Employee engagement is much more simple and inexpensive than people make it out to be. Unfortunately, most organizations still get it wrong.
Managers are busy, employees are afraid to speak up and the culture ends up taking a hit.
Leaders hear and read about the importance of engagement and all of its benefits to the organization’s bottom line, but they simply don’t know where to start.
What employees really want is respect.
Treat them the way you would treat your own mother or your best friend. That’s a very simple rule of thumb that you can use that will guarantee your employees are engaged.
Here are nine employee engagement ideas that your team will appreciate, along with some tips on how you can easily implement them in your organization:
1. Help with personal growth
Personal growth is one of the most important aspects of employee engagement. Employees want to feel like they’re constantly growing and getting better at what they do. Some tips:
2. Implement continuous feedback
Employees are eager for feedback that lets them know where they stand and how they’re doing. You can’t wait for an annual review or a monthly one-on-one. Some tips: