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News You Might Have Missed – January 21

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Check out a few of the recent stories that caught our eye as well as HighGround in the news. Stay tuned every month as we give you a rundown of the industry news you might have missed.

How Big Data Can Drive Employee Engagement

Using analytics to predict which employees are engaged and perhaps even more importantly, those who are not, is changing HR. Our CEO, Vip Sandhir, discusses why the voice of the employee is an essential piece that’s missing from the workplace today and how a real-time engagement technology helps organizations improve employee retention and training.

Employee Engagement in U.S. Stagnant in 2015

A new employee engagement poll from Gallup reported that only 32% of US workers considered themselves engaged in their jobs while the majority (50.8%) said they were “not engaged.” Almost 20% of employees said they were “actively disengaged.” Read our latest blog post to learn how companies can create sustainable employee engagement programs.

The Best Managers – Always – Develop Their Employees

Integrity, a positive optimistic approach and low turnover are important but there’s one quality that sets some managers apart from the rest: developing employees. This Forbes says the best managers have a “willingness and insight to take the time to bring out latent abilities in employees and help them develop talents they sometimes didn’t even know they had.”

25 Entrepreneurs on the Celebrities Who Inspire Them

What do Pitbull, Reese Witherspoon, Lauren Conrad and Michael Jordan all have in common? They’re all celebrities considered inspirational by entrepreneurs in this Business News Daily Post. Our CEO, Vip Sandhir weighed in on the celebrity he admires for his versatility and professional drive. Check out the entire list here.