Engaging Your Employees Articles

  • Savanah Barry spends an hour a week, at the minimum, learning new skills.

    One Marketer Spent an Hour a Week Learning for 7 Years. Here Are the Results.

    March 30, 2017

    Each January since she graduated college seven years ago, Savanah Barry makes a “vision board” of the skills she wants to learn that year. Generally, there are six skills total: three professional, three personal. For the professional skills, she’ll block off an hour each Friday on her calendar – at the very least – to spend time mastering that skill. Over the...

  • Research by Gallup on how to keep employees motivated and engaged.

    How to Keep Your Employees Engaged, According to Research

    March 27, 2017

    Since 2000, Gallup has been the leading authority on employee engagement. Their findings on the subject are touted in high-profile outlets like The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal, and cited by experts in Ted Talks. Why is Gallup so trusted? How exactly do they determine what percentage of employees are engaged – i.e., are truly motivated in their...

  • This formula will give you hard data on exactly how much actively disengaged workers are hurting your company.

    How to Calculate the Cost of Employee Disengagement

    March 24, 2017

    One of the biggest misses historically in business is fully recognizing the importance of “people” functions like HR, recruiting and learning and development. After all, organizations are only as good as the people who work for them, and these departments are responsible for bringing in and getting the most out of those people. And yet, we often see these...

  • According to Gallup, 33 percent of employees are engaged with their job, up from 32 percent in 2015.

    More People Care About Their Jobs Today. Here's Why.

    March 23, 2017

    It’s a classic case of good news, bad news. The good news is that Gallup – the leading authority on employee engagement – just...

  • With employees quitting at the highest rate since 2001, employee retention is more important than ever.

    Americans Are Quitting at the Highest Rate Since 2001....

    March 17, 2017

    As the LinkedIn Workforce Report shows, the American economy is strengthening and hiring is up. And you know what that means? More...

  • These are motivational strategies bosses and managers can use to get more out of their employees.

    4 Unique Tactics You Can Use to Get More Out of Your...

    March 13, 2017

    Growing up through my mid-20s, I worked at my father’s construction company. And my dad was the king of creative methods for...