The Recipe for Worker Engagement

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2 The importance of worker engagement and satisfaction has largely been ignored by business leaders for years — but change is coming. According to Gallup research, employee engagement in the U.S. remained relatively stagnant between 2012 and early 2016. 1 Only recently have we begun to see an uptick, due to the fierce competition for top talent, and the rising demands of today's workers — who are accustomed to mobility and social engagement. Yet, the percentage of workers who feel engaged in their job is still less than 35 percent. Regardless of where your organization currently falls on the employee engagement spectrum, making more of an effort to create an engaging Worker Experience (WX) can have a big impact on your business. Organizations that commit to building a collaborative and engaged culture tend to see increases in agility, productivity, and profits, and more efficiency across teams and business functions. 1 The Huffington Post: 3 Reasons To Take Employee Engagement Seriously. By Harry West, September 20, 2016.

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