As you know, if you read my blog regularly, employee engagement is high on my list of imperatives for a corporation to succeed in the long run. Employee engagement is something many companies talk about but few do it effectively.
Maybe that’s because company leaders don’t know what really motivates and makes employees happy and more productive.
Same Old, Same Old
I just tallied the number of views and downloads for my four SlideShare presentations about employee engagement: 16,120 views and 280 downloads. That indicates to me there is a lot of interest in the topic. The presentations were posted over the past five years but, sadly, not much has changed for the better in that time.
People still get shoved out the door when there is a downsizing as if they were common criminals. That makes those who remain feel good, right?
Employees learn about important changes on social media and not from the CEO. The grapevine is still the primary source of information.
This infographic from Decision-Wise, a human resource consulting firm, describes eight myths about employee engagement and suggests how companies can do better.