Over the past several years, a variety of surveys have reported that almost 70% of American employees are not engaged in their jobs. And many of the articles written on the subject seem to suggest that the EMPLOYER is 100% responsible for this lack of engagement.
The truth of the matter is that EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT IS A CHOICE. Many employees simply don’t take responsibility for their own careers and success. Yes, there are things that an employer can do to improve engagement. But the EMPLOYEE has a significant role as well.
Employee Engagement is a well orchestrated combination of strong and focused Leadership combined with proactive Employee participation.
So, as a business owner or senior executive the question is simply this;
Do you see a value in having your employees take greater ownership of their careers?