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Why You Should Worry About Employee Motivation

Posted by Tamara Stanley on December 24, 2013 at 7:30 AM

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Employee_Motivation_1Are your workers passionate about their jobs? Do they come to the office every day eager and enthusiastic to dig in and contribute to the company’s goals? If not, you may be facing an employee motivation gap, with workers who don’t feel engaged or connected to their roles.

Impact of Low Employee Motivation

This can be a serious issue. A disengaged staff can have a significant negative effect on productivity, customer service levels and retention. More than one in four professionals we surveyed said their company is not effective in keeping workers motivated.

In addition, 61 percent indicated it’s likely they would leave their current position if they did not feel engaged.

Tips for Increasing Engagement

The good news: There are plenty of ways to make your team feel more inspired by their work, and many of these tactics can easily be incorporated into your day-to-day operations. Coming soon, we'll offer up 25 tips for increasing employee engagement, which can help you increase employee motivation. Look out for it!

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Topics: Productivity, Management Advice