The Integral blog

Employee experience during tech layoffs, a projected recession, and worries about inflation.
November 10, 2022
Does your current employee experience set you up for success in during tough times? The employee experience you create–-especially in tough times—can help you and your employees get through those tough times with humanity and honesty. Read…
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Culture can make or break your digital transformation
September 27, 2022
Employees in our annual survey are mostly positive about digital transformation -- but there's a ton of nuance below the surface. Culture is the key: how you include and inform employees makes all the difference. Read…
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Survey says: US workers still likely to change jobs post-pandemic
September 15, 2022
20% of respondents to the Index survey said they are somewhat likely or very likely to change jobs in the next 6-12 months. Organizational values, career mindset, and opportunities for career growth influence employees’ likelihood to switch jobs.…
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Do generational differences in the workplace matter? You be the judge.
August 18, 2022
Integral’s Index research shows similarities and differences across generations in the workplace. These similarities and differences are seen in employee perceptions of their workplace culture and sentiments toward their work. Additionally,…
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Getting Company Values Wrong Can Derail Employee Experience and Workplace Culture
August 17, 2022
Our survey shows employers do a great job getting employees to know and believe in their organization's values. But organizations can address significant gaps, notably among managers and non-manager employees, to boost employee engagement further.…
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Second Amendment Rights vs. Gun Violence: Workplace Polarization
June 16, 2022
Issues in the outside world impact the work environment. Understanding the impact of these issues and events on employees is essential for supporting employees, teams, projects, and productivity. Taking a nuanced approach is key. Read…
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Reproductive Rights, Your Employees, and Your Organization: the Impact on Employee Well-being
June 2, 2022
Navigating reproductive rights with your employees Do your employees care about your company’s stance on reproductive rights? The answer is yes. Well, some of them. Only 5% of US employees ranked ‘reproductive rights’ as an issue for their…
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Widening the net. Build a more diverse talent strategy for Veterans
June 1, 2022
The 2021 Integral Employee Activation Index showed that 26% of participants ranked job creation as a societal issue that is important for their organization to make a positive difference on, however veterans issues generated 13% of…
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Feedback that counts means kindness and clarity
May 2, 2022
This post discusses what it takes to build a culture of continuous, honest, compassionate, and clear feedback. And why it matters. Using an ongoing dialogue loop to provide praise and criticism and how it affects you, your people, and your business.…
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Building Trust Through Active Listening
March 15, 2022
For those in the client* services industry, developing an active listening habit is more than good manners—it’s a survival skill. As a strategist, the art of listening to clients can, at first, seem like a paradox. On the one hand, you’ve been…
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