaluation, Engagement

3 Benefits of Combining Workplace Training with Civic Engagement

October 3, 2018

Via: HR Hero

One study conducted by J. Ryan Lamare, a professor of labor and employment relations at the University of Illinois, revealed that an employee’s workplace environment has a direct correlation to how he or she interacts with the greater society and […]

Communication, Software

Characteristics of a Positive Workplace Culture

July 13, 2018

Via: HR Hero

No employer wants to end up with a toxic workplace culture. Negativity spreads, and it can drive employees away quickly. A positive workplace culture, on the other hand, is associated with higher productivity and reduced turnover—a real win-win. Changing the […]

Good case practices, Workplace wellness

Here’s How Office Design Affects Employee Productivity

July 11, 2018

Via: HR Hero

Running a company is not as simple as it seems even if there is a streamlined process in place. You have a huge responsibility to cover all bases to steer it in the right direction. One of the most important […]

Research, Software

HR Increases Focus on Engagement and Company Culture

July 10, 2018

Via: HR Hero

A recent survey shows that talent management has received new focus by HR leaders across the country. The report, “Paychex Pulse of HR Survey” (run by Paychex), was the second annual report that showed that HR has sharpened its focus […]

Development & Evaluation, Engagement

Recognizing and Aiding the Underemployed

July 9, 2018

Via: HR Hero

Many people work multiple hourly, part-time jobs but still can’t afford their full-time bills. While these employees are hardworking, they often struggle financially because of unstable hours and low hourly wages. This group of people falls into the category of […]

Development & Evaluation, Engagement

Employee Experience and a Positive Bottom-Line

July 6, 2018

Via: HR Hero

For companies looking to get an edge, the employee experience is increasingly a key area of focus as an enabler of this type of capability. Much like the customer experience, the employee experience is defined as the full set of […]

Methods & techniques, Workplace wellness

More Employee Assistance Program Best Practices

July 5, 2018

Via: HR Hero

Before the holiday, we began to explore some best practices concerning employee assistance programs (EAP’s). Today we have more best practices. Select the Appropriate Third-Party Vendor(s) Many organizations decide to hire a third-party vendor to handle their EAP’s legal and […]

Development & Evaluation, Engagement, Research, Software

Is it Time for “Employee Engagement” To Fork?

June 28, 2018

Via: HR Examiner

In software development, a fork occurs when programmers use a copy of existing software to create a distinct and separate piece of software. Forking often occurs when the development of a piece of software has reached an impasse. The project […]