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Employee Engagement

Employee engagement is the extent to which employees feel passionate about their jobs, are committed to the organization, and put discretionary effort into their work.

DRIVERS OF ENGAGEMENT

Although there are many researched drivers of engagement, here are a few that managers and supervisors can focus on to have a strong impact.

Recognition Resources

Promote recognition to motivate employees and provide a sense of accomplishment and value.

Feedback Resources

Give regular feedback and engage in dialogue using the coach approach.

Relationships Learn More

Humanize the workplace with meaningful connections and relationships.

Psychological Health and Safety Learn More

Promote a psychologically safe work environment.

Learning & Development Resources

Focus on employee growth and development.

Communication Resources

Communicate with employees regularly. Consider your audience. Know the right vehicle to communicate with each person on your team.

Employee Listening

Obtaining real-time employee feedback will give you a better understanding of what’s happening day-to-day, and supply you with information you need to improve employee engagement.

Here are five compelling reasons why obtaining employee feedback is important:

  • Allows managers to uncover the unique needs and emotions of their teams.
  • Show employees that leadership cares.
  • Provides an easy way for managers to stay in tune with their teams.
  • Identifies critical issues before they become problems.
  • Fosters a culture of trust and feedback.

Survey Resources

Contact Us

Please contact us if you are interested in completing an engagement survey within your department or team or if you would like more information on how to create an engaged and inclusive workplace.

Organizational Development

Melanie Garaffa

Associate Director, Talent, Equity and Development, Organizational Development

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Organizational Development

Christine Costa

Organizational Design and Development Consultant

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Organizational Development

Deb Garland

Program Manager, Engagement and Wellness