The Gallup Q12 questionnaire can provide you with valuable insights into your employees overall satisfaction which can play a part in productivity, retention, and profitability. Gallup's employee engagement work is based on more than 30 years of in-depth behavioral economic research involving more than 17 million employees. The survey is centered around core business elements, providing employers with a benchmark for increasing employee engagement levels and reaching company goals. Today we will discuss how to administer the Gallup Q12 Survey, while providing insight into analyzing a few responses.Read More >>
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The importance of keeping your employees emotionally engaged in your organization is a constant theme in our Thought Leadership blogs and more recently in our highly popular wall chart, 35 Ways to Influence Corporate Culture and Increase the Bottom Line.
At C.A. Short Company, we have found ourselves often referencing Gallup’s report, “State of the American Workplace,” as it relates to the need for active employee engagement. As part of our recent informative blog series, we’ve regularly pointed to results from Gallup’s Q12 measurements from employee surveys and how they can allow for such effective solutions to be drawn up.
Employees want to feel appreciated.
They want to feel that they are recognized for their work. They want to feel that they are engaged in the company that they work for. That sounds like a lot of feelings. But how does that help when it comes to dollars and cents? How does engagement add up to profits?Read More >>
In today’s economy, the bottom line has become more important than ever before—especially within publically traded and international organizations. That’s why companies around the world are ever vigilant for ways to increase their profit margins, without adding additional expenditures. And one extremely viable method of achieving this much-desired result doesn’t actually cost much at all. In fact, all it takes is a dedication to change and a desire to grow. What exactly is this magical tool? It’s called employee engagement and it’s the focus of nearly every successful business in the world today.
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At the conclusion of our last great recession, economists widely agreed the U.S. needed to create more jobs in order to sustain the country’s fragile economic recovery. So, how does an organization effectively create new jobs while striving to rebuild their profit margins and market share?
The answer is through SafegagementTM. Safegagement occurs when employees are fully engaged at work and, as a result, are safer and make better decisions that benefit the entire organization. A recent “State of the American Workplace” report from Gallup found employers with an engaged workforce were twice as likely to report their company was in the process of hiring new team members.
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Attracting and retaining top talent can be a knock down, drag out fight for some industries. Depending on how large the pool of viable talent is for a given position, it’s a situation that could leave some companies in the dust.
That’s why we’ve seen such a rise in what people refer to as office “perks.” From pinball machines and coffee bars to catered lunches and basketball courts, businesses are trying everything they can to show prospective employees that they have the most to offer. But, the question remains, “How much do these things really say about a company?”