Employee engagement is a business buzzword that keeps popping up – and for good reason.
Employee engagement focuses on what's important to your employees and what makes them feel they are making a difference at your organization.
They want more appreciation: more than half employees surveyed said they get a high sense of satisfaction from verbal and written appreciations and affirmations.
It's okay to be social: Almost 2/3s of employees said that having friendships at work increased their performance.
Health programs are a hit: 1/4 of employees believed that offering health benefits and programs is essential to a retention strategy
Onboarding matters: Less than 15% of those surveyed said they had gone through a formal onboarding plan. [No onboarding program? No worries, you can download one for free here.]
See the below infographic to learn more about how to engage your employees (click here to see full resolution).