Study: Employee loyalty, engagement plummet to 12-month low

New research confirms that workers are weighing their options—and eager to find greener pastures.

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Are you going the extra mile to make your employees feel valued, heard, appreciated and cared for right now?

If not, companies should brace for a flurry of emails that convey some variation of, “I quit.” Amid a historic spike in resignations, the onus is on organizations to do more to prevent burnout. But what can be done to reverse the tide?

According to data collected by Energage, there has been a steady, sharp drop in employee engagement levels since the start of the year. And the drop shows no sign of stopping.

“What we’re hearing from employees through this data is that they are rethinking their commitment to their employers,” says Greg Barnett, chief people scientist of Energage. “We’re seeing lower levels of loyalty as employees leave their employer for a new one.”

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