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Employee Engagement

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 to the top as a key driver of engagement.

David Bator
By David Bator
on October 14, 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
Awareness Leads to Wellness

I spoke yesterday with a global insurance company that had built their brand (in part) on how they treat their employees and the high value they place on employee wellness. PROBLEM:...

David Bator
By David Bator
on August 8, 2019
Praise not Points

Each year organizations spend billions on points-based rewards and yet 70% of employees don't feel recognized and more than half are looking for new jobs. WHAT GIVES?

David Bator
By David Bator
on August 5, 2019
Winners and Losers

When I look at a sales organization, it's easy to keep score. It's easy to assess winners and losers and it's easier to coach towards performance, especially with a strong playbook. When...

David Bator
By David Bator
on July 31, 2019
Handshake vs Heart Attack

PICTURE IT: a customer walks into a bank and has a heart attack. A teller jumps over the wicket to revive them, winning the admiration of onlookers and the client's entire financial...

David Bator
By David Bator
on July 22, 2019
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