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As we return to the workplace (some of us!), these tips are timely reminders that we can re-set our workplaces.

Employee Engagement: 6 Strategies That Work

https://slidemodel.com/employee-engagement-strategies/

“So What is Employee Engagement?

Gartner provides the following baseline definition of employee engagement:

“Employee engagement stands for the “individuals’ alignment with the organization and their willingness to invest discretionary effort (go above and beyond the call of duty) to achieve organizational objectives.””

Why is Employee Engagement Important?

How to Improve Employee Engagement: 6 Strategies That Work

1. Shift from the Boss Culture Towards Coach/Mentor One

2. Improve Employees’ Physiological Safety at the Workplace

3. Address and Prevent Employee Burnout

4. Pitch More Career Development Opportunities

5. Promote Inclusivity

6. Steer a Culture of Continuous Feedback

“Employee engagement is challenging to get right, but expensive to get wrong. Lack of proactive care and attention towards your team directly impacts your company’s operational effectiveness. Furthermore, employees’ disengagement and frustrations will find a direct reflection on your customers in the form of poor customer experience. So it’s time to get proactive with employee engagement. You now have all the strategies you need for that!”