Newmeasures, LLC

Year: 2017

  • Does your Organization Support Events that Impact Employee Engagement?

    Does your Organization Support Events that Impact Employee Engagement?

    Imagine this scenario. You love your job. It gives you the opportunity to do meaningful work, you love the culture, and your team is the best. But lately there have been some circumstances that left you feeling less than “engaged.” Maybe it has been too long since you had a relaxing vacation and you are […]

  • What Can Disney Characters Teach us about Employee Engagement?

    What Can Disney Characters Teach us about Employee Engagement?

    We’ve all grown up with Disney and many of us have a favorite character. But here’s something you’ve probably never thought about before….is your favorite character engaged? This topic came up in a recent workshop with leaders who were discussing the difference between engagement and performance. It can be easy to equate the two and […]

  • It’s Time to Tidy Up – Get Organized, Reflect & Restore this Fall

    It’s Time to Tidy Up – Get Organized, Reflect & Restore this Fall

    While I never miss a spring-cleaning, during fall, I find it increasingly difficult to carve out time for cleaning, personal development, goal-setting, or creativity. I recently realized I should be more attuned to the natural signals of fall, as the transitions of this season can prompt reflection, getting organized, and clearing out unnecessary clutter in […]

  • Should Pay Be a Part of the Employee Engagement Conversation?

    Should Pay Be a Part of the Employee Engagement Conversation?

    Do you ask questions about compensation on your employee engagement survey? If so, you may want to reconsider. Our research (and loads of others’) suggests that compensation is important for recruiting high quality candidates, securing job offers, and nudging people to pursue promotions (Cable, 2013). Pay does not, however, drive employee engagement. So if it’s […]

  • Senior Leaders, You can be Private and Accessible

    Senior Leaders, You can be Private and Accessible

    Imagine this scenario: As a senior leader, you find yourself spending most of your time in your office, going from one meeting to the next and trying to keep up with your to-do list. It’s not that you are intentionally avoiding talking with employees, but it just doesn’t come naturally to you. You get it […]

  • Ruling the Roost – Leadership Lessons from the Chicken Coop

    Ruling the Roost – Leadership Lessons from the Chicken Coop

    A few weeks ago, I was in my barn when I heard our rooster outside making a ruckus (yes, my family has a barn and chickens…). I ventured out to see what all the fuss was about. The first thing I noticed was the rooster, puffing his feathers and fluttering up and down. I looked […]

  • Immediate Response or Aggregated Results: What to do with your Onboarding and Exit Data?

    Immediate Response or Aggregated Results: What to do with your Onboarding and Exit Data?

    The experiences employees have as they join and/or leave your organization are critical. Positive onboarding, strong initial training, and opportunities to connect with others are related to motivation, employee commitment, intent to stay with the organization, and good collaboration among your teams (Bauer, & Erdogan, 2011; Klein, & Polin, 2012). Similarly, when employees leave, it […]

  • Are You Singing the Right Tune? Lessons Learned From Exit Surveys

    Are You Singing the Right Tune? Lessons Learned From Exit Surveys

    When it comes to communicating with employees about commitment to keeping the best talent, what is the tune of your organization?: Good riddance. (Green Day) You can’t always get what you want, but sometimes, you get what you need. (The Stones) Go your own way. (Fleetwood Mac) We are never getting back together. (Taylor Swift) […]

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