A study published by Gallup found a direct correlation between employee engagement and company revenues. According to their report, actively disengaged employees cost American businesses anywhere between $450 to $550 billion in revenues each year. Increasing engagement contributes to greater productivity which, in turn, contributes to higher revenues.
Category: Culture, Engagement, Branding
Your workplace’s culture is directly connected to your employee engagement as well as your employer brand. Each of these is vitally important towards attracting and retaining top talent.
Even now, alcohol and work are heavily linked. New research shows that over one-third (35%) of employees do not want to drink. Sure, that’s a big chunk of employees, but they do not have to drink if they do not want to, right? Unfortunately, 15% of those who did not want to drink during work […]
Are we misdiagnosing the causes of employee burnout and prescribing the wrong remedies?
After the introduction of the Accountable Capitalism Act last year, many organizations are starting to explore different ways to offer their employees a stronger voice, more business equity—essentially, more “skin in the game.” Many start-ups have already been offering their employees shares and stakes in their company for years because they don’t have many other […]
Employee satisfaction is often used as a bit of a soft metric when it comes to business goals. While in general, given the choice between having high versus low employee satisfaction, we can assume that most companies would almost certainly choose the former, there may be other goals with more quantitatively measurable impacts that take […]
Self-awareness can be a very valuable leadership tool, but a recent survey shows that the C-suite in the U.S. could use a smidge more. Thnks recently surveyed over 250 CEOs and employees to understand the importance of gratitude in the workplace. Results showed that 88% of CEOs thought their employees would give them high marks […]
Employee retention is—or at least should be—a major goal of companies in any industry. Not only is top talent hard to come by in general, but it costs money to recruit, hire, and retrain new employees.
There’s a good chance your organization uses some form of employee self-service, even if you don’t call it that. ESS, or Employee Self-Service, is simply a means for employees to directly access various forms of HR software and data.
According to seminal studies, over half of the American workforce is disengaged, costing organizations between $450 billion and $550 billion annually.
Open office layouts were introduced a few decades back as a means to increase employee productivity. When employees come out of their designated cubicles and work alongside colleagues in a collaborative environment, they are likely to be more productive—or so was the objective.