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Why Are Employee Engagement Initiatives Falling Short Of Expectations?

The field of employee engagement has steadily gained momentum as business leaders are recognizing the link between happy employees and satisfied customers. However, the consensus among the many research sources tracking employee engagement show that there is a large gap between the amount of resources being put into these programs, and their actual effects on creating engagement.

Posted by Matt Manning at 11:00am

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Would A Millennial Want To Work For GE?

GE to millennials is like the big bad wolf to baby boomers. Apparently GE’s employer value proposition has shifted to make it appear cool to work at the company, while also doing meaningful work. There was once a time where working for GE was reaching a pinnacle in one’s career. But over the years, with the advent of entrepreneurial startups it seems as if everyone wants to work for Google, Facebook, and Twitter rather than one of the “behemoths” of our past.

Posted by Allan Steinmetz at 11:00am

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How Millennial Are You?

As Millennials continue to become a hot topic of discussion, you may ask yourself if you fall into the category of being a Millennial. Pew Research Center created an online survey to help you identify your generation. The 15 part questionnaire prompts questions ranging from how frequently you text to if you have a tattoo or not. Take it here.

Posted by Allan Steinmetz at 6:05pm

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Five Myths of Employee Engagement Infographic

This infographic created by Michael C Fina accurately depicts many misconceptions in the workplace today. While debunking the myths, it also simultaneously highlights the importance of employee engagement and its key role for maintaining a powerful staff. Having intangible rewards that give employees incentives makes for a higher return on investment and creates an environment of happy campers. Treating each individual equally and applauding their accomplishments are just a few suggestions to becoming an effective and amiable boss. 

Posted by Allan Steinmetz at 2:00am

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Engaging Millennials with Gamification

It’s no secret that the Millennial generation is fond of texting, tweeting, posting, linking, and anything else that involves being connected. This generation has been raised on technology, and the majority of this group probably doesn’t even remember a time when Facebook and smartphones didn’t exist. While studies have shown that some aspects of constantly being connected and “on” result in negative side effects, we would like to point out a very positive effect that could greatly benefit your organization.

Posted by Allan Steinmetz at 11:00am

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