Benefits Of An Engaged Workforce

Engagement is at the heart of the relationship between the employee and the organization. Not only can engagement benefit the employer through increased staff performance, it can also positively transform the working lives of employees and even the communities they live in.

Benefits For Your Organization

You’ve probably heard, and likely believe, that an organization’s number-one asset is its people. So why not invest in your employees (not just financially, but emotionally) to ensure they are productive and give 100 percent every day” Successful organizations do well, in part, by being in touch with their employees, by giving them a voice, and by making sure they know their contributions are valued.

When your employees are engage, they’re far more likely to deliver above-average performance. In addition, engaged employees are more likely to stay with the organization, be more productive, customer focused, resilient, innovative, and be star performers.

Benefits For Your Employees

We spend a lot of hours at work. Now imagine spending all of those hours feeling bored, unfulfilled, frustrated, and disinterested. For those hours to have no effect on the rest of your life would be impossible. Feeling so-so at work can negatively affect your mood, energy levels, and general outlook on life.

But when you spend those working hours feeling inspired, valued, and motivated, the opposite can happen. A great work life can help to inspire a great life outside of work. Engaged employees have better overall well-being than those who are disconnected

with their organization. TalentMap has found that engaged employees lead longer, healthier, and happier lives than those who are disengaged.

Recent research has found that engaged employees may take fewer sick days. Disengaged employees take on average three times as many sick days per year than engaged employees do.

Benefits for Society

When employees are committed and feel valued and invested in their organization’s goals, then the organization, as a whole, benefits. Successful individuals and organizations can create positive economic outcomes, happier people, and stronger communities. And successful organizations can also achieve more innovations and advancement in their respective industries, improving everyone’s quality of life.

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