Tag: meaningful work

The Value and Impact of Meaningful Work on Your Employees

There is plenty of evidence that shows that what motivates people to stay engaged and do their best at work is when they feel their work is meaningful. As I discussed in an earlier post, I think most jobs have meaningful aspects, and highlighting these is key to building and retaining great teams. Here are […]

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The Importance of Creating a Culture of Meaningful Work

We often hear that millennials want to do “meaningful work.” Generally, this is taken to refer to charity work or any role where the main outcome is something that will benefit society, the planet, animals, or something like that. Under this definition, a role such as building boxes for bats to nest in could be […]

5 Drivers of Employee Engagement, and How Crowdsourced Innovation Can Help

Disengaged employees are costly. A recent Deloitte report notes that organizations spend over $100 billion annually to improve employee engagement. Despite that, 87% of employees remain disengaged and cost U.S. companies $450 billion to $550 billion per year in lost productivity, according to Gallup.