Mastering the Art of Employee Recognition
A lack of employee recognition is a potential cause for increased “job-hopping,” especially amongst younger talent pools. It poses critical issues for employers, but an effective employee recognition program is a low-cost solution that helps increase engagement and makes employees feel their contribution to a company is important to overall success. Studies conducted by OfficeVibe […]
What is Workplace Culture?
Richard Branson is the well-known founder of the Virgin Group which is one of the world’s most recognized and respected brands with over 400 companies, including Virgin Airways and Virgin Galactic to Virgin Media. Branson has always expressed a different approach to business than his contemporaries. In Forbes magazine, he explains what he looks for in an employee. […]
How Do We Measure Employee Engagement?
Here is a list of our 13 core dimensions that measure employee engagement. We also measure Diversity & Inclusion, Mental Health and/or Safety if required. Work environment measures how comfortable an employee is with their ability to perform in their role. It assesses an employee’s view on whether your organization provides them with the right […]
Why Measuring Employee Engagement is Critical
Measuring employee engagement with an effective, proven measurement tool will provide your organization with a snapshot of the current landscape. It will identify areas of strength, weakness, and what the drivers of engagement are for your organization. In addition, when surveying with TalentMap, our clients receive Benchmark data of comparable organizations so that you get […]
What Is Employee Engagement?
Employee Engagement describes the way employees demonstrate commitment, ownership, and discretionary effort toward their work, team, and organization. How people feel about their jobs, working conditions, management, compensation, and a host of other factors determines how well an organization performs. Engaged employees are loyal and committed to the organization. They are far more likely to […]
Six Savvy Action Plans to Increase Engagement Through Professional Growth
Professional growth is a joint effort – with inputs both from the employee and their employer. So the truth is that individuals and organizations have a lot to gain from committing resources and energy into managing careers. 1. Start career development on day one. Introduce a robust on-boarding program that integrates new hires into their […]
The Top 11 Myths About Employee Surveys
Think you know everything about Employee Surveys? Think again. 1.We already know what our employees will say You may feel strongly that you already have your finger on the pulse of your staff, so there is no point in surveying them. Well, we don’t mean to startle you, but your perception may not be r. […]
The Importance of Acting on Survey Data
Two schools of thought seem to be bandying about in the HR field these days. On the one hand, there are those who forecast a mass exodus of baby boomers from the workforce. The predicted result is a huge talent gap. A fiercely competitive talent market. Employees can be had, they caution, but, at a […]
What is the TalentMap Engagement Questionnaire Based On?
In 2000, Sean Fitzpatrick (founder of TalentMap) and Dr. Tom Foard collaborated to develop the original TalentMap employee satisfaction survey. The TalentMap survey was based on a review of the best practices of other organizations and through active participation in the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP). Our review included a detailed study of […]
Why You Should Run an Employee Engagement Survey
We believe every organization with more than a handful of employees should run an employee engagement survey annually or biennially (depending on your circumstances). Employee surveys ‘done right’ are the most efficient and effective tool to open up two-way conversations between management and staff. The top four reasons why our clients use employee engagement surveys: […]