Employee success is not HR’s job.

HR, you’ve got a lot on your plate! And the pressures and priorities just keep piling on. But you can’t take on employee success alone—and you shouldn’t have to.

Everyone in your organization plays a part.

We know you feel the weight of it all.

Your leaders are more worried than ever about disconnection and productivity.

Your managers are struggling to lead their distributed teams.

Your employees are doubting that your leaders actually value their people.

But employee success is a shared responsibility.


Everyone in your organization owns employee success.

Employee success is not for HR to own independently. However you do have a mission-critical responsibility to empower others to play their part in making your workplace better. You’ll need everyone in your organization to lean in if you want to build a culture that thrives.

Employee success unites your entire workforce around one common goal.

It’s a holistic and highly strategic approach to help your organization succeed, including:

  • Creating an engaging employee experience
  • Inspiring employee impact
  • Building a magnetic culture

Create an engaging employee experience by understanding, validating, and improving upon what matters most to employees.


Inspire employee impact by connecting employees to the role they play in helping achieve business success.


Build a magnetic culture by constantly striving to become a workplace where employees want to stay and talent wants to join.



Creating an environment that prioritizes employee success is a team effort.

Each component of employee success—experience, impact, and magnetism—is important on its own. But the magic happens when you prioritize all three elements, together.

Getting your leaders and teams to buy in may feel like an uphill battle at times. But it’s critical to the stability and success of your organization. You need everyone to play their part.

Creating a culture of us.

When it’s easy for everyone to participate in making work better, you evolve into a “culture of us.” Everyone feels invested in your organization’s problems and opportunities. It becomes easier to:

  • Stay-connected Stay connected
  • Build-trust Build trust
  • users-icon Navigate change together

And everyone can spend more time on the work that matters, helping your organization grow and thrive.

You can't do this alone.

Getting employee success done together.

Everyone in your organization plays a role in employee success.


The Role of HR in Employee Success

HR should act as a driver and a coach, working to engage all levels of the organization in employee success initiatives. They partner with stakeholders to put strategies into action—helping to define, launch, communicate, measure, and adjust key initiatives.

HR works to influence and inform senior leaders, empower and equip managers, and support employees. They build processes and systems and secure the right tools and technology to help the organization thrive.


The Role of Senior Leaders in Employee Success

Senior leaders should serve as the organization's biggest advocates for employee success. They are the most powerful influencers of an organization's culture, and their attitudes toward employee success trickle down and influence every part of the company. 

Senior leaders should demonstrate an enthusiastic attitude toward engagement, performance, and retention initiatives. They should craft the long-term vision and communicate changes in strategy along the way.


The Role of Managers in Employee Success

Managers work most closely with employees, making them the number one touchpoint for communication and feedback. Managers should listen to and help elevate employee opinions and concerns to HR and leadership.

Managers should also be held accountable to implementing employee success initiatives. They must develop trusting relationships, ask for feedback, and recognize, coach, align, and develop their team members.


The Role of Employees in Employee Success

Employees are essential to employee success initiatives. It starts with employees' willingness to provide open and honest feedback about their experience at work. And working together with managers and leaders to develop solutions.



“Mobilizing your teams is a critical component to your success as an HR leader and as an organization. Employee engagement is not something you can run solo – it’s not for you to own independently. It requires the entire organization to be committed and to become champions of engagement."

Angel Birch
SVP, Director of Learning & Leadership Development
Seacoast Bank


Getting employee success done easy.

Let’s not sugarcoat it. Your teams are overwhelmed and underequipped. To get everyone involved, you’ll need to make it easy to participate.

  • Alarm-icon No more siloed processes.
  • clipboard-icon No more spreadsheets.
  • Close-icon No more half-baked & clunky HRIS tools.

It needs to be easy to: 

  • heart-icon Understand, validate and improve employee experience
  • thumb-icon Align, coach, and develop your teams to inspire impact
  • user-icon Build a strong culture that attracts and retains the best talent

Barriers to Everyone Owning Employee Success

Don't let these barriers get in your way of empowering and equipping your teams around employee success. 

Define your "why" and share it with employees often.

Lack of understanding or an unclear “why”

Empower your leaders and teams as drivers. Help them understand what's in it for them.

Perceptions of "another HR thing"

Peel back the red tape & simplify your processes. Experiment, test, and gather feedback along the way.

Bureaucratic & complex processes

Vet new technologies to be sure they're designed for engagement. You need your managers and teams to love the tools you use.

Clunky tech with a poor user experience

Communicate potential impact on the business. Find a partner that helps you define & show your success.

Lack of support & investment in HR tech

About This Series

Keep following the conversation!

Mobilizing your leaders and teams around employee success is so important. Take a deep dive into each component of employee success! Keep reading to learn how you can make it easy for your teams to help carry the load and build a thriving culture.


Employee success is not only HR’s job. Learn more about what employee success is and the roles everyone plays.


Creating an engaging experience means helping everyone in your organization understand, validate, and improve on what matters most.


Inspiring employee impact requires empowering managers with the right tools to align, develop, and coach their teams.


Building a magnetic culture means getting everyone involved in creating the kind of workplace that attracts and retains top talent.

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