Many employees leave an organization within a year of being hired because the job doesn’t meet their expectations.Take a moment and reflect on the last time you were applying for a new job. Think about … Read More
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.
When running an employee feedback survey, participation numbers are a common concern. Everyone wants to hit 100 percent, or at least achieve a sample size large enough to feel confident in the results. This is … Read More
“Big data” is hot right now. The terms used to describe this trend are many: people analytics, data science, data-driven organizations, predictive modeling, machine learning . . . and the list goes on . . … Read More
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 … Read More
As Human Resource professionals know all too well, employee engagement surveys face the danger of being seen as a check-the-box, HR initiative. However, when done right, feedback from engagement surveys can have a major impact … Read More
With the school year coming to a close, I have been reflecting on the past year and how my kids have grown. This year marked the milestone of sending my oldest to public school and … Read More