How To Improve Employee Engagement in the Workplace

The solution for improving employee engagement requires employers and recruiters to understand that disengagement stems from needs that are going unmet. It’s the company’s job to engage employees by creating a workspace that meets employee’s needs.

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Written by Paul Slezak, published on RecruitLoop

Job Crafting And Creating Meaning At Work

Research shows that job crafting can foster engagement, job satisfaction, and resilience. Allowing an employee to influence work scope changes the meaning of that work, and allows them to take ownership of their job.

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Published on re:Work

Practices For A Deliberately Developmental Organization

What is a Deliberately Developmental Organisations (DDO)? Aligning the organization to people’s motives to grow, means fostering a culture where development is part of the daily practice and routines.

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Written by Onno Geveke, originally published in Medium

Why The Command-And-Control Mindset Is Killing Your Company

The era in which the command-and-control approach would bring you immense success have long gone. Instead, there’s a strong need to adapt as fast as possible to increasingly complex working conditions. Efficiency has to make place for engagement and adaptability.

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Written and published by Corporate Rebels

Employee Engagement’s Little-Known Benefit: It’s Contagious

As teams become the core unit for getting work done in the modern organization, we need to consider how the social experience of being on a team can impact individual engagement levels.

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Written by Fresia Jackson, published on Culture Amp blog

Create A Purpose Driven Workplace

A talk by Adam Smiley on what it takes to create meaning. Very entertaining talk with a strong message about finding meaning at work. Even more entertaining if you watch at 1.5x speed.

Watch 32 minute talk by Adam Smiley Poswolsky, published by Culture Summit

The Made-up Nonsense About Generations At Work

The job hopping myth is just one of the made-up generalizations wrongly shaping the way we think about generational differences in the workplace. Knowing such claims to be false the Corporate Rebels decided to put some of them to the test looking at the evidence behind what millennials and other generations want and need from work. The needs can be roughly summarized with the following list: purpose, meaning, freedom, autonomy, fun, and personal development. But aren’t these really universal basic human needs rather than what might be separating Millennials from the baby boomers and other generations?

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Written and published by Corporate Rebels

The Power Of Pride At Facebook

Pride in the company is an engine of engagement. As Voltaire put it, “We are rarely proud when we are alone.” When we feel connected to something bigger than ourselves, we bring more of ourselves to work. We feel a sense of ownership at the office. It’s not just the place we work—it’s a part of who we are.

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Written by Lori Goler, Janelle Gale, Brynn Harrington, Adam Grant, published on Fast Company

A Powerful Way to Get Employees Motivated And Earn Their Commitment

Research suggests using recognition and praise can be a powerful motivator for employees. The benefits of that for organizations are manifold and real. Employees who receive recognition on a regular basis increase their individual productivity, receive higher loyalty and satisfaction scores from customers, and are more likely to stay with their organization.

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Written by Marcel Schwantes for Inc.

The Progress Principle

Harvard Business School professor and author Dr. Amabile explores inner work life — the emotions, perceptions, and motivations that people experience as they react to events in their work day. Her research team discovered that, of all the events that can deeply engage people in their work, the single most important is making progress on meaningful work.

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