Culture & Engagement

It seems ironic that so many companies seek to engage their employees through the use of technology platforms that may, for one reason or another, put more distance between organizations and employees. Technology doesn’t eliminate the need for thought, planning and leadership. The articles here result from our quest to find the right balance.

Transcript to come I’m speaking with Mary Kaplan, product marketing manager at employee experience platform LumApps. We’re going to talk about what employee experience is made of, the importance of communications, and what employers think of it all. That and more, on this edition of PeopleTech. Image: LumApps
Employee experience plays a critical role in the retention of frontline workers, according to a new study by Workday. The study, "Frontline Workers: How to Connect, Enable and Support Them in the Modern Workplace," found these employees want access to the right tools and technology in order to feel...
A significant number of employers face rising issues related to their IT security, including security challenges, HR-employee burnout and struggles with performance, according to a pair of recently released studies. The first, the State of Hiring and Recruiting from KarmaCheck and Findem, said HR leaders are experiencing burnout at a high rate,...
Engagedly launched Team Pulse, a listening tool that uses a recurring set of questions that are sent out to employees on a set frequency. Employees can then come up with responses, collaborate with peers and managers, and become more active in the engagement process. On the other side of the...
Employers' performance management and pay-for-performance programs are falling short, according to WTW's 2022 Performance Reset Survey. More than 90% of the survey's respondents said driving performance across the organization was one of their top objectives. However, less than half said their performance management program was helping them to meet that...
The global employee recognition system market is projected to reach $34.1 billion by 2030, according to Acumen Research and Consulting. That's up from the $11.1 billion in 2021, and represents a CAGR of 13.4%.  With recent changes in the labor market and evolving employee expectations, recognition programs, platforms and systems...
Transcript Mark: Welcome to PeopleTech, the podcast of the HCM Technology Report. I'm Mark Feffer. My guest today is Lauren Fitzpatrick Shanks, the founder and CEO of KeepWOL or Keep Wondering Out Loud. It's a learning and development platform that helps teams connect, become engaged and stay that way....
Gloat introduced My Team, an expansion of its workforce agility platform that will help managers provide employees with feedback on their performance in real-time rather than the standard one year.  With My Team, Gloat hopes to aid in the feedback process so that managers can have more productive and personalized...
Both managers and employees value flexibility in their schedules, with 79% of workers preferring to work for a company that offers more flexibility rather than less. Still, a significant number of employers aren’t addressing those preferences. According to WorkForce Software’s Workforce Experience Gap Study, 39% of employees and 43%...
15Five received a “strategic investment” from ServiceNow, adding to the $52 million Series C round the company announced in July. The amount of the investment wasn't disclosed. The companies said the funding underscores ServiceNow’s commitment to investing in technology and projects that “reinvent work and drive productivity.” It was only in...