A new year offers a fresh start – a chance to set intentions and align actions to make this your best year yet. In addition to reflecting on your personal goals for the year, this … Read More
Significant Shifts in Issues Driving Employee Engagement
I’ve been working as a consultant in the employee engagement space for over 20 years. Having just completed the analysis and write-up for our 2022 State of Engagement white paper, I’ve been doing some reflecting … Read More
Surveys are One Part of Your Listening Strategy. Are You Over Relying on Them?
As organizations become more adept at using surveys to gather employee input, there can be a tendency to use surveying as a default – even when it may not be the best method for accomplishing … Read More
How to Develop a Strategy for Action Planning
A Framework for Turning Insight Into Action When you work on employee listening projects you know how critical taking action is. Research conducted by Qualtrics, a leader in experience management (XM) solutions, shows that when … Read More
Don’t Be Afraid to Ask: Three Reasons Not to Shy Away from Sensitive Issues in Your Next Survey
October may be the month of spooky frights but gathering employee input shouldn’t be something to be afraid of.Over the past month I have heard several clients express concerns about whether to ask certain questions … Read More
Transitioning Back or Transforming Forward?
When we look for a job or evaluate our decision to stay in a role, we often start with a list of what we want and need: a short commute, a flexible schedule, an opportunity … Read More
Start the Conversation: “What Engagement Means to You”
Many employees are asked to fill out engagement surveys, but they aren’t often asked what engagement really means to them. As part of an ongoing effort to focus on and improve the experience of their workforce, Border States Electric (BSE) has stepped back to fully understand this important perspective.
We Need People Leaders to Support Employee Well-Being
It’s no secret that managers play a critical role in fostering employee engagement, team morale, and well-being. Often easier said than done even in normal modes of operation, supporting employees in the current state of … Read More
HR Leaders Anticipate Greatest Talent Challenges
Many companies are moving out of the first phase of crisis – managing and responding to COVID-19 – and into phase two: trying to define and transition to a new normal. Navigating the COVID-19 pandemic … Read More
How Do You Lead in Times of Chaos?
One of my core values as a leader is authenticity. I have always tried to be transparent and open with my team, no matter the circumstances. I’m finding this particularly challenging during the COVID-19 crisis, … Read More
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