Resources

Satisfied Employees vs. Engaged Employees: How to Spot the Difference

by | February 26, 2019 | Employee Engagement

What’s the difference, and why should you care?

Talk of company culture and employee engagement is everywhere, and a majority of CEOs rate company culture as a key factor in organizational success. But not long
ago, the conversation revolved around employee satisfaction. So, what’s the difference between a satisfied employee and an engaged employee?

Survey Says! Appreciation Matters to Employees

by | February 14, 2019 | Appreciation, Workplace Culture

When it comes to feeling appreciated on the job, what matters most to employees?

If you answered “pay,” think again. Pay, it turns out, is low on the list.

Employee Survey Results: Finding the Real Story in Your Data

by | February 7, 2019 | Survey

Meet Jack. He’s 20 and started working for your company eight months ago. It’s his first full-time job. His pay is low, but fair enough. He rents an apartment in the dingy student housing area of the city. Things don’t work all the time, but it’s what he can afford. He drives an old hand-me-down […]

What is Employee Engagement? Three Key Steps To Improving it

by | February 1, 2019 | Employee Engagement

Employee engagement is the degree to which an individual person connects with and commits to the mission and goals of your organization. At Energage, we define employee engagement as “individual passion working toward shared success.” That means engagement isn’t something you do to people; it’s something you inspire in them.

Yes, There a Place for Fun at Work

Celebrating National Fun at Work Day National Fun at Work Day on January 25 is the perfect time to think about the role fun plays in the workplace. Turns out, your organization — as well as your employees — can benefit from more of it. A fun workplace can be an indication of an engaged […]

The 2019 US Talent Pool: Six Macro Metrics That Matter

by | January 19, 2019 | Employee Engagement, Retention

For all of the writing on employee engagement, it’s easy to forget that hiring and retaining talent comes down to supply and demand and the talent pool. In this article we review current macroeconomic trends that drive career decisions.

The Best Employee Engagement App for Your Company in 2019

by | January 8, 2019 | Employee Engagement

HR leaders and senior executives understand the importance of fostering a workplace where employee commitment is high. But they often lack an effective and convenient method for managing employee engagement. An employee engagement app such as the Energage platform offers this structure while accelerating results

How to Get Feedback from Employees

You just wrapped up getting feedback from employees via your employee engagement survey and it’s time to dig through the data. So, now what? When trying to convert the feedback received into action and improvement, the most critical step is to find the story in the data. And ideally, find the one story that explains the others.

Five Things Every Manager Should Do In Uncertain Times

by | December 28, 2018 | Catalytic Coaching

When business is down and the future is scary, most prudent company leaders face the coming storm by battening the hatches and preparing for the worst. But with programs like Catalytic Coaching, some of the most important work is done when times are uncertain.

How To Fix The Culture In Your Company

by | December 20, 2018 | Workplace Culture

Imagine a film crew documenting your culture. Now imagine watching it, surrounded by colleagues, customers, and job candidates. What would it look like? Would you cheer, chuckle … or cringe?