In a time when customers can cripple a company with bad online reviews, “workplace transparency” sites have become powerbrokers in the world of job hunting. These platforms are now a go-to source for job seekers.
Smart companies are paying attention to work-life fulfillment and how to create the best possible employee experience. However, the dialogue usually encompasses things like alternative work hours or taking pets to work.
Employers that don’t provide flexible working should take notice: More than one in three employees would change companies if offered more flexibility, including over one-third of all directors and managers.
When you create an environment where everyone can be successful – including experiencing personal success and success within their job role as well as contributing to the success of the enterprise – then you will have high employee engagement.
How do we become the employer of choice in our industry? The answer to the question is not found within the industry or in what competitors are doing – it’s found with the employees of the company itself.
The U.S. has an engagement problem. The good news is that there is a solution. It lies in culture. A positive workplace culture where people love going to work is invaluable to any organization. In fact, culture trumps everything.