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Gallup Reports Historic Drop in Employee Engagement Following Record Rise

COVID-19 has forced our companies to adapt to changing work environments and try to continue to boost employee engagement while working remote. 

In early May, Gallup reported that employee engagement in the U.S. had accelerated to a new high. Only one month later, Gallup tracking has found the most significant drop recorded since the start of tracking in 2000. 

While this trend can be discouraging for managers, it’s important to analyze why this is happening and what we can do to fix it. 


Topics: Employee Engagement, Employee Well-being

How Can My Company Improve Employee Engagement?

  1. Introduction
  2. What Is Employee Engagement?
  3. The State of Employee Engagement
  4. The Benefits of Employee Engagement
  5. Measuring Employee Engagement
  6. The Fundamental Elements of Employee Engagement
  7. The Building Blocks of Employee Engagement
  8. 11 Ways to Improve Employee Engagement at Your Company
  9. Next Steps

Topics: Employee Engagement

The Power of Employee Engagement in the Healthcare Industry

One of the largest employment sectors, the healthcare sector employs 1 in 8 Americans, with over 784,000 companies contributing to the $845 trillion dollar industry. These employees are extremely important to our daily lives, however they experience more workplace injuries and illnesses than any other industry. By analyzing employee engagement trends and developing engagement programs, we can reduce workplace accidents and keep our healthcare employees safe.


Topics: Total Recognition, Employee Engagement, Healthcare, Culture of Engagement, Healthcare Industry, Health care

How to Encourage Employee Voice and Increase Employee Engagement

One of the best ways to increase employee engagement is by encouraging employee voice. This offers your company a variety of benefits such as innovation, increased productivity, and a strong foundation for success. Employees should feel empowered to do their best work and feel comfortable to speak freely and share their thoughts and opinions. Using some of our tips mentioned below, you can encourage employees to open up and boost your culture of engagement. 


Topics: Employee Engagement

Getting In-depth with the Gallup Q12 Employee Surveys

The importance of keeping your employees emotionally engaged in your organization is a constant theme in our Thought Leadership blogs and more recently in our highly popular wall chart, 35 Ways to Influence Corporate Culture and Increase the Bottom Line.

At C.A. Short Company, we have found ourselves often referencing Gallup’s report, “State of the American Workplace,” as it relates to the need for active employee engagement. As part of our recent informative blog series, we’ve regularly pointed to results from Gallup’s Q12 measurements from employee surveys and how they can allow for such effective solutions to be drawn up.


Topics: Employee Recognition, Employee Engagement, Employee Recognition Strategies, Communciation, Gallup Q12

The Main Reasons For High Turnover Rate... and Solutions to Help

If an organization's culture produces a high turnover rate, the result is excessive recruitment and training costs. Research shows that employers spend up to 30 percent of the average employee annual salary for each turnover.

This means for every position that pays $10 an hour, it could cost around $3,000 to hire and train someone new. 


Topics: Total Recognition, Employee Engagement, Employee Engagement Strategies

5 KPIs To Track Employee Engagement



Topics: Total Recognition, Employee Engagement, Employee Engagement Strategies, Disengagement,

10 Employee Engagement Statistics Affecting Your Business



Topics: Employee Engagement, Employee Recognition Strategies, Employee Engagement Strategies, Employee Appreciation

Why Is Employee Voice Important?

One key to a positive work environment is the ability for employees to feel comfortable and inspired. Environments that allow employees to express their ideas and collaborate openly with coworkers can boost employee morale and overall engagement. By encouraging employees and giving them a voice, you can foster a positive work culture and gain fresh and exciting new ideas. 


Topics: Employee Recognition, Employee Engagement, Employee Well-being, Retention

C.A. Short Offers Free Employee Engagement Survey


Topics: Employee Engagement

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