Tag Archives: Employee Engagement

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?

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CEO’s Letter: Personal Coaching is the Next Wave of Democratization of the Workplace

By Elliot H. Clark

As a society, we have had to wrestle with the concept of the “haves” and the “have-nots.” It wasn’t all that long ago that companies were concerned about the engagement of executives and labor force turnover was considered irrelevant. Some organizations barely measured it and researchers had to rebuild the statistics using payroll records.

One area where we continue to see a disparity between leaders and employees is in development. HR budgets millions for the multi-billion dollar industry of executive coaching. Here’s the weird part—wait for it—we seem to invest in behavioral coaching mostly for people who are ALREADY executives.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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Pushing the Right Buttons

In the new world of work, three drivers of employee engagement have emerged: connection, well-being, and feedback.

By Marta Chmielowicz

The obstacles of 2020 tested the business world in unimaginable ways, reshaping the way people live, work, and relate to each other—potentially for the better. According to Qualtrics’ 2021 Employee Experience Trends Report, employee engagement has actually increased since the pandemic began, from 53% in November 2019 to 66% in November 2020.

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