Right before the coronavirus really took hold in the United States, there was some very encouraging research conducted by Gallup, which uncovered record-high employee engagement.
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Employee engagement inside the workplace is one of the hottest topics in HR and learning and development (L&D) these days because engaged employees save their organizations money, as well as earn them more money. Yet according to one Gallup poll, only 34% of employees in the United States are engaged at work.
On Labor Day, we celebrate organized labor and reflect upon the values, sacrifices, and rewards of work itself. The bulk of our adult lives is consumed with work: getting a job, doing the job, and keeping that job.
A study published by Gallup found a direct correlation between employee engagement and company revenues. According to their report, actively disengaged employees cost American businesses anywhere between $450 to $550 billion in revenues each year. Increasing engagement contributes to greater productivity which, in turn, contributes to higher revenues.