This Week in Employee Engagement: April 6, 2018

Last week, we celebrated the first anniversary of This Week in Employee Engagement — our weekly roundup series to help you stay connected to the often overwhelming landscape of employee engagement thought leadership.


What We’re Reading This Week:

Global Employee Engagement Rebounded in 2017, Tying an All-time High — According to a report from Aon, employee engagement levels “bounced back to an all-time high rate of 65 percent in 2017.” Learn more about the study and its impact on the work of engagement in this article from HR Dive.

What’s the Role of Company Culture in the Gig Economy? — Do people working in the gig economy or those who work for themselves need to consider company culture in their work?  This article from Talent Culture makes an interesting argument for why even freelancers, consultants and contract workers benefit from considering culture for a company of one.


From CultureNext:

Does Your Company Culture Deserve Recognition? — Has your organization been addressing engagement and culture? Maritz Motivation Solutions is proud to be a headline sponsor of the Annual Employee Engagement Awards and Conference in Chicago, Illinois on June 7, 2018! The entry deadline to be considered for culture recognition is April 13, don’t miss out!

Recognizing Goodness — The demands on business have been raised by an increasingly socially-conscious workforce. In this article from HRO Today, Chris Dornfeld of Maritz Motivation Solutions weighed in on how well-designed recognition programs can impact participation and adoption of employee volunteer programs.

10 Foolproof Ways to Take Care of Your Employee Engagement and Company Culture. Or Not. — Enjoy a little April Fools’ Day-friendly satire on how to address employee engagement and company culture in 10 easy steps on the Maritz Motivation Solutions’ blog!

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