Monday, December 28, 2015

Your Best Guide to Employee Engagement Surveys in 2016

Are you planning an employee survey for your organization in 2016? 

Insightlink Communications has expanded and updated their definitive research manual to help guide your survey planning and implementation process. It's based on more than 30 years of real-world research experience.

Topics covered include:

  • Establishing Meaningful Employee Survey Objectives
  • Effective Objective-Setting Questions
  • Deciding on the Appropriate Research Methodology
  • Employee Survey Questionnaire Design
  • The Key Principles of Employee Surveys
  • Employee Survey Best Practices
  • Maximizing Employee Participation
  • Data Analysis and Reporting
  • Interpreting Your Results
  • Employee Survey Action Planning

The secrets and myths of staff motivation

Good management, money and free food have all been shown to incentivize small business employees. Which combination should you try in the new year?

The key to unlocking staff motivation has become something of a holy grail for employers. But unless they really understand what makes their people happy, and therefore engaged with their job, it remains tantalisingly out of reach.

Traditional drivers of employee motivation range from cash incentives to less tangible rewards in the form of praise and recognition from the boss for a job well done. Then there are the quirky perks, like bring your dog to work days, creative activities, and social events that could potentially translate into higher levels of motivation.
As to which are the most effective incentives, countless workplace studies have yet to produce a definitive answer. Read full article on The Guardian

Tuesday, December 22, 2015

Daniel Goleman's Reponse to Gallup Employee Engagement Survey

Friday, December 18, 2015

Pay gap between staff and bosses is affecting motivation, report claims

The growing gap between the pay of executives and the rest of the workforce is having a "significant" impact on staff motivation, a new report has warned.
A group representing human resources managers said there was now a "crisis" over increases in pay for executives in the UK's largest organisations.
A study by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) found that three out of five workers felt demotivated by the high level of money paid to chief executives.
More than half of the 1,000 workers surveyed said executive pay was bad for the reputation of UK companies.

Read more on The Telegraph