Study: The most daunting barriers to employee engagement

Employers should be mindful of widespread anxieties about automation, information overload and work-life balance.

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Common engagement barriers

Employers often lament a lack of employee engagement, but modern workers have plenty to worry about.

A study conducted by Zeno sheds light on which workplace factors are hindering employees from fully committing and engaging on the job. Of the 4,000 workers surveyed, concerns about three key issues emerged:

Zeno’s research also found that employees are increasingly disillusioned by a paucity of corporate clarity, direction and guiding principles. This sort of uncertainty can drain employees’ sense of purpose, and that is a fast track to disengagement.

The study says:

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