Employee Engagement

Thriving in the Digital Age

A data-driven, skills-based approach to talent management and hiring can improve the employee experience and increase retention. By Jarin Schmidt Companies have been challenged to adapt to the digital age…

Six Pillars of Learning

A learning experience platform can maximize learning engagement to prepare organizations for the future of work.

By Lars Hyland

The last year has proved challenging for employers worldwide. Uncertainty about what the future of work means for organizations and their employees has made employee engagement more important—and in many cases, more difficult—than ever before. This alongside rapidly evolving technology and the shift to remote working confronts HR teams with a real dilemma: How can organizations keep employees engaged from afar during turbulent times?

A Step Ahead

From building the foundation for talent acquisition practices to launching a new performance management system, Manoj Kumar Chaudhary’s has transformed HR at Edelweiss Financial Services.

By Marta Chmielowicz

In only six years, Manoj Kumar Chaudhary has progressed from a campus hire to the head of HR for public markets at Edelweiss Financial Services. He has overseen the organisation’s tremendous growth from ₹100 crore of assets under management (AUM) to around ₹40,000 crore of AUM.

Maintaining Momentum

Many factors have actually increased employee engagement over the last year. Now, the challenge is to keep it on the rise.

By Simon Kent

For some businesses, the COVID-19 pandemic heightened the emphasis on employee engagement, resulting in improvements to worker attitudes and productivity. But a survey by Targus found that despite everything, 40% of office workers across Europe haven’t discussed new work arrangements with their bosses. Without those conversations, the risk of disengagement at this point in the pandemic cycle is very real.

The Road to Progress

LGBT+ employees face significant barriers to inclusion in the workplace.

By Marta Chmielowicz

Whilst diversity and inclusion have long been lauded as key strategies to improve belonging and engagement at work, the reality is that many organisations struggle to create an inclusive workplace for all employees. LGBT+ individuals in particular face significant hurdles at work, with the CIPD’s Inclusion at Work study revealing higher instances of workplace conflict, harassment, discrimination, and psychological safety.

HRO Today Video Showcase: Pushing the Right Buttons

In the new world of work, three drivers of employee engagement have emerged: Connection Well-being Feedback To read the full article in HRO Today Magazine, click here: https://bit.ly/3xmoybc.

Engaging Today’s Workforce

Strategies for keeping employees engaged in the ever-evolving world of work.

By Simon Kent

The pandemic may be receding in some parts of the APAC region but the impact on the workplace is still high. Engaging with workers in this environment remains a challenge for HR, requiring them to constantly reassess their approach to communications and employee support. Elements of the ‘old normal’ may be emerging but these come with new challenges rather than a sigh of relief.

Gaps in Employee Trust

New research shows trust is critical to employee engagement and productivity.

By Marta Chmielowicz

After a year of disruption, physical separation, and anxiety as the world confronted a global health crisis, a sense of belonging and connection has emerged as a top driver of employee engagement. But the first step to belonging is trust—and new research from the Workforce Institute reveals that whilst some organisations are getting it right, many still have a lot to learn about fostering trust in the workplace.

Building on Feedback

Over half of employees are seeking new opportunities in 2021, upping the ante on employee experience.

By Marta Chmielowicz

As the world recovers from the challenges of the pandemic, employee experience is emerging as a key business differentiator. According to Achievers’ 2021 Engagement and Retention Report, an astonishing 52% of surveyed employees intend to look for a new job this year, compared to 35% in 2020. Additionally, only one in five (21%) respondents say they are very engaged and planning to stay with their company for a long time.

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