Why Take the Time to Motivate Employees?
According to Gallup’s State of the American Workplace report, 51 percent of the American workforce is not engaged. Why is this important? Why take the time to motivate and engage employees? That same report shows that engaged employees have a 41 percent lower rate of absenteeism and 17 percent higher productivity. Highly engaged employees are also less likely to job hop, reducing turnover. Many employees who are not engaged are simply looking for inspiration, something to motivate them to perform at a higher level.