According to a new study, a strong sense of belonging is key to a productive, engaged workforce.
Everyone needs to feel that they belong somewhere; and a new study shows that employees who feel that they belong at work are happier and more likely to stay. In fact, employees who have a strong sense of belonging demonstrated a 56% increase in performance, a 50% decrease in turnover risk, and 75% fewer sick days. Read on to see how important belonging is to employees and how you can ensure your workers feel like part of your team.
The impact of belonging on productivity can’t be underestimated. For instance, if all workers at a 10,000-person company had strong feelings of belonging, the study authors suggest, this can translate into millions of dollars in boosted productivity. (more…)Read More