I’m Simpson…Gregory F Simpson, Agent In Engagement. Below is the latest intelligence briefing on employee engagement. Follow @agtinengagement to stay current with the latest updates.
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OfficeVibe: “The one-on-one meeting is one of the most important tools you have as a manager. It’s the best way to discuss issues, develop a relationship, and make sure an employee’s goals are being met. It sounds simple enough, but in order for them to be effective, there’s more to it than just sitting down and chatting.”
HR Dive: “What is the value of an employee? Big Data analytics hopes to answer that question.”
Steve Boese: “Last week Amazon announced the formal launch of the ‘Alexa for Business’ platform, that will enable organizations who place Alexa-enabled Echo devices in their offices, lobbies, and conference rooms to centrally administer these devices, provision user access to these devices, enable both public and private/custom skills to these devices, and finally, (and perhaps most interestingly), allow employees to access private/custom/proprietary skills on their personal Echo devices at home.”
CultureAmp: “Giving feedback doesn’t need to be intimidating. Here, we provide examples of the types of employee feedback, how to ask for and learn from feedback, and things to keep in mind when giving feedback. In addition, we’ll talk about how performance reviews are changing in favor of a culture of feedback.”
Maritz Motivation Solutions: “The utter explosion of digital content presents countless opportunities for learning. Start here to narrow down your search each week in the often overwhelming landscape of employee engagement thought leadership!”
PayActiv: “Contrary to popular belief, employees need only a few things to feel true engagement: A sense of social responsibility and purpose, and the right day-to-day employee benefits. Yet, unfortunately, only a few companies have a successful grasped this concept.”
Forbes: “But why do some people use this time to charge faster and farther while others slowly cruise the holiday party circuit? Much of the difference has to do with goals. If you have a goal for which you feel passion, urgency and maybe even a twinge of anxiety, you’ll view the holiday season as an opportunity to crank out great work. But if your goals are more of the ‘meh’ variety, you’ll exert bare minimum effort.”
Customer Experience Magazine (UK): “Employee Experience is a relatively new area which has gained significant momentum in the last couple of years, culminating in a wide range of information being available on the subject.”
Zoho Blog: “[L]et’s dive into the nitty-gritty of engaging your small workforce.”
ITA Group: “In the last two blogs in this series, we talked about how to consolidate HR programs and how to engage throughout the employee journey. Now, we need to discuss creative ways to engage your people and what a successful rollout should look like once your employee technology solution is in place and ready for utilization.
Fellow Agents, what are your thoughts on this intelligence? What do you have to add? What other sources should be consulted? Make entries in the comments log below.
I’m Agent in Engagement Simpson…Gregory F Simpson.
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Other recent Agent in Engagement data/reports by Agent Gregory F Simpson:
- Veteran Operative Employee Engagement Insights: 2017.12.04 – 2017.12.08
- Top Employee Engagement-Related Articles of November 2017
- Top Employee Engagement-Related Articles of October 2017
- Talent Talk Radio Podcast: Maria Cordova and Greg Simpson – 09/19/2017
- What’s Your Work “Clout” Routine?
- Employee Engagement-Related Spotlight Articles of September 2017
- The Good Authority: Highlights and Favorite Quotes