Conducting an employee engagement survey is now a common practice for a majority of companies with 250 employees or more. In fact, 83% of respondents in our recent Trendicators report say their organization has conducted an engagement survey in the last two years. Engagement surveys are popular because they provide an opportunity to understand and analyze how employees feel about the workplace conditions that influence performance, loyalty and emotional connection to the organization. In our last blog, we discussed the importance of conducting an engagement survey, and this week we continue the conversation around administering one for your organization.Read More
In the complex anatomy of your organization, your workforce is the heartbeat. A strong, healthy heart pumps blood throughout the body, usually at a steady rate, but can work much faster when necessary. Similarly, a robust workforce propels productivity throughout the organization, supplying oxygen in the form of discretionary effort and removing toxins such as complacency. Your workforce can exceed expectations when it is in good health and receiving the attention and motivation it needs to flourish.Read More
When the number of available jobs exceed job seekers, employees who aren’t happy look for employment elsewhere.
The U.S. labor market is now the strongest it has been in decades, with the ratio of unemployed Americans to open jobs now at 1.4 to 1. In July 2009, this ratio was a whopping 6.6 to 1.
A shrinking pool of qualified candidates in 2017 will drive greater reliance on recruiting from already employed candidates. As a result, HR leaders are reexamining their retention strategies.
Engage2Excel recently completed groundbreaking research on the impact of engagement on talent acquisition. Over the next few months, we’ll be releasing a series of reports and insights based on this study.Read More
Companies have been recognizing employees for their length of service since the late 1800s. Today these programs, which are utilized by 90% of Best Practice organizations, aren’t just limited to recognition of service anniversaries.Read More