Keeping Employees Engaged In A Troubled Economy
Thirty dollar oil. A sixty-five cent dollar. A tanking stock market. Clearly, the economy is providing its challenges for our organizations (public sector included!); but, what about our employees? How does economic turmoil affect employee engagement? If they have their jobs, even if they are secure ones, is it “employee engagement” as usual. The short answer is no. The economy and the environment does have an impact on employee engagement. Moreover, we are coming off the much bigger recession of 2008-09, and we know that most organizations tend to make things worse rather than better.