Author: David Godden

Employee Engagement: It’s For Introverts Too

What does true employee engagement look like for your company? For many, it’s the smiling happy faces that grace every staff meeting, every corporate culture webpage, and every photo opportunity. It’s the employees who eagerly arrive at work, saying, “hey there” to their co-workers. It’s the employees who explain to new hires how great it […]

Boost Your Employer Value Proposition Using Employee Engagement Surveys

Is your organization struggling with creating a marketable brand that attracts and inspires talent?  According to a 2017 Society for Human Resource Management survey, there is a huge concern over talent right now, with around 68% of companies worried about skills shortages in their markets. In order to improve recruitment and retention efforts, organizations are […]

Managers – it’s up to YOU to drive employee engagement!

Employee engagement is that magical emotional connection that employees develop that helps them connect to the culture, values, and goals of the organizations they work for. In a perfect world, this would come easy. However, we know that employee engagement is statistically low. This is often a frustrating aspect for managers who are trying to […]

VOW: Are your employee engagement efforts enough?

Employees who are actively engaged tend to demonstrate higher levels of productivity, stick around longer, and help make the organizations they work for more profitable. Even the customers they serve get a better experience. Because of this, 88% of businesses made plans to improve employee engagement during 2017, and have invested millions of dollars doing […]

The Crucial Role of Onboarding in Employee Engagement

The first few weeks and months of an employee’s experience in a new job are often considered to be the most important. It is during this formative period when the corporate culture is ingrained, the employee learns his or her duties, and initial training takes place. Not to be confused with orientation, a full onboarding […]

Use Employee Feedback Software to Crack Down on Workplace Harassment

In recent high profile news reports, harassment in the workplace has become a topic of discussion across every part of society and industry. Thousands of men and women have come forward with tales of their own experiences with inappropriate behaviors perpetrated by co-workers, bosses and even customers. Political figures are facing allegations of sexual harassment […]

Less than 10% of UK Employees are Engaged in their Jobs

The lack of employee engagement is at all time lows, according to most recent workforce surveys. In September, a Gallup Poll indicated that as of the end of 2016 only around 8% of British laborers are actively engaged in their jobs, which is down from 17% in 2012. Other nations like Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Germany, and the […]

How to Navigate Through the HR Tech Noise

In most organizations, human resource development (HRD) is the structured method of building up employee skills and knowledge. This effort strengthens teams and sets companies apart from the competition. The only problem is that many time times, HRD is complicated by overuse of technology that takes away from the experience, rather than promoting it. A […]