What HR leaders need to know about employee engagement
Engagement, engagement, engagement. It's the word every HR team has written at the top of a dry-erase board during a strategy meeting at least once.
And for good reason, right? The state of talent acquisition and development in 2018 is such that employers need to hold onto good workers; there are only so many skilled employees for top companies (let alone small and midsize businesses) to go around.
The real challenge with engagement is turning it from a buzzword into an actionable part of how an organization functions. As with many problems in HR, there's no "silver bullet," but experts who spoke with HR Dive for this special edition said creating meaningful roles that have a clear importance within the enterprise is a good place to start. And just as mountains of personal devices and software solutions flood the workplace, we dive into how HR can make technology a force that supports engagement, rather than one that overwhelms.
Managers should communicate how employees' work advances the employer's goals, experts say. Read More »
It's not tech tools themselves that drive engagement, but the productivity enabled. Read More »
Engaging employees at various career stages can be difficult, and generational differences can make it even more challenging. Read More »
The concept is winning favor with both learners and training professionals. Read More »
An Aon analysis of 5 million employees worldwide across 1,000 organizations showed recognition and fair pay were top engagement drivers. Read More »
Research at Facebook found that even in an age of machine learning algorithms, direct surveys are still a winner. Read More »
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