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.

We asked people managers and CEOs to tell us about what their onboarding programs have in common. From incorporating AI to providing a standardized experience, recommended a variety of things that any company can try to help ensure the best experience for new hires. Incorporate AI to Make Programs More...
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Cornerstone OnDemand released its Talent Experience Platform, a new solution designed to streamline the way HR and talent acquisition leaders develop their workforce. The TXP combines a portfolio of learning and talent solutions with human-centered experiences and talent intelligence. Cornerstone said it aims to deliver a personalized, end-to-end experience that...
Chelsea WilliamsDirector of People Operations, Reachdesk Company culture is just as important as salary and benefits but working remotely makes socialization and recognition more difficult. According to Mercer, one in 30 employees were working remotely pre-Covid vs. one in three employees today. Yet, even with the success of flexible schedules,...
ADP launched a new survey solution, Voice of the Employee, which is meant to help employers collect feedback and sentiment throughout the employee lifecycle. That, in turn, will allow executives to make more informed decisions about workforce-related issues.  ADP says that employers face a range of challenges when it comes...
Textio released an AI-enabled software tool to help interrupt biases in written performance feedback. The product, aptly called Textio for performance feedback, provides managers with real-time coaching on writing employee feedback to ensure it is effective and fair. With the tool, AI will identify and replace language that could be...
SPOTLYFE -- winner of the 2022 HR Technology Conference Pitchfest -- positions itself as a tool to help businesses and workers improve their relationship by enabling workers to improve their wellbeing, at work and at home. It aims to assist people at every level of the organization by guiding them through weekly moments...
WorkJam partnered with collaboration intelligence platform Aware to provide customers with insights into their frontline employees’ priorities, behaviors, needs and concerns. The company's technology capabilities will expand as its own tech -- including communication, task management, learning and shift scheduling tools -- is combined with Aware’s sentiment analysis and AI...
WorkTango, the employee experience firm acquired earlier this year by Kazoo, launched what it calls a "holistic, enhanced" version of its eponymous employee experience platform. As a part of the update, the company said it has unveiled a new brand identity. WorkTango, previously branded Kazoo + WorkTango, offers employee recognition and rewards solutions...
BambooHR now enables organizations to create multiple review cycles to help gauge the performance of employees. The company said the feature will help employers create a more customized experience for both management and workers.  The tool is one of the new performance management capabilities introduced by BambooHR to, in its...