Employee engagement isn’t just a buzzword

If you’re in HR, we feel your pain. You probably hear the phrase “employee engagement” so much it’s tattooed on your brain. (There’s a rumor that someone at YouEarnedIt actually has an employee engagement tattoo, but we won’t get into that here.)

There’s a reason employee engagement is top of mind for everyone these days — the research clearly shows its incredible impact on companies’ bottom lines.

Employee Engagement's effect on the bottom line

So why are all your employee engagement ideas failing?

Adrift in the ocean of HR budgets, companies have heard the siren song of employee engagement. They’re investing in programs aimed at boosting engagement, only to see them crash.

Corporate Wellness: 85% of companies have invested in wellness programs, but only 24% of employees participate. (Gallup)

Employee Recognition: Many managers feel they’re investing enough time in recognition, but 82% of employees don’t feel they’re recognized by their managers. (Harvard Business Review)

Employee Retention: Despite having a wealth of research and suggestions on retention, turnover is still costing companies $11 billion each year. (Dale Carnegie)

If you want to see ROI, It’s time to mix it up.

That’s the recommendation from a new employment trends survey, and it’s great news for anyone steering the ship for HR budgets — rather than scrapping your existing, stand-alone employee engagement ideas, simply find a solution that allows you to incorporate a mix of approaches.

A Beachin' Approach to Employee Engagement

See how real companies have found real ROI

In our latest guide, “Find Your ROI: A Data-Driven Guide to Employee Engagement,” we reveal more info on why common approaches to employee engagement fail and break down real ROI companies are seeing from this recommended approach, revealing the numbers behind:

  • Big boosts to wellness program participation
  • Substantial savings on employee rewards budgets
  • Huge drops in employee turnover

Grab it here!

Find Your ROI: A Data-Driven Guide to Employee Engagement

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About YouEarnedIt:
YouEarnedIt is a SaaS HR technology platform that redefines the way companies engage with their employees. By providing tools to connect, reward, reveal and report in real-time, YouEarnedIt can consolidate employee engagement initiatives into one, easy-to-use mobile platform for teams of all sizes. Since launching in 2012, YouEarnedIt has delivered its flexible software to small enterprises and Fortune 500 brands across several industries. Visit youearnedit.com for more information or schedule a quick demo here.

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Skyler Rogers