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The Vision for Human Capital Engagement

Molly Kittle

08/22/2016

Want to learn more about this approach to drive and measure employee engagement across the human capital lifecycle? Watch our webcast on-demandThe Vision for Human Capital Engagement 

Five Intrinsic Motivators and How They Impact Employee Engagement At Work

Molly Kittle

06/28/2016

Every manager craves a highly committed, motivated workforce. When workers are engaged, business performance is better, customer satisfaction scores rise and ultimately, revenues increase.

But keeping employees engaged isn’t easy – particularly in today’s distracted and fragmented workplace. Boilerplate training programs and dated motivational techniques (contests, SPIFFs, etc.) are expensive, time-intensive and hard to measure. In fact, they do little to keep employees inspired for the long-term – and worse yet, they often have the opposite effect: demoralization. And then motivation sags, productivity lags and the downward spiral picks up momentum from there.

What can you do to turn things around?

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Behind the Scenes at Bluewolf: How We Do Gamification

John Carton

06/20/2016

Guest post by John Carton, Senior Client Advisor at Bluewolf

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Three Reasons Why You’re Not Taking Full Advantage of Analytics –And What to Do About It

Keith Conley

04/11/2016

If you haven’t embraced big data & business analytics for data-driven decision making, what’s holding you back? Learn the 3 most common roadblocks

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Lessons in Motivation from the Super Tuesday Primary to the Workplace

John Andrews

03/04/2016

What can we learn from the increased Republican voter turnout on Super Tuesday, and how can those lessons be applied to business?

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The Worst Way to Combat Employee Distraction

Erika Blaney

02/16/2016

Today’s employees are distracted. Email. Meetings. Mobile devices. Social media. Chatter across open layouts. Researchers say office workers are now interrupted—or self-interrupt—about every three minutes. No wonder it’s so difficult to motivate people to stay on task. 

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What Happens in Vegas Doesn’t Always Stay in Vegas: My Top Six Takeaways from ATD TechKnowledge 2016

John Andrews

02/10/2016

Our survey also found that nearly nine out of ten attendees (87%) plan to evaluate digital engagement platforms in the coming year. Why? Because there’s widespread recognition that digital engagement platforms can drive participation in learning systems leading to a direct positive impact on the bottom line.

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How a Digital Engagement Platform Can Help You Make Better Strategic Decisions About Your Call Center

John Andrews

01/29/2016

Call center managers are constantly on the look-out for ways to improve operational efficiencies and performance overall. We recently helped a customer that needed a fresh approach to a variety of traditional call center challenges.

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Incognito Introverts: 6 Ways Digital Engagement Celebrates Your Quietest Lynchpins

John Andrews

01/13/2016

If you’re an executive overseeing a diverse workforce or human resource manager looking to identify top performers, you need to recognize these differences and find ways for every personality type to excel.

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Is Your Sales Engagement a Lump of Coal?

Erika Blaney

12/18/2015

While some organizations take a Grinch-like approach of “make your quota or else,” fear-based tactics during crunch time will never properly motivate teams – at least not long-term. 

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