Shoutout!! Employee Engagement

Issue 1 | Number 1 | 3 March 2012

Graphics: © 2011, The Social Workplace, David Zinger – Employee Engagement

In this first #Saturday Shoutout, I open up the discussion on employee engagement and share the 5 stories/blogs on how intrinsicallyimportant it is that employees remain optimistic, motivated, informed and confident.  Are you up-to-speed on best practices and innovative solutions that can help your workforce remain engaged?  Do you know how to leverage the most from your EVP, even in troubling times?

# 1 Engaged employees drive guest satisfaction Hotel News Now

  • The most engaged employees are those who understand how their roles and responsibilities relate to a larger meaning.
  • The foundation of employee engagement begins with a strong brand promise.
  • To determine what motivates employees, simply ask them.

#2 Connecting the Dots between Employee Engagement and the Discretionary Spend of Effort, Shift Happens Blog

  • Great leadership is about being effective and efficient in everything you do
  • Engaging the people on your team is really a matter of setting them up for successes and helping them to develop in a way that is meaningful for them.
  • People are always motivated; it’s the type of motivation they have that makes a difference.

#3 Is employee engagement a competitive advantage?, AHRI Blog

  • From the perspective of the organisation, Hewitts’ studies have shown that engagement is a big contributor to revenue growth, cash flow and return on investment
  • From the employee perspective, engagement lowers job related stress, injury and workers compensation costs, and improves physical health.
  • It is no surprise that crucial factors in enabling engagement are strong leadership from the top that shows employees how their job fits within the company vision …

#4 How to Leverage 5 Pathways for Strengths Based Employee Engagement; David Zinger – Employee Engagement 

  • Engagement is strong stuff
  • Strength Based Leadership
  • 5 pathways to strengthen your engagement and work
  • Don’t be a sucker, heed the advice of Peter Drucker
  • Follow Martin Seligman’s strong path towards happiness and well being

#5 TEDx Catch the Buzz: Employee Engagement and Engaging Honeybees, Really!, David Zinger – Employee Engagement

Honeybees offer us more than honey and pollination, they offer us models of engagement and behavior at work. We have received so much from honeybees, it would be wonderful to give something back to them and celebrate a social day together.

7 Responses

  1. Tony – this is a great blog. Well done! Love your work!

  2. Tony:
    Thank you for mentioning 2 posts. I have a passion for engagement and bees, too.

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