Unlock Your Employee Engagement Potential

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When I think about employee engagement, I relate it to a culture that includes things like trust, purpose, empowerment, development and recognition. Agent Engagement call center contact center continuous improvement employee engagement

5 Teams Coca-Cola Created That Blows the Top Off Employee Engagement

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Because of the rapid pace of work and unforgiving workloads that come, they need to be effective and high-caliber, including employee engagement. Joachim Rogers : Sure, when we do we think about how do we keep employees engaged it’s not just about what we’re giving them.

Contact Center Executive Outlook on Employee Engagement

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Employee engagement continues to top the lists of management challenges—and with good reason. Contact centers have learned a lot about employee engagement in recent years, most significantly that the foundation […]. Agent Engagement agent feedback agent retention call center contact center continuous improvement employee engagement mentoring recognition transparency

Employee Engagement: Now is the Time

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If leadership is wondering if employee engagement is good and necessary for their teams, I would have to emphatically say, "yes, it is!" As an employee engagement advisory board member, I realize employees have different motivation. Now is the time to engage.

Guest Blog: 7 Effective Ways HR Tech Improves Employee Engagement

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This week we feature an article by Linda Ginac who shares effective HR tech solutions that help companies focus on employee engagement. – Shep Hyken. Now more than ever, a high level of employee engagement is necessary to thrive, but improvements in this area are not always simple.

Hot Trends Impacting Contact Centers: Employee Engagement

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Agent Engagement call center contact center employee engagement VoE Voice of the Employee work environmentYou would expect to see a feature article about trends at the beginning of the year. We did that.

The Changing Landscape of Employee Engagement

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Millennials and Gen Z employees are growing in influence of work organizations and cultures, especially call centers and customer service. According to a 2016 Bureau of Labor Statistics report, the median age of an American employee is 42.2

Employee Engagement & ROI: Are Your Employees Happy and Motivated?

Beyond Philosophy

Keeping employees happy and motivated is an agenda item that is on everyone lips, but little action seems to be happening. As a result, Employee Engagement is slipping as well, which is a problem for Customer Experience. What Walmart and Google Show Us About Employee Engagement.

Creating Award Winning Employee Engagement: A Case Study

Beyond Philosophy

One of the most important things they learned, however, was that improving Customer Experience starts with improving your Employee Experience and managing the pain of change for them. However, with a very tenured workforce, (employees with 30 to 40 years of experience not being unusual) they needed a strategy for evolving the customer experience that started from the inside-out. Three Important Considerations for Employees When Improving Customer Experience.

Customer Centric Employee Engagement

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Customer Centric Employee Engagement Lynn Hunsaker. At Zappos, employees are encouraged to do differentiate themselves with customers by doing something a little unconventional and innovative. Customer-Centric Culture customer-centricity employee engagement

The Big Mistake Most Organizations Make with Employee Engagement

Beyond Philosophy

It seems most organizations have a Customer Experience program and an increasing number have started Employee Engagement programs. Because the experience you give your Customers is the same experience you should give your employees. It’s not only good for employee engagement, but it can mean your Customers are more satisfied with you—and how much they spend with your brand. Combining the Customer and the Employee Experience.

The Employee Engagement Virtuous Cycle (Video)

Customer Experience Matters

Why should you care about Employee Engagement? Take a look… Video Script: Did you know that engaged employees are really, really valuable? The post The Employee Engagement Virtuous Cycle (Video) appeared first on Customer Experience Matters®.

Employee Engagement: Why is it Important?

Call Center Weekly

By Jacqueline Santiago Every employer should know they are at risk of high employee turnover, which is why employee engagement is so important. You have to be fully committed by understanding the principles of employee engagement.

Report: Employee Engagement Competency & Maturity, 2018

Customer Experience Matters

We just published a Temkin Group report, Employee Engagement Competency & Maturity, 2018. Here’s the executive summary of this annual review of employee engagement activities, competencies, and maturity levels for large companies: To understand how companies are engaging their employees, we surveyed 178 large companies and compared their responses with similar studies we’ve conducted in previous years.

