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Engagement is easy, committing to engagement is hard

Doing something once isn’t such a big deal. Committing to something and showing up, again and again, is when you really start to make something happen.

There are a few ways to really commit to employee engagement.

–        Routine check-ins with employees

–        Anonymous workplace happiness surveys

–        Fun rewards for employees that share helpful feedback with management

–        Ongoing games that encourage employees to prove their engagement (try not to call it a competition as this can create a negative connotation) 

When it comes to improving employee engagement, managers must create an environment that encourages employees to continue showing up for themselves. Once there’s a sense of momentum, you’ll see performance and productivity begin to soar.

Develop more strategies with our Great Engagement: Engage and Mobilize Employees Training Program.

For more information and to register:  https://lnkd.in/gaSm-2vn

Your organization may be eligible for up to two-thirds of the training cost through the Canada Job Grant program.

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How Positivity Increases Engagement and Productivity

You’ll have a better chance of increasing engagement among your employees when there is a sense of positivity at work. 

What to expect from a positive working environment:

      – Punctuality: When you create a dynamic that people want to be a part of, you can expect more employees to show up on time.

      – Productivity: Positive feelings make it feel exciting to move forward, whereas stress can sometimes cause people to freeze and procrastinate. 

      – Confident employees: A positive environment encourages better communication, which leads to better informed and more confident employees. 

Instead of focusing on negative workplace feelings like stress and overwhelm, positivity helps people focus on the task at hand.

Instead of getting distracted by the negative, they remain engaged in their work and contribute to the overall efficiency of your workplace. 

Develop more strategies with our Great Engagement: Engage and Mobilize Employees Training Program.

For more information and to register:  https://redworkscoaching.com/services/executive-coaching/engage-and-mobilize-employees/

Your organization may be eligible for up to two-thirds of the training cost through the Canada Job Grant program.

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Humanizing the Workplace to Encourage Employee Engagement

At the end of the day, we’re all human, and life would be easier if people remember that more often. Employees are much more likely to be engaged in a workplace that makes them feel safe and seen. 

With so many things going on all over the world, it can be hard to keep up. You can’t always be around for everything though, so it’s helpful to put some measures into place to make sure you create a safe space for your employees: 

  •     Create a forum for employees to submit anonymous comments and concerns.
  •     Show support for the movements that affect your employees, even if it’s just in a conversation. 
  •     Hold regular meetings where employees can come to discuss common concerns and experiences. 

As a manager or owner, you want to be sure your employees are coming to work and feel comfortable carrying out their duties.

Develop more strategies with our Great Engagement: Engage and Mobilize Employees Training Program.

For more information and to register:  https://redworkscoaching.com/services/executive-coaching/engage-and-mobilize-employees/

Your organization may be eligible for up to two-thirds of the training cost through the Canada Job Grant program.

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How to Create a Positive Work Culture to Encourage Engagement

As a leader, it’s your responsibility to create a dynamic that benefits the workplace. 

Here are a few ways to create a positive work culture:

–        Daily check-ins: In the mornings, make sure everyone feels confident going into their work day and any snags are taken care of. At the end of the workday, follow up with anyone who didn’t seem engaged to find out how you can help them prepare for the next day.

–        Reward systems: Show employees that positive attitudes are rewarded—this can be in the form of time off, free lunch, or whatever suits your organization best.   

–        Space to recharge: Make it clear to your employees that you care about them getting enough time to recharge between tasks.

When you foster a positive work environment, your employees will carry that energy into their workday, which can lead to improved productivity and an overall improved workplace dynamic.

Develop more strategies with our Great Engagement: Engage and Mobilize Employees Training Program.

For more information and to register:  https://redworkscoaching.com/services/executive-coaching/engage-and-mobilize-employees/

Your organization may be eligible for up to two-thirds of the training cost through the Canada Job Grant program.

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Signs that your employees are becoming disengaged

Keeping your employees engaged is critical to your company’s success. Not only is it directly linked to productivity, but you’ll be able to cultivate a better work culture when your employees are engaged with their work. 

If you want to make sure you don’t end up with a disengaged team, look out for some of the following signs of disengagement: 

  •     Increased complaints or sarcastic/dry humor about disliking position. 
  •     Increased tardiness both in attendance and work performance. 
  •     Use of technology for non-work purposes.

Instead of criticizing the behavior, try to approach it from another perspective.

Tell the employee you notice they seem distracted, and you wanted to see if there was anything you could do to be supportive. You don’t need to pry, just let them know you support them and watch their demeanor change to one that wants to reciprocate that energy.

Develop more strategies with our Great Engagement: Engage and Mobilize Employees Training Program.

For more information and to register:  https://redworkscoaching.com/services/executive-coaching/engage-and-mobilize-employees/

Your organization may be eligible for up to two-thirds of the training cost through the Canada Job Grant program.

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Praise More Often to Increase Employee Engagement

 

“Appreciate everything your associates do for the business. Nothing else can quite substitute for a few well-chosen, well-timed, sincere words of praise. They’re absolutely free and worth a fortune.” – Sam Walton

The Great Engagement is a call to action to praise more often.

Do you praise your employees easily, sincerely and often?

If not, you may be losing out on an opportunity to trigger a dopamine release which can then boost innovative thinking and creative problem-solving.

Tips to Take Action

  • Catch someone doing something well and praise them promptly.
  • Consider how each employee would like to be praised – publicly, privately, in person, by email, on social media, etc.

