employee engagement

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Post date: March 15, 2018
For several years, there has been a shift in how employers think about performance management. Companies such as Accenture, Deloitte, and others are doing away with annual reviews and ratings. They found annual reviews weren’t having the intended impact on the performance of the organization. The...
Post date: May 5, 2016
With today’s global ability to produce carbon copy technology and business models, people truly are a company’s real competitive advantage. Businesses that want to accentuate and optimize their competitive talent advantage focus on employee engagement strategies that improve overall workforce...
Post date: March 23, 2017
In the Industrial Age, people were swayed by traditional advertising, clever campaigns and discounted pricing. In the Social Age, people have learned not to listen to marketing or selling. Even for the best employer brands, they’ve become less prone to switching allegiances based on claims of “a...
Post date: May 8, 2018
Corporate social impact has gained attention by media, consumers, and leaders across the globe, compelling businesses to consider how to best implement these initiatives within their organizations. These programs demonstrate how companies are addressing some of society’s biggest challenges, and are...
Post date: August 18, 2016
More than 70 percent of people with disabilities in the United States are unemployed. For a community that represents 20 percent of the entire American population, people with disabilities are far underrepresented in the workplace—a reflection of one of the biggest problems we face in today’s...
Post date: June 21, 2017
It’s estimated that 25 to 40 percent of management time (one to two days per week) is spent addressing employee conflict. According to one assessment, employees spend 2.8 hours per week involved in disagreement that disrupts the flow of work, with a cost of $359 billion paid hours per year.   The...
Post date: February 7, 2019
Recently thought leaders have been promoting the idea that HR should learn from marketing and embrace concepts like “employee experience.” What would happen if a CEO took these ideas seriously? We can find answers in a book I wrote with Peter Navin, The CMO of People: Manage employees like...
Post date: July 19, 2017
By Andi Simon Do you feel like you are following the latest shiny object? Chasing the noisiest new notion? Are you sleepless over decisions that sounded really smart but may not be right for your organization—or for you? These days, the speed at which new technologies and business models are...
Post date: November 5, 2020
Businesses exist for people, whether the customers they serve, the workers they employ or the communities they enrich. They have the responsibility to provide not just valuable products and services but a stable work environment and access to the American dream. No matter how advanced technology...
Post date: November 7, 2019
I recently had an opportunity to participate in an event along with several academic thought leaders and researchers from the University of California, Berkeley. We covered many deep and important issues—too many to cover in a blog post. But, I wanted to share with you some of my top-level...