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Employee Culture, Employee Experience

Is it possible to maintain company culture through a merger?

If you've ever been through a merger you know that it's lip service to say that the integration will be a "merger of equals."

David Bator
By David Bator
on January 13, 2020
   
Is it possible to maintain company culture through a merger?

If you've ever been through a merger you know that it's lip service to say that the integration will be a "merger of equals."

David Bator
By David Bator
on January 13, 2020
Give your employees a reason to keep coming back

It's only half true that "if you build it, they will come." When it comes to the digital workplace, we need to give employees reasons to keep coming back.

In a new article for CMSWire, ...

David Bator
By David Bator
on January 6, 2020
Am I OK?

In a new article for Harvard Business Review, author Mike Robbins describes the distinction between RECOGNITION and APPRECIATION.

"In simple terms, recognition is about what people do,"...

David Bator
By David Bator
on November 18, 2019
Availability.

For all the "A" words that are woven into A+ employee experience - Anyone, Anytime, Anywhere, Any Language, etc - AVAILABILITY deserves to be at the top.

Engagement surveys ask staff:

David Bator
By David Bator
on October 21, 2019
Money isn't the only, or even the top, form of recognition

I spoke with a Director of HR yesterday who was struggling to ride the wave of an enormous exit of talent.

As they dug into their engagement and exit surveys, employee recognition rose...

David Bator
By David Bator
on October 14, 2019
Remotely Engaged

It used to be that you had to be global to be disconnected. But the changing nature of how work gets done - remote work, desk-less workers, satellite offices, etc - has fundamentally...

David Bator
By David Bator
on October 10, 2019
There's Gold in Them Hills

James Robertson shares a must read on the temptation among communicators to abandon the rust of their intranets for the promise of social and collaboration tools promised in abundance...

David Bator
By David Bator
on September 6, 2019
IT and HR - Partners in Employee Experience

When you think about who owns the People, Process & Technology responsible for digital transformation there are three usual suspects: IT, HR and Communications.

David Bator
By David Bator
on September 3, 2019
“Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.”

Benjamin Franklin had it mostly right - for all the talk about employee engagement "secret sauce", we see time and again that involvement is a key ingredient.

I'd only add that when you...

David Bator
By David Bator
on August 30, 2019
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