According to a report from the Harvard Business Review, 71 percent of business leaders believe that employee engagement is very important for the success of their companies. But only 24 percent of these same leaders said they felt like their employees were highly engaged. Employee engagement is mission critical for most organizations, so we’ve pulled together a collection of our blog posts on the topic.
Measuring Employee Engagement in the Flow of Work
Bloomfire CEO Mark Hammer responds to a recent article by Josh Bersin about how companies should measure employee engagement. This post focuses on using metrics that are already part of the daily flow of work rather than just “mood indicators.” Click here to read more.
Five Ways To Boost Employee Engagement
A 2014 Gallup study found that only 31.5 percent of employees felt engaged at work. Another Gallup study found that companies in the top quartile for engaged employees had 22 percent higher profitability than those in the bottom quartile. So what are great companies doing to boost employee engagement (and company profits) at the same time? Here are 5 ideas to get you thinking.
Characteristics Of Successful Employee Onboarding
33 percent of new hires look for a new job within their first six months. According to Gallup, most employees – not just new hires – are checked out. They found that 70 percent of employees are disengaged from their current position. So why are employees seeking out new positions so soon after starting a new job? Read more here.
Why Enterprise Social Should Be Part Of Your Employee Retention Plan
Enterprise social technology tools are designed to help employees stay connected and easily share knowledge. As the battle to retain top talent and keep employees happy rages on, this post gives the top reasons why social tech tools are important weapons in your arsenal.