It has been proven that, if done right, gamification may increase engagement. What about taking these gaming concepts into the workplace to make accountability and the tracking of employee performance more fun?
Insights: Human Resources
The latest data out from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that the unemployment rate is at it’s lowest point since the recession and that the labor market is verging on full capacity.
While this is good news for the US economy, it means that you, as an employer, cannot afford to lose even one valuable employee. Turnover is expensive.
Why do most employees see training as a chore of little value? Why is it that training is so hard to make interesting and engaging? Why is knowledge retention so hard to achieve?
Today’s tight labor market has created an environment where employers are bending over backward to retain their top talent. Companies are looking at pay increases, benefits packages, training opportunities and other perks to keep their employees satisfied and engaged. But they often overlook the most simple and inexpensive way to improve engagement — an employee recognition program.
Why do some employees seem always to get things done on time and as expected, while others struggle? Is it in their DNA? Is it an organizational culture that condones missed deadlines so that some people do not feel the pressure to perform as well? Are incentives, like bonuses, or penalties, like losing a job, accomplishing their objectives?
Healthcare providers face the constant fear of falling behind on HIPAA compliance and facing punishments and fines from the federal government. So, what is the best and most cost effective way to make sure things get done when it comes to HIPAA compliance?