There is no magic button you can push to achieve a high level of employee engagement. This blog provides five suggestions for improving employee engagement in your workplace.
In 2022, we heard a lot about “quiet quitting,” which refers to the trend of workers putting in only the bare minimum and no more time or effort than is absolutely necessary to meet job requirements. Essentially, these workers have become disengaged to the point that they are no longer really part of the organization.
While this scenario may seem extreme, studies show that only 21% of employees are engaged at work
. This level of disengagement in the workplace is alarming and can seriously impact productivity and profitability, among other things. So, what is causing this trend, and how can managers and leaders keep it from happening in their companies?
The answer is simple; focus on improving employee engagement. Companies with higher employee engagement enjoy 17% higher productivity, 21% greater profitability, 10% higher customer ratings, 87% better retention rates, and lower staff absenteeism and turnover
. Leaders should focus on these 5 ways to improve employee engagement so their employees can be present, focused, and energized at work.