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Better ways to measure employee engagement

Employee engagement is a critical factor in the success of any organization. When employees are engaged, they are motivated, committed, and invested in their work and the success of the company. This leads to higher levels of productivity, innovation, and customer satisfaction.

What is employee engagement?

But what exactly is employee engagement? It’s not just about employees showing up to work and putting in their time. It’s about their level of involvement, enthusiasm, and connection to their work and the company. Engaged employees feel a sense of purpose and meaning in their work, and they believe in the company’s values and mission. They are also more likely to go above and beyond in their roles, which benefits both the company and its customers.

Why is employee engagement important?

So, why is employee engagement so important? Here are just a few reasons:

  1. Increased productivity: Engaged employees are more likely to be motivated, focused, and productive. They are also more likely to stay with the company, which means less time and resources spent on training new employees.
  2. Improved customer satisfaction: Engaged employees are more likely to provide excellent customer service, which leads to higher levels of customer satisfaction. This, in turn, leads to increased customer loyalty and higher profits.
  3. Higher levels of innovation: Engaged employees are more likely to come up with new ideas and solutions to problems. They are also more likely to take initiative and be proactive in finding ways to improve processes and systems.
  4. Better company culture: Engaged employees contribute to a positive work culture, which leads to a better overall work environment. This, in turn, leads to higher levels of retention and lower levels of absenteeism.

Employee engagement moves just about every metric that matters for an organization. Ultimately, employee engagement is about creating a sense of purpose and meaning in the work that employees do. It’s about creating an environment where employees feel valued, supported, and connected to the company and its mission. When employees are engaged, they are more likely to be motivated and committed to their work, which benefits the company as a whole.

Ways to capture and improve employee engagement

One thing that sets high-performing teams apart is their willingness to have open and honest conversations about anything that might be impacting employee engagement and commitment. These conversations are important for making sure that team members feel safe to take risks and try new things without fear of negative consequences.

However, many organizations rely on surveys that take a long time to analyze and may not always result in meaningful change or action. That’s where Cadrelo comes in! Our Team Pulse questions use a conversational model that allows teams to get instant feedback on key areas like alignment, team vibe, connectedness, and the work environment.

Each week, a new topic or conversation is presented, and the team can rate and see the results instantly. This helps teams stay attuned to one another and address any issues that might come up in a timely and effective way. Plus, based on the team’s assessments, Dre can suggest areas for improvement and strategies for making positive changes. Sounds pretty great, right?

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