2017’s employee engagement scores are in, and they’re depressing. Only 31% of the U.S. workforce is engaged, says Gallup’s daily engagement report. Gallup finds that global engagement is much worse – only 13% of global workers are actively engaged. These figures mirror those of Aon Hewitt’s research, which found that people are disengaging because they’re anxious about […]
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Most leaders of companies today recognize the importance of having engaged people at work. Yet research from the Metrus Institute, Gallup, and others say that between 50% and 80% are not fully engaged. For many organizations, a majority of employees are only partially engaged, which research has shown reduces performance and customer satisfaction while increasing turnover. Worse yet, your best talent—those with lots of options—are most likely to leave.
Employee engagement has many definitions, can take many forms and has many measures. The Conference Board, a nonprofit specializing in management and marketplace research, defines it as “employees’ emotional and intellectual attachments to their jobs.” The Gallup Management Journal says that “engaged employees work with passion and feel a profound connection to their company.”
High levels of employee engagement can translate to many competitive advantages, including increased customer satisfaction.
by Lisa Higgins, Contributing Editor Is pay transparency right for your organization? Many believe in a more-is-better approach to transparency in compensation, and there are some great reasons to explore the idea. But not everyone is on board.
Every day, Human Resources departments worldwide are placing increased emphasis on employee engagement. To understand why, we need to consider the true meaning of “engagement.”
Offering professional development is more than just a trending topic in the world of recruiting. It’s one of the most influential aspects a company offers. The 2014 Global Workforce Study by Towers Watson found that career advancement opportunities are among the top driving forces for employees, according to over 32,000 respondents.
According to a new report, organizations are moving away from hierarchies, focusing on improving the employee experience, redesigning training, and reinventing the role of HR.
By Brian Shapland, general manager of turnstone Startup culture is known for its agile workplaces, passionate founders, and “work hard, play hard” approach to getting things done. But these days it isn’t just Silicon Valley’s latest billion-dollar valuations grabbing headlines—it’s legacy giants like Ford, Cisco, and others looking to activate or awaken a sense of startup […]
As an HR professional, you’re probably keenly aware that a lot of employee turnover can be traced back to incompatibilities with managers. One such problem is when a manager is too involved in every detail of his or her team’s activities—micromanaging. Let’s take a look at some of the many signs that some of the […]