Given that unemployment levels are quite low, retention is a major focus in today’s HR world. One aspect of employees’ satisfaction and retention is how meaningful they find their work.
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There are varying uses of the word “engagement” in the English language. It can mean a betrothal between two people; an arrangement to do something at a particular time and place; or a conflict, or battle, between opposing forces.
Getting employee input can show employees they’re trusted, help gather intelligence about how the business could be more productive or efficient, and uncover any engagement issues or problems before they become worse. Getting this feedback is something that should be done on a continual basis, and the input received should be acted upon.
When you give your employees a chance to give you their feedback, there is a good chance that some of it will be negative. Instead of getting defensive, you must handle negative employee feedback in a better way. How to do that? Read on.
HR professionals may feel like the sole drivers of performance and development processes, but even though they are responsible for kick-starting continual feedback in the organization, their success is dependent on managers and employees embracing it. When employees feel comfortable sharing, asking for, and receiving performance analyses, notable changes will occur in your company’s operations. […]
One of the biggest trends in HR today is the development of employee resource groups (ERGs). ERGs give employees the opportunity to share their passions and talents with their coworkers.
A common misconception is that an organization becomes a Best Place to Work simply because it offers health care and added benefits and has a rec room set up with ping pong or free coffee and snacks for the taking. In fact, being recognized as a Best Place to Work not only takes a lot […]
Changing the way we approach employee experience means rethinking feedback structures.
Most employers consider feedback from employees necessary, but those employers might wonder if that feedback has to feel so much like a necessary evil. When the feedback employees have to offer is negative, it can be tough for employers to stomach. But more and more employers are realizing that even when it’s negative, feedback can […]
Employers tout the importance of an engaged workforce—a place where employees are devoted, eager, interested in their jobs and happy to boot. But how much of a payoff does a nominally engaged workforce provide? Can an engaged workforce still be steeped in drama that holds an organization back? Nicole Price, vice president of training for […]