Creating an atmosphere where employees feel engaged in their work can be tough. Everyone has different motivations, likes and dislikes, and expectations of themselves and their overall lives, so creating a workplace that caters to all of these needs can sometimes feel impossible. The challenge is so great for some that they simply choose to ignore employee engagement, and focus instead on more tangible and easily-attainable metrics.
So what’s the result for these companies? Negative attitudes. High employee turnover. Lower productivity. An overall negative effect on the bottom line.
Simply put, employee engagement is one of the most important things for executives and leadership teams to focus on if they want to run a successful business. Check out the infographic below to learn why employee engagement is necessary.
So now that you know why employee engagement should be a priority, how can you go about increasing it in your workplace? Dale Carnegie has answers! In addition to leadership courses that will show you how to connect with your team, we also offer free resources to get you started on the path towards an engaged workforce.
If you’re ready to get serious about employee engagement, we also recommend reading about the emotional factors that contribute to engagement, and how you can connect with employees of different generations.