This Week in Employee Engagement: February 23, 2018

The utter explosion of digital content presents countless opportunities for learning. Start here to narrow down your search each week in the often overwhelming landscape of employee engagement thought leadership!

What We’re Reading This Week:

Strengths-based Cultures Are Vital to the Future of Work — In new research, employees who feel they use their strengths each day at work report being 15 percent less likely to leave their organizations. In this article, learn how empowering employees to incorporate their strengths in their work can impact culture.

3 Things Employees Really Want: Career, Community, Cause — Considering Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs, this article from Harvard Business Review highlights how career (the work itself, autonomy, and professional development), community (respect, recognition, and belongingness), and cause (purpose and meaning) are the three primary drivers for employees.

Society is Holding Organizations and Leaders Accountable for Their CultureIn this article from TLNT, review how public displays of dysfunctional culture have impacted organizations like Uber and Michigan State University and what leaders can learn to proactively address culture before a scandal arises.

Why Employees Leave Companies in 2018HR Bartender Sharlyn Lauby set out to understand the number one reason why employees think they would leave their jobs in 2018. The results showed compensation, opportunity, supportive management and flexibility as front-runners, with other considerations lower on the list.

From CultureNext:

ICYMI! Top 40 Employee Engagement Blogs — CultureNext is proud to be included in this roundup of the top 40 employee engagement blogs from Feedspot! If you haven’t already, take the time to subscribe to the blog so you don’t miss a post in the future!

ICYMI! What to Look for in an Employee Engagement Platform — Discover six capabilities you should be expecting from your engagement solution as well as a few additional requirements you may not have considered.


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