Most businesses know that employee engagement matters. Most of them understand what aspects of their business are affected by engaged or disengaged employees. What seems to be missing is a better understanding of how effective their existing strategy is and understanding what an engaged employee looks like.
More and more businesses embrace employee engagement strategies, but there's still a lot of work to be done. The growing economy has changed the employer/employee dynamic. No longer are people content just to have a job. In fact, most employees aren't even 100 percent loyal to their employers. According to a report conducted by Advance Systems Inc., around 69 percent of American employees are open to other opportunities or are already actively seeking another job.
The American workforce expects a career where they can thrive. Otherwise, they'll head for greener pastures, hurting the company brand and its profits along the way. Here are 6 stats that could help you develop a better employee engagement strategy.