Employee Engagement Activities For Your Business
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Whether youre the CEO of a small
startup, or the leader of a large company,
employee engagement should be one of
In todays fast-moving economy, having a
well-performing workforce with a high
retention rate is essential for business
Before diving into the creation of an
employee engagement plan, take a closer
look at what engagement means to your
company and how it manifests itself.
How do you make engagement happen?
What are the key engagement drivers in your
team and how are managers influencing
START WITH THE WHO
Who are the people who should design
and implement these activities?
Companies like Rackspace, AT&T, Progressive
Insurance, Intuit and Cintas report improved
results with line managers leading the
change in employee engagement, rather
than HR managers.
Via Bain & Company
Gallup also determined that the primary
determinant of an engaging and high-
performing workplace is the manager, so
perhaps they should be managing employee
SELECT THE RIGHT ACTIVITIES
What makes your team tick?
Why do your team members come to work
every day and what are they expectations for
It could be money, camaraderie, performance,
workplace environment, recognition or a desire to
innovate. We call these engagement drivers.
Employee engagement drivers are different for
The fourth report in Deloittes Talent 2020 series
surveyed 560 employees across virtually every
major industry and global region.
One of the three main emerging challenges that
they identified was meaningful work.
Aon Hewitts 2015 Global Trends in Employee
Engagement report identified employee value
proposition as being an increasingly important
driver (3% more important than the previous year),
along with innovation.
Via Aon Hewitt
Quantum Workplaces 2015 Workplace Trends
report also shows that one-third of the top six
engagement drivers theyve identified globally
center on whether organizations value
employees and support their growth.
Via Quantum Workplace
Make sure base your activities on the overall
context of your company: business
performance, employee productivity,
recognition programs, payment plans, these
are all part of your company context.
MEASURE THEIR IMPACT
Focus your activities on key engagement KPIs that
can give you an accurate reading of how your
employees are feeling and why.
Go beyond the classical number of participants
and ask for real-time, constructive feedback.
Measure the actual impact that these activities
Here are some other KPI recommendations
from Harvard Business Review, that you can use
to measure the effectiveness of your engagement
Get more industry good case practices and actionable ideas from our latest eBook, where we talk about:
The context of engagement
Linking employee engagement to your
Practical ideas for engagement activities
Ideas for communication
Ideas for recognition
Ideas for business transparency
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