Updated to include information on trends in employee engagement surveys.
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In this week's XpertHR podcast, we discuss XpertHR's recent employee engagement survey which focuses on what factors need to be taken into account to increase employee engagement.
Good practice guidance on employee recognition, including the aims of a recognition scheme, developing the business case for and designing a recognition scheme, and communicating the recognition scheme to the workforce.
Despite sites such as Instagram and Pinterest enjoying huge popularity with consumers, organisations are yet to fully embrace the power of imagery for employee engagement.
Levels of employee engagement may have increased in 40% of organisations over the past year but a total of 40% of organisations describe engagement levels as 'reasonable' at best, indicating there is room for improvement. XpertHR's survey considers the factors that help engage employees and identifies current trends in this area.
With 40% of organisations describing employee engagement levels as "reasonable" at best, there is a need for employers to consider how best to assess it at their organisation and adopt initiatives that could result in a more engaged workforce.