Employee Engagement (Part 1): How to measure and improve engagement in 2021 (The HR Fundamentals Series)

What is employee engagement and why does it matter?



Join your favorite 'HR Insider' and 'HR Outsider' as we go back to basics this summer and run through 6 fundamental topics in HR.



We're now onto our second-to-last topic in the employee lifecycle and in today's episode we talk employee engagement. We kick off this topic by answering a few questions: What is employee engagement? Why does it matter? Plus, a great ‘did you know’/ short history section, followed by the ‘Outsider Outpouring’ and the debunking of three employee engagement myths.



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As mentioned in this episode, here are links to more reading:



Our overview blog article summarizing this topic: https://www.talentsoft.com/resource/how-to-measure-employee-engagement/



Definition section: https://decision-wise.com/defining-employee-engagement/; https://www.forbes.com/sites/kevinkruse/2012/06/22/employee-engagement-what-and-why/#58ca2d0e7f37



Did You Know section: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5626826/; http://postgradicm.wikispaces.com/file/view/Kahn+W+(1990)+%27Psychological+conditions+of+personal+engagement+and+disengagement+at+work%27.pdf; https://blog.grovo.com/celebrate-25th-birthday-employee-engagement/



Myths, Stereotypes and Debunking section: https://decision-wise.com/5-employee-engagement-myths-you-need-to-know-now/; https://decision-wise.com/5-employee-engagement-myths-you-need-to-know-now/



Join us on again on Thursday 2 September as we continue to talk about Employee Engagement in 2021, with a step by step plan on how to measure and improve it from our resident HR insider Neelie – we call it our Insider Actions! And hear us talk about how one really innovative company has shaped their approach to employee engagement.