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Employee Engagement Group Issues New Video in Support of I-Engage

Published: Nov 25, 2016

A new viral video entitled "Why is Your boat Still Sinking?" was recently released by Woburn, MA-based Employee Engagement Group. The video examines the ongoing issue of employee disengagement and how employee engagement needs to involve the whole person, not just the employee. ... [ read more ]

Next Level Performance Garners SmartCEO Award

Published: Nov 10, 2016

Next Level Performance, a Dittman Company, was recently awarded the SmartCEO Corporate Culture Award for building a successful culture through recognition and engagement. The Corporate Culture Awards celebrate a select number of companies in... [ read more ]

Engagement Agency Launches Mergers & Acquisitions Group

Published: Nov 9, 2016

The Engagement Agency, the first marketing and support company specializing in the field of engagement, has announced the launch of a Mergers & Acquisition Group. The emergence of engagement and the need to better integrate engagement ... [ read more ]

Nov. 17, 1 pm: EEA Webinar - Profit From Engagement

Published: Nov 8, 2016

"Profit From Engagement" is a 45-minute webinar outlining major developments in this emerging field and the impact on business. Enterprise engagement is creating significant opportunities for general management at all types of for-profit and not-for-profit organizations to ... [ read more ]

ASSA ABLOY, Hilton, FatBoy Execs to Head New EEA Corporate Advisory Board

Published: Nov 7, 2016

Three leading executives representing key sectors of the worldwide economy have agreed to officially join the Enterprise Engagement Alliance at TheEEA.org, which is now a not-for-profit, to head up its new Corporate Advisory Board helping to oversee the EEA’s education and certification program. The three... [ read more ]

New Survey Says Rewards Critical to Employee Satisfaction

Published: Oct 31, 2016

The London School of Business & Finance reports that more than two-thirds of employees feel perks and benefits are essential to their general satisfaction on the job. UK-based engagement firm Perkbox recently asked 1,072 adults for their opinions on rewards in the workplace. They found that 30% of employees ... [ read more ]

EEA Stock Index Beats S&P 500 by 21.4% on 4th Anniversary

Published: Oct 25, 2016

How would you feel about an investment that increased 84.9% in four years? In other words, for every $10,000 invested, you received a return of $18,940 over that period. That’s the four-year performance of the Engaged Company Stock Index (ECSI), a theoretical ETF (Exchange-Traded Fund) created to test the... [ read more ]

C.A. Short Announces Appointments, Certification

Published: Oct 12, 2016

Michelle Burns, Director of Human Resources at C.A. Short Company in Shelby, NC, has earned the SHRM-SCP (Society of Human Resource Management - Senior Certified Professional) certification. The SHRM-SCP certification is for ... [ read more ]

TMLU, Inc. to Manage New Enterprise Engagement Not-for-Profit

Published: Oct 5, 2016

The eight-year-old Enterprise Engagement Alliance at The EEA.org has officially become a not-for-profit organization under the umbrella of TMLU, Inc., which will manage the Enterprise Engagement curriculum and learning program. The EEA will continue to promote the importance of this new field to... [ read more ]

EEA Welcomes First Member, Certification from Mexico

Published: Oct 4, 2016

Juan Manual Valenzuela, Principal of Above Target, in Naucalpan, Mexico, near Mexico City, has become the first member of the Enterprise Engagement Alliance from Mexico and has passed the test to become a Certified Engagement Practitioner. Above Target is ... [ read more ]

New Evaluation Process Aims to Score Any Organization’s "HR Maturity"

Published: Sep 26, 2016

A new evaluation process developed by the Maturity Institute in Great Britain enables any organization to score its level of human capital maturity and identify the steps needed to maximize human capital return-on-investment. The goal is to provide organizations and their consultants a formal process for evaluating the effectiveness of human capital management practices and to identify corrective actions and/or institute a more strategic approach to the management of all people and stakeholders related to the organization.... [ read more ]

