What the Best Companies to Work For Can Teach Us About Employee Engagement

Why is employee engagement such a popular topic?  The cost of having a disengaged team can be disastrous to the success of your company.  What can we learn from the TOP Companies about employee engagement?

The keyword, “best companies to work for” has an average of 33,000 monthly searches according to a recent search on Google’s Keyword Planner.  Employees are looking for ways to stay engaged.  They are searching for companies who get it right.  What can you learn from the TOP Companies to work for?  What can the Best Companies to Work for Teach us about Employee Engagement?

Several magazines, online and in print rate employers according to employee satisfaction; Fortune has their top 100 companies to work for, at Business Insider it’s the Top 50.  When you look at what makes them belong to the TOP, you will notice a common pattern.

What is that pattern?  Click on the PowerPoint presentation to find out.  As an employer, are you able to implement some of the common traits?
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“When people are financially invested, they want a return. When people are emotionally invested, they want to contribute.” – Simon Sinek

 

[tweetthis]“Your number one customers are your people. Look after employees first and then customers last.” – Ian Hutchinson, author of People Glue[/tweetthis]

 

“Employees who believe that management is concerned about them as a whole person – not just an employee – are more productive, more satisfied, more fulfilled. Satisfied employees mean satisfied customers, which leads to profitability.” –Anne M. Mulcahy

 

Make employee engagement a part of your vision.  Don’t just wish for it, put the necessary actions in place to make it a reality.   Do you want to succeed in the marketplace?  Then succeed in the workplace. Look at the statistics in the presentation.  If you manage to make employee engagement a priority, you will be part of the minority.  The minority group that has an engaged workforce and the part of the group that achieves success.

 

What do you think is important to keeping employees engaged?  What is important to you?

 

 

 

 

 

 

Elita Torres

I have over 20 years experience as a leader, first as a General Manager for several Big Box retailers with over 100 employees, then as a district manager overseeing an average of 23 stores. Currently, I am a Sales Director overseeing 4 Districts. My passion for leadership and personal development has led me to share my journey in a Blog. Find out more on http://www.leadgrowdevelop.com/about/