One of the biggest topics I talk with HR leaders about is the massive culture shift taking place in business. CEOs are becoming Chief Empathy Officers; companies are asking employees to take sick days and vacation; it’s now ok to work at home and spend time with your children; and wellbeing and health have ... Read more»
Category: Employee Engagement
In November of 2018, LinkedIn acquired Glint, an emerging leader in employee engagement and survey technology. Well, it seemed like a good idea at the time, and now the romance has paid off. Glint and LinkedIn Learning have gotten married.
Let me try to explain.
While the economic numbers still look grim, there are amazing things going on in large companies. I’ve been on the phone with HR leaders from more than 50 large companies over the last six weeks and I see a clear trend: companies are starting to plan their recovery, and it’s happening in three stages.
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In 2014 I wrote a speech titled “Simply Irresistible,” describing the need to rethink the concepts of employee engagement. That speech, which turned into a research model, described how meaningful work, sound management, an inclusive environment, growth, and leadership were all part of building an irresistible work experience.
Since then there have been ... Read more»
Employee Experience (now called EX) has become one of the biggest priorities in business. Faced with skills and people shortages in every industry, companies are bending over backward to make employees’ lives better. And this has set off an enormous industry of consultants, tools, and books focused on the topic.
Let me give you a ... Read more»
I’ve been hearing about “employee experience” everywhere. Almost every software vendor, HR consulting firm, and HR executive is trying to figure it out.
Why? Because the concept is very broad and vague, and in some sense it encompasses everything at work.
The term “employee experience” (EX) came out of AirBnB around 2017 when the company ... Read more»
The employee engagement and feedback tools market has been explosive. As I wrote about in Feedback is the Killer App, giving employees the ability to express their opinions has transformed the world of management. CEOs and business leaders everywhere are now evaluated by their ability to keep employees happy.
And there’s good reason for ... Read more»
I just finished a week of meetings discussing HR Technology and the Employee Experience and I want to give you some thoughts. This topic is enormously important, and it’s actually harder than it looks.
Why This Topic Has Become So Big
First, the phrase “Employee Experience” has become a giant vortex for everything in HR. ... Read more»
Today Culture Amp, one of the leading providers of employee engagement tools, announced the acquisition of Zugata, an innovative AI-based peer-to-peer development platform.
What does this really mean?
This week was a big one in the world of enterprise software: SAP announced plans to acquire Qualtrics, a fast-growing scrappy provider of survey and feedback software, for $8 billion. And this was not a small deal: Qualtrics’ revenues as of Q3 were $372 Million, and the company is growing at 42% YTY. This ... Read more»
On the heels of LinkedIn’s acquisition of Glint, which lights a bonfire under the engagement market, I want to talk about something entirely different: Humu. Humu is the first behavioral change company focused on building an AI-based “nudge engine.”
Let me start with a little context. The employee engagement market, which is over ... Read more»
This week at the LinkedIn Talent Connect conference, LinkedIn announced a groundbreaking move: plans to acquire Glint, one of the market leaders in employee engagement solutions.
Glint, which is a company I’ve been talking with since its formation, provides one of the most scalable and AI-driven solutions for employee surveys and sensing, and the ... Read more»
I’m at the US HR Technology Conference this week (over 9,000 attendees) and spending time with dozens of technology providers and HR leaders and I want to highlight the theme of my keynote on Thursday: HR in the Flow of Work.
I believe this concept, which I’ll explain in this article, defines the role ... Read more»
There’s nothing that excites a CEO or CHRO more than being listed on a “Best Place to Work” list. These lists, which are being published by more companies every year, seem to have something for everyone. This week I noticed that Facebook was the #1 rated company by Indeed, Salesforce was the #1 company ... Read more»
As our Simply Irresistible Organization™ model shows (see below), there are five essential elements of employee engagement success: meaningful work, supportive management, positive work environment, growth opportunity, and trust in leadership. In this article ... Read more»