Author: David Godden

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 […]






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 […]