Would you like to improve productivity, have less turnover, improve your company’s reputation, and have more cheerful and satisfied employees?
If your answer is “Um, yeah!”, reviewing your employee’s level of engagement is probably the best place to start.
Here are 5 important advantages of employee engagement and a few reasons why employee engagement can play a major role in the overall success of your company.
1. Improved Productivity
When employees are engaged at work, they feel a connection with the company. They believe in the work that they do and feel that the work is important. These employees will work harder, will produce more, and will produce at a higher quality because of the pride they take in their work.
2. Boost in Profits
Engaged employees are also often motivated to be creative and focus on the company’s bigger picture. They are more likely to find new and better ways of completing tasks and projects, ultimately resulting in a boost
3. Higher Retention
When employees are happy at work, they are less inclined to look for other opportunities. When employees feel needed, appreciated and entrenched in the company culture and relationships, companies receive benefits such as reduced turnover rates and boosted employee retention.
4. Superior Company Reputation
An enthusiastic and engaged employee will likely talk to friends, family, and customers about their job, how they enjoy where they work and what they do. An obvious advantage of having engaged employees. Disengaged workers, unfortunately, are even more likely to do the same, but will have all the ugly things to say about your company. These days, with all the social forums and sites out there, one single person can make quite an impact on a company’s reputation. To
5. Happy and Cheerful Employees
Finally, who wants to work with “Negative Nancy”? Yep, you’ve got it. No one. One of the biggest advantages
Improving Employee Engagement= Improving Your Business
Ok, so we see the benefits of having engaged employees… but how do we better engage them? We cannot naively assume we know exactly what makes each employee feel satisfied. So, before we start trying to come up with a list of changes that we feel would help improve engagement, we should first ask employees for their honest opinions about what makes them tick or about what completely drives them up the wall.
One of the best ways to obtain truly honest, candid, and authentic opinions from employees is by conducting an anonymous Employee Engagement Survey. This allows you to first see what changes would be most impactful to improving employee engagement and satisfaction, before taking impulsive action.
So, do you think you are ready to hear what your employees really think? Contact us today to get started with