This Week in Employee Engagement: May 12, 2017

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What We’re Reading This Week:

A Data-driven Case for Understanding the Impact of Employee Engagement on Retention — This article from Entrepreneur shares insights to connect the employee experience to retention and churn. Proactively approach engagement to keep top talent — and improve the customer experience while you’re at it!

Research: The More Essential Your Job is to Your Company, The Happier You’ll Be — The latest from Harvard Business Review shares new research to show the more essential the job, the happier the employee.

Great Place to Work Announces Best Workplaces of 2017 — What does it take to build an award-winning company culture? That’s exactly what HR Zone is discussing this week in the wake of Great Place to Work’s announcement of the best companies to work for in 2017.

How to Improve at Work When You’re Not Getting Feedback — Feedback is a hot topic these days, with managers cited as always giving too little or too much. What can employees do to take a proactive approach on self-improvement without feedback if they’re lacking input at work? Read on to find out.


From CultureNext:

Seven Dimensions of Engagement Impacting Your Employee Experience — The United Airlines post-mortem continues and leaders are reminded culture cannot be legislated. United has made numerous rule changes since the incident, but if you’re a leader revisiting the rule book to avoid similar fate, read this article first.

Uber, United and the Importance of the Employee Experience — It’s been quite a year of employment experience exposés, with former employees from Uber, United, Amazon, Yelp, and others sharing behind-the-scenes at what they argued to be toxic workplaces. What can organizations looking to address the employment experience and engagement learn from their mistakes? A lot, as it turns out.

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