Category: measuring engagement

Always-On Engagement At JustGiving

“It shows us how someone is experiencing the world around them at that time, on that day” Head of People, Andy Meikle First published – London, UK (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 JustGiving, the world’s leading social giving company, has transformed the way people support causes they care about. Since its launch in 2001 by founders […]






Re-Thinking The Employee Engagement Survey In The Modern World

Originally published in IPA on July 8, 2013 Some have predicted that the age of social media will lead to the death of the employee engagement survey. In this article, Hugh Tonks of Thymometrics argues that far from disappearing, new technology will lead to a rebirth of the engagement survey as a year-round, real-time and […]






Employee RE-Engagement … A Different Kettle Of Fish?

This article was written by Hugh Tonks, Thymometrics and originally published in HRZone on May 30, 2013. External and internal barriers to engagement To paraphrase the opening to Tolstoy’s magnificent Anna Karenina, “All engaged employees are alike; each disengaged employee is disengaged in their own way.” To understand this is to recognise a fundamental truth about engagement, […]






What If Your Employee Survey Wasn’t An Annual Event?

Originally posted by Hugh Tonks, Thymometrics on HRZone, May 1, 2013. Most companies that conduct an employee survey seem to prefer it to happen as an annual event. It’s not hard to see why; any less often makes it look like it’s not that important, and any more often would be a royal pain to organise, not […]






Annual Staff Surveys – The Employee Viewpoint, Part 2

Breaking the Logjam In part 1 of this blog, we discussed the manifold problems which come free of charge with your expensive traditional survey, problems which militate against success, all caused by the choice of format: the lengthy annual multiple-choice questionnaire, instigated by the company for the company. We hinted (quite strongly) that there might […]






Engagement Is A Journey Not A Destination

Employee engagement remains a hot topic for many employers, from SMEs to corporate multi-nationals. However whilst everyone agrees employee engagement is key to an organisations success there still remains much disagreement about what engagement actually is and whether it can be measured. The basic problem here  is there simply is no definition of what employee […]