Making MAGIC Happen with Your Employees

crossfit-comfort-zoneA while back, I wrote a blog post on employee engagement and employee satisfaction and presented some real, practical solutions on how to analyze and measure, set SMART goals, and implement talent management and development strategies to drive innovation.

But there still seems to be some confusion as to the difference between employee satisfaction and employee engagement. Many organizations believe these are same thing and, consequently,  may be missing opportunities to foster the kind of workforce engagement that helps drive innovation and competitive success.

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Hello. Is Your Name Joe?

Achievers - Employee EngagementMy friends at Achievers have hit it out of the park with another great post, 19 signs of disengagement (and what you can do to avoid them). I’ve captured some of the content below, but you really should check out their illustrated Slideshare presentation

Have you ever felt like you’d rather put a pencil in your eye than attend your monthly team meeting? If not, then you’re probably an engaged employee (congrats!). But perhaps you know someone that feels this way.

Here’s a glimpse into the dreary world of Joe, a disengaged employee. Let Joe’s 19 disengagement experiences teach you how to prevent disengagement by elevating your employer brand and celebrating employee success.

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Creating Social Media Policies that Protect… not Police

Social Media Risk ManagementThe content for this article was sourced from NAVEX Global, a global compliance firm, who  wrote an excellent article on Using Social Media to Promote Ethical Best Practices and their Social Media Toolkit to managing social media risk management.

The world of social media is rapidly evolving. Having a well-founded social media policy is essential to preventing, detecting and responding to risks associated with employee social media use. It is important that your social media policy aligns with your corporate values, complies with existing laws, receives frequent review, and is effectively communicated to your employees through training.

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