Many workers say their employers aren’t providing an engaging atmosphere.
The need to engage employees is a widely discussed challenge in the workforce. Although a portion of the burden should fall on employees—in the form of evaluating whether they are a fit at the company or in their role—employers could also do a better job of making their staff more satisfied and enriched by their work on a day-to-day basis.
In a poll of 2,000 U.S. workers commissioned by the professional staffing firm Kforce, 81 percent of respondents gave their jobs’ work-life balance, company morale, and benefits packages a letter grade of B-. They cited their top five office weaknesses as communication and feedback, employee retention, staff diversity and inclusion, transparency, and health