Insights

Employee Turnover: Is Your Top Talent Headed for the Door?

by | June 20, 2017 | Retention

Listen Up and Create an Early Warning System — Before It’s Too Late   Organizations spend considerable sums on their IT infrastructure. When there’s a software glitch or a server malfunctions, someone in IT is alerted immediately. The problem gets fixed, and you’re back in business. But what happens when there’s a disruption with employees? […]

Caught in the Employee Engagement Trap?

by | June 6, 2017 | Employee Engagement

From recruiting and retention to productivity and profitability, the connection between employee engagement and business results is well established. Through our own Top Workplaces research, we’ve identified organizations that achieve employee engagement levels more than double the U.S. average and outperform their peers on business metrics, with nearly 30% better returns.

Employee Engagement in the World of Distribution

When it comes to employee engagement, where do companies in the distribution and logistics sectors excel – and where do they fall short? Head of Research, Fraser Marlow, shares what our research reveals and explores how these organizations can move the needle on engagement, boost retention, and deliver both increased revenue and cost savings straight to the bottom line.

Lessons Learned From Studying Top Workplaces

by | May 9, 2017 | Top Workplaces

What if you could double the number of engaged employees and—at the same time—return 30% more to your shareholders? We’ve found the standout organizations that have done just this. They’re called Top Workplaces.

The Problem With Focus Groups: Everyone Lies

Why Pulse Surveys Help You Take Action Quicker and Faster Employee engagement surveys can kick up more questions than answers. Sure, they’re an effective way to assess employee sentiment, what they value most, and how they view management. But in order to truly act on survey results, your senior leadership team needs to dig deeper and […]

Problem Solving and the Changing Role for Employees and Managers

by | May 3, 2017 | Managers

Preparing Your Workplace for the Shift from “Do and Repeat” to “Think and Solve”   McDonalds, WaWa, and the Front Lines American Jobs are moving away from “do and repeat” work to “think and solve.” Atlantic magazine reports this month that 40 percent of Americans work in roles that are largely task-driven, do-and-repeat work. Just […]

How WorkplaceDynamics Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Artificial Intelligence

How We Blend Human and Machine to Deliver the Best Results to You    While our nation debates the role artificial intelligence (AI) will play in making many administrative jobs obsolete, WorkplaceDynamics is fully vested in building AI capabilities into our Engagement Platform. But the decision didn’t come without much debate over the value of human […]

How to Improve Employee Engagement When You’re Not the CEO

by | April 25, 2017 | Employee Engagement

There’s no doubt it’s easier to make improvements to employee engagement when the CEO stands behind it from the get-go. While this is an ideal situation, it’s not reality for many HR professionals. The good news is that there are high-leverage actions you can take to get the engagement ball rolling at your organization — and we’ll show you how to get started.

How Companies in Crisis Can Get Back on Track and Build a Healthy Culture

Uber is going through a rough patch. While being embraced by 16 million users and providing an income opportunity for over a million drivers, the company has always been known for its aggressive business style. But more recently, Uber’s culture is starting to backfire. So what can senior leaders learn from its missteps?

WorkplaceDynamics Applauds the Global Success of the B Corp Movement

by | March 21, 2017 | B Corp

B Lab Inspires Organizations to Use Business as a Force for Good Bart Houlahan, the co-founder of B Lab, recently dropped by the WorkplaceDynamics office to update our team on the progress of the B Corp movement. B Corps are for-profit companies certified by the nonprofit B Lab to meet rigorous standards of social and environmental performance, […]