When building a company culture that cultivates employee engagement, there is only one place to start: at the top. Senior management is responsible for not only building but also communicating the organization’s vision. Coincidentally, the workforces’ perception of senior management can actually impact employee engagement. In order to strategically build an engaged workforce and positive company culture, senior management should
The importance of employee engagement continues to grow. However, with only 30% of U.S. workers actively engaged at work, there is a problem staring us right in the face. How do we cultivate employee engagement? When it comes to keeping employees engaged, organizations sometimes resort to higher pay and more perks. But those are tactics that do not necessarily motivate
By: Jim Wexler Gamification Forum Chairperson Founder, Experiences Unlimited @JimWexler The brain tends to procrastinate delaying productivity altogether. Here are some tips to “trick” the brain and help with productivity. (Learning and performance improvement are core topics at the Gamification Forum in New York in October) Make sure to breakdown and divide tasks into smaller, realistic and achievable goals.
A high level of employee engagement is a goal of every organization. With a highly engaged workforce comes productivity and, ultimately, positive business results. The Millennial workforce often has priorities varying from that of other generational employees, say Baby Boomers. So, in order to effectively engage your Millennial employees, it’s important to be clear about what motivates them. Here are
Retaining, engaging, and managing Millennials can be a challenge. HR professionals, internal communicators, and managers should be aware of these 7 common mistakes when it comes to Millennials in the workplace: 1) Adopting their jargon. You might think you’re strengthening a bond with your workforce when you start including “YOLO” on internal communications – but Millennials see right through it.
Recruiting and retaining the Millennial workforce is only a part of the challenge for today’s organizations. Managing a multi-generational workforce comes with its own set of unique challenges. How do you make Millennials feel valued without alienating the rest of your workforce? What’s the best way to efficiently and effectively communicate with a multi-generational workforce? Not everyone is as tech-savvy
Since Millennials will make up 46% of the workforce within the next 5 years, it’s going to be crucial to your organization’s success to recruit the top Millennial talent. Here are 5 effective ways to attract top Millennial talent… Give them a taste of your company’s daily life. Promoting your culture and internal brand and showing what it’s like to
The average large company in the U.S. will lose 30-40% of its workforce due to retirement over the next 5-10 years. It’s anticipated that Millennial talent will make up approximately 46% of the workforce within the next 5 years. Who are Millennials? Millennials, also known to some as Generation Y or Generation Me, are somewhat loosely defined as individuals currently
Enterprise gamification can be a powerful tool when it comes to engaging your workforce and reaching business goals. So powerful, in fact, that doing it wrong can cause a lot of damage and reverse progress. Here are 4 common mistakes professionals make when using gamification in business… Poor design and/or execution. Games have the ability to change behavior and in
Getting the green light on launching a new program can be a challenge. Most of us have numerous hoops to jump through, some higher and some smaller than others. When it comes to an emerging idea, such as enterprise gamification, it can sometimes be even more difficult to convince leadership that it’s an investment your organization needs to make. Here