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.
“These assets have been declassified and should be distributed to fellow “Agents” for review.”
Forbes: “So if employee engagement yields so many great results, why is corporate America failing miserably at it? The answer is deceptively simple: Too few are putting real money, time and effort behind it. Bottom line (pun intended): As you contemplate the future of your business, it’s worth rethinking how you and your company approach employee engagement.”
Bonusly: “Building and tuning an experience that truly sets your organization apart takes time and effort, but it’s possible to make forward progress more quickly than you might think. With that in mind, here are nine simple upgrades to get started with.”
Hidden Motives In Everyday Life: How Our Brains Deceive Us At Work And In Life And Whether Or Not We Have The Power To Change
The Future Organization: “The elephant in the brain is the reason that people don’t do things they want to do. They have a lot of hidden motives. People think they do certain things for one reason but really do these things for a different reason. Some of the motives are unconscious. This may be due to many reasons but one of them is the desire/need to conform to social norms.”
The HR Director: “Organisations that have good employee engagement generally thrive. This is because an engaged workforce has the commitment and pride in the organisation to willingly go the extra mile and actively want to stay with the organisation to build their career. However, what challenges do organizations and particularly their HR leaders face when striving to achieve this level of engagement?”
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!”
HRWest: “Onboarding is the process of getting new hires adjusted, quickly and smoothly, to the social and performance aspects of their new jobs. The more prepared new hires are, the faster they’ll be able to connect and contribute to an organization’s mission and values. While most organizations do some type of onboarding, few do it well.”
Halogen Software: “If you’re not following Alan Saks and his work on employee engagement, you need to. I was tremendously impressed with his latest article on employee engagement research and practice in the academic journal Organizational Dynamics, “Translating Employee Engagement Research into Practice.” I believe all practitioners can benefit by having a greater understanding of what academics and researchers such as Dr. Saks offer in the fields of work and engagement.”
LinkedIn Talent Blog: “Today we are excited to share the 2018 Global Recruiting Trends report, revealing the four big hiring trends that are doing just that — killing the transaction, making hiring more strategic, and letting recruiters and hiring managers focus on discovering high-potential talent.”
Forbes: “Most business leaders say digital transformation and employee engagement are priorities, but we rarely put the two together. The rise of the ideal company culture has driven more attention to the employee experience, but there remains a massive opportunity to disrupt traditional employee processes. If tech leaders apply the same innovation they show their customers, they can drive greater employee engagement and loyalty at scale.”
Fast Company: “We never really know what’s going to happen next; but if we focus on what we can control—and our own reactions to the world around us—we can find meaning and create impact, bringing to life the dreams we all share.”
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.
P.S. First contact? Welcome to the Agent In Engagement community. Explore and join fellow employee engagement operatives in targeting a known thief – alias: Disengagement. Together we can bring this thief to justice and make the world a better place for all companies and their employees.
Other recent Agent in Engagement data/reports by Agent Gregory F Simpson:
- Veteran Operative Employee Engagement Insights: 2018.01.08 – 2018.01.12
- Top 5 Most-Viewed Agent In Engagement Blog Posts of 2017
- Top Employee Engagement-Related Spotlight Articles of 2017
- Top Employee Engagement-Related Articles of December 2017
- 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