ISO Releases the First Standards on Human Resources Practices

Published: Sep 14, 2016

The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) Technical Committee 260 has issued its first four standards in human resources management. According to the ISO, "A new series of ISO standards aims to help not only improve the recruitment process, but improve businesses through better human resource processes."... [ read more ]

U.S. ISO Committee Approves EEA Proposal to Create Employee Engagement Standards

Published: Sep 14, 2016

In a move that one day could have significant impact on business practices both in the U.S. and worldwide, a recommendation by the Enterprise Engagement Alliance to the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) to create formal standards on employee engagement was approved by the U.S. Technical Advisory Group. While there remain ... [ read more ]

Baudville Brands, C.A. Short and Divvy Engagement Become Engagement Agency Partners

Published: Sep 13, 2016

Baudville Brands, a leading recognition firm in Grand Rapids, MI, C.A. Short Company, an innovator in employee engagement based on Shelby, NC, and Divvy Engagement Solutions, the new name for a 25-year-old, full-service incentive company based in Pleasant Valley, NY, have become partners in the growing Engagement Agency network of engagement solution providers. ... [ read more ]

Achievers Names 'Elite 8' Engaged Workplace Winners

Published: Sep 13, 2016

Achievers recently announced the winners of its ‘Elite 8’ at the company’s 50 Most Engaged Workplaces Awards Gala in Toronto. The Achievers Elite 8 designation recognizes the firms that received the highest scores for each of the Eight Elements of Employee Engagement – the criteria used by Achievers to determine its Most Engaged Workplaces winners. ... [ read more ]

M&A Activity Continues With Inspirus Sale to Sodexo

Published: Sep 8, 2016

In another sign of increased mergers and acquisition activity in the engagement and rewards space, Sodexo announced that it has acquired Inspirus, a 120-person engagement services company based in Fort Worth, TX, that offers a comprehensive employee engagement technology platform to companies of all sizes. The acquisition will ... [ read more ]

Baylor U. Study Highlights Sea Change in Recognition Strategies

Published: Sep 6, 2016

A newly-released study by Baylor University finds that executives in human resources, marketing and public relations generally agree that "building a business reputation from the inside out - with employees giving a company high marks as an ethical place to work" - provides a competitive edge, alongside offering high quality customer service and products. ... [ read more ]

Momentum Grows for Human Capital and Employee Engagement Disclosures by Public Companies

Published: Aug 26, 2016

In a recent letter to the Securities and Exchange Commission, the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS) specifically requested the disclosure of human capital investments, including spending on training and employee engagement. The comments are related to a request for comments from the S.E.C. business and financial disclosure required by Regulation S-K and could eventually lead to formal revisions. ... [ read more ]

U.K. Group Aims to Transform Human Capital Management

Published: Aug 12, 2016

How can executives and investors benchmark companies based on their effective use of human capital? OMS LLP, a U.K.-based organization, has developed a human capital rating system known as OMINDEX it hopes will spur organizations around ... [ read more ]

2017 Engagement U. and Expo Focuses on Implementation, Certification

Published: Aug 10, 2016

Engagement University & Expo, set for April 18-20, 2017 at the Fairmont Chicago, Millennium Park, will feature an intensive learning program on the framework and implementation process for Enterprise Engagement, including preparation for the Certified Engagement Practitioner program.... [ read more ]

Editor at CFO.com: Finance Execs Remain Engagement Skeptics

Published: Aug 8, 2016

Despite reporting on the increased interest by the investment community in the value of human capital assets and engagement, CFO Publishing Deputy Editor David McCann remains skeptical that companies will rapidly see the economic value of human capital management and engagement. The key obstacles:... [ read more ]

EEA Accepted to Serve ISO Effort on Human Capital Standards

Published: Aug 8, 2016

The Enterprise Engagement Alliance was formally accepted to serve on the U.S. Technical Advisory Group (TAG) which represents the interests of the United States on the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) Technical Committee that is developing standards on human capital management, known as ISO/TC 260... [ read more ]