3 Types of Employees & 4 Ways To Curb the Not-Engaged and Actively Disengaged Problem

Employee engagement (or lack thereof) has been a popular topic of conversation recently, as this issue is not something companies can afford to take lightly when 70% of Americans don’t show up to work committed to delivering their best performance, according to Gallup. I’ve wrote about the poor...read more

Collecting Employee Feedback that Matters: How Are You Doing?

According to a recent study by AON Hewitt & Mercer, 50% of employees characterize themselves as passively engaged or actively disengaged. Additionally, one disengaged employee can drain $10,000 from your company’s bottom line annually. These statistics are alarming! And because of this, HR...read more

Key Driver Analysis vs Industry Benchmarking

While we do not dispute that comparison to competitors and other organizations within your own industry is important, we have found that starting with feedback from within your own organization is the most beneficial place begin. Companies share many of the same industry challenges, and even...read more

Q & A from The Voice of the Customer: From Feedback to Action Webinar

Last week, we hosted a webinar with Senior Research Analyst from Aberdeen Group, Aly Pinder, and Global Client Experience Senior Program Manager from Cornerstone OnDemand, Jen Maldonado. We had TONS of great questions. We've gone through the all questions and answered them here. If you missed the...read more

5 Benefits of Online Employee Surveys to Improve Your Small Business

Not long ago, I learned some startling statistics: The loyalty of employees who work for small businesses has dropped by almost 20% since 2008, and currently stands at a paltry 50%. Although I have never experienced any serious turnover in my own venture, I decided to take preemptive action by...read more

The Similarities Between Athletes and Employees

Here’s an analogy for you Employees : Company :: Athletes : Team Why am I making this relation? Well, I recently read an article on Virginia Tech’s spring football practice and it got me to thinking about how athletes and employees have very similar positions and expectations that they need to meet....read more

20 Most Popular Posts of 2012

While we highlight the most popular posts from a given month in our newsletter, one of my favorite activities is to look back and see what posts were the most popular overall each year. Keeping with tradition, here's a look back across the 20 most popular posts of 2012!   Customer Loyalty Month: 25...read more

What’s #1 on Your Christmas List?

What are you wishing for this holiday season? Clothes? World peace? A stronger connection to your customers? Fantastic. Us? We’re hoping more companies see the value of customer feedback! So inspired, we wrote a song (sing it to NSYNC’s “Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays”): Merry Christmas and Happy...read more

Early Bird Gets the Worm

Question: When should you start engaging employees? Answer: During the hiring process. It’s important that a potential hire is aware that an organization’s cares about their success and that they understand the work environment and culture right from the get-go. If a potential hire knows what’s...read more

Wondering Where to Spend Your Money?

In order to continue to grow, you need to research and uncover new opportunities. Go above and beyond what you typically do, think outside of the box, and evaluate what’s worked before and what hasn’t. What’s overdue on your to-do list that you have not allocated the time and resources yet to...read more
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