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Employee Survey Blog: Let’s Get Engaged!

How Employee Engagement Effects the Bottomline

There are two things to consider when assessing how employee engagement effects the bottom-line. The first is how actively disengaged employees hurt your bottom line, and the second is how engaged employees…

by Josh Greenberg on December 23, 2013
Employee Engagement Does More than Increase Productivity

Over the past few weeks I have dove into how increasing employee engagement helps to boost productivity, but it does so much more than that. Here are a few ways that employee…

by Josh Greenberg on December 9, 2013
What Benefit Can an Engaged Employee Bring to the Table?

Have you ever been at work, and watched the clock out of boredom? Didn’t it make for the longest day ever? On the other hand, have you ever been fully engaged with…

by Josh Greenberg on December 2, 2013
Intrapreneurship: Employee Engagement in Action

The term intrapreneurship is quickly becoming a hot topic in the business world, and for good reason. Engaging employees is elusive for most business owners. It’s downright tough, and the fact is…

by Josh Greenberg on November 21, 2013
What differences can be made in the workplace because of employee engagement?

Employee engagement has a long list of benefits. From increased productivity, to heightened innovation from your employees, having an engaged workforce can do wonders for you bottom line. To be engaged, employees…

by Josh Greenberg on November 14, 2013
In an Employee Survey, Does Asking the Right Questions Matter? Yes.

Determining the questions to feature on a survey will determine how useful the results of that survey will be. Simply asking, how engaged an employee is will only reveal a superficial answer….

by Josh Greenberg on November 7, 2013
Can You Afford Disengaged Employees?

Few employers ever stop to think about how many of their employees are simply showing up to work each day so that they can collect their paycheck. But what are the real,…

by Josh Greenberg on October 31, 2013
An Incredible Example of Engaged Leadership

When we discuss the enablers of employee engagement, leadership is always at the top of this list. I recently came across this post from Greg Hoy, CEO of the digital design studio…

by Josh Greenberg on October 24, 2013
Traits Present in Highly Disengaged Employees

There are some common traits that are present in employees who feel disengaged at their place of work. If you’re a manager, it’s critical that you are able to identify these traits…

by Josh Greenberg on October 17, 2013
Employee Engagement Strategy: 4 Organizational Enablers to Understand

We believe that an intelligent pursuit of the maximization of the level of engagement among employees in an organization must include measurement and analysis of the current engagement levels. The enablers of…

by Josh Greenberg on October 10, 2013
The Employee Engagement Deficit Explained

We spend a lot of time discussing how to promote engagement, how to measure engagement, and the precise benefits that spring from engagement. While there may be some who argue that engagement…

by Josh Greenberg on September 30, 2013
Does Engagement Automatically Spring from Happiness?

A Chicken-Egg Scenario When we talk about happiness as it relates to employee engagement, we run into a bit of a chicken or egg situation. That is, does engagement produce happiness, or…

by Josh Greenberg on September 23, 2013
Recession Proofing Through Employee Engagement

The ability of an organization to withstand tough economic conditions is often what determines whether it survives or whether it goes the way of the Dodo Bird. While there are a handful…

by Josh Greenberg on September 17, 2013
Which Emotions Drive Employee Engagement?

When we talk about engaging our employees, we are essentially talking about inspiring the kind of emotions which drive engagement, and figuring out how to temper those which work against it. I…

by Josh Greenberg on September 9, 2013
Dispelling Common Myths About Employee Engagement and Winning

Arguably, the most common myth about employee engagement is that it is strictly a human resources issue. That is not the case. In fact, the brunt of the responsibility for fostering employee…

by Josh Greenberg on September 3, 2013
3 Easy Steps to Less Boring Work

If excitement is one of the emotions that engages us, then certainly boredom is one of the emotions that causes the opposite effect. If we want our employees to engage with their…

by Josh Greenberg on August 26, 2013
New Feature: Advanced Organizational Grouping

We’ve been cranking away on some powerful new reporting features and are pleased to announce the release of EngagedMetrics’ Advanced Organizational Grouping. Since our initial release in 2004, EngagedMetrics has always provided…

by Josh Greenberg on August 22, 2013
Want to Drive Innovation in your Organization? Seek Employee Engagement

As a business owner, finding ways to drive innovation can be elusive. Experience shows, however, that engaged employees are much more likely to drive innovation by bringing creative ideas, and a more…

by Josh Greenberg on August 19, 2013
Community & Recognition: 2 Essentials for an Engaged Workforce

I would like to propose a little experiment. The next time you are on the phone with that bored-out-of-his-mind customer service representative from massive corporation X who is being little to no…

by Josh Greenberg on August 12, 2013
Employee Survey Average Response Rates

We are often asked “What should we expect in terms of a response rate on our upcoming employee survey?” Based on ten years worth of completed employee survey projects, the average EngagedMetrics…

by Josh Greenberg on May 20, 2013
Examining the Relationship Between Employee Satisfaction and Customer Satisfaction

Researchers have undertaken numerous studies to look at the connection between customer and employee satisfaction. A majority of these studies were able to uncover a correlation between employee satisfaction, customer satisfaction and…

by Josh Greenberg on April 29, 2013
Increasing Retention Through Employee Engagement

You have seen it happen many times. An organization that provides top wages and benefits loses a great employee to a competitor for no apparent reason. Of course, some employee turnover is…

by Josh Greenberg on March 1, 2013
Diversity in the Workplace: Benefits, Challenges and Solutions

Workplace diversity refers to the variety of differences between people in an organization. That sounds simple, but diversity encompasses race, gender, ethnic group, age, personality, cognitive style, tenure, organizational function, education, background…

by Josh Greenberg on December 4, 2012
Improve Your Bottom Line, Benefit From Employee Ideas

Customers want our products and services to be better, delivered faster, and produced less expensively. This means that everything we do needs to be improved. To stay competitive in this world we…

by Josh Greenberg on November 20, 2012
Diversity in the Workplace – Ethnic Considerations

This article relates to the Diversity in the Workplace competency, commonly evaluated in employee satisfaction surveys. This competency explores whether your organization provides understanding and supports interaction among diverse population groups while…

by Josh Greenberg on April 29, 2006
The Key to Successful Performance Objectives

Performance objectives establish how your business plan will be achieved. Performance objectives also play a major role in defining the end results expected through your staff’s hard work and dedication. Performance objectives…

by Josh Greenberg on March 29, 2005
Maximizing Your Workforce Using Employee Satisfaction Surveys

The employee satisfaction survey is an efficient and practical tool that organizations can use to maximize the performance and engagement of their workforce. The attitudes and motivations of your employees play a…

by Josh Greenberg on January 15, 2005