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 good talent hard to find, determining your employees’ degree of engagement has never been so important.
According to a recent Dale Carnegie Training survey of 1,500 employees, only 29% are fully engaged and 26% are disengaged. Almost half (45%) are partially engaged. The survey revealed that although there are many factors that impact employee engagement, there are three key drivers:
- Relationship with immediate supervisor
- Belief in senior
- Pride in working for the company...(register to read more)