The Society for Human Resource Management defines employee engagement as “the connection and commitment employees exhibit toward an organization, leading to higher levels of productive work behaviors.” The reason employee engagement is critical for organizational success and growth is due to its connection to employee satisfaction and retention.
Every year Employee Appreciation Day falls on the first Friday in March. It's a practice that is not only important influence on your productivity, bottom line, and turnover, it's also something you should be focusing on every day.
Workplace disengagement is a rising trend that no manager likes to see but is happening in businesses all across the country. In just the past four years, employee disengagement rose 17 percent according to Gallup data.