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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...


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...


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...


Job Satisfaction is Built on Strong Employee Engagement – and with the Right Tools

What’s the relationship between employee engagement and job satisfaction? It can seem to be one of those chicken-and-egg scenarios. Which came first? Are your employees engaged with your organization because they’re satisfied with their jobs? Or are...


2 Keys to Unlocking the Power of Employee Engagement

There’s a stubborn question looming over the work of employee engagement advocates and practitioners. 


The High Cost of Employee Turnover & How to Keep Your Top Talent

For years, personnel management and talent acquisition professionals have warned businesses of the toll employee turnover takes on organizations. With every vacancy, your organization suffers lost productivity, and it must commit time and resources...


HR Headaches? Make Sense of Big Data for Better Employee Engagement

For some time now, big data collection has been a simple fact of modern life. Virtually every move you make is somehow noted, from the apps you use and the sites you visit to the emails you open to the products you buy and, of course, to the card...


Is Workplace by Facebook right for your company? Are there better alternatives?

Workplace by Facebook first hit the market in late 2016. This version of Facebook was designed for use within enterprises. The idea was to create an employee communication and engagement platform using features well-known by Facebook users, such as...


Emails v/s Instant Messaging for Employee Communication - What's effective and why

Both email and instant messaging (IM) are essential tools for effective workplace communication. Determining which one is more effective depends on what you’re trying to accomplish. Worldwide, more people are using email every day. The number of...


Smooth Sailing with Employee Mobile Apps for Cruise Lines

A cruise ship is a small world unto itself, and operating a cruise ship requires a large staff with a variety of skills and qualifications. When a work environment is as large, varied, and dynamic as that on a cruise ship, excellent communication is...