We’re now seeing jobless rates in America that haven’t been this low in decades. But what does that mean for your employee engagement efforts? As an employer, should employee engagement have a higher or lower priority as the unemployment rate drops?
Have you ever had someone on your team that seems completely unmotivated? Disengaged employees are disengaged for a reason. Learn how people become disengaged at work and how you can help them get back on track.
Provide the information (the context) to a team or team member in order to allow them to make their own decision about how to respond to a situation rather than simply telling them what to do (asserting managerial control).
The Employee Engagement Quadrant (EEQ) shows you how your employees think you’re doing, and how much they care about their own engagement. Find out who is seeking greater engagement and how you can help with the Insight employee engagement platform.
Give people time to think before giving you a response to a big decision. Requests for assistance, or other changes in their expectations often require time to process. Let them think for a moment before forming their response.
People like being able to solve their own problems. When they come to you with unsolved problems, it is an opportunity to help them become better at solving their problems themselves. Offer Socratic guidance instead of answers.