Month: April 2022

Gaining Real Results from Your Employee Engagement Data

Gaining Real Results from Your Employee Engagement Data employee engagement data

Everybody is talking about employee engagement. It’s no wonder why: the statistics and research around engagement aren’t very positive. In fact, according to some sources, they’re almost abysmal: Only 34.1% of U.S. workers are engaged (according to Gallup) Two-thirds of Millennials express a desire to leave their organizations by 2020 (according to Deloitte) 54% of “actively disengaged” […]

An Overview of Workplace Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging

An Overview of Workplace Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging Diversity and inclusion in the workplace

Diversity and inclusion in the workplace creates an environment where all people can feel accepted and valued. When people feel accepted and valued, they are happier in their work and more engaged with the company. As a result, companies that create a culture of diversity and inclusion tend to have a more productive workforce and […]

Supporting Your Workforce Through Employee Feedback Surveys

Supporting Your Workforce Through Employee Feedback Surveys employee feedback

People Element sits down for a conversation with the Director of People Engagement at Forward Air to discuss their success through Employee Feedback Surveys. People Element is focused on helping organizations listen to, engage, inspire, and understand their employees. We’ve been helping organizations collect and take action on employee feedback giving employees a voice, companies […]

Orientation Alone Isn’t Enough: You Need an Onboarding Process to Keep New Hires

Orientation Alone Isn’t Enough: You Need an Onboarding Process to Keep New Hires employee orientation

The Importance of Employee Onboarding We frequently hear “We already have an employee onboarding process.” in our discussions at People Element. By digging deeper, we have learned that this statement has different meanings depending on who we are speaking with. Often times, people are using the terms onboarding and orientation interchangeably. They are not the […]

Ways to Improve the Onboarding Experience

Ways to Improve the Onboarding Experience improve onboarding

How to Improve the Employee Onboarding Process Resumes were reviewed, candidates screened, interviews conducted, job offer made and accepted. The open position has been filled. Done? No. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 2016, 20% of employees left their jobs in the first 45 days. That’s not a lot of time on the […]

What Makes Your Employees Want to Stay?

What Makes Your Employees Want to Stay?

What makes people want to stay? Why do people decide to stay in their job? There are many answers to this question – almost as many as people employed. Everyone knows what makes them excited to get out of bed in the morning, and it’s rarely the exact same thing as the people they share […]

4 Reasons to Stick with Stay Interviews

4 Reasons to Stick with Stay Interviews reasons for employee stay interviews

“She sighed. Mark, her best performer, was resigning. She knew that he had some issues–didn’t everyone? But she didn’t realize the extent of the damage until it was too late. Now with Mark’s departure her team would not only be short-staffed, but also missing a key player with valuable industry knowledge that couldn’t easily be […]

Employee Well-Being and Mental Health Driving Down Employee Productivity and Engagement

Employee Well-Being and Mental Health Driving Down Employee Productivity and Engagement employee well-being survey

As we approach almost a year since the start of the pandemic, a lot of things have happened to help address its impact at work. However, it appears that employee well-being and mental health are still contributing towards low levels of productivity and engagement. Mental Health Index: U.S. Worker Edition recently pointed out a 48% increase […]