Insights

Top Workplaces Benefit From Higher Engagement and Lower Turnover

by | July 10, 2018

Insights from the Energage Research Desk

We wanted to know what changes — if any — can be observed after an organization has earned a Top Workplaces ribbon. Do they reap benefits beyond the positive press and recognition? Are there bottom-line benefits? So, we tapped into the Energage Survey data for a closer look and here’s what we discovered.

Shining Light on Industry Culture Clouds

by | July 6, 2018 | Workplace Culture

What You Can Learn Through the Eyes of Top Workplaces Employees 

In an earlier post, we introduced our culture cloud research and shared what the clouds look like at Top Workplaces organizations. Now let’s examine culture clouds by industry.

Winning With Culture, Part Three

by | June 27, 2018 | Workplace Culture

Three Steps Towards an Intentional Workplace Culture

From our research of tens of thousands of Top Workplaces, we’ve identified 15 culture drivers. Here are three essential steps that will help you craft a winning culture.

Winning With Culture, Part Two

by | June 27, 2018 | Workplace Culture

Measuring Culture: The First Step to Unlocking Potential

The first step in building a positive organizational environment is to gain a measure of the current culture climate. So, how do you do that?

Winning With Culture, Part One

by | June 26, 2018 | Workplace Culture

How Top Workplaces Outperform the Competition

In today’s world, the best workplace culture wins the trophy. Top Workplaces leaders know this and use culture as a competitive advantage. Here’s how.

What’s in Your Culture Cloud?

by | June 14, 2018

Some people describe culture as a feeling or vibe. But what if you could see it? Culture clouds convey how employees think and feel about their organization. They reveal pain points and barriers to performance. And they tell a story that goes beyond any stated values or mission statement.

Adopting a Coach Mindset

Gary Markle is an expert on coaching. Especially in the business world, and specifically in the world of performance reviews. He created this infographic to outline key reasons as to why traditional performance reviews simply don’t work.

Traditional Performance Evaluations Don’t Work

by | May 15, 2018 | Catalytic Coaching

Gary Markle is here to explain why traditional performance evaluations don’t cut it anymore. He’ll also let you in on six best practices for implementing a Catalytic Coaching system.

Performance Evaluations and Poop

Five tips to break the stinky habit once and for all
Complaints about performance evaluations are nothing new. Employees think the process is demeaning. Managers and supervisors find them burdensome and ineffective. Lawyers tell us the forms work against us in court. Here are five tips for transforming to a future-focused, employee-centric coaching mindset.

Five Ways to Honor the Employee Iceberg

How to see the “human” in human resources
When you hire employees, they bring with them their families, health, financial challenges, hobbies and even their pets. When you neglect “the worker” and everything that’s part of their identity, you hit the employee iceberg. Here are five times for treating people as three-dimensional human beings.