Author: David Godden

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 […]






Are Traditional Performance Reviews (Finally) Dead?

Last year was a momentous one. From Brexit to the election of a celebrity for US president, the world has been in a rollercoaster cycle of big change. It’s about to get even bigger, as we face 2017 not knowing exactly where things stand in terms of world economics, politics, and massive changes in human […]






Back to the Future – 6 Months Later, Where Does Employee Engagement Stand?

Last year, you may remember that Thymometrics was included in a special Bersin report on the future of HR technology. As a leader in the employee engagement space, we are dedicated to improving this facet for all the companies we work with. Our real-time engagement solution takes a modern approach, but we understand the very […]






How To Promote Work-Life Balance in Your Workplace

Employee engagement is often viewed as a natural occurrence that results from a company’s efforts to create a better corporate culture. But one of the most often overlooked aspects of a positive culture is the work-life balance for employees. Work-life balance contributes to the overall employee motivation that results in greater productivity, retention, and innovation. […]






How do you REALLY feel about your colleagues?

It’s been said that we are living in one of the most transparent business environments in history. Yet, people are more disconnected than ever before. Employees have become alienated from one another as they rely completely on technology that takes the humanity out of communications. It’s really no secret that younger generations love their mobile […]






How to Get the Best Out of Your Employees – Improve Engagement

This article & infographic is produced by Paul Peters at Betterteam Are your employees turning in their bare-minimum performances? Wish you could motivate employees to really go above and beyond? A lot of people do. Gallup actually measures employee willingness to give their best – they call it employee engagement – and it’s usually around 30 percent. […]






Your Employees Are Disconnected! How To Plug Them Back Into The Organization

Employers are in real trouble if they think employee engagement and wellness don’t have a connection. It’s a fact that employees report being happier and more productive when they work for organizations that have positive corporate cultures that foster well being. With the rise in Millennials in the workforce, a generation that places fun and […]






How To Use Exit Surveys In Conjunction With Exit Interviews

When an employee announces that he or she is leaving a company, it’s a common human resource practice to conduct an exit interview. The purpose is to determine why an employee is leaving by giving them a chance to share their objective thoughts, with the hopes that either the company can convince them to stay, […]






How to Drive Participation in Your Employee Survey

Workplace studies have shown over and over again the value of conducting regular employee engagement surveys. However, one of the common issues with using traditional 360 feedback is getting actual participation from the employees themselves. There’s an old saying that goes, “You can lead a horse to water, but you cannot make him drink.” This […]






When is the Right Time to Switch to Pulse Surveys?

Are you concerned with the status of your employee engagement levels? One of the best ways to measure the mood of your workforce is by conducting an impromptu survey – also called a pulse survey. This is an especially good practice during any change management initiatives. For example, if a new leader comes on board or […]