Employee Wellness Should Learn From The Top Apps Of 2015


Category: Engagement

“From videos to music to maps, digital was at the forefront of consumers’ (and marketers’) minds this year.”  Whether or not the wellness industry is ready for it, everything is going digital/mobile, and simply having a mobile app is not enough.  Thanks to Nielsen’s year-end review, the wellness industry can learn from the top apps… Read more »

10 Predictive Areas Of High Performing Cultures


Category: Engagement

Culture is one of those words that’s thrown around a lot but is rarely understood.  It’s a bragging point of nearly every company in business today, from a startup with three employees to multinational corporations.  To help clarify and define company culture, Entrepreneur Magazine and CultureIQ teamed up to create a list of top company… Read more »

Employee Engagement Stable Since March, Up Slightly Since 2012


Category: Engagement

Gallup released its monthly employee engagement statistics, and the survey revealed that monthly employee engagement readings have been nearly unchanged since March of this year.  With 32.1% of employees identified as “engaged” (based on their ratings of key workplace elements), October 2015 employee engagement is slightly higher than its 2012 average of around 30%.  This… Read more »

Survey: Manager Well-being Linked To Employee Engagement And Retention


Category: Engagement

Retaining quality managers is a top priority for every organization, and research has consistently found that engaged managers are significantly less likely to leave companies than their actively disengaged counterparts.  As a result, new research from Gallup makes a strong case for making manager and employee well-being a top priority within leading organizations.  According to… Read more »

Employers Shift Focus To Sustainable Engagement


Category: Engagement

For the last two decades, employers focused on measuring employee engagement as the primary means to determine workforce commitment and productivity.  This made sense given the numerous studies correlating high employee engagement and performance, but what happens when employee engagement goes beyond what is expected?  What happens when employees are engaged through the night and… Read more »

Proof That Employee Engagement Matters


Category: Engagement

According to Deloitte’s Global Human Capital Trends research, 78% of business leaders rate employee retention and engagement urgent or important.  To convince the other 22% and reaffirm the believers, below are a few interesting things we have learned about employee engagement over the years.  We organized the research into the six buckets below, which are… Read more »

Engaged Employees: Your Company’s No. 1 Competitive Advantage


Category: Engagement

In Deloitte’s Global Human Capital Trends research, 78% of business leaders rate retention and engagement urgent or important.  According to Gallup, companies with high engagement scores perform much better than those with low scores in key operational areas like productivity, absenteeism, turnover, safety and quality incidents, shrinkage, customer metrics, and profitability.  No wonder why Josh… Read more »

Memo To Executives: Wellness Boosts Employee Engagement


Category: Engagement

Employee wellness boosts employee engagement, and employee engagement boosts employee wellness.  Too often managers either ignore the abundance of research supporting the benefits of employee wellness and employee engagement or think about these two elements of business success as separate initiatives. First, a couple of quick examples of how these two human capital investments are… Read more »

The Employee Engagement Epidemic


Category: Engagement

Employee engagement matters.  Being happy at work matters.  Research “increasingly points to a simple fact: Happy people are better workers. Those who are engaged with their jobs and colleagues work harder – and smarter.” Despite the growing body of research that shows employee engagement is critical to success, companies continue to ignore a major cost… Read more »

Not All Engagement Is Created Equal


Category: Engagement

You can tell a great deal by how a vendor thinks about and measures engagement, and like engagement, not all vendors are created equal.  Many wellness companies throw around engagement metrics as evidence of their successful programs, but before buying the hype, judicious consumers should ask themselves a few important questions. How does a vendor… Read more »