Pingboard Blog

13 Creative Employee Engagement Activities (That Aren’t Cheesy)

Engaged employees are much happier and more motivated at work, and it shows in their performance. A Gallup survey reported that highly engaged teams are 21 percent more productive on a daily basis—and that’s not all. Research shows that employee engagement makes teams more profitable, reduces voluntary turnover, and leads to better outcomes all around. What’s more, disengaged employees cost…

Read more

13 Creative Employee Engagement Activities (That Aren't Cheesy)

Guide to Succession Plans + Succession Planning Templates

Succession planning is the process of identifying high-potential employees for key leadership roles within an organization and developing those individuals to ensure readiness to advance. Creating an effective succession plan requires both anticipating the needs of the business and determining how to ensure a steady flow of individuals who are ready to lead the organization.

Guide to Succession Plans + Succession Planning Templates

How to Set Professional Development Goals + Template

Professional development goals are objectives that employees set in order to learn and improve in the workplace—and they’re extremely important for engaging and retaining talent. In fact, career goals are so important that a survey of the current job market revealed 86 percent of professionals said they would change jobs if they were offered more opportunities for professional development.  Setting…

Read more

How to Set Professional Development Goals | Pingboard

HR Tips for Effectively Managing Remote Employees

Remote employees and teams are becoming increasingly common. After all, modern technology makes it possible for employees to work from almost any location or time zone. A global study found that 70 percent of employees work outside the office at least one day a week, and 53 percent work remotely for at least half of the week. Many employees who…

Read more

HR Tips for Effectively Managing Remote Employees | Pingboard

10 Employee Engagement Survey Questions (+ Template)

Employee engagement is commonly defined as the commitment an employee has to the company and its goals. Engagement in the workplace is powerful because when employees are engaged, they give extra effort, work more efficiently, and collaborate more. According to a Gallup study, more engaged work teams yield higher productivity, higher profitability, and more satisfied customers than less engaged work…

Read more

10 Employee Engagement Survey Questions (+ Template)

Key Roles and Responsibilities in an HR Department

The human resources department is responsible for designing and implementing HR programs and policies that help company leaders better manage the workforce. HR managers often play a role that is both strategic and operational, with an overall goal of building and developing a workforce that is capable of helping the company meet its goals. For the C-suite, the human resources…

Read more

Key Roles and Responsibilities in an HR Department

5 Tips for Managing Employees More Efficiently

There are many factors that contribute to the overall success of an organization, from strategy and execution to company leadership. Employee management is a big contributor to success as a whole. When employees are effectively managed, they’re much more likely to be engaged and productive—but being a great manager is easier said than done. If you’re looking for insights on…

Read more

5 Tips for Managing Employees More Efficiently | Pingboard

Why HR is Important

Having come a long way since traditional “personnel,” HR is a critical business function that helps companies succeed in hiring employees, keeping them engaged, and supporting their growth and development. Given the many activities in the workplace that are impacted by HR, there’s a good chance that there are some that not everyone knows about. Here are 10 key reasons…

Read more

Why HR is Important | Pingboard

Measuring Employee Engagement: 7 Characteristics to Look For

Gauging how engaged your team is can be just as difficult as implementing an employee engagement program from scratch. There are so many ways you can go about measuring employee engagement. You can look at quantitative data such as how many employees showed up to your last happy hour or how many Slack messages were sent in non-business-related channels. You…

Read more

Measuring Employee Engagement: 7 Characteristics to Look For | Pingboard

4 Ways to Optimize Your Org Chart in 30 Minutes

Are you looking for ways to breathe some life into your org chart? You aren’t alone. Many companies have a lackluster, ineffective org chart that isn’t being used for much of anything. Static old-school org charts are often outdated (based on technology and employee information) and difficult to access. By making a few critical changes, you can enhance your company…

Read more

optimize your org chart