The highest performing employees are three times more engaged than the lowest performers, according to ORC International’s Global Engagement Trends 2016.
Employee Engagement is a key indicator of company performance, and can make a significant difference across a host of business criteria, including:
Therefore, any steps to improve engagement can reap substantial financial rewards for any organisation.
Some managers are naturally better at motivating their people, and so without consciously trying to can increase employee engagement simply through their management style. However, company-wide initiatives are required to deliver consistent, company-aligned engagement.
Some engagement initiatives are easier and cheaper to implement than others, and some your company may be doing already. Some initiatives may work better or even be targeted specifically at different segments of your employees.
For example, what engages millennials (already 30% of your employees) will not be identical to what engages a 40 something or 50 something in your organisation. As so it shouldn’t.
And engagement isn’t static either – as your organisation develops and the external environment changes, so too will the meaning and practice of employee engagement.
"The real measure of a valuable worker isn’t just their hands or brains, but also their heart – their commitment to a company and its values".
So, with all that said, and in no particular order, here are 8 sure fire ways to improve employee engagement:
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