Two of the chapters, “U.S. Workers: Increasingly Confident and Ready to Leave” and “The Competitive Advantage of Engaging Employees,” should be required reading for all leaders as well as HR folks.
Let’s look at the chapter on U.S. workers first. According to Gallup, “51 percent of U.S. employees say they are actively looking for a new job or watching for openings.” Think about that for a minute. A little more than half of your employees have at least one foot out the door.