Interesting Reading

We thought it would be helpful and a time-saving exercise to put our favourite Employee Engagement & Trickle News articles into one place for you to find ...

Trickle CEO Paul Reid Interviewed in The Scotsman

Trickle CEO Paul Reid speaks to The Scotsman about the roll out of Trickle to a number of NHS regional boards in Scotland – including NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde and NHS Forth Valley.

https://www.scotsman.com/business/edinburgh-based-workplace-engagement-focused-start-trickle-increases-team-and-client-base-2552401

The Correlation Between Empathetic Leaders & Employee Performance

According to the Centre for Creative Leadership, a more empathetic leader will inspire a better performing team. Click for full article.

https://www.ccl.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/EmpathyInTheWorkplace.pdf

The Importance of Belonging at Work

A study finds, people who feel as though they belong at work, are 50% less likely to quit. Click to read full article.

https://www.inc.com/adam-robinson/study-finds-employees-who-feel-included-are-50-percent-less-likely-to-quit.html

The Difference in Productivity When Comparing Satisfied Employees to Inspired Employees

According to Bain & Co, inspired employees are 125% more productive when compared to satisfied employees and 154% more productive when compared to dissatisfied employees. Click to read more.

https://hbr.org/2015/12/engaging-your-employees-is-good-but-dont-stop-there

Gallup’s Global Employee Engagement Report – 2017

“The global aggregate from Gallup data collected in 2014, 2015 and 2016 across 155 countries shows that just 15% of employees worldwide are engaged at work (slide 25) … and 10% are actively disengaged … businesses must recognise that an organisations vitality and capacity for organic growth is tied to everyday experiences of its employees.”.

https://www.slideshare.net/adrianboucek/state-of-the-global-workplace-gallup-report-2017

Trickle wins CivTech Challenge & Works with West Dunbartonshire Council

After winning Challenge 8 of CivTech 4, Trickle will work with West Dunbartonshire Council on their Employee Engagement.

https://www.ukauthority.com/articles/scottish-government-unveils-10-picks-in-civtech-challenge-40/

Trickle in The Herald Talking About Employee Engagement

Trickle talks to The Herald about their Employee Engagement solution and their recent investment round.

https://www.heraldscotland.com/business_hq/18075491.reid-raises-1m-trickle/

Trickle, Employee Engagement Platform in The Scotsman

Trickle, Employee Engagement Platform, secures funding and talks to The Scotsman.

https://www.scotsman.com/business/edinburgh-tech-start-up-trickle-secures-seed-funding-deal-1-5055216

How to Motivate or Create Better Engagement Amongst Your Employees

“Numerous studies have concluded that for people with satisfactory salaries, some nonfinancial motivators are more effective than extra cash in building long-term employee engagement.”.

https://www.mckinsey.com/business-functions/organization/our-insights/motivating-people-getting-beyond-money

Why an Employee Engagement Strategy is Vital

“With 71% of employees saying they’re open to leaving their jobs, employee engagement has become a strategic imperative for leaders.”

https://www.forbes.com/sites/forbesbostoncouncil/2019/04/04/why-an-employee-engagement-strategy-is-vital-to-your-business/#4b4f1abf6cee

3 ways Technology is Transforming Company Culture & Employee Engagement

“Technological advancements and digital transformation are providing leaders and managers opportunities to tackle some of the workplace’s most challenging and important initiatives: culture and engagement being at the top of the list.”.

https://www.forbes.com/sites/brentgleeson/2019/02/26/3-ways-technology-is-transforming-company-culture-and-employee-engagement/#3c0d4ae4540a

The Importance of Leaders who Inspire

“Every company wants leaders who inspire and engage their colleagues. But surprisingly few build an explicit and robust inspirational component into their leadership development programs.”.

https://www.bain.com/insights/leaders-who-inspire

The ROI Benefits of Employee Engagment

“Organisations with Engaged Employees outperform those with low engagement by 202%”.

https://www.business2community.com/strategy/roi-employee-engagement-7-stats-need-know-01573138#zYmqvmb8Hu5gSbRU.99

The Cost of Replacing a Person

“If you do a Google search on how to calculate the cost of employee turnover, you will find many answers. For example, SHRM estimates the cost to be six to nine months’ salary on average. The Talent Management and HR organization uses a different equation…”.

https://blog.employerscouncil.org/2017/06/28/costs-of-turnover/

Communication is key During Organisational Change – 7 tips for Great Communication

“We are, at our most primal, creatures of habit. We’re often struggling to incorporate new changes into our routines – no matter their benefits … This begs the question: How can leaders override this biological hard-wiring to implement the change necessary for their organization?”.

https://www.forbes.com/sites/forbescommunicationscouncil/2019/07/24/seven-tips-for-communicating-with-employees-in-a-company-thats-constantly-changing/#40de5c4721b5

What is the Difference Between Employee Engagement & Employee Experience?

“What’s the difference between employee engagement and employee experience and how can you create a positive employee experience?”.

https://peopleinsight.co.uk/employee-experience-vs-engagement/

The Importance of Creating Psychological Safety – When People Feel They Can Talk & Be Heard

“Psychologically safe conversations help people develop intrinsic motivation. In other words, they do things out of a sense of personal importance as opposed to compliance.”.

http://www.ihi.org/communities/blogs/how-to-use-supervision-to-create-psychological-safety

Toxic Environments Make People Sick, Make Projects Fail and Make The Best Employees Quit

“Culture is more important than vision. Some leaders have great vision, but have created a toxic culture where that vision will never happen.” Phil Cooke.

https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/toxic-environments-make-people-sick-projects-fail-oleg-vishnepolsky/

What Managers Need to Know About Social Tools

“The employees who had used the social tool became 31% more likely to find co-workers with expertise relevant to meeting job goals. Those employees also became 88% more likely to accurately identify who could put them in contact with the right experts.”.

https://hbr.org/2017/11/what-managers-need-to-know-about-social-tools

Culture is The New Salary: What People Really Want From Their Jobs

“Good employees will stay at a company longer when they like their coworkers. The more people get to know each other, the better they work together. Our brains are hardwired to connect with each other.”.

https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/culture-new-salary-what-people-really-want-from-jobs-tammy-stone/

The Case for Investing More in People

Productivity in most developed economies has been anaemic. In the decade between 2005 and 2015, labor productivity was less than 1% for 7 of the 10 years – this can be linked to the fact wages have been stagnant. Of course, low productivity can depress wages, but in recent decades, wages haven’t grown as much […]

https://hbr.org/2017/09/the-case-for-investing-more-in-people?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=hbr

Promoting Employee Happiness Benefits Everyone

One study found that happy employees are up to 20% more productive than unhappy employees. When it comes to salespeople, happiness has an even greater impact, raising sales by 37%. But the benefits don’t end there …

https://www.forbes.com/sites/forbescoachescouncil/2017/12/13/promoting-employee-happiness-benefits-everyone/#314c5f72581a

Culture: 4 Reasons why it Matters

” … those organisations with top quartile cultures post a return to shareholders 60 percent higher than median companies and 200 percent higher than those in the bottom quartile.” Along with many more benefits.

https://www.mckinsey.com/business-functions/organization/our-insights/the-organization-blog/culture-4-keys-to-why-it-matters

Next Generation Employee Engagement Tools

“Forget the yearly engagement survey, a raft of new technologies means engagement can be a daily occurrence.”

http://www.hrmagazine.co.uk/article-details/next-generation-employee-engagement-tools