With today’s global ability to produce carbon copy technology and business models, people truly are a company’s only competitive advantage. Businesses that want to accentuate and optimize their competitive talent advantage focus on employee engagement strategies that improve overall workforce productivity and return on staffing investments.
A major disruption to employee engagement is the adverse impact of the unhappiness epidemic across many companies. When employees are disengaged or disenfranchised with their work situation, performance plateaus or greatly diminishes. When there is awareness about what causes unhappiness at work, a company can do something about it.
Studies have shown that the drivers of employee engagement have everything to do with how an employee feels about work and feels at work. It begins with the employee and continues with the employee having trust in the company’s leadership.
The first step in creating and inspiring engagement in the workforce is to debunk the pervasive and misleading myths about employee engagement. There are six myths disrupting companies’ ability to keep people engaged.
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