The key to Employee Engagement

People are key to the success and growth of any business and organisation

The best leaders that recognise the value in engaging with its employees.

Complete work effectively and cost-efficiently

Employers should aspire to deepen their understanding of the topic and know how to measure it.

Companies with an unhealthy culture who don’t value their people are easy to spot – they have a high staff turnover.

How people tick

It’s crucial that leaders and managers know something about what makes people tick and what drives human performance. If they do, they can start to better understand what motivates people and what as employers they can do to better engage employees in the process of work.

Value is available from the neuroscience about human behaviour, which immproves communication

Build on the importance of stronger working relationships between colleagues.

Understanding that the human mind likes certainty

Business success

Recognising the importance of employee engagement is critical for business success.

Organisations need to understand and unravel blockages in performance

It is so important to have a clear strategic narrative

Recruit and develop truly engaging managers with outstanding people skills. Ones who listen to employees and act with integrity.

Naturally businesses are focused on targets, outputs and bottom line, yet its people that make things happen.

Sense of purpose

People need a sense of purpose and some control over where we are going, why we are going there and ‘what’s in it for us?’. A clear organisational strategic pathway – that is well communicated – can help address this.

Engaging managers know the importance of communication how to interact with their colleagues.

It is so important to have a clear strategic narrative

Being skilled at giving and receiving feedback is vital to success

Leaders welcome thoughts, ideas and feedback from their teams – without becoming defensive – and as a result develop their people.

Boost productivity

Employee actions and behaviours positively impact productivity, financial performance, customer satisfaction and can drive innovation.

High performing senior managers who regularly take time to listen to employees and where possible implement ideas and suggestions.

Experienced successful employers have the mechanisms in place to measure engagement.

Prioritise identifying what’s working and what isn’t, identify the gaps and address them.

Leaders welcome thoughts, ideas and feedback from their teams – without becoming defensive – and as a result develop their people.