Employee Engagement

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The Importance of Employee Satisfaction for Nonprofits

The Importance of Employee Satisfaction for Nonprofits

To put it simply, employee satisfaction is measure of how content, or satisfied, an employee is within their role and organization. Employee satisfaction is crucial for organizational success in all industries, and numerous studies have found positive correlations between high rates of employee satisfaction and organizational success. For this reason, executives in the nonprofit sector are looking for cost-effective ways…
Top 3 Trends The Nonprofit CEO is Unprepared For in 2018

Top 3 Trends The Nonprofit CEO is Unprepared For in 2018

The American nonprofit sector is growing at lightening pace, employing over 10.3% of today’s changing workforce. With such rapid growth, it’s crucial for the modern nonprofit CEO to focus on the future to keep up with their competition. Unfortunately, nonprofit executives are faced with unique hurdles that they must overcome to tackle today’s challenges and prepare their workforce for upcoming…
3 Ways to Increase Employee Engagement and Performance

3 Ways to Increase Employee Engagement and Performance

According to the DATIS 2018 State of Workforce Management Survey Report, over 67% of executives identified “Increasing Employee Engagement and Satisfaction” as a top priority for the year ahead. With that said, 37% of executives that took part in the survey said they do not have any plan in place to increase employee engagement within their organization. If employee engagement…
HR Trends 2018: What to Expect

HR Trends 2018: What to Expect

Don't forget to download our 2018 State of Workforce Management Report, which reveals the top trends, challenges, and goals of executives in the new year. 2017 was a huge year for HR departments around the country, with organizations prioritizing the well-being and satisfaction of their employees. In the past year, executives focused their attention on building a better environment for…
How to Keep a Positive Attitude at Work

How to Keep a Positive Attitude at Work

Routinely, waking up every weekday morning to go to work is a struggle for most Americans. According to a recent nationwide survey conducted by Gallup, 51% of U.S employees reported being actively disengaged at work, feeling no real connection to their jobs or the work they do on a daily basis. This disengagement can make employment both physically and mentally…
The Top Three HR Issues Facing Nonprofits

The Top Three HR Issues Facing Nonprofits

Nonprofits currently make up over 10% of the United States’ workforce. This percentage is likely to increase as 57% of nonprofit executives in 2016 said that they planned to grow their organizations with new positions within the next year. Growth in the nonprofit sector is important for the country as we begin to tackle issues like mental health and substance…
Empower Your Workforce Through Employee Self-Service

Empower Your Workforce Through Employee Self-Service

As HR and Payroll software continues to grow in both prevalence and popularity, the phrase employee self-service, commonly referred to as ESS, is becoming more well-known. ESS is a feature that allows employees to manage their own personal information and complete administrative tasks from anywhere, at any time. Employee self-service increases efficiencies for organizations by decreasing staff involvement in the…
5 Ways the Best Workplaces Boost Work-Life Balance

5 Ways the Best Workplaces Boost Work-Life Balance

This DATIS Blog Article, “5 Ways the Best Workplaces Boost Work-Life Balance“, was originally posted by Michael C. Bush, Great Place to Work on June 18th, 2017 and was reposted with permission. Helping employees align the demands of work and home life is a challenge anywhere. But in New York, it’s especially tough. Big Apple commuters average more than six hours in transit weekly, giving them…
Solving the Employee Engagement Mystery

Solving the Employee Engagement Mystery

Now more than ever, organizations are realizing the importance of an effective employee engagement strategy. According to the 2017 State of Workforce Management Trends Report, 88% of respondents stated employee engagement was either “Extremely” or “Very Important.” However, just over 50% of executives admitted that they did not have a strategy for engagement, or that their strategy was outdated. Achieving…
The CEO Guide to Rethinking Your HR Strategy

The CEO Guide to Rethinking Your HR Strategy

The role of HR has significantly changed over the past few years as issues such as recruiting, retention, and employee engagement are growing in significance. Terms like company culture and employee happiness have risen to the top of the wish lists of employees all over the country, changing the way organizations approach their HR decisions. A recent study released by…