5 Links: Engagement

Topics: Engagement, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, by Heather Bussing
Can you can create a workplace where people feel valued and motivated? Heather Bussing has 5-Links about Employee Engagement.

The Engagement Answer

Topics: Engagement, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, by Heather Bussing
“There is pretty much nothing you can do to make employees love work or be happy. You can do all sorts of things to completely make them miserable though.” – Heather Bussing

Does Employee Engagement Really Matter?

…”HR professionals waved the employee engagement flag without understanding how engagement and motivation work.” – Cathy Missildine

Who will speak for the humans?

Someone needs to speak for *humans* in the organization, and they should know what they’re talking about.

5 Books to Make HR (and Everything) Better

Topics: Book Review, Engagement, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, Leadership, by Heather Bussing
“I’m also reasonably certain that dealing with the intricacies of the latest NLRB ruling and the latest updates to the ATS are not exactly what inspires people to become HR professionals.” -Heather Bussing

Why the CEO Cares More About Money Than About People

People need to be trusted, valued, and given the resources they need to do a great job, including being paid fairly for their work. If you can’t do that, you don’t have a business.

I Want A Shrubbery

Topics: Engagement, Heather Bussing, HR Technology, HRExaminer, by Heather Bussing
“Instead of tired, grumpy, nauseous people with headaches, suddenly they were laughing and smiling. The energy of the entire conference changed. And it made all the difference.” – Heather Bussing

In Defense of Employee Engagement

Jason Lauritsen provides a checklist for approaching engagement in a way that will yield results.

Engagement Voodoo

Topics: Engagement, HRExaminer, John Sumser, by John Sumser
Most engagement projects are really fancy happiness pills. Voodoo dolls are likely to produce better results.

Candidate Experiences: It’s Plural

Like cramming for a math final after skipping the class all semester, the active job hunter is faced with a sea of conflicting number one priorities.