5 data-backed tips to keep employees engaged and motivated

Prioritize building a nurturing culture, give your people meaningful and challenging work, solicit and implement their suggestions, and offer work flexibility.

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The quality of your people determines the quality of your organization’s work, so it pays to have happy, engaged employees.

1. Focus on culture and leadership.

A survey by Glassdoor found that employees esteem “culture and values” far more than compensation when it comes to job satisfaction.

The importance of culture also increases as employees ascend the corporate ladder. High-earning employees (those making more than $80,000 per year) view company culture and the quality of leadership as two of the biggest drivers of workplace satisfaction.

Glassdoor’s survey concludes that higher pay might help you attract employees, but retention requires long-term investments in your culture and senior leadership.

Here are five ways to create a “culture-focused” workplace:

2. Give your people meaningful, challenging work.

Employees like a good challenge.

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