Many organizations have developed in-office programs to improve employee engagement levels, but what about the two thirds of all U.S. employees who don’t work in offices? Continue reading
According to Gallup, employee engagement is crucial for successful business outcomes, especially those related to productivity, ongoing profitability and customer loyalty. However, despite it’s obvious importance, there are still a lot of people asking, What is employee engagement? Continue reading
According to Gallup, disengaged employees cost the U.S upwards of $550 Billion dollars each year in productivity, work place absences, turnover and more.
The benefits of having an engaged workforce are numerous, and can give your organization a competitive advantage.
Across nearly every industry, the topic of impact’how to create it, contribute to it, and control it’is being talked about, presented on, strategized over, and increasingly, being scrutinized to measure. Sure enough, it was the topic of focus at last month’s Sustainatopia conference in Boston, arguably one of the largest gatherings of influential decision-makers and thought leaders in the world of sustainability.
Last week, I spent two exciting days in Austin, TX as an attendee of Fortune Brainstorm E, an invite-only conference hosted by the team at Fortune Magazine that focuses on energy, tech and sustainability for better business outcomes. WeSpire was originally introduced to this event in 2012 as part of Fortune Brainstorm Green’s Cool Companies competition, where top start-ups pitch to venture capitalists.
Let’s say you wanted to persuade a few billion people to be more thoughtful about energy consumption. How would you make that happen?
For all the juicy beach reads we could have devoured this summer, we’ve been totally distracted by that thing we’re supposed to be getting away from when we sit in a beach chair reading: Work.
Capturing the attention and passion of employees from the very start of the on-boarding experience is incredibly challenging, but when you layer on the fact that most organizations already face serious employee engagement and culture issues, the task becomes gargantuan.
57% of employees ‘ and 76% of Millennials ‘ want their employer to do more around employee engagement.
How can you improve engagement at your company? The first step is to figure out how well you are currently doing.