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Employee Experience vs. Employee Engagement: A Comparative Study

Employee Experience Defined: It's More Than a Buzzword

In 2015, when Airbnb announced that they were appointing a Global Head of Employee Experience, many people asked themselves, “What is that? Is it like Chief of Casual Fridays?” Since then, numerous articles, books, and blogs have appeared that refer to employee experience as a “buzzword,” a “trend,” or a “fad,” none of which suggest permanence or imply the kind of game-changing transformation that the concept’s true believers—ourselves among them—are certain it demonstrates. The disturbing result is that many business leaders remain likely to dismiss employee experience as just one more corporate flavor of the month.

 

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Turning Monologues into Dialogues with the T‑Systems Mobile App

Susann Wanitschke, intranet manager at T-Systems Multimedia Solutions, reports on the progress and the new applications of the T-Systems Employee App. After nearly two years of use, one thing is perfectly clear: the young company (whose average employee age is just 35) has found several innovative solutions and use cases for its app.

 

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An employee app for Audi: "Vorsprung durch Technik"

Audi Brussels is an Audi manufacturing plant located in Vorst/ForestBelgium. The German-engineered automobile brand is one of the best-selling luxury automobile brands in the world. Their slogan "Vorsprung Durch Technik", means "Advancement through Technology" and holding true to this motto, the company's branch in Brussels has now implemented their "my-Audi-Brussels" app.

 

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The Anatomy of an Employee Experience – Refining Today's Workplace

The workplace is changing: In the industrial era, the focus was on laborers and what they were able to produce with their hands. In the information age, knowledge became the new product and had a prime influence on the economy. But now we are entering the cognitive era and another change is taking place. The lines between employees and technology are blurring, and instead of focusing solely on numbers, the employee experience (EX) is shifting into focus.

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