CX Competency: Employee Engagement (Video)

Customer Experience Matters

This video provides an overview of one of those competencies, Employee Engagement, where the goal is to align employees with the goals of the organization. Here Are Five I’s of Employee Engagement: […].

Employee Ambassadorship: CX Focus Built On Neither Employee Satisfaction Nor Employee Engagement

Beyond Philosophy

Whenever the subject of employee satisfaction and engagement arises, it is often difficult to differentiate between them. If you believe that “a satisfied employee IS an engaged employee.” Michael Lowenstein, Ph.D.,

Employee Engagement: Partnering With Your Call Center Staff to Develop Your Culture

Call Center Weekly

This approach is simply called Employee Engagement Taskforce. In this process, you would ask for your employees to volunteer to represent their entire peer group, and after establishing the best representation, lay out the main objective. CCW employee engagement

Recent Statistics on Employee Engagement

Brad Cleveland

Compared with disengaged employees, highly engaged employees are more than 4X as likely to recommend the company’s products and services and do something good for the company that is not expected of them, 2.5X

3 Questions That Get to the Heart of Employee Engagement

Toister Performance Solutions

We’d all like to have an employee like Nicky, who goes beyond the basics and is enthusiastically bought-in to serving customers. An employee who takes pride in their job, and brings a bit of their personality to work. The employee needs to understand that definition.

Positive Employee Engagement Enables Great Customer Experience

Win the Customer

Consistently delivering an exceptional customer experience requires creating employee engagement and culture that cultivates positive service actions. Culture Customer Experience Management Employee Engagement Good Reads Recommended

Employee Engagement: A Goldmine of Untapped Value (Infographic)

Customer Experience Matters

Employee Engagement is one of Temkin Group’s Four CX Core Competencies. In other words, you can’t be customer-centric unless you have a highly engaged workforce. Make sure to visit our Employee Engagement Page. pdf format Here are links to the research referenced in the infographic: Employee Engagement Competency & Maturity, 2017 Employee Engagement Benchmark Study, 2017.

The Human Side of Employee Engagement

Customer Experience Matters

As you probably know, Temkin Group spends a lot of time researching and writing about employee engagement. While our research typically focuses on the work environment that drives employee engagement, that’s only one part of the picture. To fully understand employee engagement, […]. CCXP1 Customer-Centric Culture Customer experience Employee Engagement

Report: Employee Engagement Competency & Maturity, 2017

Customer Experience Matters

We just published a Temkin Group report, Employee Engagement Competency & Maturity, 2017. Here’s the executive summary of this annual review of employee engagement activities, competencies, and maturity levels for large companies: Engaged employees are critical assets to their organization. It’s not surprising, therefore, that customer experience leaders have more engaged employees than their peers.

Understanding the Employer Journey — The Employee Engagement Loop

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Yet to have the ability to achieve that goal, is it necessary to put your employee one notch above the customer? If any leader aspires to ‘put the employee first’, then it is important to have structure and rigor in doing so. What do I mean by the ‘right employees’?

Connecting Satisfaction With Behavior: Does The Service-Profit Chain (or The Employee Engagement-Profit Chain) Still Work?

Beyond Philosophy

Earl Sasser, and Leonard Schlesinger in 1994 in Harvard Business Review, and in a 1997 book by the last three authors, can essentially be explained as follows: It is a theory of business management which links employee satisfaction to customer loyalty and profitability.

How to boost employee engagement in your contact center with 2 simple tactics

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In this post, I want to talk about employee engagement in the contact center and why it’s critical to have engaged agents. Employee Engagement

“U.S. Employee Engagement Reaches Three-Year High.” Where Customer Experience and Value Delivery Are Concerned, Shouldn’t We Ask: ‘So What?’

