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Employee App Tactics and Strategies to Increase Engagement

Exploring the Relationship between Employee Engagement and Employee Experience

The topic of “employee experience” tends to get the most attention when the job market is tight, and companies have to compete for the best talent. That’s unfortunate, because employee experience should be important to all companies, all of the...


4 Ways Gen Xers and Millennials Fail to Communicate and 1 Way to Fix Them All

You’ve probably left a meeting or two with senior staff over the years thinking, “That could have been handled with an email.” Or you’ve had your phone blow up with texts from a coworker looking for a routine report. Maybe you’re one of the lucky...


Building an employee brand—thanks to your app

There are many ways to engage your employees in the workplace. Traditional tactics range from the basic poster in the break room all the way to fancy gamification portals that reward and recognize. I’ve personally developed hundreds of tactics and...


Self-Care in the Workplace? Yes, There’s an App for That

Self-care is no longer a term to describe the special wellness practices of a coworker or friend who is dealing with a serious health issue. It’s being recognized more and more as an essential element of employee engagement, productivity, and...


Guest Blog: Finding the Right Outside Hire for the Change Your Organization Needs

The cost of low employee engagement and high turnover can prompt organizations to consider a change in leadership. When problems are rooted in workplace culture, as is often the case, one obvious choice is to bring in someone from the outside. After...


5 Top Engagement Mistakes Managers Make and How to Fix Them

We’ve all heard the refrain that people join companies, but they leave managers. Organizations know how important it is to have motivated, engaged employees. But most fail to hold managers accountable for motivating and engaging their employees, and...


Should employee surveys be anonymous?

Over the years, most employee surveys have been the anonymous type. The justification for the anonymity is that if employees don't have to reveal who they are, they'll not fear retribution from management, which in turn will lead to more of them...


Workforce Development: Everything You Need in the Palm of Your Hand

Advances in technology have pushed the U.S. economy into its biggest transition since the start of the Industrial Revolution. 


In-house training: An engagement app makes it easier than you thought

The new year brings a new chance to finally put your internal training program in place. 


Retaining Top Talent? It’s All About Atmosphere

Unemployment rates are historically low, and that only intensifies organizations’ need to retain top talent. Human resource and personnel pros – and, increasingly, members of the c-suite – need to do all that they can to retain their best people....