Celebrating 20 Years!
The Trusted Name in Employee Engagement Solutions since 2000
Decades of Experience
Founded in 2000, we largely created the employee engagement and retention solutions market.Through original research and pioneering products, we have helped share today’s knowledge and understanding of why workers choose to stay, what drives them away, and what can energize people to work hard and perform better.
In 2008 we patented our Employee Engagement and Retention System, a method for interactivity diagnosing and addressing workplace issues that can lead to employee turnover. This patented methodology is the foundation of our set of solutions for increasing employee engagement and retention
Award Winning Solutions
We twice have won HR Executive Magazine’s Product of the Year award for our engagement and retention solutions. Our products also won the International Customer Managament Sinstitute’s (ICMI) Best in Show award at its annual conference. In 2018, we were names one of the Top 10 Employee Engagement Solution Providers by HR Tech Outlook Magazine.
Respected Industry Research
For over a decade, we’ve conducted ongoing engagement research. Our largest study, Workplace America, has focused on employee engagement and retention trends since 2004 as the longest continuously run study of its kind. Each year in this annual research, we uncover new tactics and emerging strategies which we continue to share and incorporate into our solutions to better engage and retain employees. In 2017 we launched the first Workplace America Leadership Research study. This research reveals the importance of measuring how well leaders are engaging their teams, training them to improve their skills and last but most importantly, to hold them accountable for team engagement. We’ve been gathering workplace data since 2000 creating a basis for a wide range of key indices that are essential metrics yo guiding your strategies, practices, and return on investment.
If you’re aiming to truly impact engagement (and the resulting business outcomes), it takes a strategic, process-oriented approach. For us, this approach is characterized by three simple words.
Commit. Engage. Excel.
We've Been Named One of the Top 10 Employee Engagement Solutions Providers in 2018
We are honored to be among the top 10 providers announced by HR Tech Outlook magazine. CEO Christopher Mulligan reacted to the news, “This is a great honor. I co-founded TalentKeepers in 2000 and for 18 years we’ve focused on nothing else but helping organizations engage and retain employees with turnkey solutions.”
Increasing employee engagement is fast becoming one of the critical elements of a successful organization. Data shows highly engaged workforce's can drive higher performance in key metrics like quality, safety, customer service, and profitability. Worldwide, only 13 percent of employees consider themselves to be fully engaged, according to HR Tech Outlook. Research shows employee engagement is not healthy for an organization and leads to higher levels of turnover.
The magazine dedicates their May issue to helping organizations understand and evaluate their options when considering hiring an employee engagement solutions provider.
To achieve success with an employee engagement and retention program, HR professionals must equip and empower business leaders with the right set of tools. This challenge has driven the rise in solution providers that offer expertise in data gathering, analysis and interpretation for organizations. We offer solutions for organizations to use throughout the lifecycle of each employee, from date of hire through to post-employment. Click here to learn more
Our Value Add
Our research tools, writing, speaking engagements, and educational opportunities all focus on
the very latest information on successful engagement and retention strategies and tactics.
Download whitepapers, case studies, and research reports anytime. Use our turnover cost calculator to quantify your turnover costs and create an ROI for your engagement and retention programs.
We offer live and on-demand webinars on engagement and retention topics. And we host workshops as interactive learning experiences. Most of these sessions are certified by SHRM and HRCI as continuing education credits. Learn more.
We participate in a variety of industry conferences and symposiums throughout the year, speaking, conducting workshops, and exhibiting,
In 2017 we published our first edition of our book TalentKeepers: How to Engage & Retain Great People written for business and HR leaders now available in a second edition by John Wiley publishing.
Discount to Select Conferences and Workshops
As part of our event participation we offer our clients access to conferences at discounted registration rates when available.
In our Clients' Words...
Shani Lenard, MS, MA
Director, Talent Development, Envision Physician Services
TalentKeepers’ employee engagement methodology and their knowledge of talent development, organizational change, business outcomes, and of the Healthcare industry have been cornerstones for starting to realize our goal of being a great place to work. We have leaned on their expertise in survey design, deployment and analysis for several years. Based on our partnership, we have seen our leaders embrace employee feedback and keep engagement as a priority throughout the year.
