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Really Though…What are your Company Values?
28 Mar
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Really Though…What are your Company Values?

by Jane Helbrecht in Employee Engagement , HR Trends 0 comments

Over recent years many of us have become aware of the importance in sharing the purpose behind our work and organization. But what about our company values?  

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3 Ways to Miss the Mark on Handling People Problems
30 Nov

3 Ways to Miss the Mark on Handling People Problems

by Jaysa Toet in Employee Engagement 0 comments

When leaders experience a problem with a specific person, a gut reaction is to solve it in the quickest, easiest, and most painless way possible. It’s true that problems should be solved quickly, however, well-intentioned efficiency or avoidance can cause leaders to miss the mark. Even when uncomfortable, dealing with a situation personally with the…

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Engagement Surveys: Yes, They’re Worth It! Here’s How to Make Them Less Painful
19 Apr

Engagement Surveys: Yes, They’re Worth It! Here’s How to Make Them Less Painful

by Rachel Poppe Weessies in Employee Engagement 0 comments

In my last post I talked about some of the things that suck about traditional employee engagement surveys but also highlighted their importance. To recap, employee engagement surveys often suck because they are a tedious, have poor or inaccurate response rates and often don’t result in any change. On the other hand, employee engagement surveys…

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Engagement Surveys: Are They Worth It?
07 Apr

Engagement Surveys: Are They Worth It?

by Rachel Poppe Weessies in Employee Engagement 0 comments

There’s been a lot of hate going around about employee surveys recently. People complain that they are long-winded and tedious, ask irrelevant and non-specific questions and at the end of the day don’t result in any change. Unfortunately, this is often true… HR departments spend a great deal of time administering surveys and analyzing the…

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Employee Engagement Has Nothing to Do With Employees
17 Jan

Employee Engagement Has Nothing to Do With Employees

by Brad Lutz in Employee Engagement 0 comments

  “Employee engagement has nothing to do with employees.” A valued colleague of mine provided this memorable quote at a recent HR event.  He’s usually really good at shock value and this quote didn’t disappoint.  However, this statement is also true. We are all familiar with the studies; there is powerful data indicating that companies…

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Performance Reviews – The Good, The Bad, and What’s Next
04 Aug

Performance Reviews – The Good, The Bad, and What’s Next

by Devan Graham in Employee Engagement , HR Trends 0 comments

There’s been a lot of talk lately about big name companies ditching their performance reviews and saying goodbye to the traditional performance review format. While I can see why organizations are frustrated with the process, the focus of this conversation has often been on why reviews are being left behind and not enough discussion yet on…

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Say My Name, Say My Name
06 May

Say My Name, Say My Name

by Jaysa Toet in Employee Engagement 0 comments

Do you, or does someone you know, have a wonderfully unique name that is seemingly or genuinely difficult to pronounce? First name, last name, or even both – you probably cringed when substitute teachers read your name out loud during attendance and you cringe slightly now just before someone is about to attempt it for…

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Wellness is the New Employee BBQ
14 Apr

Wellness is the New Employee BBQ

by Jane Helbrecht in Employee Engagement , Leadership 0 comments

Remember when you could just throw an Employee BBQ every few months and consider your employee engagement through the roof?  Wait! What?… That was never a thing and employee BBQ’s aren’t the ultimate fix?  It’s true that many companies have often thrown Employee BBQ’s for staff with hot dogs, a choice of pop and chips…

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