Engagement Matters

Posted by David Bator   February 10, 2012

9 Tactics For Employee EngagementThe numbers are staggering: 60% of employees are actively looking for work and 55% of are not engaged. Their lack of engagement not only costs you money (35%-50% of payroll) but there’s also a 52% gap in operating incomes between companies with highly engaged employees and companies whose employees have low-engagement scores. If you haven’t already made 2012 the Year of The Employee, you better.

On Thursday, January 26 I outlined 9 strategies for engaging employees online in 2012 as part of HR.com’s virtual conference on Rewards & Recognition.

9 Tactics for Engaging Employees Online in 2012

At a glance, here are the tactics that will get your employees engaged in conversations that are personal, purposeful and public:

  • Autonomy, Mastery, Purpose
  • Establish A Personal Legacy
  • Let Employees Tell The Corporate Story
  • Build Online Communities
  • Make Learning Fun & Engaging
  • Engage, Educate & Drive Action
  • Engage Employees As Collaborators
  • Engage Employees As Ambassadors
  • Turn Up The Volume During A Transition

You can listen to a re-broadcast of my remarks here.

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Topics: Employee Engagement, communications, HR