employee engagement

Blog entries containing the tag 'Employee Engagement'

5 Ways Marketing and HR Can Work Together to Win The A/E/C Talent War

August 9, 2017

By Robyn Hannah

Over the last several years, the war for talent—especially in the A/E/C industry—has been escalating. And now, winning the battle for the best and brightest talent in a competitive marketplace necessitates new approaches to recruitment and talent acquisition. For years, marketing and human resources (HR) have coexisted in a friendly, but somewhat detached, relationship. Marketing […]

How to Improve Your Company’s Communication With Employees

July 17, 2017

By Robyn Hannah

In today’s modern workforce, internal communication can make or break a company’s success. With company announcements and emergencies having crucial time constraints, effectively sending that message to every stakeholder involved in your business can be a challenge. This challenge could stem from the Bureau of Labor Statistics estimation that over 75 million Americans are hourly-wage workers, performing […]

State of Workplace Communications: Companies Struggle to Reach Employees in Today’s Disconnected, Widely Distributed Workforce

July 10, 2017

By Robyn Hannah

Company communications platform Dynamic Signal recently released The State of Workplace Communications report, its first annual study of communication professionals. The report gives insight into which channels are currently being used to disseminate important information, the challenges communication leaders face in communicating effectively within their organizations, and what budget is being allocated to solve these challenges. WORKPLACE COMMUNICATIONS ARE DISCONNECTED Survey […]

The Future of Communications Means Leaving the Past Behind

July 5, 2017

By Robyn Hannah

There are many things about HR communication that we’ve accepted as “the way it is” for far too long. As practitioners of HR-oriented communications, and as employees ourselves, we should expect more. But giving up on how we’ve done things for decades isn’t always so easy. We get stuck in habits and patterns and analog […]

IABC 2017- GLOBAL BUSINESS: Lead Communication—Make Real Impact

June 12, 2017

By Robyn Hannah

It’s finally here! If you’re in Washington, D.C. for the 2017 IABC World Conference, we would love to meet you at booth 205, where we’ll be camped out for the duration of the conference. We are thrilled be members of this important organization, serving communication practitioners and advancing the important role they serve in global […]

5 Easy Ways to Enhance Your Company Communications

May 31, 2017

By G.I. Sanders

Employees that receive better company communications report higher levels of motivation, productivity, and overall happiness with their jobs. In fact, according to The McKinsey Global Institute, employee productivity improves by 20-25% when employees feel connected and engaged. As your team grows, it is more important than ever to keep employees in the loop. However, it […]

5 Employee Productivity Metrics to Measure

5 Employee Productivity Metrics to Measure

May 17, 2017

By G.I. Sanders

As a business leader, you want employees to be as productive as possible. You already know that stress can lead to poor performance, and that communication is essential to ensuring that they are motivated and employee productivity thrives. But no matter the steps you’re taking to increase employee productivity, it can be tough to know […]

Why Today's Employee Engagement Crisis Comes Down to Leadership

Why Today’s Employee Engagement Crisis Comes Down to Leadership

April 4, 2017

By G.I. Sanders

Employees that are engaged with their work are more productive. A recent study showed that companies that focus on employee engagement outperform other companies by 202%. But why does this happen? Sure, some employees show up everyday with a positive outlook on work, but there’s more to it than hiring a bunch of energetic and enthusiastic people. […]

Employee Productivity: What You Need to Know to Motivate Your Team

Employee Productivity: What You Need to Know to Motivate Your Team

March 8, 2017

By G.I. Sanders

If you’re responsible for human resources at a company, you want your team to be happy and motivated. You need to focus on those aspects of your company culture in order to increase employee productivity amongst the workforce. But productivity doesn’t come out of nowhere. It starts with employee engagement, which is a measure of […]

What Arthur Blank's Super Bowl Generosity Can Teach You About Boosting Employee Engagement

What Arthur Blank’s Super Bowl Generosity Can Teach You About Boosting Employee Engagement

February 20, 2017

By Caitlin Dunn

Let’s face it: there’s been very little in the news lately that has uniformly been met with applause. Yet Arthur Blank, a co-founder of Home Depot and current owner of the Atlanta Falcons, provided a rare exception recently: after the Falcons qualified for the Super Bowl, Blank decided to celebrate his team’s achievements by bringing along all […]