Category: Employee Feedback

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 […]






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 […]






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 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 […]