September 21, 2015

5 Tactics to Engage Employees From Day One

You know what’s even better than fixing a problem? Preventing it in the first place. While it’s great to address low levels of employee engagement in the workplace, it’s also a limited view of the problem. You don’t just want to connect with employees who aren’t engaged. You want to engage them from the get-go. I’m talking as early as possible, even before you hire them, if you can. Why? Because engaged employees care deeply about their work and want to contribute, while actively disengaged employees can have negative effects on your company and your working environment. Because you don’t want to sabotage yourself right at the start by bringing in employees who don’t care. Here are five tactics you can use today to improve employee engagement from the beginning: