LOW EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT: OBSERVATIONS Part 2
Ideas for increasing employee engagement
The ebook, Getting Real about Employee Engagement, published by BambooHR, OfficeVibe and Payscale, provides interesting leads for promoting engagement.
- Take your employees’ pulse
You must know each employee and use group data collection techniques, such as surveys.
- Practise open bilateral communication
Decision-making requires honesty and transparency at all organizational levels.
- Invest in their growth
You should aim to ensure your employees’ well-being while reducing their work-related stress. You must examine their autonomy, sense of responsibility, task mastery and monitor their progress.
- Build a culture of appreciation
Recognition must be frequent, specific and aligned with company values. Encourage participation and feedback.
- Make decisions based on company values
And make sure your employees feel included.
- Give them the right tools for the job.
Staying abreast of new developments is essential, especially in hi-tech sectors.
- Promote connectivity
Foster a positive emotional experience with the company. You must build one-on-one relationships with each of your employees.
Taking your company’s pulse by having management and staff respond to anonymous organizational surveys is a fundamental part of the EXCEPTIONAL EMPLOYER program.