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Employee Engagement Impacts All Aspects of Businesses – from Top to Bottom Line

Employees want to feel appreciated.

They want to feel that they are recognized for their work. They want to feel that they are engaged in the company that they work for. That sounds like a lot of feelings. But how does that help when it comes to dollars and cents? How does engagement add up to profits?

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Topics: Employee Engagement, Business Performance, Gallup Q12, ROI

What Impact Does Employee Engagement Have on Revenue?

In today’s economy, the bottom line has become more important than ever before—especially within publically traded and international organizations. That’s why companies around the world are ever vigilant for ways to increase their profit margins, without adding additional expenditures. And one extremely viable method of achieving this much-desired result doesn’t actually cost much at all. In fact, all it takes is a dedication to change and a desire to grow. What exactly is this magical tool? It’s called employee engagement and it’s the focus of nearly every successful business in the world today.

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

The Power of Safegagement: Engaged Companies Create More Jobs

At the conclusion of our last great recession, economists widely agreed the U.S. needed to create more jobs in order to sustain the country’s fragile economic recovery. So, how does an organization effectively create new jobs while striving to rebuild their profit margins and market share?

The answer is through SafegagementTM. Safegagement occurs when employees are fully engaged at work and, as a result, are safer and make better decisions that benefit the entire organization. A recent “State of the American Workplace” report from Gallup found employers with an engaged workforce were twice as likely to report their company was in the process of hiring new team members.

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

Workplace Perks are No Substitute for Employee Engagement


Attracting and retaining top talent can be a knock down, drag out fight for some industries. Depending on how large the pool of viable talent is for a given position, it’s a situation that could leave some companies in the dust.

That’s why we’ve seen such a rise in what people refer to as office “perks.” From pinball machines and coffee bars to catered lunches and basketball courts, businesses are trying everything they can to show prospective employees that they have the most to offer. But, the question remains, “How much do these things really say about a company?”

 

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

Getting In-depth with the Gallup Q12 Employee Surveys


What is the Gallup Q12?

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.

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

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