The Reason You Need Your Employees’ Engaged

Karina Keith

It could be your competitive advantage Employee engagement is now seen as a formidable competitive edge. It’s often said that employees don’t leave the company, …

It could be your competitive advantage

Portrait of Multiethnic Colorful Diverse PeopleEmployee engagement is now seen as a formidable competitive edge. It’s often said that employees don’t leave the company, they leave the people. I know that holds true for me. The big question is, how do we keep our employees engaged? Check out these blogs that share valuable tips on keeping your employees’ yours, all while being productively happy!

7 steps to engaged employees’s Peter Economy looks at 7 ways to keep employees fully involved in, dedicated to, and enthusiastic about their work. I’ve summarized them here:

Create a partnership by treating your employees as a valuable member of the team.

Involve your employees with cross-functional teams.

Let your team in on the plan so they feel they are a vital piece of the puzzle.

Provide feedback on performance on areas they are excelling as well as areas of improvement.

Keep promises and follow through.

Create a productive work environment that is open and fun.

Thank them for a job well done.

Read more about Peter’s 7 strategies at


7 ways to keep your employees happy (and working really hard)

A journalist with, Karsten Strauss offers some similar advice as Peter. One that’s worth pointing out is his look at compensation and perks. In years gone by, many would assume this would be the ultimate driver. Research now highlights how wrong that was. Both compensation and perks, ‘tend to be less powerful motivators for workers than in-job challenges and the feeling of being a valuable part of a quality team that will recognize their contribution,’ according to Karsten.



10 Shocking Stats About Employee Engagement [Infographic]

Daily Infographic uses an infographic from OfficeVibe to highlight some stats that hit home about employee engagement and why we should care about it:

  • 75% of people who voluntarily leave their job, quite because of their boss
  • 90% of managers agree that employee engagement is critical, only 25% actually have a strategy
  • Companies with engaged employees outperform the competition by as much as 2.5x more revenue

We’re sharing the infographic from here…

10 Shocking Stats About Employee EngagementInfographic crafted with love by Officevibe, the corporate team building and employee engagement platform.


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Karina Keith is a consultant with CornerStone Dynamics Inc. 'Katching up with Karina' blogs focus on the top web finds for the month. Aligning project goals along with truly understanding what motivates people to get their jobs done is what Karina does best.

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