Here at Ridiculously Efficient, we are big advocates for employee engagement, for both in-office workers and telecommuters. An engaged employee is one who is more productive, feels part of a bigger goal, and is inspired to do their best work. The infographic below from Mindjet shows just how beneficial engaged employees are to any company.
Organizations have a distinct goal of finding new ways to make employes more productive. But, the problem lies in the goal. Instead of striving for higher levels of productivity, strive for more employee engagement. The productivity will then come naturally.
Keeping employees engaged is an on-going challenge employers struggle with. Looking for ways to engage millennial employees is an even bigger challenge. Millennials are fluent in digital media and are as committed to company goals as the rest of their coworkers, which is a trait employers should recognize. The infographic below from Peoplefluent outlines a few ways companies can engage millennials.
Employee engagement is important for any company, small or large, to thrive. Disengaged employees will be less motivated to perform well and it will ultimately show in the work they produce. But an engaged employee will put their all into their work and feel connected to the company’s goals. The infographic below from OfficeVibe displays some shocking statistics about employee engagement.