Measuring Employee Engagement
To improve employee engagement, you must know where to start. In our previous guide, we saw a few ways to improve engagement. But how do you identify which measurements can lead to substantial results?
Why We Need to Measure Employee Engagement
Various studies are focusing on the importance of improving Employee Engagement, as it is on the top of mind of executives, managers, human resources, nearly everyone that is tasked with managing the health of an organization.
According to Gallup, companies with highly-employees outperform their competition by 147%. Yet, 87% of employees worldwide don’t feel engaged.
Can you confidently say how engaged your employees are? Do you effectively measure engagement in your organization? What is your base for comparison?
The pursuit of a more engaged workforce depends on consistency to deliver results. You need to use reliable, well-defined indicators to serve as guideposts to get you where you want to be.
What is Employee Engagement KPI?
A key performance Indicator measures how a company achieves key business objectives. An employee engagement KPI maps the activity of employees and analyzes it in relation to other business goals, such as an increase in sales, revenue, staff, etc. KPIs are often separated into two levels: high and low-level. High-level centers around the overall performance of the organization, whereas the low-level KPIs prioritize departments or particular processes.
Simply put, KPIs make sense of collected data and feedback. There are countless KPIs, but a good KPI inspires action.
Defining the right KPIs can be tricky! If you want to know where to start, follow the link below and download the full Guide on Measuring Employee Engagement.