You have probably noticed that it is becoming increasingly difficult for companies to find and retain motivated, well-trained talent. The good news is that there are many methods companies can use to improve this. Classic examples, such as innovative recruiting methods, thriving culture, or cool benefits have always been the factors that give you a competitive edge over your rivals. Throwing the right amount of employer branding into the mix might just be that extra something you need to make your strategy even more scalable, which is why we decided to make it this week’s topic.
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In every company, the personal and professional development of employees is essential for growth. A prerequisite for this is a consistent and healthy feedback culture, and 360 degree feedback is one method to accomplish this. Especially for managers, the multifaceted input obtained through 360 degree feedback is a strong pillar of support when it comes to developing into the kind of leader that will help the company and its culture flourish.
How to motivate employees is a topic that is becoming more and more relevant as companies embrace business models that require a high degree of self-management. Remote work and the policy of flat hierarchies in general are built on the premise that employees have a high degree of self-motivation. But employee motivation has also been an important issue for another reason. Richard Branson once said the following: Lower productivity when working from home?
There are two things that are certain at the beginning of every year: the new year’s resolution to go the gym more often and a list containing various possible trends for the year ahead of us. Let’s not get stuck on the new year’s resolution, we all know that we will have failed this endeavor come Easter. The list with employee engagement trends, however, has already been put together and we are more than happy to share our predictions with you.
It is that time of the year again, the company Christmas tree has found its way from the basement into our office, reindeer sweaters and other questionable fashion statements are gaining popularity, Christmas lights are decorating the office cactus and Mariah Carey has seized control of radio stations worldwide. We would like to add something else to these already existing pre-Christmas essentials, namely our “Blog Article Best Of 2019”. From now on, we will gather our most read blog articles of the past year and summarize them in an annual wrap-up article, giving you an overview of what our readership has been most fond of lately and to show what topics were particularly hot in the field of Employee Engagement.
Have you ever noticed how difficult it is to answer the question: “What is employee engagement?”. We certainly have. While this constantly evolving concept remains very hard to define, it is also surrounded by various myths and misconceptions, making the explanation even more difficult. To shed more light on the situation, we decided to hold a webinar on this topic. This article includes the most important takeaways from the first episode of our webinar series and also explains why you should never hesitate to invest in engagement.
Employees working in the healthcare sector often enter this line of work because of their motivation to help and care for other people. This makes healthcare an area where employee engagement comes naturally with the job. Or so one might think. In reality, there are many factors that make it increasingly hard to maintain a high level of Employee Engagement in healthcare. However, there are also very convincing examples which prove that this is indeed possible, as one Dutch company demonstrates in particular.
Employee benefits are an effective way to show your employees how much you care about them and some companies have gotten very creative! Here are five companies that will definitely make employers rethink if their weekly fruit basket is really cutting it. What Are Employee Benefits? An employee benefits package includes all the non-wage benefits, like insurance and paid time off, provided by an employer. While some benefits are mandated by law, there are other benefits that companies choose to provide “on top” in order to make their employees feel valued.
Have you ever heard of the so-called “War for Talents”? Even if you haven’t heard of the concept itself, chances are that you or your company are already knee-deep in this raging battle of recruitment and retention. But what is everyone fighting over? Simply put, it’s the business world’s scarcest and most valuable resource: experienced and engaged employees. In this article we offer you nothing less than the secret weapon that will give you the decisive advantage over other companies when it comes to competing in this arena.