What the Most Engaged Companies Do Differently

What the Most Engaged Companies Do Differently
From Recruiter - September 2, 2017

Employees arent the only ones who benefit from being more engaged at work. The organization as a whole performs better when employee engagement levels are high.

In fact, the latest report from my company, Culture Amp, found that the top 10 percent of engaged New Tech companies also have higher Mattermark Growth scores and CEO rankings on Glassdoor.

The employees at these companies are also 20 percent more likely to recommend their employers on Glassdoor. Whats more, theyre 30 percent less likely to be looking for new jobs.

What do these companies do differently, and how do you bring your organization to their level?

Here are three things the best of the best do differently when it comes to employee engagement:

1. Inspire Confidence

Things change very quickly at a New Tech company, which we at Culture Amp define as young, fast-growing companies that are disruptive at their hearts and often internet-based or focused on creating bold new technologies.

With things moving at a fast pace, its important for people to have a sense of stability. They need to know the company is on its way to success and that their jobs are safe.

Our survey revealed two things that set top New Tech companies apart: effectively directing resources and inspiring belief that the company will succeed over the next three years. Each of these factors goes back to employees levels of faith in the company. If employees are unsure of what the leaders are doing or worried about money being wasted, theyll doubt the health of the organization.

Give employeesconfidence by building and maintaining a strong company culture. Make it clear the leaders actions are guided by the organizations mission and vision. When big decisions are made, explain how they tie back to those things.

2. Grateful Leadership


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