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Posted by Melissa Meunier on Wed, July 10, 2019

Much has been written in recent years about the need to improve Employee Experiences (EX). Many of the solutions offered under this umbrella include technologies that enable self-service, greater convenience and more personalized experiences at work. Programmatically, EX initiatives typically focus on making improvements in technical, cultural and physical environments within the workplace.

Our latest best practices report, The Career Experience Continuum, explores employee experiences from a different vantage point—the perspective of individual employees and what they really want from the work environment over the course of their tenure with an employer. When these needs are not sufficiently met, motivation and productivity decline and employees seek career opportunities elsewhere. The average person changes jobs 10 to 15 times during their career.1 Every year companies lose 25% of all new employees.2 77% of that turnover could be prevented.3

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Posted by Melissa Meunier on Thu, June 20, 2019

Flexible working hours. Supportive managers. Permission to head home when your work is finished, even if it’s before 5:00. Cultural elements like these strongly influence employee engagement on the job, and hopefully, the people you hire will be a good fit for the culture you’ve designed. But sometimes, the work isn’t what the employee expected it to be, personalities clash or they receive a more lucrative offer from another company, and you find yourself parting ways. 

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Posted by Melissa Meunier on Wed, June 12, 2019

Every week, more than 150 million Americans go to work with the expectation that they will make decisions that are in the best interest of the company they work for and its customers. Employee recognition plays a vital role in influencing the attitudes and actions of employees, motivating and celebrating behaviors that bring company values, aspirations and policies to life.

In our latest best practices report, Great Recognition Moments, we showcase insights, strategies and examples from eight Engage2Excel clients that do an exceptional job at integrating recognition into operations and the daily experiences of employees. The programs represented include different types and styles of recognition for performance, safety, demonstration of core values and employee loyalty.

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Posted by Melissa Meunier on Wed, May 22, 2019

Surveys provide an important opportunity to benchmark internal policies and practices against the perceptions and expectations of a large, statistically representative group. In Part 1 of the 2019 Job Seeker Survey Report, we explored the role of recognition in the recruiting process. In Part 2, we examined candidate perceptions of the recruiting process. In our final edition, Part 3, we report on candidate perceptions of preboarding and onboarding processes.

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