This Week in Employee Engagement: February 9, 2018

The utter explosion of digital content presents countless opportunities for learning. Start here to narrow down your search each week in the often overwhelming landscape of employee engagement thought leadership!

What We’re Reading This Week:

1 in 5 Highly Engaged Employees is at Risk for Burnout — Employees who are engaged at work are more likely to be more productive, more loyal, and more proactive at work. However, engagement can also accompany high levels of stress, as the more invested we are at work, the more our work can affect us. Learn more in this article from Harvard Business Review about the double-edged sword of high engagement.

Bookmark This! Resources on Mindfulness and Stress Reduction — New research shows as many as 80 percent of workers feel stress at work, with nearly half reporting that they need help learning how to manage it. In this article from HR Bartender Sharlyn Lauby, discover some online resources on mindfulness and stress management that help leaders facilitate conversations about culture wellbeing at work.

A Great Employee Experience Makes for a Great Customer Experience — More and more organizations are learning that employees who are engaged and satisfied in their work are more likely to create meaningful customer experiences. In this article from TLNT, discover how CX and EX are closely linked and how you can make the case for investing in employees to improve customer satisfaction and loyalty.

How to Build Trust with Remote Employees — Employees want flexibility to work remotely when they choose — and today, 43 percent of U.S. employees are already doing so. More than half of employees say a role allowing them greater work-life balance is “very important” to them. Managers are then faced with a new challenge of engaging and unlocking the potential for remote workers every day.

From CultureNext:

ICYMI! 3 Challenges Facing Employee Engagement TodayIn our recent ebook, “From Data to Direction,” we put together an overview of three challenges facing today’s engagement leaders, the opportunities those challenges create, and what your platform needs to meet those challenges and fulfill those opportunities.

ICYMI! We’re Hiring! — Our team at Maritz Motivation Solutions is growing! Join our Best Place to Work culture and find a job you love with Maritz! We’re hiring for a Director of Strategic Services now, are you the candidate we’re looking for?

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