Experts say employee experience is the next competitive frontier. In fact, a company’s ability to meet the digital needs and expectations of employees will directly impact how well they can attract and retain talent.
The past fifteen years have brought significant changes to the workplace. Smartphone use, an increasing number off-site employees and a plummeting unemployment rate are just a few of the dramatic changes today’s most HR professionals didn’t worry about a decade ago.
It’s natural that every employer wants their employees to feel connected to their team, to management, and to the company. A strong connection is at the heart of employee engagement, and engaged employees are crucial to the success of businesses.
Employee engagement is not just another business platitude, it’s a proven business strategy. Without employees who are emotionally committed to an organization and its goals, a company cannot remain competitive.