The Great Engagement: Engage and Mobilize Employees Training Program

While there is no quick fix, there are simple leadership practices that can produce immediate improvements in engagement.

To develop more strategies our Great Engagement: Engage and Mobilize Employees Training Program focuses on simple but powerful behaviours that will have maximum impact on a leader’s ability to engage his or her employees.

For more information and to register:  https://redworkscoaching.com/services/executive-coaching/engage-and-mobilize-employees/

Your organization may be eligible for funding through the Canada Job Grant program. Employers may be eligible to receive two-thirds of the training cost.

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Boost Workplace Loyalty with Employee Engagement

It’s no surprise that happier, more engaged employees are more likely to keep showing up. As human beings, it’s easier to stay motivated when we have something to look forward to. 

According to recent reports, over 60% of businesses have a harder time keeping employees rather than hiring them in the first place.

This isn’t something to take lightly, as more employees continue to report their dissatisfaction, now is the time for business owners to act and ensure their workforce has the proper tools to feel confident in their roles.  

When you show employees you’re invested in them, they’re more likely to become invested in you and your business. Instead of falling on the wrong side of the statistic, take control of your future while boosting morale and improving the dynamic of your company all at the same time. 

To develop more strategies our Great Engagement: Engage and Mobilize Employees Training Program focuses on simple but powerful behaviours that will have maximum impact on a leader’s ability to engage his or her employees.

For more information and to register: https://redworkscoaching.com/services/executive-coaching/engage-and-mobilize-employees/

Your organization may be eligible for funding through the Canada-Saskatchewan Job Grant program. Employers may be eligible to receive two-thirds of the training cost.

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FREE 30-60-90 Day Employee Engagement Plan Blueprint

Use your free 30-60-90 Day Employee Engagement Plan Blueprint to design your own Great Engagement for 2022.

The Great Engagement is a call to action to expand your approach to more effectively engage your employees. Employee engagement impacts your bottom line!

How engaged are your employees now?

Research indicates that 60% of employees are not engaged, and 15% are actively disengaged at work.

The costs of this situation are staggering. Disengagement costs the North American business economy over $350 billion per year in lost productivity.

What might employee disengagement be costing your organization?

How do you currently engage your employees?

How will you engage with your employees in 2022?

If you’re not currently focused on engagement then how will you engage your employees in 2022?

If you’re not sure how to start, get your free 30-60-90 Day Blueprint to actively design your own great employee engagement program. We have included a few simple ideas and a planning framework to set you up for success in 2022!

Link to your free 30-60-90 Day Blueprint

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Reduce the Risk of Losing Employees

“By not understanding what their employees are running from, and what they might gravitate to, company leaders are putting their very businesses at risk.” McKinsey & Company

The Great Engagement is a call to action to reduce this risk of losing employees.

Do you know what your employees are running from? What might they gravitate towards? Is your business at risk of losing employees?

As a leader you may think you know the answers but, according to McKinsey &
Company, managers and employees do not agree on what’s the most important factors for staying at an organization.

Top three factors employees cited as reasons for quitting were that they didn’t feel:

  • Valued by their organizations (54 percent) or
  • Valued by their managers (52 percent) or
  • A sense of belonging at work (51 percent).

Tips to Take Action

As an organization, by understanding the reasons why employees are leaving or would even consider leaving, you can take effective actions to not only retain but also attract potential employees.

  • How do you as a leader show you value your employees?
  • What does the organization do in terms of making people feel they belong and are valued?
  • Is your organization struggling with effectively engaging employees?

The Great Engagement: Engage and Mobilize Employees Training Program

While there is no quick fix, there are simple leadership practices that can produce immediate improvements in engagement.

To develop your strategies our Great Engagement: Engage and Mobilize Employees Training Program focuses on simple but powerful behaviours that will have maximum impact on a leader’s ability to engage his or her employees.

For more information and to register:  https://lnkd.in/gQdvVH4

Your organization may be eligible for funding through the Canada Job Grant program. Employers may be eligible to receive two-thirds of the training cost.

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Ideas to Show Appreciation

“You never know when a moment and a few sincere words can have an impact on a life.” – Zig Ziglar

The Great Engagement is a call to action to expand your approach to more effectively engage your employees.

Research from Gallup suggests that rewards and recognition, with its low cost and high impact, might be one of the most underutilized tools that managers have for boosting engagement.

Do you regularly show appreciation to your staff members?

If not, you could be losing an opportunity to provide encouragement and bolster engagement.

Take Action

A simple thank you can make them feel more valued in the workplace and also brighten up their day!

Other simple ideas:

  • Fancy teas or coffee in the coffee room
  • Team lunch
  • Bring in snacks to a meeting
  • Acknowledge people during staff meeting
  • Ask people for a personal or professional highlight
  • Give a  hand-written thank you note;
  • Acknowledge their specific contribution to a  business success;
  • Time off to volunteer

The Great Engagement: Engage and Mobilize Employees Training Program

While there is no quick fix, there are simple leadership practices that can produce immediate improvements in engagement.

Our Great Engagement: Engage and Mobilize Employees Training Program focuses on simple but powerful behaviours that will have maximum impact on a leader’s ability to engage his or her employees.

For more information and to register:  https://lnkd.in/gQdvVH4

Your organization may be eligible for funding through the Canada Job Grant program. Employers may be eligible to receive two-thirds of the training cost.