Buoy Bulletin Board, 7.20.2018

by Tom Hermes July 20, 2018

Buoy Bulletin Board, 7.20.2018

Here’s what’s floating our boat this week:

AI Can Detect If Your Employees Are Happy – “To gain an understanding of how the workforce is truly feeling, business leaders need real-time data and insights to be able to respond in a more efficient manner.” TechHQ

My Hips Don’t Lie – “Forget office slides and ping pong tables, employee engagement should be about relationships and long-term enrichment.” HR News

Inside Top Employers’ Strategy to Keep Talent: Better Benefits, Competitive Compensation – “Walmart recently has evaluated its compensation and benefit packages, begun offering healthcare to full- and part-time employees, and increased its base hourly wage to $11 an hour.” EBN

Employee Engagement: Why Happiness at Work Matters and How to Encourage It – “It’s a widely known fact that happy people are better workers. Those who are engaged with their jobs and colleagues work harder and smarter. Despite this, many people are not engaged.” TrainingZone

97% of HR Decision Makers Agree That Employee Happiness Boosts Productivity – “Mental health is a priority for 79% of organizations, but only 47% of organizations feel they deal with it effectively.” Employee Benefits

Ask HR: How Can I Get My Company to Start Offering More Interesting Perks? – “As the saying goes, ‘There’s no harm in asking.’ If you want your company to offer more or different benefits, your best bet is to request them.” USA Today

The Fives C’s of Employee-Centric Company Cultures – “Building and protecting a positive culture can feel daunting to HR leaders, especially as a company grows by hundreds, or even thousands, of employees. But, there are several straightforward steps you can take to start transforming your workplace.” Forbes

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