Employee engagement: It’s time to bust some myths

Employee engagement — it’s a buzzword that seems to be on the rise lately. But what is it, and why should you care? By one estimate, only 33 percent of employees are engaged in their work, costing their companies between $450 billion and $550 billion each year. These costs can be seen in increased absenteeism, turnover […]

  in Annual Employee Engagement Doesn’t Work, Engaged Staff, Staff Recognition - July 26, 2018

Just 15% of employees are engaged. The rest lose $7 trillion in productivity

An alarmingly small minority of just 15% of employees worldwide feel engaged in their work. Leading analytics and performance management consultancy Gallup estimates the global costs of unproductivity at a staggering $7 trillion and advises firms on how best to reclaim lost profit. Employee engagement and workplace productivity are inextricably linked. Studies repeatedly confirm that […]

  in Annual Employee Engagement Doesn’t Work, Engaged Staff - May 29, 2018

Executives’ Feedback

Most managers do not prioritize employee feedback when it comes to productivity improvements. Only 26% make this a “high priority.” Nearly 55% will listen to employee concerns but admit they are challenged to address them. Twenty percent said it is “too difficult” to sift through feedback to identify employee challenges. Some 24% of respondents say […]

  in Annual Employee Engagement Doesn’t Work, Engaged Staff - December 20, 2017

Annual Employee Engagement Doesn’t Work

Gallup recently reported that employee engagement levels stayed stagnant in 2015. According to their data, 32% of employees are engaged with their jobs. And this isn’t new. In fact, these levels of engagement have remained flat for the last 5 years. The longstanding cycle of annual input from employee engagement surveys is fraught with shortcomings that […]

  in Annual Employee Engagement Doesn’t Work - February 11, 2016

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