Author: David Godden

Real-Time Engagement Part 2: The Employee’s Perspective

What Employee Engagement Really Means to an Employee Employee engagement is not just a seemingly pointless exercise to satisfy the corporate satisfaction checkbox. It’s much more than that. From the standpoint of employees, engagement is a sign that they are actively pursuing their career development within an atmosphere of support. It’s a new way of […]






Real-Time Engagement Part 1: The Manager’s Perspective

Seeing Employee Engagement from the Manager’s Point of View As managers, it’s time to reconsider the way that we handle employee engagement in the workplace. It’s common knowledge that engagement is a sign of employee satisfaction, motivation, and productivity. But, the ways in which we track and measure it must change. Annual engagement surveys are […]






5 Reasons to Progress from an Annual to an Always-On Employee Survey

Always-On Employee Engagement Surveys Are Now Remember those once-a-year employee surveys that human resource pros used to send out in the hopes they could capture some of the reasons why employees were happy (or unhappy) at work? Typically, they did not do such a great job at creating a real-time view of how things were […]






How To Transform Engaged Employees Into Ambassadors For Your Brand

Guest blog by Paul Breton at Blue Octopus Recruitment. An engaged workforce is a fantastic thing to have, but it only goes so far if prospective applicants aren’t aware of it. A strong employer brand is a key part of your recruitment strategy and vital to persuading job seekers to apply for your roles. Getting […]






Preventing Drama in the Workplace with Employee Engagement Surveys

Use Real Time Engagement Data to Head Off Negative Trends Wouldn’t it be amazing if human resource leaders could have access to a “crystal ball” to see potential drama in the workplace weeks before it happens? Being able to spot negative trends in advance of productivity and employee morale dips seems the stuff of fantasy. […]






What’s in it for us? 10 Ways to Increase the ROI of Employment Engagement

Tips for Increasing the ROI of Employee Engagement Employee engagement is on the minds of many business leaders today, but it is often a topic that’s debated. Why would a company want to invest in employee engagement, and the software systems to track it? In other words, coming from a business standpoint, how can a […]






Creating the New Rules of Employee Engagement

4 New Rules of Employee Engagement You hear the hushed talk and whispers as you pass groups of employees in the break room. You see the forced smiles and embarrassed looks as you walk through work areas. Sure, as an HR professional you are used to being in the fringes of employees, walking the fence […]






The Importance of Employee Feedback in Engagement Tracking

Why Live Employee Feedback is Critical to Employee Engagement Choosing the right employee engagement software is the first step towards a more concerted effort to improve the workplace. Yet, if human resources is not responsive to the concerns of employees, how can it be truly effective? Engaging employees at work means being willing to go […]






5 Ways to Implement Engagement Surveys into any Workplace Culture

Integrating Employee Engagement Surveys as Part of the Culture The rules of employee engagement are changing in many workplaces. No longer is engagement seen as some kind of passive aspect of running a business, but rather as an active campaign to make the employee experience more positive. How can any organization measure the success of […]






Transform a Ho Hum Team to a Powerhouse of Productivity

Boosting Performance with a Strong Employee Engagement Philosophy When is the last time your work teams produced something amazing? If you are starting to notice a general lack of enthusiasm among your employees, there’s a good chance things are not as they should be. The company may be moving along steadily, but nothing outstanding ever […]