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Employee Engagement Research

Get a sneak preview of our Employee Engagement research.


Our award-winning employee engagement research gives you actionable insights on improving engagement across the entire employee lifecycle. The following 10 findings are a sneak preview to get you started on the path to a better employee experience.  Trust us, your employees will thank you.



  1. Recognize employee engagement starts before day one
    • 82% of employees visit a company website when job hunting
    • Only 32% find the information valuable
  1. Create accurate first impressions
    • 89% say the interview process made them excited about working for their company
    • 23% felt misled by it — and those who did are more likely to be disengaged




  1. Make the first day meaningful
    • 92% feel welcomed, but 43% say their first day on the job was disorganized or confusing
    • Negative first day experiences = lower engagement
  1. Acclimate employees to the company AND their specific job
    • Only 29% of employees who participate in orientation learn about their specific job during the session
    • Those who DO, rate it the most valuable aspect
  1. When onboarding, keep in mind: one size does not fit all
    • 47% prefer to get a big work assignment right away
    • 53% prefer to take the first three months to learn the ropes




  1. Update employees on what’s happening throughout the company – especially in times of change
    • 95% want to be kept up-to-date about the company’s business strategy, including corporate and financial issues
  1. Connect the dots between your company strategy, mission and employees’ daily work
    • 39% say managers have not connected their work to company strategy in the last 6 months
    • Linking company strategy & day-to-day work = higher engagement
  1. Recognize and reward your people’s hard work
    • 90% of engaged employees believe that they will be recognized if and when they contribute to the organization’s success, vs. a staggering 8% of disengaged employees




  1. Show employees a clear path to success from the beginning
    • 40% of employees aren’t discussing career paths during performance reviews
    • Seeing a clear career path and discussing it at key points during employment = higher engagement
  1. Use – and build on – their strengths
    • 95% of the most engaged employees agree that their job allows them to utilize their strengths on a day-to-day basis vs. just 33% of disengaged employees

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