Employee Engagement has become a key focus area for corporate companies in India and around the world, and the growth in the industry has never been stronger. Employee engagement is based on trust, integrity, two way commitment and communication between an organisation and its employees. It is an approach that increases the chances of business success, contributing to organisational and individual performance, productivity and well-being.
The latest Gallup study found that 70% of the workforce is not engaged. That means that well over the majority of working employees do not feel committed, productive or happy about their jobs.
Broadly there are 3 types of employees.
These are the visible signs that your team is suffering from low levels of engagement.
1. High employee turnover is indicative of low engagement
2. Disengagement is a cause and effect of an unhealthy workplace culture
3. Low engagement = lack of productivity and poor quality of work
4. Unwillingness to accept change
5. A lack of results
Most Employees do not want to be disengaged in their jobs. They want to work in an environment that is supportive, challenging and encourages personal and professional growth.
The following are benefits of having a active employee engagement culture
1. Employee morale is enhanced
2. Communication is improved
3. Employees’ trust in company is enhanced
4. Employees develop better problem-solving skills
5. Creativity is enhanced
6. Employees become more motivated
7. Employees develop good relations
8. Employees discover interdependence in each other
9. Employees are more happier.
10. Employees invest in personal and professional development •
11. Employees feel connected to their team and the larger organization
Employee Engagement Ideas
While there are many ideas and activities around employee engagement, Outlife can help create motivation and belongingness in your organisation through the following employee engagement ideas and actvities.
While there are many methods to increase engagement for employees, Team building and corporate outings has been the most impactful ones to motivate the employees and diffuse conflict in teams. When there is all work and no play, work becomes boring and employees get disconnected. A good Employee Engagement sessions like team building can help them reconnect, bond, listen to each other and see other in a new light. Team building exercises can produce a variety of employee engagement results such as
Adventure Day Out
An adventure day outing for your team could be highly motivational as they get to take part in challenges and feel the adrenaline rush . IN the process they may even discover their own and teams strengths.
Work Life Balance
A Workshop can be conducted on work life balance and employees are taught how to balance stress through mindfulness. These interventions include Yoga, Taichi and Meditation
Health and Wellness
Health and wellness workshops are designed around engaging participants into fitness activities and good food and sleep habits.
Cooperative Play Activities
Nothing beats a play and fun games when its together. cooperative play are short duration sessions that are designed around play and having fun.
Sports and Fitness
Sports and Fitness includes sports session of cricket, football, hockey and marital arts for improving fitness
Theme Based Engagements
Theme based engagements include celebrating various international and national days dedicated to women, environment, yoga, earth day etc.
Hobby Clubs include walking, Nature, Bird Watching that employees are encouraged to participate.
CSR & Charity Work
CSR and Charity workshops include visiting orphanages or taking part in work for underprivileged community or schools
Get in touch with us today on 7729903232 to discuss employee engagement options.
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