BlogCategory - Employee Engagement

22 February, 2024

What Gen Z employees expect from the workplace: An HR Cheat Sheet 

The COVID-19 pandemic brought major waves of psychological differences for all those who transitioned from students to employees. From getting through university online to becoming full-time employees and immediately going to an office, some Gen Z employees may have had to re-learn a life of routine and adulthood. With this in mind, understanding the expectations of different generations is crucial for fostering a harmonious and productive environment. Gen Z, born between the mid-1990s and early 2010s, is emerging as a significant workforce demographic, bringing with them- unique values and expectations. As HR professionals strive to adapt to this shift, it’s…

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16 February, 2024

Ensuring data security while onboarding an R&R platform: An HR Checklist 

As a leading rewards and recognition solutions provider in India, we often interact with prospective customers who have a looming concern about integrating external R&R platforms with their HRMS. No matter how attractive the platform’s features are, most HR personnel fear the ‘IT’ factor- clearance from their IT teams for any third-party software. This article is written to help HR identify any data security-related threats upfront, so they appear smart in front of the technology guys (and girls).   On a more serious note though- data privacy for employees and data security in general are some of the top concerns for…

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14 February, 2024

How to love what you do: Reduce Dissatisfaction and start Thriving at Work

Have you ever felt like you’re stuck in a job you don’t like? Maybe you felt excited about your work in the initial years but now feel drained and uninspired? Our larger cultural narrative has highlighted the need to ‘find your passion’ or ‘life purpose’ to lead a fulfilling life. Yet, how many of us can truly say we’re living our life purpose within our jobs? Sometimes, creating spreadsheets or sending emails feels like we’re wasting our lives. Or maybe we’re overworked and underappreciated, at which point, we stop loving our work.  Consider this- 70% of millennials and Gen Zs…

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7 February, 2024

The Importance of Soft Skills in the Workplace

As companies recognize the value of their most valuable asset – their workforce, strategies for retaining and upskilling top talent are evolving. One innovative approach to gaining traction is investing in soft skills training. This paradigm shift is not only reshaping the employee experience but is also proving to be a strategic move for companies looking to leverage their human capital effectively. Read on to know more about employee experience that can be enhanced by promoting soft skills development. One key advantage of incorporating soft skills training into the workplace is its direct impact on employee retention. Employees who feel…

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31 January, 2024

Allyship at Work in 2024: A Quick HR Guide 

Before we dive into this blog, let’s go through some eye-opening statistics related to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace:  In the current corporate arena, DEI&B (Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging) have become increasingly important from an organizational perspective, not just for cultural enrichment, but also for business success. Studies have shown that diverse teams outperform more homogenous ones in both productivity and profitability. Additionally, organizations that are both diverse and inclusive are 70% more likely to capture new markets and 19% more likely to see higher innovation. However, to make these DEI&B goals actionable, facilitating allyship at the…

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23 January, 2024

Employee Advocacy in 2024: How do we make it work

The first step to facilitating honest employee advocacy is creating a work environment that employees love. It is often assumed that employee advocacy is the job of marketing professionals specifically, but the truth is- how can you not be an advocate for something you do every day? (Well, except on weekends.) In simpler terms, Employee advocacy simply means the promotion and awareness of a company and/or its products and services by the employees who work there.  Employee advocacy is as crucial as it is ignored. Business owners and C-suite executives can’t comprehend why somebody wouldn’t be driven to advocate for…

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19 January, 2024

5 Factors Influencing Employee Engagement in 2024

Employee engagement has evolved from being a feel-good concept to a strategic imperative for success. However, most firms today are still struggling to regain the engagement levels of the pre-pandemic days, given how employees are now scattered between on-site and remote working. This Gallup article highlights how employee engagement experienced a record dip in 2021, after which it has remained comparatively low, with actively disengaged employees choosing to ‘job hop’ and ’quiet quitters’ giving their least possible effort at work. HR must reboot its’ engagement policies to engage its diverse and dispersed workforce. Let’s explore five key elements that will…

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11 January, 2024

HR Tech Trends in 2024: Redefining Employee Engagement

The last year has introduced some interesting changes in how work is done, right from the introduction of AI at work to welcoming millennials and even Gen Zs into positions of leadership. We dove into some research on what 2024 holds for HR and the verdict is clear- organizations are at the forefront of a revolution in human resources, propelled by technology. As businesses adapt to hybrid work models, the role of HR tech becomes pivotal in enhancing employee engagement and crafting a seamless employee experience. This blog covers 4 key trends that HR tech trends that HR can look…

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