You may have been awesome during your interview and are excited about the new opportunity, however, plenty of professionals are looking to leave their current positions for other opportunities and competition is strong. Now what? …
In our previous blog on disengaged employees, we cited research from the Gallup organization that indicates 30% of employees in the U.S. are not engaged at work, and that disengagement negatively affects important company metrics such as: customer ratings, profitability, productivity and quality, absenteeism, employee theft, turnover and safety. Gallup’s research shows that when employees are more engaged, all those metrics improve.
70% of U.S. employees are disengaged at work. Gallup has found that employee disengagement negatively affects things that really matter to companies: customer ratings, profitability, productivity and quality, absenteeism, employee theft, turnover and safety. Conversely, when employee engagement levels are raised, everything gets better. So what’s the secret to employee engagement?
The traditional model of steady, full-time employment is being eroded, and the contingent workforce (a very broad category of workers who aren’t full-time, permanent employees) is growing. Contingent workers include a wide variety of working arrangements.