What does your organization do to keep you “engaged” — that is, motivated, productive and truly interested — at work? That was the question posed by WFC Resources in a recent poll.
Opportunities to build skills 53%
Compensation based on performance 40%
Ability to telecommute 18%
Regular feedback from supervisors 27%
Supportive supervisors 44%
Daily flexibility and control over schedules 42%
Awareness of their value to the organization 40%
Awareness of the organization’s goals 24%
Belief in the organization’s mission or products 31%
Source: WFC Resources, www.wfcresources.com
Feeling a dip in how engaged you are at work? Try this booster: On index cards, list three new challenges that you will pursue in the next few weeks. It should be nothing too ambitious, just the first step that can lead to bigger steps.
Then, celebrate each small achievement along the way to maintain your dedication to being engaged every day.