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Employee Engagement Intelligence Briefing: 2017.10.30 – 2017.11.03

Restricted Declassified stamp - Employee EngagementI’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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Creating a Culture First onboarding program

Culture Amp: “Creating a good onboarding experience is no longer a nice-to-have, it’s a necessity. The impact of onboarding is felt in terms of years, not weeks, and by teams, not just individuals. A good onboarding experience means people become productive sooner and stay longer, the benefit of which is felt by the individual, their team, and the company.”



13 Opportunities to Address Unconscious Biases in the Modern Workplace

Bonusly: “Because unconscious biases have the greatest influence over us when we’re stressed or under time constraints, two pressures you’re likely to experience at work, mitigating their impact on your coworkers and customers requires an active effort.”



11 Stats From Sheryl Sandberg’s Gender Diversity Report That You Need to See

LinkedIn Talent Blog: “The [Women in the Workplace 2017 report] explores data collected from 222 companies and more than 70,000 employees. While the overall picture it paints of gender diversity is a familiar one, some of the insights are very revealing.”



Uncovering The Two Keys To Leadership Legacy

Huffington Post: “David Lapin, founder of Lapin International, Inc., and author of Lead by Greatness, also believes that great leaders must possess both character and competence. Lapin helps executives and leaders discover their greatness, inspire their teams and transform their companies. He believes that the world’s best leaders are purpose-driven, values-centered and results-focused. By integrating these capacities, leaders hone the way they think, act and make decisions.”



This Week in Employee Engagement: November 3, 2017

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!”



The top 10 technology trends for 2018

Information Management: “In their new report, “The Top 10 Technology Trends to Watch: 2018 To 2020 – Ten Trends Will Help You Maximize the Value of Business Technology,” Forrester Research analysts Brian Hopkins, Bobby Cameron, Ted Schadler and Rusty Warner offer their picks on the technology and business trends that will most shape the IT landscape.”



5 Employee Engagement Myths You Need to Know Now

DecisionWise: “When it comes to employee engagement, it’s often difficult to sort fact from fiction. So, let’s look at some workforce engagement myths that commonly bombard us.”



Why Organizations Need To Focus On Culture First

Forbes: “All your leadership development, succession planning, performance management and employee engagement strategies should be designed to support and enhance your desired culture. It sounds intuitive, but many company leaders don’t focus the right amount of attention on influencing a culture that will set the foundation of who they are, how they act, how they treat each other and how they run their business.”



How The Best Companies Leverage Multiple Workspace Options

Inc.: “Employees that have access to environments that enable them to do their best work have higher workplace satisfaction.”



‘Employee Engagement’ Is So 2016. Here’s What Companies Should Really Focus on, in 2017.

Entrepreneur: “Leaders’ understanding of employee engagement is expanding. It’s no longer just about how employees connect to their role and the organization. Instead, employee engagement now includes all aspects of the employee experience. As a result, companies have to adjust their focus.”




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