Engaged vs. Disengaged Employees [infographic]
Do you find yourself checking your phone every five minutes while you’re at work? If so, then it seems that you are like millions of other American workers who have “checked out” while clocked in.
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According to tibbr‘s infographic, effectively incorporating social media into a corporation’s internal communications seems to be the key to creating an engaged workforce because it encourages interaction amongst colleagues, creates a sense of community, and promotes a more efficient way of working in a team setting.
If you’re wondering whether you’re an engaged or disengaged employee, consider the following facts for each in the infographic below:
(Infographic Credit: tibbr/Visual.ly)
The numbers don’t lie. If your company doesn’t see the benefit of incorporating social media into its internal communications, then you might want to pass this post on to the executives who sit in fancy corner offices with their doors shut because they apparently didn’t get that memo. Encourage a “social” workplace both on- and offline because it could help you ditch the I-hate-my-job attitude like “Jake” in the infographic above and be more like happy-go-lucky and successful “Katie” instead. Just food for thought.
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Leah Arnold-Smeets, owner of Emiko Consulting, is passionate about helping entrepreneurs capitalize on their strengths, improve on their weaknesses, and reach their full potential. Leah obtained her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration & Entrepreneurial Studies from the University of Southern California (USC).