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Employee engagement and business growth: Uncover best practices

Posted by PeopleFirst on Sep 17, 2019 2:15:20 PM

 

Does employee engagement have an actual impact on an organisation’s profit?

Growth in revenue for the above-average Glassdoor rated companies was on average 9x larger than growth in revenue for S&P 500. The average growth in revenue for the above-average Glassdoor rated companies was 53%.

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Topics: Employee Engagement, Performance Management

How Employee Engagement Impacts Business Performance

Posted by PeopleFirst on Aug 29, 2019 5:12:12 PM

 

According to Gallup, a mere 13% of employees across the globe are engaged. Let’s consider the word engaged for a moment. In this context, it means someone who is interested in their work. Someone who feels like they have a meaningful connection with their organization. And an estimated 87% of people feel the very opposite of that.

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Topics: Performance Management

How to launch a successful employee onboarding process?

Posted by PeopleFirst on Jun 17, 2019 8:14:11 PM

HR and hiring managers are both accountable for the success of the onboarding process.

Talya N. Bauer in the SHRM Foundation's Effective series “Onboarding New Employees: Maximizing Success” mentions that “simply writing down a formal plan will not help new employees succeed. The key is to engage important stakeholders and new employees in interactions that help them understand one another and how they interact over time.” HR should empower hiring managers with guidelines.

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Topics: Employee Engagement, Performance Management

Turn Employee Feedback into Meaningful Action Plans

Posted by PeopleFirst on Mar 27, 2019 10:37:20 AM

You have just spent weeks planning and conducting your survey… Now what? What do the results mean? Who do you communicate the results to and how do you share them? Using information derived from survey results can help your organisation improve employee experience and detect problems before they occur. Effective survey analysis and action plans can lead to significant return on investment.

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Topics: Performance Management, Feedback Survey

How Real Time People Analytics help HR to Contribute to Business Value

Posted by PeopleFirst on Feb 19, 2019 3:28:13 PM

 

Industries are being disrupted and talents are becoming more mobile. They are expecting better experience and personalised recommendations to improve their journey with the company. 45% of employees reported that they would be likely or very likely to look for another job outside their current organisation within the next year (SHRM). 

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Topics: Employee Engagement, Attrition / Retention, Performance Management, Workplace Culture

The Top Three People Management Trends of 2019

Posted by Chee Tung on Jan 16, 2019 11:57:26 AM

Frederick Taylor’s ideas of “scientific management” caught the business world’s attention in the early 20th century, at a time when industrialisation and large-scale production technologies were being adopted.

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Topics: Employee Engagement, Performance Management

How to launch a 90-Day Employee on-boarding plan in 5 Steps

Posted by PeopleFirst on Dec 19, 2018 10:19:48 AM

1/4 of newly hired employees tend to leave the organisation within six months. From rank & file to C-suite, a first day of work matters as it always makes a lasting first impression. A successful on-boarding programme will have positive effects on engagement, retention and performance.  

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Topics: Employee Engagement, Leadership, Performance Management

Employee engagement and productivity in 2019

Posted by PeopleFirst on Nov 30, 2018 4:27:51 PM

What do you think about when you read the term "employee engagement"? A survey? Staff happiness? Wellness programmes? The term is notoriously squishy because it tries to capture an intangible phenomena that has a very tangible impact on business. The result of this is everyone has a vague intuition that employee engagement is important, but is not quite sure what to do about it. 

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Topics: Employee Engagement, Performance Management

How To Build A Performance Management System Employees Will Love

Posted by Phylicia Koh on Aug 6, 2018 3:09:52 PM

From the military to start-ups, leaders always want to know the secret sauce to help their teams perform better. This has driven the birth and evolution of performance management systems.

But what is a performance management system?

Why is it important?

Why do people seem to hate existing ones?

And, how can we build one that employees will love?

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Topics: Employee Engagement, EngageRocket, Leadership, Performance Management

How To Design Learning For A Multi-Gen Workforce in Singapore

Posted by Phylicia Koh on Jul 31, 2018 5:19:38 PM

Today’s workforce looks less and less like it used to. 95% of TAFEP’s 2014 survey said that they work in multi-generational teams, that has members aged anywhere between 18 to 70.

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Topics: EngageRocket, Leadership, Performance Management, Workplace Culture