Beyond Philosophy

A recent article by a major employee research and engagement consulting organization led with the above headline. They were reporting on results of their national workforce tracking poll, the highlight of which was that employee engagement had risen 1.2%

How to Achieve Higher Employee Engagement with Shift Bidding

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Scheduling can be a complicated and daunting task, especially for companies that manage many employees. Between family, illness, and absenteeism, employees may choose to take time off work, leaving Contact Center managers scrambling to find coverage. In all these cases, employees not only want to work and get paid, but they also want flexibility in their jobs.

The Edge of Service™ Newsletter, Issue 17: The Stunning Stats Behind Employee Engagement

Brad Cleveland

The Edge of Service™ Newsletter, Issue 17: The Stunning Stats Behind Employee Engagement I believe there are three categories of statistics any leader needs to know about employee engagement: First, employee engagement is strongly tied to customer experience.

Employee Engagement: A Confluence of Passion and Purpose

CX Journey

Image courtesy of Pixabay Why is it so difficult to understand what employee engagement is all about? It's great that there's an ongoing spotlight on employee engagement because it's still at an all-time low. What is Employee Engagement?

Six Rules for Smart Simplicity and Employee Engagement

CX Journey

Is this the secret to employee engagement? In his talk, he poses a question, a bit of a chicken-and-egg situation, something along the lines of: Does being less engaged make employees less productive. I would equate this to employee ownership.

3 Keys to Employee Engagement from Coach K

Beyond Morale

Do you ever find yourself looking to various sports for examples that you can use to improve employee engagement? GET the 99 Employee Engagement Statistics ebook and see our tribute to another Hall of Fame Coach John Wooden.

11 Proven Approaches to Customer Feedback Employee Engagement

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Customer feedback and the Net Promoter® process can drive customer engagement and improvement in your business but only if you first engage your employees. Introduce Employee NPS® (eNPS). Employee NPS is an operational measure, just like NPS.

Why Would You Wait to Improve Employee Engagement?

Beyond Morale

When you feel like you are part of a great team your employee engagement is high. So when you do not feel you are part of a great team, and employee engagement is low, why would not want to take actions to improve employee engagement?

Surprising Ways to Motivate Your Agents

Contact Center Pipeline

Agent Motivation call center contact center employee engagement morale motivationI love movies. So, I was thrilled to win movie tickets as part of a contact center sales campaign back when I was an agent.

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Are your Parents are to Blame for Low Employee Engagement?

Beyond Morale

Since employee engagement is deeply rooted in relationships, is this lack of coaching and education from parents a contributing factor to the low levels of engagement? The post Are your Parents are to Blame for Low Employee Engagement?

Top 5 Posts in August

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Featured call center call center scheduling change management communication contact center employee engagement recruiting storytelling WFMThe end of August signals the end of the summer and, for many, a renewed focus on the workplace.

Treat Your Employees Like Rock Stars

ShepHyken

When you treat employees like rock stars, they will treat your customers like rock stars. That is what employee engagement is all about. Great leaders have preached that when you treat your employees well, they treat their customers – and fellow employees well.

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Engaged Employees = Happy Customers

Contact Center Pipeline

Employee engagement is more than just a buzzword. Engaged employees are more enthusiastic about their contribution to the business and, ultimately, increase the level and consistency of service provided to their clients.

What is Customer Experience Collaboration?

ClearAction

Having a hand in making the company popular is a higher purpose that unifies employees and propels their productivity and tenure. This is how employee engagement takes on much greater significance for customers and employees and investors alike.

Amazing Business Radio: Keith Alper

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Inspiring emotional commitment from employees and customers. They discuss how to create a loving employee culture, the five basic needs of employees, and what millennials want in the workplace. Top Takeaways: Keith says that employees have five basic needs.

The Value of Communities

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Top 5 Posts in July

Contact Center Pipeline

Our most-read posts in July included something for everyone—including insightful suggestions for improving employee engagement by top industry leaders; a two-step process to help you stay on target to meet monthly or weekly service level goals; a look at how customer experience is driving new levels of business growth; why customer satisfaction survey data isn’t […].