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A Recipe for Employee Retention: Building the Business Case for Workplace Mentorship Programs

A recent Deloitte report finds that 58% of HR executives believe their current performance process does not drive employee engagement. Today, successful organizations are using workplace mentorship programs to tackle complex human resource challenges, such as increasing employee retention and improving workforce productivity, as well as for new purposes, like diversity training or high potential development. 80% of learning takes place informally, interactions between mentors and mentees are crucial times for employees to absorb knowledge. Employees face barriers at work daily, and they often lack the necessary skills and resources when challenged. An employee in this scenario has two options. He could resign himself to a fate of inaction, resulting in disengagement because he feels he cannot seek advice from his superiors. Or, he could meet with his mentor, who could equip him will the necessary tools and guidance to flourish and further his career.
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Employee Engagement Weekly News Roundup 7/2/2015

The WeSpire Employee Engagement Weekly News Roundup aggregates the top employee engagement articles from around the industry to keep you informed and inspire positive impact in your organization.
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3 strategies to boost employee engagement

3 strategies to boost employee engagement and strengthen economic, social and environmental quality of life

A recent Gallup report shows that companies with highly engaged employees have 147% higher earnings per share compared to companies with low employee engagement. In addition to driving higher levels of productivity and lower turnover rates, employee engagement programs also positively impact customer ratings and satisfaction: Analysis by Harvard Business School found a causal relationship between customer loyalty and employees’ participation in sustainable activities through Caesars' engagement program.
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Employee Engagement Weekly News Roundup 6/26/2015

The WeSpire Employee Engagement Weekly News Roundup aggregates the top employee engagement articles from around the industry to keep you informed and inspire positive impact in your organization.
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Employee Engagement Surveys vs. Purposeful Work

Overcoming the Ineffectiveness of the Employee Engagement Survey through Purposeful Work

For more than 30 years Gallup and other companies have pioneered the concept of the "engagement survey" as far back as the late 1800s when Fredrick Taylor, a pioneering industrial engineer in the steel industry, began to evaluate employee productivity relative to their attitudes towards work.
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Employee Engagement Weekly News Roundup 6/19/2015

The WeSpire Employee Engagement Weekly News Roundup aggregates the top employee engagement articles from around the industry to keep you informed and inspire positive impact in your organization.
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Celebrating the Wins: Recognition in HR Tech and Entrepreneurship

The past six weeks have been quite exciting for Team WeSpire. We started with a visit to the HRO Today Forum in Philadelphia. Hosted by Executive Editor Debbie Bolla and her team, the event brought together HR leaders to discuss how the alignment of strategic goals can yield a positive workplace culture and additional business successes. HR executives met with industry thought leaders to review the latest research, attend interactive sessions, discuss the newest tools, and truly learn from one another.
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Employee engagement news

Employee Engagement Weekly News Roundup 6/12/2015

The WeSpire Employee Engagement Weekly News Roundup aggregates the top employee engagement articles from around the industry to keep you informed and inspire positive impact in your organization.
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Using Data to Fuel Your Employee Engagement Program [SlideShare]

Arming yourself with the latest and greatest data is often the first (and necessary) step to gaining buy-in for taking your employee engagement program to the next level. 57% of employees, and 76% of Millennials, want their employer to do more around employee engagement This is one of the powerful findings from our new research report, The Evolution of Employee Engagement. But as a business stakeholder, how do you take data and turn it into actionable and impactful results for your employee engagement program?
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Employee engagement news

Employee Engagement Weekly News Roundup 6/5/2015

The WeSpire Employee Engagement Weekly News Roundup aggregates the top employee engagement articles from around the industry to keep you informed and inspire positive impact in your organization.
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