Employee Engagement: Now is the Time

Call Center Weekly

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

ShepHyken

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.

Unlock Your Employee Engagement Potential

Contact Center Pipeline

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

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.

Contact Center Executive Outlook on Employee Engagement

Contact Center Pipeline

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

Hot Trends Impacting Contact Centers: Employee Engagement

Contact Center Pipeline

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.

Excel at Employee Engagement

24-7 InTouch

Keeping employees happy and motivated can be a challenge in any workplace, and call centers are no exception. Some people think that employee engagement is too “fluffy” to be a top priority, but many studies sho w that happy employees are the most productive employees

Customer Centric Employee Engagement

ClearAction

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.

The Changing Landscape of Employee Engagement

Contact Center Pipeline

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

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

Call Center Coach

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.

When Employee Engagement Goes Wrong

CSM Magazine

Companies who truly want to build an engaged workforce must look at employee connection and involvement. We all have been part of an ’employee engagement’ initiative, whether an individual program or a full-fledged organizational imperative.

Customer Centric Employee Engagement

ClearAction

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

Why Should Contact Centers Care About Employee Engagement?

Noble Systems

But in order to ensure that this is so, every employee must also have an equally wonderful experience at work every day. So, in order to be truly customer-centric, you must first become employee-centric. Disengaged Employees Cost Money. Engaged Employees Make Money.

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.

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®.

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.

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.

How Employee Engagement Impacts the Bottom Line

Rant And Rave

Employee Engagement Customer ExperienceWith consumer expectations continuing to rise, businesses have never been more focused on the experiences they're delivering.

Why Should Contact Centers Care About Employee Engagement?

Noble Systems

But in order to ensure that this is so, every employee must also have an equally wonderful experience at work every day. So, in order to be truly customer-centric, you must first become employee-centric. Disengaged Employees Cost Money. Engaged Employees Make Money.

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

Understanding the Employer Journey — The Employee Engagement Loop

ijgolding

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’?

4 Employee Engagement Trends To Watch in 2019

Etech GS

In recent years, it’s become more widely known, understood and accepted that high employee engagement correlates to elevated customer satisfaction and gives a boost to many other signifiers of business success. Going Above Engagement To Focus on Overall Employee Experience.

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: […].

Maslow’s Hierarchy and Employee Engagement

Andrew Mcfarland

What would Maslow have to say about employee engagement? Or would he reconstitute his hierarchy to apply to engagement so that the bottom of the pyramid might represent survival. Employee Engagement Gallup Hierarchy MaslowWould he say self-actualization is a noble but unattainable pipe dream?

How to Create Employee Engagement Surveys That Get Honest Answers

aircall

Although there are many ways to measure engagement and morale in the workplace, the most accurate way to know is to ask people directly. Employee engagement surveys let you get the information straight from your team, while maintaining the honesty and privacy of each team member.

8 Tried and Tested Methods For Improving Employee Engagement

Customer Guru

“Customers will never love your company until your employees love it first.” ~ Simon Sinek. It is a well-known fact that healthy employee engagement and sustained business growth are correlated. Source: A Caterpillar Dealer Unearths Employee Engagement, Gallup Business Journal.

Fabulous 10 Ideas to Develop Employee Engagement in the Call Center

Dialer 360

Call center team engagement isn’t a science. These are engaging an organization’s talent. At the essential part of rep’s engagement is similar to any industry. They are failing to offer an engaging, challenging and attractive workplace.

Better Customer Feedback Drives Employee Engagement

Andrew Mcfarland

How much more engaged would your team be if you led them by providing better feedback? Employee Engagement Leadership Autonomy Half-empty Half-full Near-miss NPSWhat happens when you fail to feed your teams’ soul? This post shows how the right kind of feedback can improve your business.

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.

4 Ways to Improve Employee Engagement

Clarabridge

You can’t have a great customer experience without a great employee experience. The two are intrinsically linked: Great managers create great employees, who ultimately create great customer experiences. For example, the offices at Rackspace constantly celebrate employee achievements.

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

Employee Engagement Statistics

Brad Cleveland

Do you need to make the case for your efforts to improve employee engagement? These numbers may help: 51% of US workers are not engaged, while 17.5% Source: Gallup) Compared with disengaged employees, highly engaged employees are 4.7x Source: Temkin … Call Center Contact Center Customer Service Leadership Organization and Culture Research/Statistics Brad Cleveland employee engagement leadership motivation statistics

How to Keep Employees Engaged by Celebrating Micro Wins

SharpenCX

The post How to Keep Employees Engaged by Celebrating Micro Wins appeared first on Sharpen Contact Center Software. You know the moment when you finish your morning meeting with 30 minutes to spare? Or, when you snag a donut and still make it to work on time?

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.

What Ants Can Show You About Employee Engagement & Customer Centricity

PeopleMetrics

For illustrative purposes, let’s replace the word “ants” with “employees”: 3% of employees are seen working all the time. 25% of employees are never seen working. 72% of employees are seen working less than half the time.

Why You Can’t Afford to Ignore Employee Engagement (Infographic)

Provide Support

Highly engaged employees make the customer experience. Disengaged employees break it. Are your employees passionate about their jobs and committed to contribute to your company’s goals? In fact, employee disengagement is a bigger problem than most employers realize.

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 and the Digital Workplace

Creative Virtual

Organisations are dealing with the rapid pace of digital change, both internally and externally, and the ways those changes are affecting their employees. From HR to internal IT support desks, companies are increasingly placing a focus on improving the employee experience through new digital initiatives. If you’re working to improve the employee experience in your organisation, then be sure to join us at the Digital Workplace Directors Forum on 30 January in London.

How to Reimagine Tired Employee Engagement Trends with These 12 Empowering Techniques for Your Contact Center

SharpenCX

From technology that puts employees front-and-center to better vacation policies, employee engagement trends are constantly buzzed-about. Business leaders figure out the state of engagement (or more likely, disengagement) of their.