( Editor’s Note: Are you looking for full highlights and resource links from this week’s events? See the #TChat Recap: “ Employee Engagement: Say It Like You Mean It.“)
At one point or another, all of us have felt it.
You know what I mean. That sinking feeling in the pit of your stomach, when you suddenly realize someone you desperately want to pursue is simply just … not that into you.
Talk all you want about
The or 5 Love Languages No amount of self-help advice or passionate persuasion is likely to alter the destiny of that relationship. 50 Shades of Grey. Employer Love: Beyond Hearts and Flowers
it’s a different story for relationships between employers and employees. Even companies that haven’t connected with their workforce in meaningful ways can turn a lackluster situation around. But what’s the best approach? And is it really worth the effort?
That’s the topic the
TalentCulture community is taking on this week at #TChat Events. And we’re fortunate to be welcoming two guests who understand the importance of developing solid employer/employee bonds: , CEO at Chris Boyce , and Virgin Pulse , Director of Worksite Wellness at Kevin Herman . The Horton Group Sneak Peek
Both of these executives see tremendous potential in strengthening employee loyalty and engagement by focusing on lifestyle fundamentals — health and well-being. Last year, Chris explained in a Bloomberg broadcast interview why it’s wise to invest in workforce wellness, especially in the face of rising healthcare costs and reduced benefits. Watch now:
Recently, Chris contributed a TalentCulture post expanding on this concept. In “
Workplace Wellness: The Story Starts With Healthy Culture,” he makes the business case for embracing next-generation wellness programs — not just to promote employee health, but to build a more resilient business, overall.
What do you think about the importance of wellness programs and other employee engagement strategies in demonstrating employer “love”? This topic affects all of us in the world of work, so we hope you’ll join the
#TChat crowd this week and add your perspective to the conversation. #TChat Events: Love Your Employees, They’ll Love You Back
#TChat Radio — Wed, Feb 12 — 6:30pmET / 3:30pmPT
Tune-in to the #TChat Radio show
Meghan M. Biro and Kevin W. Grossman talk with and Chris Boyce about why and how employers should demonstrate their commitment to workforce well-being. Kevin Herman Tune-in LIVE online this Wednesday!
#TChat Twitter — Wed, Feb 12 — 7pmET / 4pmPT
Immediately following the radio show, Meghan, Kevin and our guests
will move to the #TChat Twitter stream, where we’ll continue the discussion with the entire TalentCulture community, in a dynamic live chat.
Everyone with a Twitter account is invited to participate, as we address these 5 related questions:
Q1: Why does workforce recognition and engagement matter more than ever?
Q2: What are the best ways employers can demonstrate this kind of “love”?
Q3: Where have you seen engagement in action, for better or worse?
Q4: What technologies help nurture workforce engagement?
Q5: What kind of engagement metrics are relevant and useful?
Throughout the week, we’ll keep the discussion going on the
#TChat Twitter feed, and on our new G+ community. So feel free to drop by anytime and share your questions, ideas and opinions.
We’ll see you on the stream!