Employee Engagement in the Modern Workforce

How often do you think about your people strategy? Today’s workforce is ever-changing, and smart companies need to keep up to keep employees engaged and connected. Pave the way with Blink, the powerful mobile employee engagement app that field workers love.
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Employees are the new customers

These days, everyone is a digital native. Your deskless workforce is mobile first – and without the right tools, they feel more disconnected than ever. But it doesn’t have to be that way.

Attract and retain the best people

The right tools – like a mobile employee engagement app – are both an asset and a necessity. 85% of people who say they have great technology at work also love their jobs.

Save time, wasted effort and money

Mobile-first experiences reduce friction, and employees with fewer frustrations feel like they’re having a greater impact.

Digital workplaces move 10x faster

Tackle disruption! Companies with engaged employees outperform those without by 202%.

It's time to raise the bar

A mobile-first employee app transforms the user experience for your deskless workers. Nothing else reaches and engages them like Blink. O365 and GSuite are great foundations but alone they are not a Digital Workplace. Our employee engagement software can integrate with those tools and so many others.

Blink is the ultimate Mobile Employee Engagement App

Engage all your deskless workers with a modern work experience. Blink delivers the digital workplace and eliminates friction.

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Engage everyone every day

Your deskless workers run their days with the Blink Feed. It's everything they need to do and everything they want to know.

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Connect with everyone

Interact with employees in their Feed. Share updates, wellness and training. Create polls, surveys and close the feedback loop.

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No more compromises

Blink is design focused and enjoyable to use. It's also powerful and enterprise-class. These things are no longer mutually exclusive.

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Take action from one place

Actions are taken out of non-mobile legacy apps and made mobile first for everyone in a personalized work feed.

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Foster collaboration

Your people can form Teams with anyone wherever they work. Share documents & workflow with partners and customers cross organization.

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Zero Upheaval

You don't need to throw out your existing processes, Blink accelerates your existing workflow and amplifies the data you already have.

Engaged Employees Stick Around

When workers are surveyed, researchers find that just about half would be willing to accept another job offer if the benefits were right. What’s keeping the other half from doing the same? Engagement. Employees who feel a connection both to their work and your organizational goals will stick around because they want to contribute to making your company successful.

Our employee engagement app is for more than just comms and data management. It can foster that connection across your organization, making everyone more productive and the company itself more profitable.

Everything they need to do and everything they want to know

Make it easy for your employees to love where they work. Give them a tool that shows you value their time and empower everyone to deliver. With an employee engagement platform like Blink, you can turn every employee into a source of competitive advantage.

Frequently asked questions

All your answers about employee engagement answered. Email help@joinblink.com if you have any others.

What is employee engagement?

Try to find the ‘definition of employee engagement’ online and you’ll get a variety of explanations. This often leads to confusion on the true meaning of what employee engagement really is. But in its simplest terms, employee engagement is the relationship between an organization and its employees

Why is employee engagement important?

So many reasons! For starters, engaged employees stick around. Engaged employees are loyal employees, which is especially important when you consider that companies spend thousands of dollars each time they need to replace a worker (as much as 213% of an annual salary in some cases).

Engaged employees are 38% more likely to have above average productivity and even a small increase in engagement can increase profits by $2,400 per employee per year.

Engaged employees also make fewer mistakes. This is largely because they can focus on the work in front of them, which means they can offer better customer service and are less likely to have workplace accidents. In industries like healthcare or transportation, employee engagement can literally mean the difference between life and death.

How can I improve employee engagement?

Employee engagement has a significant impact on performance and productivity (engaged workers contribute 202% more), but employee engagement is about more than worker happiness, streamlined internal comms, and pay and benefits.

That’s because what makes employees more engaged is not necessarily happiness or even satisfaction. The key elements of employee engagement lie in the knowledge that employees have an important role to play in an organization. They can see how their contribution fits in, they feel they have a voice, and they are recognized for what they accomplish.

With that in mind, there are many approaches you can take when brainstorming what employee engagement strategies you’d like to put in place. While improving employee engagement will look different for every business, these ideas can help you get started:

  • Gauge your employees’ feelings and opinions with things like surveys, questionnaires, and feedback
  • Show your employees that you listen; if an issue has been brought to your attention, address it
  • Give employees a voice by facilitating channels where they can give feedback and report any issues
  • Give employees a place where they can show off their work and receive praise
  • Consider that employees have different communication preferences and styles; engaging your introverted employees will likely be different than your extroverted employees

How can I measure employee engagement?

The only way to improve employee engagement is to measure and monitor it. But knowing how to measure employee engagement can be difficult. Digital tools can have a significant impact on how work gets done, but one of the problems with traditional intranet platforms is that the built in analytics simply measure how engaged employees were with the intranet not with the company.

When you use an employee communication app like Blink, you get a variety of analytics options that let you track everything from communications flow to trending topics.

Blink’s workforce analytics can help you measure, monitor, and improve employee engagement by giving you deep insights into your company’s internal communications, coworker relationships, and overall employee sentiment. As a result, you’ll have a distinct edge over your competition.

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