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Using an engagement survey to make changes that improve employee engagement
Following generic improvement advice for engagement is not a path to success. Instead, you need to systematically survey the landscape of your company and make decisions based on what you see actually happening.
Performance and Engagement. Better Together.
Your employee engagement survey results are in. Now what?
Before you start sharing your results and implementing changes, you need to make sense of the data you've been given.
How Performance Management Boosts Engagement
Keeping employees engaged is a never-ending task.
What makes people happy at work?
According to the WHR, an annual study that attempts to measure causes of happiness around the world, simply having a job is a major step toward happiness.
What to do with your employee engagement survey results
This guide provides actionable advice for breaking down employe engagement survey results, figuring out what changes need to be made at a company, and implementing those changes.
Career Advice from Y Combinator’s Sam Altman
In the first episode of Resources for Humans, Lattice CEO Jack Altman sat down with his brother Sam to discuss how people should approach their career.
They say the customer’s always right. I’m so glad my boss disagrees.
Bartending can be a tough job, but the right manager with the right answers can be surprisingly refreshing.
Does your dream job have to cost your personal life?
What happened when a games pioneer realized that the price of his big break was his marriage.
How you can improve your workplace happiness
We’ve already talked about what makes people happy at work, but what about solutions you can enact on your own?
How To Talk To Your Manager About Burnout
Burnout is widely acknowledged as an “employee crisis” that could be to blame for a slew of problems for companies, and their employees.
How to make friends at work
It can be tricky to know how to navigate friendships in the workplace. Luckily, we've got a few pointers.
Sam Altman on How to Make an Impact on the World
Sam Altman, President of YC Group, on How to Make an Impact on the World.
Employees, you can raise your EQ
Both employees and managers can benefit from raising their emotional intelligence.
Employee Engagement Strategy: Getting to the Roots of Your Employee Expereince
How to build a bottom-up employee engagement strategy that reflects your company values and creates a culture of feedback.
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Employee Engagement Overview
The simplest definition of employee engagement is how invested and enthusiastic an employee is in their job, their work, and their company. However, the exact definition of employee engagement can be tricky to pin down, as there are so many factors that contribute to how engaged an employee is. The health of the company’s culture; the employee’s job fit; the amount of work they are given; their ability to grow (or not) within a role; even how their job intersects with their personal life; perhaps in how connected they feel to the company mission -- there’s so much that can influence employee engagement.
The reason why employee engagement is important is because it’s also an indicator of how productive an employee is, how likely they are to stay, and how much they can contribute to the company, culture-wise. One could say a company’s bottom line is the main reason why employee engagement is so important. There are several drivers of employee engagement, such as recognition, training, a clear sense of the company’s goals, training and development, management style, performance management, etc. An employee engagement survey measures these feelings across departments and teams within a company, giving the company information on how to improve employee engagement. Improving employee engagement often requires taking such results and assessing them with a people operations team and leadership. They can then decide what sort of employee engagement activities can be done to alleviate disengaged employees, or even figure out what they’re doing right, in order to keep engaged employees engaged at the company.