Study after study shows the majority of employees struggle just to make it through the day. Presenteeism – the act of showing up to work unfocused – costs companies $150 billion a year in productivity, according to the American Medical Association.
So why are your people sleepwalking through the day? They’re unengaged! A 2018 Gallup survey reveals only 15% of employees consider themselves engaged in their work.
There are several areas HR pros can focus on for maximum engagement, according to Tim Eisenhauer, author of Who the Hell Wants to Work for You? Mastering Employee Engagement. Implementing a few of these simple ideas in each category will set you on the path to a more productive workforce: