Author: David Godden

How to Build and Sustain a Great Corporate Culture

A strong corporate culture is the stuff of dreams. In today’s competitive world, a positive culture influences everything from brand positioning to workforce performance. The real mystery is how organizations create and maintain these outstanding cultures? When one thinks of companies that have demonstrated excellent cultures, it’s easy to think of Apple, Google, Virgin, Zappos, […]






How to Capture and Use Your Employees’ Anonymous Feedback

Nearly all human resource practitioners understand the importance of gathering regular, objective feedback from employees. From this information comes new ideas, improvements, and a sense of how the organization is doing. But getting employees to share their opinions and feedback can be akin to pulling teeth at the dentist’s office. It’s a slow and painful process […]






Whistleblowing Policies and Anonymous Communication Platforms

Corporate scandals and government fraud have become popular subjects for news outlets for years. It seems like every week, another scam comes to light because someone becomes too greedy. For this reason, whistleblowing laws were formed in the UK and USA that are designed to give employees a voice when they witness illegal, dishonest, or […]






Calculating the ROI of Real-Time Employee Engagement

In a highly competitive economic climate that spans the globe, more organizations are forced to correlate their efforts to improve corporate cultures more closely with human capital analytics. One of the questions that the Thymometrics’ team gets asked often is, “How do we calculate employee engagement?” Human resources has become increasingly about using data to […]






What’s This ‘Always-On Engagement’ Thing All About?

In the human resource industry, like most others, buzzwords are often adopted to describe certain concepts and trends. You may have heard  Thymometrics mention the phrase ‘always-on’ a time or two as we describe our employee engagement technology. So, what is this ‘always-on’ thing all about? And what does it have to do with employee engagement? New […]






Why Should HR Directors Get Behind Employee Engagement Technology?

Much has been said before about the value of employee engagement. An engaged workforce is more productive, positive, and proactively supporting corporate objectives. This is the ideal type of corporate environment that most human resource directors dream of, which is why they often turn to employee engagement software to monitor progress. Through a series of […]






Don’t Forget Manager Engagement – They Are Employees Too!

Walking around your business, it’s easy to think that you’ve done everything you can to provide a positive corporate culture and plenty of career opportunities. Yet, just under the surface there is an unseen, smouldering volcano that could erupt at any time. It’s called your management team. In the effort to boost employee engagement, often […]






Why Should CEOs Embrace Employee Engagement?

As the leader of a successful company, it is understandable that profitability and competitiveness are the focus and driving forces behind everyday activities. Sadly, for many busy CEO’s, employee engagement is low on their priority list and something “HR looks after” anyway. However, in today’s business world, where skilled talent has the upper hand, CEO’s […]