5 ways to energize and engage employees

Offer employees feedback, clear job descriptions and room for growth to help them—and your company—succeed.

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When employees are engaged, they work harder and help the company perform better. To create more powerful employee engagement in your organization, try implementing these five tips.

1. Clarify what’s expected of employees

It’s essential that your team members know what’s expected of them. They receive job descriptions when they first start, but that’s not enough. Clear expectations ensure everyone is working towards the same goal. Putting things in writing is a valuable step to avoid confusion that can occur if verbal instructions are the only instructions.

2. Offer internal career opportunities

No one wants to feel they are stuck in a dead end job. If you consider current team members for promotion before going outside the organization, employees will be more willing to stay because they can see room for improvement and promotion if they perform well. Give them opportunities to learn and grow within their role. Make it clear that your desire is to promote internally when possible. This will also minimize people looking elsewhere for new jobs without your knowledge.

3. Empower frontline employees

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