Employee Engagement Articles

This category provides an in-depth examination of the whole issue of employee engagement. As well as giving lots of practical examples of how an intranet can support initiatives, there is also analysis of the wider issue to help improve staff engagement in your business. Whether it’s an action plan template, inspiring quotes on engagement or tips on how to recognize and deal with disengaged employees, there’s plenty of food for thought.

Use this category to source data and statistics on employee engagement when trying to convince the board or CEO of its importance. Explore the category for tips and ideas on how your intranet will support engagement initiatives. And browse for information and advice on the key drivers of staff engagement and how you can improve them in your business.

It’s logical that an involved and informed employee is a more productive one who is also more likely to stick with the same employer for longer. Employee engagement initiatives are, therefore, a must for every business so use this category to get you started or for discovering fresh ideas on how to improve engagement.

The Ultimate Employee Onboarding Checklist

The Ultimate Employee Onboarding Checklist

Starting a new job is a daunting task for anyone. It’s just like being the new kid in school. You haven't got a clue what's happening, don't know anyone, and feel you stick out like a sore thumb. Despite the best intentions, many companies miss the mark when it comes...

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10 Sure-Fire Ways To Build A Strong Community At Work

10 Sure-Fire Ways To Build A Strong Community At Work

The average person spends a mind-blowing third of their lives at work. By contrast, we only spend a fraction of our time hanging out with family and friends. With so much time spent working, it’s fair to say it has a massive impact on our quality of life. Building a...

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Best Practice Guide To Employee Onboarding

Best Practice Guide To Employee Onboarding

After months of advertising and interviewing, you have finally appointed that rock-star employee you have been searching for. Congratulations! However, if you want to develop a long and fruitful relationship with top talent, you need effective employee onboarding....

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100 Smart Performance Review Questions To Ask Part Two

100 Smart Performance Review Questions To Ask Part Two

When it comes to performance reviews, employees often breathe a sigh of relief when the painful discussion is all over. If that’s you, then you are not alone. Research from Gartner shows 59 percent of workers think appraisals have no impact on their performance. It’s...

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100 Smart Performance Review Questions To Ask

100 Smart Performance Review Questions To Ask

Love ’em or hate ’em, performance reviews are still one of the main tools for getting the best out of your people. These days, effective employee appraisals are not just about performance. They dig deeper into a worker’s motivation, productivity, and wellbeing. Done...

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11 Employee Needs Work Should Satisfy

11 Employee Needs Work Should Satisfy

Your people are your best asset. We have heard the mantra so often that we have taken it for granted. But every successful business owner knows the company is only as good as the people who work there. So, it makes sense that looking after the needs of employees in...

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9 Challenges In Team Building And Ways To Overcome Them

9 Challenges In Team Building And Ways To Overcome Them

Every manager dreams of leading cohesive teams that seamlessly work together to achieve company goals. But if you are a business owner or leader, you will know things don’t always go to plan. Even high-performing organizations sometimes face challenges in team...

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Employee Engagement Strategy: 7 Practical Ways To Get Started

Employee Engagement Strategy: 7 Practical Ways To Get Started

You have read the research and checked the stats. You understand an employee engagement strategy is a must-have for any business. But when it comes to fleshing out the details, things get a bit murky. If that sounds familiar, you are not alone. Many company executives...

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Corporate Communication: What SMEs Need To Know

Corporate Communication: What SMEs Need To Know

You may think that corporate communication is just about big companies and large multinationals. However, corporate communication is vital to success, no matter the size of your business. Corporate communication is critical, whether it’s brand identity, engaging with...

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Bad Leadership: 10 Tell-Signs And Tips On How To Cope

Bad Leadership: 10 Tell-Signs And Tips On How To Cope

Low morale, stress, burnout, and conflict. When a bad leader is in control, there are often distressing consequences for team members. And the outcomes are just as devastating for the organization. Decreased productivity, staff turnover, and unhappy customers are just...

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Two Way Communication Explained

Two Way Communication Explained

We don’t need to tell you how critical communication is to your organization’s success. It’s the glue that binds all staff together. However, many businesses mistake information sharing for communication. You may have a cutting-edge CEO vlog and multi-media staff...

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The Truth About Employee Engagement

The Truth About Employee Engagement

Bestselling author and business guru Patrick Lencioni’s seminal book The Truth About Employee Engagement was first published in 2015. And it’s still a must-read for anyone interested in employee engagement and the impact disengaged employees have on organizations. The...

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Employee Intranet: 40 Hot Reasons Why Every Business Needs One

Employee Intranet: 40 Hot Reasons Why Every Business Needs One

Do you want to improve efficiency, productivity and performance in your business? Of course you do! Every company wants to streamline processes, improve communications and maximize profits, but what’s the best and most cost-effective way to set about it? There are...

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13 Common Design Features For Business Instant Messaging

13 Common Design Features For Business Instant Messaging

Fast, responsive, and relevant, instant messaging (IM) is a game-changer for many businesses. When collaboration and agile decision-making are vital, IM has much to offer companies. Once seen as the preserve of teenagers, IM has moved into the mainstream. And so, for...

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Organizational Communication: The Ultimate Guide Part 3

Organizational Communication: The Ultimate Guide Part 3

How To Select The Right Communications Channels Organizational communication channels are the mediums used by organizations to convey information and messages to each other. One thing for sure is there’s no shortage of communication channels to choose from. Advances...

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Organizational Communication: The Ultimate Guide Part 2

Organizational Communication: The Ultimate Guide Part 2

The Cost Of Poor Organizational Communication Various studies have tried to put a dollar figure on the cost of poor organizational communication. According to SHRM, this could be as much as $62.4 billion per year. And another study reports that 56 percent of project...

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Organizational Communication: The Ultimate Guide Part 1

Organizational Communication: The Ultimate Guide Part 1

Organizational communication used to be so simple. Back in the day, the whole workforce could comfortably fit in the board room for a meeting. And cross-team collaboration was easy when colleagues were just across the hall. Fast forward five years, and it's a...

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70 Inspirational Employee Engagement Quotations

70 Inspirational Employee Engagement Quotations

Nowadays, it seems every time we log in to social media, we're presented with a motivational quote together with a beautiful image. But are these quotes inspiring or annoying? Well, judging by the number of times they are shared on social media, there must be...

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Employee Engagement The Ultimate Definition

Employee Engagement The Ultimate Definition

What does employee engagement mean to you? Is it just another fad? Maybe you think of it as a nice-to-have initiative if you have the time and resources? Or is employee engagement, as it should be, an integral part of your business operations, leadership and...

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Top 10 Internal Communication Examples For 2021

Top 10 Internal Communication Examples For 2021

Do internal communications help or hinder your business? There’s no doubting; internal communications have been thrust center stage in the wake of the pandemic. With most employees working from home, effective communication is more critical than ever. However,...

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Top 30 Employee Engagement Videos

Top 30 Employee Engagement Videos

Employee engagement makes good business sense, right? After all, it's logical that employees who feel involved, informed, and connected to your business are more committed and productive. Gallup has been telling us that for years. However, when staff work from home in...

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