There’s plenty of evidence that higher levels of employee engagement will help you grow your business. If you think there’s upside potential here for your company, you’ll want to look at the building blocks that combine as a foundation for driving employee engagement and improving results for business growth. The next segment shows you how two building blocks, hiring and corporate culture, contribute to employee engagement.
In this segment, you’ll see that a lot of industry research shows why companies committed to building a culture of employee engagement need to first hire people with a good chance of becoming engaged. This means finding, recruiting and hiring those who have traits associated with engagement, including emotional stability, conscientiousness and openness.
You’ll also see what’s needed to build a company culture where leaders and managers behave in ways that encourage engagement among both new and longer term employees. It’s often the little things that make a difference.