Employer Branding

10 Facts About Employee Engagement

Many people become confused by the term ‘engagement’ specifically when it comes to employees. What makes an employee engaged and how do you know if your actual employees are disengaged?

This presentation by Officevibe on SlideShare explain the 10 critical pillars of employee engagement and how to improve these. Managers need to take note of these when considering employees as 87% of employees are not engaged with their jobs.

The 10 Pillars

  1. Relationship with managers: 75% of people don’t quit their job, they quit their jobs.
  2. Happiness: Happy workers are 12% more productive.
  3. Wellness: Medical costs fall $3. 27 for every dollar spent on wellness programmes.
  4. Company Alignment: The way that employees align themselves with the companies core values has a direct effect on bottom line profits.
  5. Workplace satisfaction: Have open and honest communication, so that employees can say if their work is meaningful for them or not.
  6. Relationship with colleagues: According to research, socialising with colleagues is the only thing proven to make you as happy than when you’re not at work.
  7. Feedback: 14.9% lower turnover rates in companies that implement regular employee feedback.
  8. Recognition: 78% of employees said being recognised motivates them in their job.
  9. Personal Growth: Companies that invest more in training and career development outperform their peers.
  10. Ambassadorship: The question to ask employees is “on a scale from 0-10, how likely are you to recommend a friend to work here?”

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