Service & Giving – one of top 7 tips for Employee Engagement

Only about 34 percent of U.S. workers—and 13 percent worldwide—report that they are engaged at work, according to Gallup data.

While higher pay and better benefits generally improve a worker’s satisfaction and overall contentment, they don’t truly drive engagement and the extra effort that comes with it, engagement experts say. – from SHRM

According to SHRM, one of the top 7 tips to encourage employee engagement is to do Service Projects including charitable giving.

Service projects are another opportunity to help workers cultivate closer relationships. And they’re rarely expensive to implement. More important, they fulfill a central need among employees: finding purpose through work. That’s a top driver of engagement, according to the Deloitte report.

“We all want meaning in our lives and want to work for an organization
that’s contributing to the community
and is socially responsible,” MacPherson says.

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Read the full article at: SHRM