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.

Amy Leschke-Kahle, vice president of performance acceleration at ADP unit the Marcus Buckingham Company, and Joe Sullivan, vice president of ADP Talent Solutions, discuss their StandOut engagement product, the value that may be hiding in the nooks and crannies of employee engagement data, and why communications is...
They say diversity & inclusion is good business. That’s increasingly true for HR tech companies that build tools to help companies reach their D&I goals. In a new report, RedThread Research and Mercer say that the market for D&I solutions is growing—it’s now worth about $100 million—but fragmented. Most of...
Reward Gateway launched an analytics engine as a part of its employee engagement platform. Called SmartInsights, the package provides HR departments with intelligence on overall employee engagement, recognition activity, benefit uptake and social responses.   The company said SmartInsights uses a highly visual set of dashboards to make...
Google the term "executive buy in" and you'll get about 80,000 results, most of which--according to our unscientific review--relate to winning leadership support for one kind of corporate initiative or another. We weren't particularly surprised. Throughout the year, we've noticed an increasing penchant among vendors, HR leaders, bloggers and others...
Brightfox, a new “talent experience platform,” launched with several customers already signed up. Brightfox said it’s designed to ease the frustration employees feel when using multiple systems. Its platform is designed to streamline business technology’s use by unifying solutions into an “intuitive talent experience.”...
Since the coronavirus pandemic began, videoconferencing has taken off as a way to catch up with family and have drinks with friends, on top of collaborating with colleagues and staying in touch with teams. Apparently, however, webcams can only do so much: Workers say their corporate culture...
One of a trade show’s pleasures is you get to sit down and explore some of the more meaningful, but not often talked about areas of HR with someone who’s spent a lot of time thinking about them. That’s what happened at this year’s UNLEASH, when we met Eva...
Workforce communications platform SocialChorus launched Analyze, a new tool designed to measure the effectiveness of employee communications and improve alignment within enterprise organizations. Employers have lacked an effective way to quantitatively measure the impact of communications and alignment, SocialChorus believes. So, they're forced to rely on...
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Marylene Delbourg-Delphis is a “serial tech CEO” who’s led multiple companies and advised numerous others as they climbed to the next level. In her book, Everybody Wants to Love their Job: Rebuilding Trust and Culture, she takes a hard look at how executives pursue—or don’t pursue—employee engagement.