Is The Whole Employee Engagement Industry Based on a False Premise?

Isn’t engagement an employee decision – not a company program? I know that sounds simplistic but it is the one thing I see ignored in many engagement initiatives. – Paul Hebert
 

Confessions of an HR Nightmare by Dennis O’Reilly

Topics: Employment Branding, Engagement, HR Scoop, HRExaminer, Learning, by Dennis O'Reilly
“For more than 30 years I labored under the misapprehension that hard work, competence, and honesty were all I needed to be a model employee.”
 

The Employee Engagement Panel – Kippen, Bussing, Chamorro-Premuzic

We’re running a two-day panel here at HRExaminer where we explore employee engagement. Our panel is comprised of six HRExaminer Editorial Advisory Board Contributors with strong voices, good ideas, and unique perspectives. Today’s panel includes Dr. David Kippen, Heather Bussing, and Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic.
 

The Employee Engagement Panel – Missildine, Lauritsen, Hebert

We’re running a two-day panel here at HRExaminer where we explore employee engagement. Our panel is comprised of six HRExaminer Editorial Advisory Board Contributors with strong voices, good ideas, and unique perspectives. Today’s panel includes Cathy Missildine, Jason Lauritsen, and Paul Hebert.
 

Delayed Gratification

“Our myopic focus on satisfying short-term needs and desires is killing us – both individuals and organizations.” – Dr. Todd Dewett
 

What Gets Measured Gets Done

One of the biggest issues with how we manage and engage our employees is the fact that we measure managers on everything except engagement.
 

Is Engagement the New Self-Esteem Movement?

“Employee engagement is a bust. Scores have remained pretty much stagnant for almost 15 years – hovering in the 30% range depending on the survey/company you review. Meaning 70% of employees are either disengaged or just meh.” -Paul Hebert
 

More Love, Less Fear

“We need more love in the workplace. I know somewhere an HR manager’s head just exploded.” -Jason Lauritsen
 

Flip Your Meeting

Jay Cross explains the virtues of Flipped Meetings, and how you can use them to reclaim wasted time.
 

The Long Now of Employee Engagement

“Even with the data indicating employee engagement should have the same respect and funding as say sales or marketing, companies still aren’t investing in it, and those that are, are still not seeing the promised returns. You have to ask why?” – Paul Hebert