AVP, Employee Services, SAFE Credit Union
Customer-focused, responsive, knowledgeable, forward-thinking, and solution-oriented are just a few adjectives I use to describe TalentKeepers. We have partnered with TalentKeepers for over 10 years for the administration of our employee-engagement surveys. They go above and beyond to ensure an excellent customer service. The administration of the employee surveys is consistently smooth and they are always willing to modify or customize survey statements for us if needed. Their analysis of data and reporting is top-notch. Executive leaders receive detailed analytics and information on survey results, trends, and benchmark comparisons. Reports also include the analysis of survey key metrics that correlate with the operations performance metrics – all in an effort to drive action plans and goal setting. Many of our leaders have reported that TalentKeepers analytics and the ease of reading and interpreting their reports are the best they’ve seen. They are committed to helping companies improve employee engagement and they do so in a very authentic and supportive way. I encourage any company who has the key initiative of enhancing employee engagement to contact TalentKeepers. You’ll be very pleased with the results that they will help you accomplish.
Director of Talent Management , Moraine Park Technical College
TalentKeepers is truly a partner in our engagement and retention strategic initiatives. They engage in strategic discussions, problem-solving and celebration of success. They listen to your needs and provide solutions when appropriate. They have outstanding customer service and follow-through. I am glad our College choose to work with TalentKeepers 2 years ago and I look forward to a continued partnership.
Chief Talent Officer, WESTconsin Credit Union
We have partnered with TalentKeepers for our employee engagement survey every 6 months, and additional leadership development programs for all of our leaders in the organization. TalentKeepers is a true partner with your business. Much, much more than just a survey provider. Their expertise and guidance has been invaluable with the interpreting and steps after each survey. They are highly organized and are with you each step of the process - excellent project managers. And they are a wealth of knowledge not only in the survey product but more importantly in the soft skills side for supervisors in how to acknowledge the feedback from employees and work on action plans, always available for any questions or additional consultation. Our employees have been very excited about the overall program. They provide many tools to support the process for the supervisors and managers. Their training programs are excellent - our supervisors and managers have found them extremely valuable. Lastly, their service is very personalized. You will not feel like a small fish in a big pond, as is sometimes the case with other companies. I would not hesitate to recommend partnering with TalentKeepers!
How We Work with You
From Day 1, our goal is to understand your needs, business objectives, vision of a successful program as well as partnership expectation throughout the entire process. Your dedicated team of experienced Industrial Organizational (I/O) Psychologists will work closely with you to design, implement and support your programs.
Project Design We asses your situation and work with you to develop a strategic approach to meet your goals.
Implementation Your team of I/O Psychologists reviews project tasks, roles, and responsibilities to ensure on time implementation, typically within 30 Days.
Reporting You have access to participation and completion reports to track progress real-time. We handle communications with employees and provide phone and email customer service support. Post-survey we provide group and leader results which explain key issues to be addressed. And we meet with your executive team to demonstrate how survey results relate to organizational performance.
Goal Setting and Action Planning Most organizations receive results within 30 days of survey close, and begin goal setting, and action planning. We training your leaders on how to look at their results and take action. And we provide you a post-survey communications template to ensure employees hear about the results of the survey and how the organization will take action.
Post-Project Ongoing Support At no additional cost, we provide ongoing support through quarterly meetings to review program progress, provide observations and recommendations, and learn more about your evolving business challenges.
Build Versus Buy?
If you are tasked with creating a successful employee engagement program you may be asking yourself, “Where do I start?” Doing an online search will only get you so far in understanding the options available to you and what results you could expect to see from your efforts. Here’s where we can help. If you are trying to decide whether to create your own employee engagement program or work with an employee engagement vendor like TalentKeepers, we have a brief chart to get you thinking about what’s best for you and your organization.
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Are you seeking a trusted employee engagement vendor to support your efforts?
If you are working on an employee engagement and retention project and have a Request for Proposal (RFP) we would appreciate the opportunity to respond. As a full-service employee engagement vendor, TalentKeepers offers a range of solutions including surveys, assessments, leader training and talent management consulting. Learn more about our approach and our talented team.
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