is often thought of exclusively in terms of retention, i.e., if employees are engaged, then they won't jump ship. That's certainly true, but there are other benefits of employing engaged individuals. Namely, they are more likely to be top performers, more likely to recommend the organization and its products or services, and less likely to unionize.
With employees still being asked to do more with less, profits still down, and pro-labor legislation still a strong possibility, determining your employees' degree of engagement has never been so important.
According to a September 2009 Workforcesurvey of 525 companies, roughly 45% reported a decrease in employee engagement since the recession began.
The power of engagement
Engaged employees possess a purpose and passion for their work and their employer. They are emotionally invested in their job, believe their work is meaningful and r...(register to read more)