Tag: employee engagement

Your Employees Are Engaged: Just Not in What You Hoped

In 1985, I took my first job in the aerospace industry. On day 1, an HR person showed me to a conference room, handed me a thick manual, and said, “Read this.” That was onboarding. It took 4 hours to read the manual. I had nothing else to do—nothing else to be engaged in.

How to Extract Greater Value from Your Business Teams

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.

Pitfalls of Losing a Star Employee

When a star employee leaves, it’s frustrating all around. The most obvious risk is the lost productivity that likely happens immediately afterward. After all, that star employee is no longer working, and it may take some time to get back to full productivity—even if someone is already in place as a replacement, but especially if […]

How to Improve Talent Pool Engagement

In yesterday’s Advisor, we opened up the idea of talent pool engagement—keeping candidates and potential candidates engaged and informed about the organization before they’re even being considered for a role. We discussed a few reasons why it is in a company’s best interest to do this. Now, let’s take a look at a few ways […]

What is Talent Pool Engagement?

Talent pool engagement, as the name implies, happens when an organization takes active steps to stay engaged with prospective employees—often before they’ve even applied at the organization. With today’s ever-connected online environment, there are ever more ways for employers to stay in touch with the talent pool, no matter the size.

The HR Guide to Measuring and Fixing Employee Engagement

There is no shortage of studies supporting a causal relationship between employee engagement and business performance. To cite just one recent Gallup study, higher engagement can be linked to better performance across multiple metrics such as sales, productivity, profitability and EPS growth.