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MarketWatch: Macorva Now Offers Free Employee Engagement Surveys and Unlimited 360-Degree Feedback to Small Businesses

Macorva, the unlimited 360-degree employee feedback company, today announced it is offering a free version of its comprehensive employee engagement survey and feedback-gathering platform for small businesses. The Macorva Essentials offering will provide companies with fewer than 500 employees the tools they need to measure employee engagement and track employee feedback to help improve workplace culture, retention and performance.

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TLNT: Avoid Having Ratings "Nosedive" Engagement

Unless ratings and reviews are handled properly, on paper, the results could make the organization look like a thriving Black Mirror-esque dystopia: everyone looks happy, works hard to cultivate their reputation, and things appear to be working just fine...

But under the surface, there could be a cauldron of brewing conflict and resentment fueled by employees who “manage up” at the expense of their co-workers, those who are all about the ratings at any cost, and still others who are afraid to speak up — or worse, have no opportunity to do so.

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CEO World: 5 Powerful Lessons in Employee Engagement from my Dream Job-Turned-Disaster

...The problem was clear: despite their effort to prioritize employee engagement, this company just did not have the tools it needed to help their employees. There was no way to take the feedback they routinely asked us for and implement it into real solutions. It was pointless.

I realized: if this company with 7,000 employees and a $10 billion market cap can’t find the right tools to help their employees—even when they’re willing and able to spend millions—then we clearly need better tools.

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Fast Company: These are the 3 Potential Pitfalls of Managing Up

It’s no secret that employees and managers need to build great relationships and work well together to create a productive, engaging, and encouraging environment. This is also ideal for employee retention: research shows that relationships between employees and managers have a significant impact. That’s why we so often hear that employees don’t quit their job; they quit their boss. Cultivating a positive relationship is critical to employee satisfaction and retention.

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